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Science Benefits from a Female Perspective
1 week ago

Science Benefits from a Female Perspective

By  •  GE, Interviews

Those of us  involved in STEM [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] fields need to inspire and encourage young girls to pursue STEM careers. I think  it’s important for more …
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‘I’m Not There To Look Pretty. I’m There To Make A Valuable Contribution’
2 weeks ago

‘I’m Not There To Look Pretty. I’m There To Make A Valuable Contribution’

By  •  GE, Interviews

A high school science project to make a candle out of beef fat. That was the point, many years ago, when Carol Koech realized she could pursue a career in …
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Make It Better: This Industrial-Strength Talent Has A Heart For Helping And A Mind For Building
2 weeks ago

Make It Better: This Industrial-Strength Talent Has A Heart For Helping And A Mind For Building

By  •  GE, Interviews, Health

“Most people probably wouldn’t say this, but I love hospitals,” says Lane Konkel. As a child growing up in Wisconsin, the 26-year-old lean manufacturing engineer would accompany her father, an …
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How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE
4 weeks ago

How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

Sometimes, sacrifices have …
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GE Leads The Way With A Global Performance Management Evolution
2 months ago

GE Leads The Way With A Global Performance Management Evolution

By  •  GE, Business

With more than 300,000 employees across the globe and 150 years of doing business in Africa, GE is no stranger to introducing innovative new technologies to the market. GE has …
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These Dutch Fruits Of The Vine Are Being Ripened By Software
4 months ago

These Dutch Fruits Of The Vine Are Being Ripened By Software

By  •  GE

Dutchman Ferdi van Elswijk has fond memories of the summer of 1987, when he was 11 years old and working part-time in his uncle’s 1.9-hectare commercial greenhouse, filling dispensers with …
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GE Africa Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Innovative Campaigns
4 months ago

GE Africa Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Innovative Campaigns

By  •  GE, Health

Although breast cancer is thought  primarily to affect developed countries, almost 50% of breast cancer cases  and 58% of deaths occur in less developed countries according to the World Health …
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GE Africa Wins Coveted Environmental, Social And Governance Award
5 months ago

GE Africa Wins Coveted Environmental, Social And Governance Award

By  •  GE, News

GE Africa was recently awarded the 2016 Best ESG Energy Infrastructure Partner Africa Award by international business publication CFI.co, who recognised the pioneering work of the company in promoting responsible …
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Business Lessons From GE Business Guru Jack Welch
5 months ago

Business Lessons From GE Business Guru Jack Welch

By  •  GE, Sponsored

While the world of business is changing at a rapid pace, thanks to globalisation and digitalisation, the fundamentals of leadership remain relevant. Let’s take a look at some evergreen business …
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