Insights and Lessons Learned from Women Business Leaders on Managing through Crisis, Resilience and Recovery

For the private sector, the challenges of COVID-19 required nimble response and new ways of doing business. This multimedia package highlights the value of women’s leadership characteristics in steering companies through crisis and recovering stronger. Video interviews capture the voices of 8 women business leaders from 8 countries and 8 industries. Click on the image to the right to watch the trailer. A guidance note offers lessons learned in managing through crisis and recovering stronger.


Produced at a time of global travel restrictions, national lockdowns, and total reliance on digital connectivity, the videos feature a stylistic approach that reflects the pandemic’s use-what-you-have sensibility. They were produced to raise awareness, to share knowledge and first-hand experience, but also for use in women’s leadership workshops and seminars as a complement to existing WBBL training materials. Guidance on how to use the videos for purposes of leadership training can be found here.


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