We are a G100 club multinational wing, a global network for women using Media Arts and Communication to impact the world. As Gatekeepers of information, we are on a mission to create a thriving support network, global opportunities and collaborative ecosystem for all our members across the world - united in sisterhood, support and solidarity.
G-MAC connects, recognizes, empowers and supports women in creative media, broadcast media, print media, news media, electronic media, digital orinteractive media across domains like film, television, radio, print, internet and all media arts & communication segments, to expand their networks, educate and celebrate their excellence.
G-MAC is a sector wing out of 100 wings at G100 - an eminent club under the auspices of the non-profit organisation and the world's largest international women's chamber, ALL Ladies League (ALL), comprising an empowered group of 100 powerful women leadersfrom across the world, in 100 diverse sectors, supported by 100 eminent He for She champions, for powerful advocacy, awareness & impact across governments and global organisations for a gender-equal future.These 100 Global Chairs lead 100 sectors, fostering a worldwide web of women with a global, cross-cultural, intersectional and intentional perspective towards inclusivity, economic and social empowerment of women. Our G-wing focuses on women in the media arts & communication sector globally. Together we will define, design and determine a new future for ourselves with equity, collaborative opportunity, inclusion, peace and parity for all.
G-MAC is under the leadership of the G100 Global Chair - Alex Okoroji. We have a philanthropic vision and inclusive ethos of mutual empowerment, by women helping women in she-for-she spirit of sisterhood, creating circles of support. We are on a mission to improve the advancement of women via 100 thriving chapters with sister circles for women in media arts & communication in 100 countries.
The G100 is an eminent club with a Group of Top 100 women leaders in the world comprising a league of luminaries of eminence and excellence including Nobel Laureates, former Heads of States, Ministers, Businesswomen, Philanthropists, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Corporate and Community Leaders - a powerful Group of women leaders and achievers from all walks of life who wish to give back and move us all forward as architects of the future.
With 100 Sectors, each member at G100 is a Global Chair for a Sector and leads that sector wing globally. As an action think-tank, the mandate of G100 is to provide the thought leadership for the coming decade on what needs to be done for the inclusivity, economic and social empowerment of women globally. The G100 chairs are committed to a pact of purpose, creating massive opportunities for women worldwide. They will also evolve policy suggestions based on the actions globally and present policy recommendations to governments and multilateral institutions worldwide.
G-MAC is non-political, non-religious, non-dogmatic. We have a philanthropic vision and inclusive ethos of mutual empowerment by women helping women in the 'she-for-she' spirit of sisterhood, creating circles of support. Our core values include;
In the long years through ALL's work, we have learned that there is nothing more powerful than a group of women united in purpose. A group of women, connected in sisterhood, share and care in mutual empowerment - opening unimaginable possibilities for ALL. Alone we strive. Together we thrive. The beautiful success of our various platforms is a testimony and tribute to the power of women’s groups.
Founded and headquartered in India, All Ladies League (ALL) is a registered non-profit organisation with a strong sisterhood of 250,000 women, across 120 countries, en route to our Mission Million via the leadership of all members, chapter chairs and the eminent G100.
G-MAC chapters are circles of support, driven by a tribe and vibe of sisterhood, uniting women globally as a ‘worldwide web of women’, for empowering our energy, engagement and economic enterprise in all walks of life.
Membership into our sector wing is FREE and ideal for professional women in creative media, broadcast media, print media, news media, electronic media, digital or interactive media across domains like film, television, radio, music & sound, publishing, internet and all media arts & communication segments - i.e. Filmmakers, Screen Actors, Voice Actors, Authors, Music &SoundRecording Artists, Broadcasters (Radio & Television), Speakers, Journalists, Media Personalities, Bloggers, Magazine Editors, Online & Book Publishers, Writers, PodcastHosts, Visual and Graphic Designers, Digital Content Creators, New Media Artists, Animators, Illustrators, Audio Publishers and any woman working in broadcast media, entertainment and communication arts.
We believe in Potential in ALL. Possibilities for ALL and Power to ALL.
Creating a sister circle, spirited safety net and support network to help women in the Media Arts & Communication sector grow their self-confidence, industry skills, positive energy, motivation, enterprise, economic capacity and leadership abilities.
By the global leadership of the G100 Global Chair, along with her denim partner, the global team and the inclusive insights fostered from the cross-continental and intersectional networks enabled by the country chairs, and our sister members in the respective chapters across the world, G100 will gather a rich repository of expertise and experience with global and grassroots engagement - toward co-creating with the central Secretariat, a holistic Vision Document for presenting policy suggestions and recommendations to multilateral institutions like the UN, and governments agencies globally.
