PRESS RELEASE: INFLUENTIAL FEMALE LEADERS & VISIONARIES CONVENE IN LIVERPOOL TO FOSTER FEMALE LEADERSHIP & CREATE GLOBAL IMPACT
Global Visionary Women Network and partners are hosting the 5th Global Women Leadership Summit on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October 2023 at the State-of-Art Liverpool Hope University.
This is an international event which will attract some of the world’s influential female leaders and leading female entrepreneurs, academics and visionaries as key speakers (including Her Majesty the Queen from The Ga Kingdom of Ghana, Dr Penny Haughan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost at Liverpool Hope University), and successful business women and men interested in the promotion of women’s rights and empowerment globally as well as aspiring female entrepreneurs.
The Summit will bring together some of the world’s most influential and successful female leaders/executives, academics, entrepreneurs and aspiring female leaders to examine the global role and impact of Female Leadership and how transformational leadership and global co-operation can break down the barriers affecting 21st Century female leaders and foster inclusiveness and socio-economic and political growth and stability.
The focus will be on empowering women globally to overcome the potential barriers they encounter, and to contribute in strategic leadership roles towards the economic, social, and political development of their respective countries.
Our objective is to identify and foster optimal organisational cultures and ethics that develop and promote exceptional female leadership and collaboration at all levels of society.
It will provide a global platform for successful female leaders, pioneers/ visionaries and entrepreneurs from various walks of life and nations to connect in an exclusive 2 days summit and share their journeys, challenges, business/ organisational culture, leadership ethics, success strategies and good practices; with the aim of encouraging optimal organisational culture/ethics, teamwork, and excellence, required to bridge existing gender and culture gaps. Delegates will also explore the differing barriers facing women across the globe and be encouraged to learn from the experiences of others.
In the two days, there will be planetary sessions, keynotes and panel discussions by senior executives and global leaders who have made their mark in their country of origin; highlighting the barriers and prejudices they have overcome to achieve their status. Workshops and masterclasses within the conference will encourage delegates to think about their own circumstances and to develop the leadership potential within themselves and others to thrive in challenging times.
In addition, the summit will create global awareness of current cultural perceptions about female leadership and its impact on gender equality; and discuss/deliberate on best organisational culture change and inclusive strategies to bridge the gap and promote inter-cultural and transformational leadership.
There will be a drinks reception and Awards dinner and networking event in the evening of day two of the Summit during which we will be recognising and celebrating the remarkable achievements and work of some exceptional female leaders and pioneers. As a Headliner or Premier Sponsor, you will have the opportunity to nominate some of the awardees and present awards.
KEY BENEFITS OF TAKING PART:
- Meet & Learn from Female Industry Leaders, Pioneers and Authorities
- Uncover Your Unique Leadership Style and Traits
- Unleash The Transformational Leader in You
- Develop Transformational Leadership Skills & Qualities
- Create & Establish Global Partnerships and Networks
- Gain Ground-breaking Strategies To Lead & Thrive in Challenging Times and Invest in Your Health and Wellbeing
- Meet Key Decision Makers, Buyers and Mentors
- Develop Emotional Intelligence & Elevate Your Sphere of Influence
- Build A Global Brand & Connect With Potential Partners, Stakeholders, Commissioners and Clients
- Create Strategic Relationships
- Network with Thought Leaders /Like-Minded Visionaries
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MEET OUR MATRON, HOST, CONFIRMED SPEAKERS PANELLISTS
Having won global recognition for her work, teachings, strategic leadership, business acumen and community engagement, Queen Naa has evolved her work into focusing on steering the next generation of Female Traditional and Conventional Leaders, building their capacity and introducing the concept of Strategic, dynamic, Diplomatic Leadership.
Queen Naa holds a degree in Law, Politics and International Studies, Diploma in Real Estate Management, Post-graduates in Real Estate and Project Management, Qualifications in Global Diplomacy, Citizenship & Rule of Law, Internal Displacement & Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Open Societies.
Aside from her position as Matron of the Global Visionary Women Network, Queen Naa is the CEO of Fortune Global Business and Founder the Global Conference of Empowered Dynamic Women (GLOCED), Ten Talents Networks and The Soyoo Foundation. She sits on the panel of the UK’s Africa Diaspora Malaria Initiative (ADMI) and is the first female President of the National Council of Ghanaian Unions.
