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Women Empowered Global (WEG) is an organization that works with experts from around the world to design knowledge tools as part of a localized strategy to help women in business or corporate professions achieve leadership goals more effectively and efficiently. We offer coaching, mentoring and leadership accelerator programs to enhance their skills, unlock their full potential and achieve greater leadership success in their career or business. 


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Hello Ladies,

In this months edition of the global digest, I am excited to introduce Maggie Webber (Australia), a member of the Women Empowered Global Award-winning Worldwide network of entrepreneurs and global influencers. Maggie Webber, also widely known as “The Working Mother’s Mentor”, is a passionate Professional Speaker, Amazon International Best-Selling Author, and a Small Business Coach and Consultant. She has always been inspired to help people achieve lasting success – in their work and all other aspects of their life. She became Dr. Deepak Chopra’s first Meditation Facilitator in the Pacific Rim and has been dedicated in providing her clients with tools to enhance their productivity, effectively manage stress levels, and attain optimal work/life integration.


Big News! We embarked on our first global STEM program in collaboration with Meta Defence Labs headed by Chani Simms (headquartered in UK), on cybersecurity and leadership skills, which is the first of a series of global give back events offering up to 100% scholarships for the right applicants and has already attracted interest from many global organisations and leaders from around the world. Read on to learn more.


Next, I am very happy to announce that we will be hosting our next Leadership forum for Women in Africa on the 17th of November! Our guest speaker is the one & only Senamile Masango, Nuclear Scientist and the First African woman to be part of the first African-led experiment at CERN. Our vision for this initiative is to develop budding African entrepreneurs and millennials to be more confident, learn business and management skills and develop assertive communication skills. A big shout out to Abigail Oppong (WEG team member in Ghana) for her dedication & speed of action.


On HeartTalk this month we interviewed Lisa Marie Platske (USA). She is the CEO of the international leadership development company "Upside Thinking, Inc". Lisa is an award-winning leadership expert, author of 6 books, certified master coach, and founder of Design Your Destiny Live.


Everything we do at Women Empowered Global is to inspire, empower & transform, and help you become your best version to live your dream. Never stop believing in yourself. Never stop investing in yourself!


Senela Jayasuriya

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Maggie Webber (Australia), A Women Empowered Global Partner

She is a passionate Professional Speaker, Amazon International Best-Selling Author, a Small Business Coach and Consultant, and a member of the Advisory Board for many prominent organizations. 

October 2018 updates

Our CEO Senela conducted a fun & interactive leadership session for a group of female industry leaders at the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) conference. During her session she reinforced essential leadership perspectives and skills vital for  leadership acceleration & growth. 

Our CEO Senela conducted a leadership workshop for a dynamic batch of emerging leaders at the SHe CISO Exec. Cybersecurity & Leadership 5 Day Bootcamp.

Senela's interactive session had several team games and self-assessments challenging some traditional perspectives on leadership, particularly for emerging leaders. She also discussed the critical attributes vital to build a strong presence that leads to becoming an influential leader.   

Senela also moderated the "Leadership panel on Day 3" that was attended by C-level speakers from Sri Lanka and UK. She explored questions around how to find a mentor, learning to be vulnerable outside your comfort zone to really thrive and develop with a growth mindset; as well as some practical tips to help young leaders be more effective in the marketplace. 

Senela was also a speaker on the "Empowerment panel on Day 5" joined by other experts from UK, where she shared about her take on passion & purpose and her global vision with Women Empowered Global. Click here for SHe CISO Exec. website. 

Upcoming Events

Want some tips from our CEO Senela on how to develop a strong female executive presence?

Then join us at the “Executive Presence for Women” training program held on the 15th of November at Hilton Colombo from 9.00a.m to 4.30p.m.


Are you an African Woman with big dreams and want to bring out the leader in you? Then join us at the African Women Leadership Forum LIVE Workshop, hosted by Women Empowered Global, on Saturday the 17th of November at 1PM (GMT) to enhance your knowledge and skills:

  • Confidence building 
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Business skills
  • Public speaking

Our Guest speaker at the next LIVE session is Senamile Masango, Nuclear Scientist (the first  African woman to be part of the first African-led experiment at CERN) and is also the Founder & Chairperson of Women in Science & Engineering in Africa.



The WEG HeartTalk® platform was designed by us to showcase the heart of leaders around the world; leaders who are passionate about what they do and are committed to seeing change and advancement.   


It is all about understanding the glass-ceiling, identifying the cracks and using those cracks as leverage to break through it, as a business owner, team leader or employee.

