ILA Podcast

Focus on Women and Leadership

Focus on Women & Leadership with Parminder Vir. Innovating Leadership Co-Creating Our Future With Maureen Metcalf

Guest Parminder Vir, OBE


At ILA’s 4th Women and Leadership Conference, participants spent three days discussing and debating ways women’s leadership potential can be unleashed: developed, energized, and liberated in the workspace. Parminder Vir took part, and discusses the results…along with her own experiences as a female leader through four decades of work and across cultures and continents. Her tips and wisdom can be a hammer in helping break through your own glass ceiling.

Parminder Vir, OBE, is the Co-Founder of Support4AfricaSMEs. She is the former CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and a renowned TV and Film Producer.

Host Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf, Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends to transform organizations. She has captured 30 years of experience in an award-winning series of books used by public, private, and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems, and culture using Innovative Leadership techniques. 

Maureen shares her hard-won insights through public speaking, industry publications, interviews, and video presentations. She is a regular contributor to, host of the top international radio show, Innovating Leadership, Co-creating Our Future, and author of the award-winning Innovative Leadership book series. The series includes: Innovative Leadership FieldbookInnovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations; Innovative Leadership Workbook for Global Leaders; and Innovative Leadership for Health Care, among others.

She is a Fellow of the International Leadership Association.

About Innovating Leadership: Co-Creating Our Future

The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially. Leadership must evolve. And that gets to the heart of our mission: To bring you the latest thoughts on leadership so you can innovate, learn, and evolve…growing your team, your business, and yourself! This series features a new interview every week. Host Maureen Metcalf interviews world leaders, global business and NPO executives, thought leaders, and researchers in a wide range of industries. It’s a breadth of perspectives unavailable anywhere else. Become an innovative leader in your own right! 

Innovating Leadership is proud to partner with the International Leadership Association on a yearly series of episodes on global leadership with special ILA speakers, members, and guests. 

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