There are 3 Different Ways to be Part of the G100 Media Arts & Communication Wing
Join a Chapter
You can join a G-MAC Chapter HERE for FREE and connect with others in our global member's hub.
Lead a Chapter
If you are a seasoned professional who wants to make a difference, you can lead a chapter in your country.
Volunteer or Serve
You can volunteer to serve within your country chapter or volunteer at the global level with our Impact team
What We Offer Members
G is for Greatness - We've created amazing resources, projects and events to help our G-MAC members achieve their Greatness. We are deeply committed to supporting the advancement and growth of women in our sector.
The G-Spot is a weekly podcast hosted by women of the G-MAC wing. Each week you'll hear fresh voices across our sector, giving listeners strategic insights, tips and conversations that empower us to achieve greatness as women in media.
The G-Series is a monthly webinar that features LIVE interviews with high-profile global media executives allowing our members to engage with these media experts, leaders and communicators in a virtual setting inside our members G-Hub.
The G-Weekly is our G-MAC's weekly industry newsletter featuring specially curated media-focused research, content from our media desk, professional development content and academic papers targeted at media arts & communication professionals.
The G-Centre is our Career Center, an active and expanding job bank we curate monthly for companies interested in employment candidates. We post announcements for open positions to enable our members to find better work opportunities.
Annual Reward Program
TheG-Prizeis a $10,000 annual reward program for media excellence that recognizes innovative and exceptional media content focused on women who have made or are making positive change in society, depicting the impact of women.
Scholarship Support Program
TheG-Fundis an initiative that supports the next generation of women in media through education, by awarding scholarships to deserving young women pursuing media or communication careers across all domains of media arts.
Annual 6-Day Global Fest
TheG-MAC Festivalis our largest event of the year, a 6-day celebration of the passion and significant impact of women, in film, television, radio, publishing, interactive media and other forms of media - an exposition ending with the G100 Awards.
Annual Award Gala
TheG100 Awardsin Media - is an annual gala that recognizes and honours exemplary women in all facets of media arts and communication. We celebrate and reward the women who have made inspirational contributions to the industry.
About G-MAC Membership
The Tribe and Vibe ofSisterhood
As Soul Sisters connected by our interest, dedication, passion and love for media & communication, through the G-MAC tribe and vibe of sisterhood, our G-Wing helps connect positive and inspiring women in media arts and communication around a chapter. It’s a free, sector network wherein every Soul Sister takes part and contributes toward encouraging and enabling one another, and also setting goals and planning projects for developing engagement at all levels.
Guided by our Code of Conduct"All Positivity, No Negativity", the Global Chair provides overall direction for the entire sector while the Country Chair provides direction for each Country Chapter, but all members are equally custodians of our caring culture and empowering endeavours.
Having a spirited safety net and support network helps build our self-confidence individually and collectively. It is also a grooming ground for the leadership innate in one and all. By being part of a peaceful, positive, and purposeful community with a participatory ethos, we together get ‘more done’ and also shift our mindset toward a “can do” spirit.
We give the Invitation of Honorary Membership to women in media arts & communication with an inclusive and inspired attitude of positivity, passion and purpose. We invite those who believe in the values of care, concern, courage, commitment and collaboration and shun negativity of any kind. We value positive energy and a positive attitude, as we need those in our lives and work to make a lasting difference. We also work and partner with supportive men. We welcome as “Affiliates,” like-spirited NGOs and other organizations that are doing excellent work for the advancement of women in media arts & communication.
G-MAC is a G100 Wing under the auspices of ALL Ladies League (ALL). Membership into G-MAC gives you automatic membership into the All Ladies League (ALL).
Volunteer to lead as a G-MAC Chapter Chair in your Country Now! Or Connect to an existing G-MAC Chapter HERE.
We are committed to supporting women across all media arts and communication segments, expanding networks, educating and celebrating accomplishments, developing the best guideposts for global policies from collective and creative consciousness.
G100Global Chair - Media Arts & Communication
Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Leader - who has reinvented herself at every stage of her creative career as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artiste - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for over 15 years. She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications from film to television to radio, digital media, and print, as an Actor, TV Personality, Talk Radio Host, Speaker, Author, Publisher and Voice Artist. She is also a Brand Reinvention Coach, Communication Specialist and Creative Consultant who helps high performing experts around the world, amplify their influence and create a bigger impact with their brands, platforms, message, products or services. Listed as one of the Top 250 Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She is the President of The BRAG Media Group, and CEO at The BRAG Media Company - a service arm offering Brand Consulting, Media & Creative Services to clients around the world.
