STARS OF THE MONTH
Every month we feature our Star of the month sharing stories of Amazing leaders from around the world who are making an impact across the world,sharing their stories about overcoming difficulties/change in life
Our mission is to Empower , influence & support women through their business, struggles & Triumph
NOVEMBER STAR :
Loralie Canale is the co-founder and Managing Director of Rise Research Ltd, a UK-based company which specialises in Ethnic Marketing, Sales Management and Cloud Computing.
A graduate of International Management at University of Worcester, Loralie’s interest in multi-cultural marketing began in 2012 when she managed several campaigns of companies who were venturing into the overseas Filipino market in the UK.
She partnered with a former colleague and found that by getting involved in different projects targeting ethnic consumers, they were developing a comprehensive portfolio of niche serviceswhich led to them setting up their own consulting business.
Loralie has been previously involved in market strategydevelopment and execution of well-known Philippine brandsoperating in the UK from telecoms, food retail, financial technology, travel, hotels and real estate. Her expertise includesretail, distribution, field marketing, event staffing and database development.
In 2017 Loralie joined Ladies of All Nations International and was appointed LOANI Ambassador representing Philippines. She is the Event Chairperson of UK Filipino Leaders Award 2019, which will be inaugurated in Birmingham on 9th November 2019. It is the very first awards ceremony in the UK created to honour Filipino individuals and organisations for outstanding community service. The event will launch Leaders Give Back, a group of global leaders dedicated to helping and supporting their owncommunities and home countries.
“The chance to develop my career working with and for theFilipino community in the UK during the last 10 years is such a humbling and rewarding journey. I owe so much gratitude to those people who recognised my potential and those who opened doors for me in the early years of my career. It is very important to surround ourselves with genuine, supportive and positive people for they keep us grounded.
I believe that each day we are presented with so manyopportunities and what we make of them will define us. For many years, I focused on improving myself hoping that I willsoon be in a position to help others. I forged my own path, patiently and fervently, always aiming for progress no matter how small. I feel the time has come for me to give something back to my community. LOANI has opened not just a window but a big door of opportunities for me to do just that. I am forever grateful”
DR PAULINE LONG
Dr Pauline Long is without a doubt the most philanthropic woman of our time. She doesn't want to be dubbed as Mother Theresa but she definitely wants her legacy known to all that care as a philanthropist, a humanitarian who knows no boundaries when it comes to giving back to humanity. She is the queen of human love who has mastered fully the art of giving.
Dr Pauline Long is a AUGP NOBEL PEACE PRIZE recipient.
She is a multi-award winning entrepreneur, philanthropist, media mogul, public speaker, peace activist, mentor, leader, TV producer and presenter who has been listed on Black Women In Europe Powerlist, named the most outstanding woman of the year(2016) and Europe's most powerful woman for changing many lives through BEFFTA.
The graceful humanitarian and peace activist is the most celebrated African woman in Europe with 8 Lifetime Achievement Awards and over 180 awards given to her for endless service to the society. She is a strong advocate for human love committed to bringing communities together.
She is a global ambassador for Universal Peace Federation(UPF) and Governor at Academy Of Universal Global Peace based in New York. She is the owner and founder of Europe's biggest award ceremony for black and ethnic personalities in showbiz and leadership - BEFFTA where she has transformed thousands of lives.
She is also the owner of award winning film studio East End studios, Mr and Miss East Africa UK: both initiatives support the youth.
