UberMedia’s Gladys Kong to Serve as Mentor for Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership
May 2, 2017 – Press Release – UberMedia, a trusted mobile authority that transforms behavioral data into actionable consumer insights, is pleased to announce its participation in the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. This international exchange program pairs senior women executives in the United States with emerging leaders from around the world to improve the status of women in business. Gladys Kong, CEO of UberMedia, will serve as a mentor to Hana Qerimi from Kosovo.
“I am proud to play an important role in engaging, inspiring and empowering a new generation of women leaders around the world,” said Kong, CEO, UberMedia. “I have been the fortunate recipient of several mentorships, and I look forward to paying it forward and hopefully providing Hana with the tools she needs and access to networks for strengthening her business after the program concludes.”
For two weeks, Kong will mentor Qerimi, co-founder and CEO of Shkolla Digjitale (Digital School), providing her with valuable skills, experience and access to networks needed to grow as a leader in her business, community and country. At the same time, Qerimi will share her experience, industry knowledge and key insights on the business culture in Kosovo to help UberMedia advance in the global economy.
Digital School is the only private education institute in Kosovo which offers computer science, programming and robotics lessons for ages 7 to 18 years old as an afterschool program. It currently operates in two cities with more than 600 active students and is accredited by the Ministry of Education of Kosovo.
“I am proud and honored to receive mentorship from an experienced entrepreneur and tech executive such as Gladys and Ubermedia,” said Qerimi. “I personally look forward to seeing how Gladys has successfully leveraged her technical background to become the CEO of a profitable business.”
Since the inaugural program in 2006, the U.S. Department of State, Fortune Most Powerful Women and Vital Voices Global Partnership have worked with over 280 international business women leaders from 55+ countries and territories. Program alumnae continue to leverage their networks to generate lasting change in their communities and positive outcomes for women within their sectors.