World Humanitarian Summit, July 28-31 *Regional Livestream

The World Humanitarian Summit was initiated by the UN Secretary General to improve global humanitarian action, and will culminate in Istanbul in 2016. There will be 10 consultation meetings around the world as well as an online platform to solicit input beginning in May 2014, and will culminate in May 2016 in Istanbul at the first-ever humanitarian summit of this scale and scope. The WHS is being managed by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Participants of … [Read more...]

13th Summer Networking Bash, AUGUST 12

ATLANTIS, Ontario Place 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W. Toronto, ON M6K 3B9 1 - 5 pm: Camaraderie Collaboration Afternoon Workshops 4 - 9 pm: Business Networking Reception & Trade Show 9 - 10 pm: SALSA After Party Learn how to network and sell in a meaningful way while making amazing connections all night long! Be seen with maximum visibility in the Business Trade Show. Connect with the 1,000 attendees and show them what you've got. International speakers Jim Cathcart … [Read more...]

Empowering Women ~ World Peace, “Yes!”

Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge? "A challenging new book by the Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker says that the answer is “yes.” In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker presents data showing that human violence, while still very much with us today, has been gradually declining. Moreover, he says, “over the long sweep of history, women have been and will be a pacifying force. Traditional war is a man’s game: tribal women never band together to … [Read more...]

Character and Culture through Pain, Awaken to Peace

(or "No gain without pain") is an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. Under this conception competitive professionals such as athletes and artists are required to endure pain and pressure to achieve professional excellence. It came into prominence after 1982 when actress Jane Fonda began to produce a series of aerobics workout videos. In these videos, Fonda would use "No pain, no gain" and "Feel the burn" as catchphrases for the … [Read more...]

English Quotient, Anila, B.A. Psychology, B ED,TESL

English Quotient can help you succeed in school and in your career by providing you with excellent coaching in English by qualified and experienced instructors, individual attention and top notch relevant academic and business services. Local students can attend classes or choose one on one coaching. International students can come to Toronto for classes ( we provide visa assistance and homestays ) or work with us online in a video conferencing format from their home or office. All you need is a … [Read more...]

Celebrating Red.ish Magazine Launch, Tameshia Holleman

Tameshia Holleman, Founder of Red.Ish says: "People know me as the aggressive worker, the perfectionist or the “thinker.” But honestly, I am just a woman with a goal, putting her visions into action. Above everything I am a devoted and fulltime mother of 3 lovely children, residing in Greensboro, NC. In addition, I am a fulltime graduate student focusing on clinical psychology, and I run a fulltime graphic design business. Aside from all of my working and nurturing, I enjoy meditation tactics … [Read more...]

The Spiritual Power and Wisdom of Women

The Spiritual Power and Wisdom of Women is greatly needed in our world today. Women have been Spiritual Leaders since the beginning of time. Way back in the beginning, men were more obvious and visible about their work with Spirit, but we know that women have gathered, in their time of the month, at the cycles of the moon, and mostly in secret - separated from the males of the tribe. Although men were aware of these secret feminine groups and "societies," as long as the women kept their … [Read more...]

Dalai Lama celebrates 80th year!

Compassion is often regarded as having an emotional aspect to it, though when based on cerebral notions such as fairness, justice and interdependence, it may be considered rational in nature and its application understood as an activity based on sound judgment. There is also an aspect of compassion which regards a quantitative dimension, such that individual's compassion is often given a property of "depth," "vigour," or "passion." The etymology of "compassion" is Latin, meaning … [Read more...]

Self-realization, the path to a collective Independence!

The word “Independence” is comprised of the two words ‘In’ and ‘Dependence’. ‘In’ represents inner which means self and ‘dependence’ means dependency. Our all actions are dependent on (inner) Self-realization. Self-realization means realizing the true nature of Self. Our all actions are dependent on (inner) Self-realization. Independence, or self reliance is the virtue by which you are self-supporting in the sense that you consume nothing that you haven't earned. Society is highly … [Read more...]

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015, July 6

Final MDG report evaluates most successful anti-poverty movement in history The UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been hailed as the most successful anti-poverty movement in history. On 6 July, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will officially launch the final report of the MDGs, summarizing the progress and highlighting the achievements of this monumental effort over the last 15 years. The report will also pinpoint areas that require further attention through the post-2015 … [Read more...]

Water, Women required to Manage

The 'Water Crisis' is the #1 global risk based on impact to society (as a measure of devastation), and the #8 global risk based on likelihood (likelihood of occurring within 10 years) as announced by the World Economic Forum, January 2015. 750 million people around the world lack access to safe water; approximately one in nine people. More than twice the population of the United States lives without access to safe water. Diarrhea caused by inadequate drinking water, sanitation, and hand … [Read more...]

WPD2015, “Character & Culture are an Inside Job!”

WORLD PEACE DAY SUMMIT 2015 "Character & Culture ... are an Inside Job!' FEMME is an inspirational voyage about women around the world who are actively transforming and healing global society of a daily basis. Starring Sharon Stone, Jean Houston, Marianne Williamson, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Riane Eisler, Nobel Peace Prize Laureats Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire, Rickie Lee Jones, Gloria Steinem, and more! Influential women discuss religion, science, history, politics and … [Read more...]

Canadian women’s soccer, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games

On Friday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canada Soccer announced the soccer athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada in the men’s and women’s tournament at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games from 10 to 26 July this summer. Canada’s roster features some of the most exciting young players in the world, including Kadeisha Buchanan, Ashley Lawrence, and Jessie Fleming, who are all in the Canadian squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™. The Pan American Games … [Read more...]

The Human Capital Report 2015

A nation’s human capital endowment - the skills and capacities that reside in people and that are put to productive use - can be a more important determinant of long term economic success than virtually any other resource. The Human Capital Report details the findings of a new Index which measures countries on their ability to develop and deploy healthy, educated and able workers through four distinct pillars: Education, Health & Wellness, Workforce & Employment and Enabling Environment. … [Read more...]

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