Tag Archives: Forbes

2014 Newswomen’s Club Award for Ukraine Coverage

It is almost a year since the first protestors stepped onto Kiev’s Maidan to protest ex-President Yanukovich’s pro-Russian policies, a year in which many have died fighting to keep Ukraine independent, a year in which Ukrainians around the world have mobilized to promote the Ukrainian cause and gather humanitarian funds. The story is not over. […]

What’s Next For Forbes’ Billionaires

Forbes’ 2012 World’s Billionaires List is Out and Billionaires Are Talking

Forbes Billionaires and the Global Economy

This is the eighth year I have worked on Forbes’ World’s Billionaires. As always, I find the personal tales fascinating. I met with new Ukrainian billionaire Yuri Kosiuk at the Four Seasons in New York last fall when he was pitching Wall Street for investment dollars for his poultry producer. We had coffee and a […]

Other Power Women – A View from Eurasia

Image via Wikipedia I was recently a reporter on the Forbes Power Women list; indeed I have been working on the list since its inception five or so years ago. This year, the list is a bit different; glammed up to be sure. If I would be able to add to the list, I’d definitely […]

Rich Lists

Image via Wikipedia This week the Forbes 400 Richest Americans list came out (which I worked on) amidst the backdrop of the glamorous Clinton Global Initiative. Meanwhile most Americans are doing poorly – recent data from the Federal Reserve states that U.S. household wealth fell by $1.5 trillion in the second quarter, indeed last year’s […]

Only 2 Women Billionaires in Eastern Europe, Russia and rest of CIS

Where are all the women? We’re Half the Sky as but we’re always underrepresented as Catalyst reasearch points out (see my previous post titled International Women’s Day). The same is true for Eastern Europe, Russia and the rest of the CIS where only 2 women reached Forbes billionaire ranks out of some 40 or so […]

More Billionaires in Eastern Europe, Russia and rest of CIS says Forbes

2009 was a year of recovery for the World’s Billionaires as a whole reports Forbes (for whom I have been freelancing). The wealthiest in Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS states improved their fortunes as commodities markets recovered and world stock markets rose. Poland, a success story among transition economies, but which had only 1 […]