Equality

Andrea T Edwards

Ladies and Gents, let’s all speak up for equality, because it’s good for everyone

I had the great privilege to give a short speech at the International Women’s Day 2020 event in Phuket, Thailand. Organized by Phuket Been Good To Us and Good Shepherd, two fantastic charities giving back in so many ways. Inspiring stuff. Thank you to Donna Toon and Tina Hall for asking me to be part

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Unleash your voice, own the stage, create the future you want

It’s been an exciting launch, as 15 incredible ladies (and one gent) have come together to release the book – Unleash Your Voice – Powerful Public Speaking for Every Woman. Not only that, within days, we hit Amazon Best Selling Author Status! It’s so exciting to be part of this!! Thank you Lavinia Thanapathy and

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Social leadership requires great sensitivity, high EQ and global awareness

On September 11, 2001, I was in Boston, having cancelled a meeting at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in NYC the day before – a meeting scheduled to start at 9am. It’s definitely always felt like a close call, but I got lucky, and everyone I knew in the Towers got out too. Some of

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When women step up, does it help more women step up? I reckon it might

I’ve just returned from an incredible few days with my speaking tribe in Singapore, attending the Asia Professionals Speakers Convention 2018, organised by APSS. It’s my fifth Convention and this year, I finally decided it was time to put my hand up and say OK, I would like to speak. Let’s just say asking to

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Why we need a different approach to sexual harassment in Asia

Since #MeToo became viral, following the Harvey Weinstein allegations and all that’s followed, including Cindy Gallop asking the advertising industry to name and shame perpetrators, I’ve been thoughtfully following the conversations and listening carefully. Please listen to this podcast – Cindy Gallop on Weinstein, Trump & The Watershed For Women For me, it’s felt like

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It’s International Women’s Day, and it Matters for Men and Women

I can’t tell you how much it frustrates me that we need to have an International Women’s Day. I mean, us womenfolk are 51 percent of the global population, so why do we need to recognise and celebrate the majority of humanity? Because we do. Because we are out of balance. Because the Yin and

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