Meet the Women

From Kenya to Mexico, India to South Africa, graduates of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women are leading and growing some of the most innovative businesses in their countries and supporting their communities with economic growth. Learn more about some of the program’s participants. 

Meet the Women

Gujarat, India

“After the program, I had a clear understanding of management, finances and human resources, and I was able to start thinking like a leader. It gave me a clear roadmap for the future of my company.”

Johannesburg, South Africa

"What drew me to the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program was the personal leadership learning combined with finances, forecasting, goal-setting, and how to manage your team."

Nairobi, Kenya

"Having been open for six years, I realized that we’re not doing anything new. There’s a lot of competitors in the market. I thought "Okay, I finally need to do this." So I did the ten week online course."

Mexico City, Mexico

"When 10,000 Women asked me about my business plan, I was shocked to say that I didn’t have one. After this program I feel more in control and more secure. You get to really see each part of your business – and that’s crucial."

Lagos, Nigeria

"When you satisfy your clients, they actually become the arrow head of your sales force - incredible!"

Bengaluru, India

"Entrepreneurship is all about perseverance, about believing enough to withstand anything and everything that comes your way. If you enjoy what you do, the journey will be fun. There is no shortcut to success."

Hyderabad, India

"I have grown my business by entering a niche market and starting a new brand, "Jus Blouses". I have also streamlined my business and developed a new strategy."

Cairo, Egypt

"I am very passionate about the 10,000 Women program and I am forever grateful for the chance I got to learn and grow."

Sete Lagoas, Brazil

"I feel privileged, transformed, enabled, optimistic, and I have big, but achievable, plans of growth."

Cairo, Egypt

"When experience and education are combined, the highest levels of success can be reached. I am thankful I got this from 10,000 Women."

Hyderabad, India

"Successful business is all about integrity and aiming to make a positive social impact. If we believe in something, we need to strive to achieve it without compromising on our ethical values. If we do that, growth will follow."

Nairobi, Kenya

"I’m most proud of the fact that I dared to do this. I dared to dream. And I didn’t just dream, I woke up and I said I can do this against all the odds."

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