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Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Social Entrepreneur Cristina Liamzon

For this month’s Spotlight on Women in Business, showcasing the achievements of women entrepreneurs around the world, The Wisteria Group interviewed Cristina Liamzon, a development consultant dedicated to building a global community of empowered Filipino migrant workers through leadership and entrepreneurship training.  1. First, let me congratulate you for the award you are receiving from the [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Social Entrepreneur Cristina Liamzon

Afghanistan Going Forward

Afghanistan remains significant to U.S. national security and to U.S. interests in Asia. The next administration will need to undertake a thorough assessment of U.S. policy going forward which, among other things: Sets specific, clearly defined and communicated goals; Maintains a long-term perspective rather than focusing narrowly on set deadlines regarding the U.S. military presence; [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Afghanistan Going Forward

Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Love & Sense CEO Tamae Takatsu

Cambodia manufacturers/weavers for Love & Sense; CEO Takatsu, center For this month’s Spotlight on Women in Business, showcasing the achievements of women entrepreneurs around the world, The Wisteria Group interviewed Tamae Takatsu, founder of Fukuichi, a company dedicated to promoting the concept of fair trade products in Japan, and of Love&Sense, a fair trade shop. [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Love & Sense CEO Tamae Takatsu

Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Dohatec’s Luna Shamsuddoha

Luna (in blue, right of middle) with some of her engineers celebrating Bengali New Year at Dohatec corporate HQ Spotlight on Women in Business showcases the achievements of women entrepreneurs around the world. This month, The Wisteria Group interviewed software entrepreneur Luna Shamsuddoha (LS), Founder and Chairman of Dohatec New Media, a world-class [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Dohatec’s Luna Shamsuddoha

Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with ALUAP’s Paula Montecinos

ALUAP founder Paula Montecinos in the lab For this month's Spotlight on Women in Business, showcasing the achievements of women entrepreneurs around the world, The Wisteria Group turns to Costa Rica. Paula Montecinos is founder and managing director of ALUAP, a fruit and vegetable processing company which since its creation in 1994 has [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with ALUAP’s Paula Montecinos

Spotlight on Women in Business: A Conversation with Ms. Nita Yudi, President of the Indonesian Business Woman’s Association

IWAPI's Nita Yudi and Microsoft Indonesia President Dirgantoro sign MOU For our inaugural Spotlight on Women in Business series, showcasing the achievements of women entrepreneurs around the world, The Wisteria Group interviewed Ms. Nita Yudi, head of the Indonesian Business Woman’s Association (IWAPI) and a leader in the construction industry and education. The [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Spotlight on Women in Business: A Conversation with Ms. Nita Yudi, President of the Indonesian Business Woman’s Association

Exiting Afghanistan

Exiting Afghanistan: A regional approach By Shuja Nawaz and Abigail Friedman - 06/18/12 11:36 PM EDT Now that the dust has settled on the Chicago Summit, it might be time to see what truly emerged from all the noise and celebration about the cooperation among NATO allies and with Afghanistan. One issue got lost in [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:50:24+00:00 September 21st, 2014|Articles|Comments Off on Exiting Afghanistan