LEADING THROUGH ADVERSITIES: REWARD WOMEN WORKING ON THE FRONTLINES
How are women being impacted by COVID-19, and how are they leading to address the challenges faced by others? To learn, The Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society is conducting a series of interviews with women entrepreneurs and ambassadors for women’s empowerment around the world.
These interviews are unveiling unique insights into the far-reaching impacts of Covid-19, and the diverse ways these inspiring women are responding to the crisis with leadership and innovation.
Norma Bastidas, Ultra-athlete and women’s rights activist The Women’s Forum
Met with Norma Bastidas, ambassador for women’s empowerment and the fastest female in history to run seven of the planet’s most unforgiving environments on seven separate continents in seven months. Having overcome poverty, rape, abuse and addiction, Norma found another opportunity to teach her children the incredible strength of the human spirit. She seeks to show that we can all have a positive impact on other people’s lives and change the world around us.