Chaitali Das and Cynthia Tendai Mugwira

How Johnson & Johnson Is Helping Mentor the Next Generation of Global Women Leaders

Johnson & Johnson is No. 5 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list


As the popular saying goes: “It takes a village.” The same could be said of cultivating the leaders of tomorrow.

That’s why, for 12 years running, the Global Women’s Mentoring Partnershipsponsored by Fortune and the U.S. State Department, in conjunction with the Vital Voices Global Partnershiphas paired businesswomen from around the world with top American female executives.

The goal: provide these future international leaders with lifelong mentors, top-notch professional skills and new inspiration they can take back to their companies and communities.

Earlier this month, two such up-and-comersCynthia Tendai Mugwira, Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager of the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe; and Chaitali Das, Managing Trustee of the Rakshak Foundation Kolkata in Indiaspent two weeks at Johnson & Johnson, where they shadowed company leaders, received energy-management trainingtailored for women leaders from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute and much more.

Get a glimpse of what they learned during their tripand what they hope to accomplish when they return homein this behind-the-scenes video.

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