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La Pietra Coalition

Can Leadership Be Mentored?

The Levo League | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact
The Levo League

Without mentorship, education, and development, there would be very little continuity of culture over history. Those who strive to teach us have a permanent impact on the future.

Commentary: New Policies for the "Third Billion"

Carol Peasley | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Carol Peasley

"Have you thought about making shoes as well as bags?" Such was the advice of Bedriye, one of our Turkish participants at the Global Women in Management (GWIM) workshop.

A Message From the G50 to the G20: Women Must Be Included

Marylouise Oates | Posted 08.02.2011 | World
Marylouise Oates

The people who met here deal with women's issues: slavery, land rights, access to finance, women as a weapon of war, maternal death, girls in education, to name a few. None of those are easy work.

2011 Is the Year for Female Economic Empowerment

Marylouise Oates | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Marylouise Oates

Over and over, participants agreed that "this is the time for financial inclusion for women." And they have some expert advice from within their ranks on how to pull this off.

Women Should Be a G-20 Focus

Marylouise Oates | Posted 07.24.2011 | World
Marylouise Oates

When women's advocates meet this weekend at Villa La Pietra, it won't be to discuss the painting and architecture of Florence, but the art of diplomacy and building of a case that women should become a focus of G-20 meeting in November.