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Maria Eitel

The Nike Foundation On Unleashing The 'Girl Effect'

Rahim Kanani | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

Maria Eitel is the founding President and CEO of the Nike Foundation where she works to unleash the girl effect, the unique potential of 600 million adolescent girls.

What Kind of Girl Effect are Nike and Roethlisberger Promoting?

Anne Mai Bertelsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Mai Bertelsen

Following Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's six-game suspension over sexual assault allegations, women's rights advocates have questioned Nike's continued support of Roethlisberger.

Davos Ends With Girls at the Forefront

Maria Eitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maria Eitel

The goals of the Nike Foundation are to get girls on the global agenda and to drive resources to them. After accomplishing the former at the World Economic Forum, it's time to tackle the latter.

Davos 2010: Girls' Session is Filled With Energy, Ideas and Action for Change

Maria Eitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Eitel

What a day. I think days at Davos are like dog years, or at least like two weeks of "normal" life. I'm stealing away from the "Women Leaders" dinner t...

Davos 2010: Anticipation Builds for "Setting the Stage for the Girl Effect"

Maria Eitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Eitel

Another early morning in Davos, but I woke up refreshed and excited in anticipation of what's to come today: the workshop "Setting the Stage for the G...

Issues of Girls and Women Throughout Davos 2010

Maria Eitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Maria Eitel

I've attended Davos for the last seven years and I start off today's blog with a true confession of a rookie error.

Day 1 at Davos: Girls, Economies and Green Innovation

Maria Eitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Maria Eitel

Girls are the world's greatest untapped resource for economic growth and prosperity; they can accelerate economies when empowered, and given the chance.