She founded FEED THE STREET CHILDREN CAMPAIGN where she engaged her team to provide food to thousands of children who live on the streets in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
Dr. Pauline Long is a popular TV presenter on Sky Channel 175 who has transformed thousands of lives through Pauline Long Show by giving platforms to the voiceless and fight global injustice such as abuse, extreme poverty, bullying. She is the president of Pauline Long Entrepreneurship foundation where she supplies sewing machines, food and agricultural products to women in different parts of Africa. Through the foundation she takes care of over 60 old and widowed women in Kenya and offers scholarships to students in Malawi, Zambia and Congo. She also founded Dr Pauline Long Super Cup Football tournament to empower youth from deprived backgrounds. She is currently building a multi-purpose women and community centre in Malawi. She mentors several youth through Pauline Long Empowerment and mentorship club both in UK and Africa
Meet our September Star Daisy Zhou
MEET OUR AUGUST STARS
Dr. Kamakshi Jindal
Dr. Asha Anand
MEET OUR JULY STAR
DR RITA NWOKEJI
MEET OUR JUNE STAR
Zeenat Ara which means beautiful, suffering from a
deadly disease "Spinal Muscular Atrophy" she is living a life that threatens her every second but she says it is her body it is her organ so no extremities can take control over it until she herself
She has written her autobiography" Extraordinary Desire to Win" and" Zindagi Unlimited "which is the Hindi version. It is available on all online shopping sites.
Through her autobiography she wants to give message to the whole world that this world is a test for all humanity and who give the toughest test will be rewarded the best by God.
Her firm believe in God has helped her to walk through all toughest situations of her life and made her winner.
She has done her schooling from a special school Mata Bhagwanti Chaddha Niketan and now proceeding for a certificate course in business skill.
To know more about this beautiful fighter, read her autobiography.
Kindly click the link below.
MEET OUR MAY STAR
Adriana Méndez Snowden is a happiness and resilience coach, author and an international speaker. She firmly believes that anyone not only can overcome any challenge but also truly find happiness in their life. She uses her own experiences, a journey in recovery and NLP tools to help others re write their story. To let go of what holds them back. To be who ever they want to be. To step into alignment and free their souls.
Originally from Mexico but currently in the Uk, Adriana’s focus is to serve her clients online, 1-2-1, webinars, audio trainings, live trainings and programs in both, English and Spanish. Author of “Mujer Onírica” “Happiness through Resilience ” and now coming soon her next book “
After moving from Mexico to the U.K, Adriana Mendez Snowden learned to change her perception of painful experiences and turn them into opportunities to grow.
After experiencing a few miracles in her life while deepening her soul awareness, her purpose became clear that she was meant to help others, the ones still on a path of suffering.
Adriana is an alcohol addiction and childhood abuse survivor and now campaigns towards ending the stigma attached to these matters. She teaches not only through her own recovery and miraculous journey, but also by being educated in NLP, Mindfulness, Law of Attraction and is currently about to finish her certification as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.
Her goal and dream is to open a non profit organisation in her hometown of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to help other survivors.
MEET OUR APRIL STAR
Dianah Kamande is a survivor of Gender Violence, specifically Domestic Violence that ushered her into widowhood in 2013, She is the founder of Come Together Widows and Orphans Organization.
Cometogether Widows and Orphans organisation.
"Turning Widows, Survivors of Gender Based Violence and Orphans wounds into gifts
Come Together Widows and Orphans Organization (CTWOO) is a non-profit making Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded by Dianah Kamande, a young widow and a survivor of Gender Based Violence whose experiences gave birth to the idea of creating a safe space within which widows could share experiences and draw support from others. In 2013 she, togerther with other widows, formed a Community Based Organization which later blosomed into a national NGO. She now leads CTWOO which focuses on widows, orphans and survivors of Gender Based Violence. The organization supports and champions for the advancement of their rights, social and economic empowerment in recognition that widows rights are human rights.
Anti-Modern Slavery Strategies, Social Impact Investment and Corporate Social Responsibility
Clarissa is a Director of YouCanFreeUs, an international humanitarian organisation that combats modern slavery through advocacy, rescue and rehabilitation in India, Poland, USA, UK, Norway and
Sweden. Since 2010, she has been contributing to the successful rehabilitation of hundreds of women and children through long-term holistic care programs. She has also implemented several awareness
campaigns in different countries, that educated thousands of people on the current problem of human trafficking. These initiatives included educational programs in schools and prisons, seminars
in corporations, a short-film as well as fashion, arts and sports events.
Clarissa is an Electrical Engineer with a Master’s degree in Business Strategy and Information Systems from the London School of Economics (LSE) and specialisations in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Entrepreneurship from the Harvard Business School and INSEAD. Clarissa has a wide professional experience, having lived in the USA, Brazil, South Korea, India, Qatar and England and having worked in a variety of industries such as Energy, Banking, Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, Management Consulting and NGOs for the last 20 years.