This month's 'HeartTalk' feature: Lisa Marie Platske

Lisa Marie Platske is the CEO of the international leadership development company Upside Thinking, Inc. She is an award-winning leadership expert, author of 6 books, certified master coach, and founder of Design Your Destiny Live. Lisa Marie delivers high-energy presentations using her seven (7) step leadership process centered on connection, positioning and executive presence.

Lisa Marie serves on the board of several philanthropic organizations and was recognized by The International Alliance of Women as one of the top 100 Women Making a Difference in the World.


Read on for her interview with us ..

1.What is your definition of women empowerment?

In all honesty, I don’t like the phrase “Women Empowerment” as it denotes a separation between the abilities of men and women and expresses a feeling that women aren’t already powerful. While I recognize in today’s world there are still vast differences between the parity of men and women in terms of equality and opportunity, “women empowerment” has the ability to champion positive change or great division depending on how it is used.


2.What motivated you to get involved in being inspirational for change?

Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve been a champion for the underdog. Committed to mercy, justice and protection, I’ve taken a stand countless times for what is right vs what is popular. My desire was not about inspiration or being inspirational, rather to make a positive difference in the world for all who are called to a bigger mission or purpose.



Click  HERE to read Lisa's full interview with us.


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High Performance Coaching with Senela

Learn how to build useful leadership skills, inspire others and be the BEST version of yourself at the workplace.


Get access to team and individual coaching programs specially made to help YOU brush up your leadership skills and build your confidence with Senela, who is an international high performance coach. For more information and registration click HERE!


Have you seen the latest 'Think a Minute' episodes?

Being a working woman and multitasking can feel overwhelming sometimes! Looking for some quick powerful motivation to get through your week or day?  Then this is the place for you.


Women Empowered Global's online series 'Think a Minute' returns with more inspiring and powerful episodes featuring the award-winning Boldness Coach, Vaneese Johnson (USA).


If you feel like you need to get back on track, and find your level of bold, then tune in for a new episode every week.


If you haven't seen the latest episodes yet, click HERE to be inspired NOW.


Follow the episodes with the tag  #WEGThinkaMinute on Facebook.


Reach Senela to build and coach your team

Be empowered and inspired as a leader with our global partner Sonja Klopčič

Sonja is our global partner in Slovenia. She brings to you - 'Ideas for Leaders', Inspirational, practical and very useful tips for you to improve yourself as a leader and inspire others. She is the author of the book "The Energy inside leadership".


Sonja is a developer of new era leadership, and describes real business stories with a personal touch. Follow this column in our monthly digest for leadership tips to help you be instrumental and more impactful in your walk in leadership.

Leadership Tip #9: Beauty In Everyday Things


At a workshop some time ago I came across an interesting Navajo word: Hózhó. Hózhó means to walk in beauty and to live in a way to create and maintain balance, harmony, beauty and order. Who does not want that? The path to this is actually simple.

Do not wait for extraordinary events for you to come in contact with beauty. Practice searching for it every day in completely common tasks. Let's start by looking with different eyes, with playfulness and curiosity discovering beauty in everything around us and in everything we do. We'll start noticing what we overlook, how much beauty goes past us unnoticed every day.

While training to discover beauty in everyday things, we're making shifts in the perception of it and beginning a journey following these steps:
Beauty is all around me.
Beauty is in me.
Beauty glows from me.

Re-discovered beauty that you have so far overlooked. Glow beauty.

This month's thought-provoking snippet

Be Heard

Neither caution nor decorum
should dictate our choices when it comes to making ourselves heard.
For too long we have adhered to the rules set forth for us.
But not anymore. 

Let our outrage be our language.
Let our fury be our eloquence.
Let our grief be our truth. 

We will tell the stories of the women who came before us.
We will tell the tales of the women who stand with us.
We will enable the women who come after us. 

We are taking back our narrative. 

We will pen our revolution.

For years we’ve been told to “be seen, not heard”, to “know your place”, to “hold your tongue”. For years we have forced composure and caution in order to be taken seriously. 

But it is clear that we can’t be governed by the old rules anymore. We need to find our voices and use them. We need to speak for ourselves. We need to speak for others, particularly those that cannot speak for themselves. We need to do what we can to usher in change, so we can right the wrongs that were committed in the past, so we can take action in the present, and prevent these wrongs from being done in the future.

I know that years of conditioning have instilled fear in us and make the words stick in our throats. But empowerment only begins when we decide we know the power and worth of our voices. So, speak, scream, shout, roar. We will make them listen. We will be heard.


By Dulani Hannadige, WEG blog contributor - Sri Lanka

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