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Yann Borgstedt

Yann Borgstedt

Founder

The Womanity Foundation

Yann Borgstedt is founder and president of The Womanity Foundation, an organization that focuses on women's education, training and development.

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In conversation with Yann Borgstedt, Founder of Womanity Foundation

Yann Borgstedt discusses what it takes to start your own foundation, and where his inspiration came for Womanity Foundation.

About Yann Borgstedt

Yann Borgstedt is a Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and president of The Womanity Foundation, an organization he started in 2005 that focuses on women's education, training and development in Afghanistan, Brazil, India, the West Bank, Israel and Morocco.

Influential Female CEOs Around the World

In recent years, women have forged ahead in the business world. Although only 6.4% of all Fortune 500 companies were run by female CEOs in 2017, it was the highest percentage ever. As of 2018, the percentage is back down to 5% because of women retiring or stepping down from their positions.

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Improving Education in Developing Countries

Yann Borgstedt wrote this blog to shed light on the need for improving education and female empowerment.

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Yann Borgstedt on HuffPost

Yann's author page on The Huffington Post as a Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist

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TEDxCoventGardenWomen | Yann Borgstedt

Yann Borgstedt discusses how he founded The Womanity Foundation and why it's important for men to invest in girls and women. Yann is an advocate of education equality in developing countries.

Featured on Forbes | Yann Borgstedt

Yann's article, "Building A Smarter World, One Girl At A Time" was featured on Forbes.com

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