She is passionate about fighting modern slavery through CSR initiatives that empower victims and vulnerable women in impoverished areas, a topic she has explored extensively in her international speaking engagements. Clarissa currently works as the Business Development Director of LIVOGO, a boutique strategy & development firm based in London, offering social and environmental impact
YouCanFreeUs works in both prevention and victim rehabilitation.
Awareness is the first step to prevention. Through a range of innovative events, activities and campaigns, YouCanFreeUs brings light to the issue of modern slavery, impacting a wide demographic. Because YouCanFreeUs believes education is key in the eradication of modern slavery, it has also produced an educational curriculum called LIBERTAS, which aims at protecting the youth of today against this evil, as well as empowering them with substantial knowledge and understanding in order to help them to take a stand against it.
YouCanfreeUs rescues and rehabilitates victims of sex trafficking through strategic intervention hubs, safe houses and training centers in different parts of the world. Also, it will launch in the next few months, a dedicated area to address child labour, a crime responsible for the exploitation of approximately 152 million children.
Modern Slavery is the fight of our generation. Are you in this fight? Give purpose to your life and become a modern-day abolitionist! There are so many ways in which you can contribute to this cause.
MEET OUR FEBRUARY STAR
KATERINA STEPHANOU – FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
Of STEP UP STOP SLAVARY
Lawyer, Compliance Professional, Anti-Money Laundering specialist (CAMS)
Katerina is a senior compliance professional with a foundation in the legal profession with almost 20 years experience. She kicked off her legal career
practicing corporate, commercial and maritime law in Ince & Co London, moving on to practice corporate and commercial law in Grant Thornton International, Cyprus. Her drive to strengthen ethics
and values in the business and finance industries inspired her to join the Compliance profession where she is specialized in financial crime compliance and building internal corporate governance
Katerina founded Step Up Stop Slavery in 2018 to empower the private sector to eradicate human slavery by breathing life into human rights. She is currently working closely with the travel and tourism industry to enable them to identify instances of human trafficking in the travel and tourism industry and save children and young girls from exploitation.
Katerina is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, ACAMS (Association of Anti Money Laundering Specialists), ICA (International Compliance Association) and the Initiator of the platform on Conscious Justice at the Global Institute of Extraordinary Women (GIFEW). Katerina is also a transformational leadership coach.
Step Up Stop Slavery
I believe that bringing the corporate world behind human rights is a crucial step in eradicating modern slavery. This is what motivated me to create Step Up Stop Slavery.
I am committed to upholding essential values of freedom and dignity in our world. I have had 20 years of experience practicing in the Legal and Compliance profession both in London and Cyprus, as these professions fulfil on the purpose of protecting human rights and building ethics and values in corporations. I am also a Leader of the Platform on Conscious Justice in the Global Institute of Extraordinary Women (GIFEW). I believe that bringing the corporate world behind human rights is a crucial step in eradicating modern slavery. This is what motivated me to create Step Up Stop Slavery. I am grateful to have a dedicated team with me committed to enabling the business world to step up and stop slavery.
It is time to step up and breathe life into human rights in the business world!
4 SEASON INTERNATIONAL COOK BOOK
Food is the one thing that connects people Globally. We all eat, we all have to eat an we all love to eat, hence why we are creating Four Seasons - 100 beautiful women, 100 delicious recipies, 100 inspirational stories from around the world.
Our Mission is to connect Cultures through food.
We may not all speak the same launguage throughout the world but we all have food in common.
In this Four Seasons International Cookbook featuring 100 beautiful women from around the world. We join forces to create 100 delicious recipes, 100 inspirational stories, diverse flavours that capture a cultural mix of 100 beautiful women who are sharing their favourite recipes and their true stories to inspire you, from fine dining to weekday meals and large celebrations. Each recipe tells the true story of a beautiful women from around the world.
As we transform lives through food you can also join us as we connect cultures through food.
If you would like to be a part of this please email
1. Your story around 300 words
2. A high res pic - min 300dip
3. Your recipe and recipe pic