In a recent, provocatively titled article, "Are Millennials, Generation Z Too Lazy For Entrepreneurship?", Executive Director of WEConnect International in the Caribbean Yaneek Page identifies the strengths and weaknesses typically assigned to individuals born between 1980 and 2004 and how those traits can create opportunities and challenges to young people considering entrepreneurship. Writes Yaneek:
In line with the UAE's commitment to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda, the UAE Gender Balance Council recently hosted a successful three-day workshop to accelerate the implementation of SDG 5 – "achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls," as part of "SDGs in Action @ WGS." CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International Elizabeth A. Vazquez was present for the event in her capacity as a member of the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment. Commenting on the event, she said:
Each year, Fast Company compiles a list of the World's Most Innovative Companies. We are proud of our corporate members who made this prestigious list:
- #4 - Apple, for "baking in its advantages"
- #21 - IBM for "embedding Watson where it's needed most"
- #31 - Microsoft for "building new worlds in the classroom"
- #39 - Marriott International for "prioritizing loyalty"