No wonder, woman!

This company was built by one woman and supported by a troupe (and a troop) of women+. The idea came from a place of impatience. How long do we have to wait to close the equity gap? How long do we need to remove toxic work culture (there should be a #metoo on toxic bosses, as you will know). How long do we need to give women the investment we deserve? 

And thus far, we we have yet to find a training provider that offers impact in female and minorities retention. Likewise, we have not found a diversity initiatives that puts money directly where their mouth is.

So here we are: a bunch of high wired women+ working wonders to help high-growth companies with their HR retention through our training programmes.

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The Instructors

Rebecca Leppard is a communication strategist; a graduate of the University of Indonesia who now lives and works in England. 
 

She started her career in magazine editorial desks in 2005 and even after she took up marketing communications as a specialty, she has never stopped contributing to a number of magazines internationally. 


Rebecca has experience in handling private-sector clients (tourism, hospitality and tech) and third-sector clients from the Ford Foundation to the World Bank. 


And because her childhood dream was to become a teacher, she says YES to any lecture or speaking opportunities anywhere around the globe. 

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Lead Facilitator

Ingrid has more than 15 years of experience in the creative industries, 13 of which were with DestinAsian, the award-winning glossy travel magazine. Her remit spans from liaising with photographers, overseeing collation and the layout of all artwork, and conducting a personal press-check of the publication.

After her long tenure in the publishing industry, she
pursued her master’s degree in design management at Birmingham City University. She is now a doctoral candidate in communication science in Padjadjaran University. She teaches graphic design and fashion merchandising at LaSalle College Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Ingrid Tedjakumala

Design Facilitator

Maria has more than 13 years' experience in marketing and communications and has been running her own businesses for the last five years. The saying “Jack of all trades, master of none, but better than master of one!” fits her multi-passionate entrepreneurship perfectly while also describing her super-creative ADHD brain. 

Maria runs a boutique communications and brand Image consultancy, and creativity and movement studio where she teaches art, yoga, mindfulness and meditation. Her passion is supporting others, so she has recently started coaching fellow ADHDers on their journey of discovering their superpowers and abandoning the mindset of having to fit in. 

Maria has two master’s degrees, is a certified life coach and nutritionist, and a yoga teacher and mindfulness and meditation coach, in a nutshell, she is the funny and weird nerd next door.

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Maria Dakova

ADHD Coach

The Wizards

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Debora is an International Relations graduate and has always found everything happening in her life to be a learning experience. A resilient hustler, she has worked multiple jobs from being a cat sitter to becoming a content manager. Though, her passion lies within the art of animation, studying how visual storytelling can truly bring a great impact on the audience.

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As a content creator, Gita has multiple jobs with multiple clients, so she had to manage her schedule correctly. Also, she operated a start-up business (a digital agency) in her husband’s hometown to help micro-small business to grow up in the digital industry. She has led her team since 2020 and now she managed more than 15 clients (with sustainable cooperation) to work their small businesses on social media. She graduated in Film Studies major in 2017.

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Dhanie Arie is A multi-talented professional with a passion for people and storytelling. Due to having experiences in Public Relations, Sales and Marketing and Personal Assistant Dhanie has been made into a person with a strong sense of responsibility and commitment. He prides himself in being committed to the quality of his work, patience and attention to detail which is required to work as part of a team.

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Nissa joined our team after 15 years as a freelance radio host. She learned how to become a skilled Virtual Assistant and was trusted to lead projects independently. Her professional career continues as Master of Ceremonies for online and offline events. She hopes to get back on the air one day, but for now, she’s enjoying meeting new people from all around the world as the face of our partnership division.

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Anin is an English language and American studies graduate. During her journey, she has pursued social issues and developed an understanding of how social institutions influence people’s behaviour. Anin considers communication to be an essential skill and not a soft skill, and it is the core of many institutions in society.

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Shandy Marcy is a Digital Marketing enthusiast. Before joining the team, Shandy was a flight attendant for nine years of a five-star airline. Now she rests her wings to rest and challenge herself to gain new skills in Digital Marketing and combine her unique experience to have a well-balanced perspective and ethical work as a marketer. Shandy has immense love for psychology, philosophy and children.

TESTIMONIALS

We are trusted by female-focussed organisations

Rebecca has directly impacted the lives of our startup founders in ways they could scale their various businesses. One of our key takeaways is understanding our brand as a Promise. 
Our startup founders now consciously search for the exact value they can bring to the table of their customers. 

Lilian Iwelu 

Local Community Organiser, Startup Huddle Abuja (Abuja Enterprise Agency)

It was a great session ma’am thank you

Sajo Classic Brand

Amazing seminar, got really important information in terms of presentations. Thank you very much.

Danny Boi

CEO, Orion Pinnacle

Thank you for sharing gems on empathy

Remi,

Founder of Abuja &
Nigerian Tour Guide

NEWS

Period Piece

In case you missed it from politics to periods and everything in between that affects women’s life and future of work.

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ECONOMICS OBSERVATORY

What do the latest data reveal about the UK’s gender pay gap?

The pandemic has led to a slight widening of the difference between men and women’s average hourly earnings. While this does not suggest a reversal of the decline in the gender pay gap over the past decade, in some parts of the economy, large inequalities remain.

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UN WOMEN

Women’s Empowerment Principles: Make Today Your Organization’s Signature Moment

The Women's Empowerment Principles are a set of 7 Principles, for business offering guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. They are grounded in the recognition that businesses have a stake in, and a responsibility for, gender equality and women’s empowerment. Jointly promulgated by UN Women and the UN Global Compact, there are now nearly over 2,000 CEO-level signatories from across the globe.

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EUROPEAN INNOVATION COUNCIL

Sorrow and regret are not enough. Britain must finally pay reparations for slavery

In Jamaica last week, Prince William trotted out the same tired platitudes the UK has parroted for years. Now it’s time to pay.



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EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

An introduction to the Equality Act 2010

Everyone in Britain is protected from discrimination, harassment and victimisation under the Equality Act 2010. If you are disabled, you have additional rights, such as the right to reasonable adjustments.

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FORBES

Covid Saw A Boost In Online Learning Among Women

The Covid period has generally speaking been a difficult one for women. While labor market participation among women had been steadily rising in the decades leading up to the pandemic, it fell dramatically during it, with participation rates in America falling to levels last seen in 1987.