Global Visionary Women Network

Global Women Leadership Summit 2021

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Global Women Leadership Summit speakers will unveil groundbreaking strategies & resources required to lead and thrive in challenging times

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Join The Global Women Leadership Summit 2021 in Commemoration of International Women’s Day.

This is a virtual event which will take place on zoom and broadcast live on all our social media platforms.

THEME: Leading & Thriving in Challenging Times

DATE: Saturday 27th March 2021

TIME: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The Summit will bring together female leaders, visionaries, and entrepreneurs from across the globe to share groundbreaking strategies and resources that are vital to lead and thrive in challenging times.

It will be an opportunity to reflect on the progress and impact made by female leaders globally throughout these challenging times and inspire a new generation of female visionaries who are able to challenge the status quo and not only lead effectively, but also, thrive against all odds – paving the way for future generations of female and male leaders.

There will be keynotes, inspirational talks, and masterclasses which are all designed to empower delegates to thrive during this pandemic and beyond.



Councillor Anna Rothery is the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, England and was re-elected as Lord Mayor for an unprecedented second year serving from 2019 to May 2021.

Councillor Anna Rothery was elected to represent Princes Park Ward, Liverpool 8 in 2006 and went on to become Chair of Culture Tourism and Sport in 2010 – 2013. Made political history in 2012 as the first elected member from Liverpool to speak at the United Nations in Genève on Religious, Linguistic and Cultural difference.

She has worked for a number of major government initiatives including:

Granby Toxteth SRB (Single regeneration Budget);

HAZ (Health Action Zones) Health Related Business Start Ups;

Phoenix Fund SBS (Small Business Service) Innovations Factory as a Business Manager developing/generating small business ideas & social enterprises;

COMMENT (community ownership management mentoring education & training) and the Department for Works and Pensions for South Central Liverpool.

Regional manager for Migrant Workers North West with responsibilities for ensuring ground breaking research on the economic impact brought to the UK via migrant and new & emerging communities including projects on Migration works, Migration Works Prospectus, Best Practice for workers in the social care sector), the Migrant cap on mon EU Workers, and Employers Guide to minimum standards charter (a voluntary code of practice to employing migrant and European Workers).

As a Councillor she sits on Select Committees for Liverpool City Council including: Education & Skills Select Committee, Planning Committee, Overview & Scrutiny Select Committee (Co-Chair), Audit & Governance. Also as former Chair of Culture, Tourism and Sport Select Committee, Liverpool City Council.

Queen Naa Tsot­soo Soyoo I – Matron & Global Ambassador for Global Visionary Women Network

Queen Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo I is from the Ga tribe of Greater Accra Region of Ghana; specifically Ngleshie Alata Traditional Area. Her Traditional Title is ‘ Djaase Manye’ which literally means ‘King-Maker Queen’. She is a proud mother of two.

Apart from ruling a kingdom, Queen Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo I is also an Entrepreneur, an Advocate, Educator and Community Leader. Some of the key projects she is involved in include rescuing children and young people from abuse, and running the Ten Talents National Skill Based Learning Initiative.

She is the Patron of the Kanemo Community Library Project, a project that provides books to poor communities in Ghana, helping children to learn to read while educating adults and children alike on sexual abuse. She believes education is one of the most important things in life and has dedicated her time, experience and financial position to ensure those who are underprivileged, benefits from her knowledge.

Heather Waters – NatWest Regional Enterprise Manager, Manchester

With over 20 years B2B experience, A highly knowledgeable manager with a passion for supporting enterprise who has built a wide knowledge of the enterprise ecosystem, business support organisations and networks at a national and regional level.

A recognised and skilled connector who builds relationships with internal and external stakeholders, collaborating with public, private and third sector organisations.

Supporting, guiding, championing potential and celebrating success has been the key driver and passion, whether this is with entrepreneurs, colleagues or community-based organisations.