Dr Harbeen Arora is the Founder of the free and inclusive platforms of All Ladies League (ALL), the conference platform, Women Economic Forum (WEF), SHEconomy, the policy advocacy, Women Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) and G100. She is a Thought Leader, Global Icon and Visionary for Women, an Author, Businesswoman, Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Spiritual Seeker and Compelling Speaker, who manifests multifaceted leadership with strength & simplicity. Recognised and lauded for her work in India and internationally. She was listed among the top 100 Most Reputable People on Earth by Reputation Poll in 2019. Dr. Harbeen Arora is the author of three books. She is also the Vice-Chancellor of Rai University and has investments in sectors of health and wellness, agriculture, skill development, real estate, and renewable energy. Her company Arganshe owns the world-famous BIOAYURVEDA brand in organic and Ayurvedic health, healing, wellness & wellbeing.
The Power Team is the core Advisory Council appointed by the Global Chair, working with her to amplify the vision of the sector globally
Director of Membership
Danielle Findlay is a Podcast host, Pilates teacher, yoga instructor, energy practitioner and wellness advocate. She is the owner of Danielle Findlay Pilates & Wellness, a studio she opened to guide bodies through the magic of movement, supporting others on their journey of healing and wellness. After leaving a 20+ year corporate career in 2018, with an extensive, diverse background in corporate operations, administration, writing, copywriting and editing, event management, marketing and communications, Danielle has the natural ability to connect, always empowering others to live their best lives. As co-host of a weekly podcast, The Cauldron, Danielle loves to engage in conversation to motivate and inspire, ensuring others are seen, heard, and never alone.
Stella Damasus is a critically acclaimed actor, singer, acting coach, speaker, and producer. With over 20 years as an entertainer and over 100 films as an actor, she has won many awards globally like the Award for Best Actress at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards (2007) and Best Actress at the Golden Icons Academy Awards in Houston, Texas (2012) amongst others. Stella has been a strong voice for the education of women, consistently fights against underage marriages and injustice against women and young girls. She is the founder of ADIVA Networks, a media and consulting company; Stella Damasus Arts Foundation, An Actor's Playhouse, and is the Publisher/Editor-In-Chief of ADIVA Magazine. She is also a certified relationship coach and a mother.
Frankie Picasso is an International SocialPreneur, Talk Show Host, and Champion for Change who has been transforming lives and influencing culture for the past 30 years. She is a Certified Life, Business and Master Coach Trainer, Author, Artist, Activist and Radio/TV Host. Frankie founded The Good Radio Network, a socially conscious radio platform as a vehicle for social impact and change. As a professional Artist, Frankie’s paintings have been featured in the International Book of Contemporary Artists Volume 6 and can be found on Fine Art America. Frankie’s book Midlife Mojo won her recognition and the Finalist WINNER award as one of the “50 Great Writers you should be Reading in 2015” and she now has 5 Best-Selling books to her credit. Frankie is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists and the Founder of both The Good Radio Network and The Good Media Network.
Clara Rufai is a Corporate Lawyer, Compliance Professional, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Coach and Podcaster. She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with 3 decades of experience under her belt, mainly within the financial services sector. She is an Author, Speaker, Book Consultant, Storyteller, Coach, a Business Leader and Mentor, amongst others. She is the Editor-In-Chief of SHINE Magazine, President and Founder of The SHINE Zone, a social enterprise specialising in leadership, personal development and empowerment while creating platforms, resources, and tools for individuals and businesses to find their Shine Zone(s) and thrive. She is the Host of the Shine Capsules Podcast, the Convener of the annual Leap And Shine Conference, and the Creator of the annual Shine Legacy Awards.
