What an amazing evening with Emily Yaffee, director and founder of the International Community Music School Basel (ICMS). Emily, an American from Virginia, found herself in Basel with a vision to create a space that would go beyond teaching music. With a strong desire to provide high quality music...
Beatrix and I met for a casual interview over lunch the other day at the elegant Birseckerhof, one of the restaurants in Basel that offer her “m-eating-table” service. The participating restaurants, like the Birseckerhof, reserve a table for anyone who happens to be eating alone and looking for company,...
It is our tradition at PWG to be a part of Expat Expo – a Switzerland's English Speaking Expo. Of course, we want to introduce PWG to Expat Expo visitors but Expat Expo is not only about PWG. Every year we try to make Expat Expo about our members...
I met Shabih Zaidi last Thursday over a tea, and about an hour into our chat, I discovered she is also a painter. One wonders how a coach and mother of three finds time to paint while finishing up a PhD dissertation and setting up her own business, but...
The July Women Entrepreneurship Meeting took place in a very special location. 1Fach Basel – Güterstrasse 97, 4053 Basel, just behind SBB. Stephanie Stadermann is the founder, owner and person with the idea. A store for people who do not have a store – to sell their self made...
It is time to be yourself in business and in everything. No longer should we twist and contort ourselves to be what we think the market wants. We need to be good at what we do, stay educated and informed, AND let our personalities shine! There are so many...
In January we kicked off 2016 for the WE (Women Entrepreneurs) Group with a Co-Creating Workshop to align personal development goals with community interest and volunteer availability. How can we develop ourselves by working within the PWG community and taking advantage of the pool of talent it provides? We...
Collaborating, sharing, volunteering! In the midst of the volunteering „to do-s” besides my regular daily juggle with work and private, time evaporated before I could write follow up articles during the year about the women entrepreneurs meetings. As the new year emerges, the WE sailing boat brakes a little...
Article by Abhishek Shah submitted by PWG member Prathima Kondadi Most new business ideas come about when a person sees problems that need to be solved or makes an unusual connection. Some ideas demand extraordinary levels of technical skill, but the vast majority of new business ideas are the result of...
“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.”-Dorothy Height There are millions of people around the world who calls themselves entrepreneurs. There are others who have been identified by others to possess entrepreneurial...