Dr Annie Lim – Founder of Women In Business World Summit, Dr Annie Lim International Inc. and the LIFE Children Foundation

Dr Rain Annie Lim is a serial entrepreneur, speaker and coach. Rain inspires many with her sharing and teaching on the RainHeartWisdom show, she has also inspired thousands of individuals from across the globe on how to live a more soulful and purposeful life by stepping into their fullest expression. R

ain created SEEDS Leadership and the Facilitator Development Program, Internationally-acclaimed transformational programs designed to overcome adversity by breaking free from limiting beliefs and shining a spotlight on our authentic selves to thrive as leaders.

An internationally sought-after speaker, she has shared the stage with Arianna Huffington, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, HRH Queen of Ghana, Dr Shirin Ebadi – Nobel Peace Prize winner, Datuk Paduka Marina Mahathir, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury (Former UN Under- Secretary-General and High-Representative to the UN), Hazel Henderson and many more.

Dr Isaura Gonzalez – Founder and CEO of Latina Mastermind.

Dr. Isaura Gonzalez is the Founder of Latina College Corner, Latinas In Action (LIA) and Co-Founder of Latinos Empowering Others (LEO), the creative force behind her behavior modification program for children, Gold Star Behavior and spearheads the #MadeforMoreMondays movement highlighting achievements of others.

Dr. Gonzalez is dedicated to empowering Latinas by teaching them to stand in their own power as they establish affluence and influence in their respective fields. Additionally, Dr Gonzalez created the first and only app for Latinas in business globally and set out to launch the first and only podcast on Latina Leadership in summer of 2016.

She was named by as 2016 Top Psychology practice in Staten Island, NY. She has been a guest speaker on National Public Radio (NPR), AquiTV, featured on “Being Latino”,, Cosmo For Latinas, Latina Business Style, and Global Woman magazine. She is Board Advisor to Potentia Labs and content writer for their Just in Time Emotions program. She is an expert on Diversity and Inclusion having created a work wellness program encompassing civility, disruptive behaviors, emotional intelligence and anger management.

Her presence can be found on stages such as the Event of Champions, SXSW, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, and EBW2020.

Dr. Gonzalez is a practicing Licensed Psychologist specializing in Clinical Psychology and a Board Certified Coach operating a very successful private practice in New York.

Dr. González holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a double minor in French and Sociology from Villanova University, a Master of Arts in General-Experimental Psychology, an M. A. and a Psy. D. in Clinical Psychology. She was a 2013 National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) Executive Leadership Program (ELP) fellow and is an alumna of the Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government Executive Education.

Latoya Likambi – Liverpool’s Youngest Best-selling Author, Founder and CEO of Teyes Eye Skincare & Cosmetics and Co-founder of Likambi Global Publishing.

Latoya Likambi is the founder and CEO of Teyes Eye Skincare & Cosmetics and Co-founder/ mentor at Likambi Global Publishing. She is also Liverpool’s youngest best-selling author of three books, an entrepreneur, and a positive role model for children globally. A highly confident, eloquent, and inspiring young speaker and influencer, with a passion to inspire young people to unleash their creative genius and fulfill their maximum potential, while staying authentic and true to themselves.

Latoya is a very creative, strong-minded, and a visionary young girl, with a vision bigger than the world she sees in front of her. She is grounded by her profound Christian foundation and family values; and believes that she and every child out there is a unique creation of God, with very unique and exceptional/ creative abilities and potential to add value to the world and make it a much better place. She is very passionate about fine art and design.

She wrote her first book at the tender age of 7 – which was published when she turned 10 and has read over 450 books to date!

She has featured on diverse national and international Radio and Television programs/stations to talk about her books and passions and has been a guest speaker at various schools, community groups, business events/ conferences, and in The House of Commons.

“I aspire to inspire and encourage more children to unleash their creative genius, and uncover their unique writing and entrepreneurial gifts and skills & thrive to greater heights and platforms.” Latoya Likambi

Latoya is available for interviews and to speak at your events, groups, schools, and online.

You can find out more about Latoya and her inspiring work and books at

Angela Preston – Keynote/Tedx Speaker, Business Coach, Founder of Opening The Doors To Your Future Accredited Programme

Angela is an award winning speaker and has built her coaching, speaking and writing business from scratch, earning her the respect and admiration of others on how she has not only overcome adversity but used it as a stepping stone to achieve her goals.

