Global Woman Club Opening Frankfurt – All because we said YES!   By Maike Benner & Lilli Rohde When we developed our idea and started our business in early January of this year and even after it was agreed that we would become directors for Global Woman Frankfurt, little did we expect that exactly to the date 9 months later we would be experts in event management, negotiation partner with the biggest hotel chains, writers, networkers, convincer, press representatives at the Frankfurt book fair, interview partners and moderators, photo models, comedians, panel speaker and panel moderators. All because we said yes to chance, yes to uncertainty, yes to Global Woman. We knew when we first approached the founder of Global Woman Club, Mirela Sula, that there is a huge need for a club like Global Woman in Germany and that Frankfurt is the perfect place to begin the German endeavour. In all fairness we had to realise in the preparation of the big opening event that not all potential partners, sponsors, venues, speakers and potential participants could be convinced and be ignited as easily as we thought. Having opened the Club in Frankfurt on the 14th October is also a victory over naysayers, sceptics and pessimists and a sign for determination, passion and optimism. So, after intense preparation, a lot of calls and arrangements, the big day of Sunday 14th October finally came. We had the pleasure of welcoming Mirela Sula two days in advance, to go over the final things and to visit the Frankfurt book fair, where we had inspirational talks and came up with the idea to ge [...]

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