Queen Naa is mother to Princess Ewura-ama Dedei Adjorbo and Prince Nana Shikatse.
Dr. Sylvia Forchap-Likambi is a visionary, multi-award-winning leading empowerment and transformation authority, transformational Speaker/ Coach, and six-times international best-selling author; specialized in the delivery of very high quality/cutting-edge empowerment and revolutionary leadership and transformation programs. She Founder/Global Chair of The Global Visionary Women Network, Founder and CEO of “Behaviour Changed” Award Winning Community Interest Company, Voice of Nations; and Global CEO/Consultant of Dr Sylvia Likambi International/ Dr Sylvia Likambi International Health & Wellbeing Clinic.
Over the years, she has coached, empowered, inspired, and positively impacted/ transformed over 1.5 million lives globally, thousands of female entrepreneurs, and relentlessly empowered 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 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.
Dr Sylvia’s life is the greatest testament of her authority and leadership. She’s a power wife and power mum to three incredibly gifted and talented children who are some of the world’s & nation’s youngest authors of multiple books.
Dr Sylvia has featured on several national and international Radio and TV stations, to speak on the theme of female empowerment, entrepreneurship, leadership, and other topics; and been guest/ keynote speaker to several audiences, ranging from community groups to universities. For more information on Dr Sylvia Forchap-Likambi
Dr Penny is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost at Liverpool Hope University and has strategic responsibility for the whole Student Experience. Her portfolio covers Schools Outreach through to Graduation and beyond. She also has responsibility for corporate communications and marketing, student records, learning resources and Learning and Teaching.
Penny also works closely with the Academic Schools and has overall responsibility for Quality Assurance & Enhancement, including meeting conditions of registration related to academic quality and performance. She is responsible for oversight of the University’s interactions with external bodies such as the OfS and compliance with their requirements. She is also Chair of the Senate Academic Committee.
The term ‘Provost’ which is added to the DVC title reflects her responsibility for the University’s International strategy and that she regularly represents the VC in interactions with International partners.
Penny is passionate about supporting Women at the University and is currently championing a University wide initiative to encourage their progression into leadership posts.
Penny has two daughters, she has worked full time throughout her career and has considerable experience of juggling academic life with motherhood. She is proud of the fact that both of her daughters have graduated! She is also Chair of Governors at a local primary school and has just accepted a Governors post at a University in London.
Dr Ruth Hussey CB OBE DL, is the current High Sheriff of Merseyside, whose term of office began in April 2023 and lasts for one year. Dr Hussey became a Deputy Lieutenant in 2020.
The Office of High Sheriff is an independent, non-political Royal appointment for a single year. The origins of the Office date back to Saxon times, when the ‘Shire Reeve’ was responsible to the King for the maintenance of law and order within the Shire, or County and for the collection and return of taxes due to the Crown. Today, there are 55 High Sheriffs serving the Counties of England and Wales each year. (see High Sheriff’s Association web pages for further information).
Dr Ruth Hussey retired as Chief Medical Officer for Wales in 2016. In that time, she supported policy on:
- public health
- quality and safety
- primary care
- research and development
- health strategy with a focus on prudent health care
Born and brought up in north Wales, her career developed in England, initially training as a GP. She worked in academia, as Director of Public Health in Liverpool and then in strategic posts in north west England for the NHS and Department of Health. Prior to joining the Welsh Government, she was part of the Public Health Transition Team in the Department of Health, Whitehall.
Dr Hussey Chaired a Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care in Wales and was a Commissioner on the Lancet/LSE Commission on ‘The Future of the NHS.’
She has been FSA Deputy Chair since 1 July 2020 and was appointed as Interim Chair from 1 February to 30 June 2021. She is also Chair of the NIHR, School of Public Health Research Advisory Board. Ruth is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. She is an Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool and has awards from other Universities in England and Wales. She became a Governor of the Health Foundation in Feb 2018 and is a member of the Wales Centre for Public Policy Advisory Group. Dr Hussey is Chair of the Advisory Board for the Care Inspectorate for Wales and a Deputy Lieutenant of Merseyside.
An interest in tackling health inequalities and involving communities in their health and well-being has underpinned her work.
Sam White is the founder and CEO of Stella Insurance, a female-centric motor insurance business that’s unapologetically led by women and designed for women, and the founder and Chair of Freedom Services.