Jyoti Tiwari is a Posh Trainer, Author, Gender Rights Activist, Citizen Journalist and Podcaster. She is the Gold Medalist of Dr Hazari Prasad Dwivedi Essay writing contest, and the winner of Sri Prem Chand Kahani Puraskar, Punjab University Woman of Substance by SRL diagnostics 2016. She holds a PG Diploma in Journalism from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, and a PG diploma in Translation from IGNOU and has a BA(Hons) from Punjab University. Jyoti is a published author of the Amazon best-selling book “Anuurag”, and has published a new book, “Ladka Hua hai.” with rave reviews from fans, supporters and readers alike. She has vast experience of dealing with the media as she has previously worked with All India Radio (Akashwani Lucknow) as a newsreader cum translator. Jyoti is a Podcaster and host of The Jyoti Tiwari Show. She is a blogger and citizen journalist, and has also Co-authored research reports to the Government of India, and appeared on international radio shows as well for creating awareness regarding gender issues.
Cresta Durojaiye, CPO® is a Certified Professional Organizer, and one of Africa's leading Productivity Experts, Author, Podcaster, Speaker and Life Strategist who teaches and empowers people with practical tools and strategies to live fuller and perform optimally. She is the host of the weekly podcast, Life Lessons w/ Cresta Durojaiye. She is the author of the book, MAD HOUSE, and co-author of the book, ‘40 Pearls of Wisdom’, - an anthology featuring 40 inspiring stories by 40 women. She serves as the Founding Chairperson of the Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals in Nigeria (APON). She is the Founder of Cresta Durojaiye Productivity Academy (CDPA) and the Founder of PineTree Group of companies. She is a WEF London 2019 Speaker and Recipient of the WEF London 2019 Iconic Woman Award. She is also the recipient of the London 2020 Shine Legacy Award in Productivity. Cresta is passionate about creating systems and structures for organized workflow and personal transformation.
Muna Onuzois an award-winning author, business coach, speaker and life mentor. She is the Founder of Gazzelle Academy, a technical and soft skill vocational centre, where she has trained over 2000 Nigerian youths. She is known as the Startup Doctor for her work in helping small businesses and is currently the Senior Technical Adviser to the Honorable Minister of State for Education. Muna is also fondly called the Accountability Queen and has recently launched the Frantic-to-Freedom community where she helps truth seekers, Leaders and their teams become more productive and accountable to the daily process of achieving success in work and life. She is the President of The Foundation for Women in Film & Television in Nigeria, a Not-for-profit spanning over 10 continents and 44,000 global members.
Vanessa Mbamarah is a Marketing and Transformation Specialist, a speaker, trainer, philanthropist and a digital enthusiast who is passionate about bridging the digital skills gap in Africa. She is the CEO and Lead Strategist at Ztallion, a Woman-Led Creative Digital Agency that works with brands to increase their perceived value and impact through experienced design, marketing, and training. Through her agency, she leads several Google initiatives in Africa focused on helping small businesses leverage digital technology for business growth, and also partnering with organisations dedicated to skills development and Digital Transformation in Africa. She currently leads 5 Google initiatives and training programs in Francophone Africa, trains and manages several trainers across the region.
Our Country Chairs are powerful media arts and communication professionals leading their Country Chapter, taking the mission forward into deep interiors, and into the hearts and minds of every woman and ALL within their communities.
UK Country Chair
Sonia Poleon is a Broadcast Journalist, Media Personality, Mentor, Award-Winning, Published Author, Consultant, Inspirational Speaker, Voice-Over Artist and Entrepreneur based in the UK.
Sonia is the producer of The Sonia Poleon Show morning show, which airs on the Award Winning Best UK Radio Station, Colourful Radio every Wednesday. Sonia is also the producer of the "Visibility With Sonia" TV show which airs in Jamaica. With years of experience of working on radio, her journey into broadcasting has landed her in front of various high profiled guests. Sonia interviews inspiring and successful people by showcasing their real-life stories and strategies on how they overcame to become a success.
Hon. Karishma Pelham-Raad is the CEO of HRH Charity Foundation, HRH Entertainment, a Multi Award-Winning Humanitarian & Radio/ TV Personality.
She is a member of Congress for Democratic Change Political party (CDC) - A Young Politician, Youth Leader, Philanthropist, Actress and Brand Influencer.
Currently, she is the Brand Ambassador for 3 different brands “Aqualife Mineral water, SEGAL Liberia & NICOM LIB, she’s an Entrepreneur, Child Advocate, and Network Engineer. She is an Ex-employee of MTN Liberia with 12 years of working experience in the Telecommunications Industry. She’s also involved in Event Planning & Promotion in the Liberian Entertainment industry.
Natalie Fort is a multiple award-winning Broadcast Journalist, News Anchor and Television Host based in Ghana, West Africa.
She serves as Patron of the Ghana Philanthropy Forum, a Board Member supporting Grant & Partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (Ghana), and Advisory Board Member of the World Sustainability Organisation.
