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Internationally Renowned Social Entrepreneur, Impact Investor, Humanitarian, Best Selling Author, TV Personality and Do Gooder – Wendy Diamond is the CEO and Founder of Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO).
WEDO is a non-governmental volunteer organization and a global initiative celebrated in 144 countries, and universities and colleges worldwide with the mission to empower women in business and alleviate poverty.
Wendy Diamond is also an investor and advisor in social impact disruptive technologies and women led businesses in Health Sciences, Renewable Energy, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, Fintech and Virtual Reality, including : Producers Market, RISE Wealth Technologies, LOOK Lateral Art, IPWE, Blocktower Investments, Infinigon Group, SAFE Health App, Farma Trust, Breathometer, IGP METHANOL and SNAKT.
Wendy has authored ten books, garnered three Guinness World Records, and has appeared in media outlets including Oprah, NBC's Today Show, The New York Times and Forbes. She has also been a featured keynote speaker at the United Nations, Davos and Harvard University.
Wendy Diamond sits on the Advisory Boards of Ellis Island Honors Society, Global Women in Blockchain, Social Innovation Summit, the Humane Society of New York and Grey Muzzle Foundation.
Prior to WEDO, Wendy founded Animal Fair Media, Inc. the premiere pet lifestyle media platform bridging celebrity and pop culture to support animal rescue and welfare after she learned that 12 million animals were euthanized annually. Today that number has been reduced to 2 million.
What We Discuss With Wendy Diamond
- How the animal rescue and pet lifestyle movement began
- The importance of collaboration, persistence and positivity
- Finding social causes that you are passionate about
- How humble beginnings can lead to global social impact
- Why investing in women’s entrepreneurship makes good sense
- A few new technology platforms that are set to disrupt their industries
Episode Transcript Highlights: https://leadersoftransformation.com/podcast/business/318-wendy-diamond