Gisela Wood is a serial entrepreneur and property investor. She has been featured in several major publications on how she juggles running a family and running her companies. Among them are Elle, Veckans Affärer and the cover of Global Woman Magazine. Growing up Gisela excelled in sports, she was an elite gymnast and practiced martial arts. She started her first entrepreneurial venture at 13 years old when she started one of the first online newspapers, she quickly build a following of 500 who read every edition of the publication about horses.
Since she has started multiple companies, a dating website, a personal development company, a property business, a sourcing business and an events company. Together with her husband and her team she is now focused on entrepreneurs, with a special focus on women, in Sweden through the Swedish Wealth Institute. During the spring of 2016 the company commissioned a study on 1200 people in Sweden to see how equal Sweden is for women in business, the results were astonishing – 100% of all young women said that it was harder for a woman to have a successful career than a man, and 95% of all men agreed!
This is why this mission is so important, studies have shown that women on average make better managers, entrepreneurs and investors than men. We need women to share the board rooms with men, to get to lead and to help make their companies successful!