Beginning her career in Broadcasting with TV3 Network of the Media General Group, Natalie quickly grew to become the network’s youngest and most sought after news anchors, presenting its prime-time bulletin - News 360 every weekday. Natalie’s success in media begun in her work anchoring the weekday news.
Remi Ibinola has fourteen years in Nollywood as a prolific screenwriter, producer, and film director. She is the quintessential artist.
Remi has a library of highly rated movies on the Irokotv.com app with her movies shown on ROK Channel on DSTV, the foremost provider of Nollywood Film content. As a writer, Remi's work experience range from television series for clients like MTV Shuga, BBC, Ford Foundation, ROK Studios, Royal Roots, IBST etc to directing and producing films and children’s shows.
A tried and tested hand in the Nigerian Movie Industry - She was awarded "Director of the Year" at the 2019 Nigerian Women Achievers Award.
The Impact Team (IT) is a group of ambassadors serving as G-MAC wing anchors globally in 5 groups - Communication, Operations, Community, Research and Projects. Their work supports the efforts of the Power Team. Each group is led by a coordinator who oversees their work.
Imani Dokubo is a Writer, Poet, Author, Storyteller, Mindset Revamp Advocate, and a Spoken Word Artist whose performance has graced the Port Harcourt Literary Society, Penspeak, and the Open Mic Poetry Show on Excel FM. She is also known as "The Revampress". Imani is the Creative Assistant at The BRAG Media Company, Editor of Christ A Poet Magazine, Assistant Editor of BRAG! Magazine, Author of the book, Unboxing Your Mind, and Co-Author of the Global Anthology "40 Pearls Of Wisdom." She strongly believes that words are powerful, and are capable of changing lives. Having found her inner core in writing after graduating with a degree in computer science, Imani creates content for brands that attract their ideal audience and has been featured on BRAG Magazine for her transformative writing on revamping mindsets. She is also a scribe at Christ A Poet (CAP).
Durga Sawant is a Certified Yog Teacher & Counsellor, a Brand Communication Specialist, Mind Coach, Content Creator, Photo Journalist, Community Builder, Speaker, Youth Activist & Founder at Mind Culture Foundation. After spending over 15 years in the Media/corporate world, Durga recognised the lack of empathy and compassion in society which was affecting the emotional wellbeing of people. Durga decided to shift her path towards community building by spreading the knowledge of Yog and Spirituality. Before this, Durga had multiple roles. She started her career as a photo-journalist with some of the leading news media houses in India. She also had stints as a brand communication specialist/ live events professional, digital and social media marketer. Durga always had a natural knack to connect people who have a unified common goal or a mission.
G100 is supported by The Denim Club: Group of 100 He-for-She Champions globally, comprising leaders and luminaries who will advocate for gender equity and balance, mitigate barriers to women’s leadership, commit to women’s greater C-suite representation, and fuel funding for female founders. Together, in joint collaboration and co-creation, the G100 Global Chair along with the G100 Denim Club Partner will develop policy recommendations.
G100 Denim Club Partner - Media Arts & Communication
Yuri Cataldo is a Techo-optimist working at the intersection of technology and art. He is an award-winning entrepreneur, keynote speaker, best-selling author, podcaster and emerging tech strategist who combines the mindset of an artist and a technologist.
Named one of the 40 under 40 business leaders in Indiana, Yuri brings years of experience in the arts, design, entrepreneurship, marketing, innovation, and publicity, in addition to advising founders, artists and startups.
Mr Cataldo graduated from the Yale School of Drama. He is a classically trained set and costume designer (with a BA in Communications, Theatre, and Drama from Indiana University, a degree in Set Design from The Julliard School and a Masters Degree in Production Design from Yale University), an Artistic Designer turned entrepreneur with credits on Broadway, Dance, Film, and Opera. He previously founded the highly publicized bottled water company - IndigoH2O, the only multiple award-winning bottled alkaline water in the world and the 2015 best tasting water in the world.
Yuri is a mentor at Yale Tsai City, MassChallenge, and Tech Stars. He is a Global Fellow and Advisory Board Member of Fintech4Good, a Board Member and Chair of the Outreach Committee for the Yale Club of Boston (the primary organisation connecting all Yale alumni in eastern Massachusetts). Yuri has lectured at MIT, Yale, Tufts, Princeton, Stanford, Suffolk, Notre Dame, Emerson College, and Indiana University.