She is an Author of Opening Doors & The Keys To Success In Business, award-winning Professional/Keynote Speaker, Business Coach, Personal Development Coach, as well as Radio Host on the Ange and Des Show on Access Northwest Radio.

Her passion is people and taking her programmes into schools, as well as businesses, witnessing the shift in mindsets within individuals and teams at what they can achieve when they set their intention and work towards their goals is what drives me forward as a coach/speaker.

Before embarking on her entrepreneurial journey she has experience in Leadership as a top-performing strategic manager, she has 20 years of experience within sales and management, leading teams of development managers and agents to achieve business goals, taking one location from the bottom half of the company (265 branches) to number one in eight weeks.

Yvonne William – Mary Kay Senior National Sales Director UK

Jamaican born Yvonne Williams ran the ‘Ebony of Mayfair’ chain of hair salons in the 80’s and early 90’s, before embarking on her journey with Mary Kay Cosmetics. Her trail blazing journey with Mary Kay began in 1993, and her success is well documented .

Yvonne leads enterprising women in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, USA, and Canada, and has been featured in International publications. Yvonne is a public speaker internationally, and her story inspires women to be the best that they can be.

Preeti Bedi – CEO, Contes de Flore

Background – B Com MBA. 20 years experience in financial services, hospitality and FMCG. She has worked in Employee benefits departments for a decade in renowned Indian MNC firms with similar clientele globally.

Currently, she is an Entrepreneur producing natural and wellness products in India and exporting abroad as well.

Also, she is a spiritual coach and conduct various workshops in India and overseas.

Dr Bertille Nganwa – Founder & CEO of Villa Verte MB and Pharmacist

Dr Bertille Nganwa graduated from the University of Pharmaceutical Sciences Ferrara, Italy, in March 2002.

After having worked as an assistant pharmacist in a pharmacy based in Cameroon for two years; she takes the orders of “pharmacist –Replacente” and became manager of another pharmacy in the city of Douala, Cameroon.

From 2006 until 2010 she worked in the pharmaceutical company where she was responsible for the pharmaceutical production of solutes to quality control and packaging of solid forms, capsules and tablets in large manufacturing units in Cameroon, until the sector was closed in 2010. Dr Nganwa then returned to teaching and dispensary until 2016 before embarking on a pioneering health project and founding VILLA VERTE MB, following her accumulated years of professional experience and knowledge:

Dr Sylvia Forchap-Likambi – Leading Empowerment and Transformation Authority.

Dr Sylvia Forchap-Likambi is a leading empowerment and transformation authority, transformational Speaker/ Coach, and 3 times international bestselling author; specialized in the delivery of high quality/cutting edge empowerment and revolutionary leadership and transformation programs. She is the founder and CEO of Award-Winning “Behaviour Changed” Community Interest Company, Voice of Nations; and Founder/Global Chair of The Global Visionary Women Network and Dr Sylvia Likambi International.

She brings a very unique and dynamic blend of inspiration, purpose, empowerment, and transformation in her mentoring, coaching, and engagements; that has the potential of transforming the most dormant/negative mindset into a highly productive/positive and dynamic mindset, capable of setting and achieving any life goal.

She studied in Italy and Australia, where she earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a PhD degree in collaboration with the University of Sydney (Nepean Hospital). She worked Italy and the UK, and became Honorary Research Associate with the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in 2008, and a member of The European Haematology Association in 2009. She is author/co-author in a number of international peer reviewed journals.

Over the years, she has coached, empowered, inspired, and positively impacted and transformed over 1.5 million lives globally, thousands of female entrepreneurs, and relentlessly empowered and motivated many to come out of addictions, depression, get into training, volunteering, employment/ self-employment, leadership roles; and also offered them several of such opportunities through her organizations.

She has featured on diverse Radio and TV stations, to speak on female empowerment, entrepreneurship, leadership, and other topics; and been guest/ keynote speaker to several audiences, ranging from community groups to universities.



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