Having started her first company in 1999 aged just 24 in her sister’s conservatory, 20 years later she employs over 190 staff with offices in Cheadle, Cheshire, and Sydney, Australia with a turnover of over £20million.
Her company Action 365 was ranked by JP Morgan as one of the top 200 female powered businesses in the UK in 2021 and Sam herself is a multi-award winning business leader having been named as Disruptor of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards for her human-led leadership approach.
Sam cares passionately about diversity, equality, innovation and above all, making business human. Motivated by a desire to change the insurance industry for the better, Sam is a vocal advocate for levelling the playing field for women and championing female leaders within the industry. Sam has built the fundamentals of financial feminism into Stella Insurance, a brand designed by and for women and non-binary people. She puts women at the heart of her business and actively support causes close to the heart of the Stella team, e.g., Stella will be donating £5 of every policy to Fly Anyway Foundation which supports women who have experienced domestic abuse and helps them build financial independence.
Sam has been featured on the FT, The New Statesman , Manchester Evening News, My London and the Times. She hosts her own podcast “Human Business with Sam White” and has also regularly been on BBC’s Wake Up To Money and Sky Business Live with Ian King to discuss the business affairs of the day.
Dr Chief Lady Waynett is a positive lifestyle coach, a confidence mentor, an empowerment speaker, a Humanitarian Ambassador; and a Holder of Over 35 International Awards for her humanitarian, philanthropy and Worldwide empowerment contributions, titled with 2 Chieftaincy titles for her overseas philanthropic duties. Lady Waynett was also awarded The Degree of Honorary Doctorate in Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues.
Dr Lady Waynett Peters is the :
• Founder of The Extraordinary Achievers Network (TEA))
• Founder of Reclaiming Our Children Back from the Streets (ROC)
• Founder of Loving Our Valued Elders (LOVE)
• Founder of The Extraordinary Achievers Charity Awards
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“I aspire to inspire and encourage more children to unleash their creative genius, and uncover their unique writing and entrepreneurial gifts and skills and thrive to greater heights and platforms.” – Latoya Likambi.
Latoya Likambi is a16-year-old 3X International best-selling author, 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.
She is very creative, strong-minded, and a visionary young girl who believes that she and every child is a unique creation of God, with unique and exceptional/ creative abilities and potential to add value to the world.
Latoya is the founder and CEO of Teyes Eye Skincare & Cosmetics and Co-founder/ mentor at Likambi Global Publishing.
She wrote her first book at the tender age of 7 – which was published when she turned 10 and has read over 500 books to date.
She was the winner of the Young Entrepreneur Mind Award (YEMA) 2022, The Young Visionary Award 2022, and The Extraordinary Achievers “Exceptional Young Achievers Award” 2023, 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.
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Sheriel is a mum of two, with a bachelor degree in Science in Nursing. She and her husband then joined Saladmaster 2010 which completely changed their lives and lifestyle – enabling them to gain financial freedom and build a powerful team of global champions who are also thriving in their businesses
Their mission is to inspire people to eat better, live better, and achieve the life they desire. Following a few years of hard work, consistency, and determination, they took their business from an Authorised Dealer status to hitting the Top 10% Saladmaster Global-Master Dealer, developing a global team of business owners in Leeds, Ireland Dublin and Belfast, Nigeria, Qatar, and Germany.
Dr Imose Itua , Assistant Professor at the University of Bradford
Dr Imose Itua is an Assistant Professor at the University of Bradford, the programme lead for the BSc Public Health and Community Wellbeing programme, a PhD/Phil/MPhil Examiner and an independent chair for PhD Viva. She is a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health UK and a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Higher Education Academy. Dr Itua has extensive teaching, leadership, mentoring and research experience and sits on the review panel for new programmes and the ethics committee. She is the lead family planning teacher for the Natural Family Planning Teachers Association and a member of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.
Prior to joining the University of Bradford, she was the programme lead for two postgraduate programmes at Arden University; Master of Public Health and MSc Global Health Management. Within that role, she developed two Master’s programmes from conception to implementation of the programmes, and she led the University to validation and accreditation by Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation and Chartered Management Institute, UK, respectively. Dr Itua is an external examiner at the University of Bedfordshire and an assessor for the UKPHR. Her research interests and expertise are in reproductive health and health of ethnic minority women. She is well published in area of reproductive health.
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