Year of the Fire Monkey, 2016

The Chinese Lunar New Year occurs every year on the New Moon of the first lunar month, which is the second New Moon after the Winter Solstice. The exact date can fall anywhere between late January and the middle of February. A complete cycle of the Chinese lunar calendar takes 60 years and comprises five cycles of 12 years--12 animal signs and 5 elements. The Chinese Lunar New Year differs to that of the Roman New Year because the Chinese calendar is based on the phases of the moon, whereas … [Read more...]

Understanding the ZIKA Virus

For many mothers, expecting or not, the rapid spread of the Zika virus in the Americas has been, frankly, pretty frightening. Yesterday the World Health Organization (WHO) held an emergency meeting with leading experts on the disease and declared the Zika virus a public health emergency of international concern. In the meantime, the WHO, Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the United Nations (UN) along with various other agencies have been working closely to release the latest information … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Slash Your Monthly Bills

For some families, money is no object and it really doesn’t matter what the monthly outgoings are, but for the rest of us trying to juggle kids and a career, every cent counts. Some women are forced into taking a second job just to make ends meet, which is tough on everyone, not to mention them. But there is another way. When it comes to paying bills and putting food on the table, most of us are pretty lazy. We stick with existing suppliers and shop in the stores we are familiar with. From a … [Read more...]

4 Tips on How to Wow with Your Presentation

Wouldn’t it be great to walk away from a presentation knowing that you’ve absolutely nailed it? Whether you’re speaking to your clients, boss, or even the CEO, you definitely want your audience to be impressed. When you’re giving a presentation, the goal is for the people listening to you to feel motivated, impressed, and maybe even slightly jealous of your great presentation skills. However, it’s not always easy to achieve this, with loads of different obstacles which could get in the way. Read … [Read more...]

WORKSHOP: Feminine Attraction Secrets Sat, 13 Feb 2016, Toronto, Ontario

Feminine Attraction Secrets WORKSHOP Sat, 13 Feb 2016 at 10:00 AM - Toronto, Ontario Red Canoe Studio MAP 57 Devon Rd. Toronto, Ontario Feminine Attraction Secrets Do you want to take your love life to new heights? Would you like to experience deeper, loving connection? Is dating, mating and relating making you crazy? Would you like to take the mystery out of relating with men? How about add in more of your own mystery, your own juicy “Je ne sais quoi”? Do you want … [Read more...]

My 5 Pocket-Sized Feminist Resolutions for 2016

Life and work and motherhood demand nearly all of my time. But there are still feminist actionable items that I can tackle this year. Here's how I can keep the work moving forward in small but important ways. (WOMENSENEWS)--Last year was a tough year, feminists. But then again, when has it not been a tough year for battling sexism and misogyny? And then Serena Williams was honored as the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, and I felt inspired once more. The allure of feminism, for … [Read more...]

Toronto Women’s EXPO – Jan 19

Ladies Please Mark Your Calendars for Tuesday January 19th, 2016 Event: Sixth Annual Toronto Women's Expo Date: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 Time: 9 am - 6 pm. Speakers: Darin Adams - Infusofionsoft Pasha Carter - Author, International Speaker and Top Women Transformational Coach. Byron Nelson - Author, International Speaker and Top Transformational and Performance Coach. And more to be announced. Tickets: ONLY $297.00 Always a fun time at the Toronto Women's Expo! Meet and … [Read more...]

Chicago Teachers Awarded Damages for Pregnancy Discrimination

Eight women who were fired from their teaching positions following the announcements of their pregnancies will receive nearly $300,000 in damages and back pay. In a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Board of Education late last year, the Department of Justice (DOJ) claimed the principal of Chicago's Scammon Elementary School fired, threatened to fire, and evaluated poorly the performances of pregnant teachers, with the Board consenting to as many as six of the resulting firings. The Chicago … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabian Women cast their first votes in the country’s history

Women in Saudi Arabia have cast their first votes in the country's history, in municipal elections. Women were also standing as candidates, another first, despite the conservative kingdom being the only nation where women are not allowed to drive. A total of 978 women have registered as candidates, alongside 5,938 men. Female candidates have had to speak behind a partition while campaigning or be represented by a man. Turnout was high, state media reported. About 130,000 women … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Successfully Marketing to Women

Over the years marketing companies hired to market products and services to women have not always crowned themselves in glory. Many marketers did not understand their audience or sent out the wrong message to potential customers. However, the marketing world has evolved. Modern businesses realize just how large and important the female market is. Some tips that will help you successfully market products and services to women include the following: Research your Market It’s never been … [Read more...]

MARCH 6 – International Women’s Day 2016 Celebration: A Woman’s World … is an Inside Job!

Celebrating International Women's Day 2016, A Celebration of Women™ Foundation Inc. will be hosting a superb day of amazing sharing from the heart. Below is a peek at our speakers for your enjoyment. JOIN US - MARCH 6, 2016 "A Woman's World ... is an Inside Job!" DATE: MARCH 6, 2016 TIME: 11 AM - 6 PM VENUE: The Hard Rock Cafe, 279 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1N8 SCHEDULE: 11 - 1PM - SPEAKERS, 1-2 PM LUNCH BREAK 2-4 SPEAKERS, 4-6 NETWORKING TICKETS INCLUDE The Hard Rock Cafe … [Read more...]

The Women Economic, Social & Spiritual Empowerment Conference, NOV 28/29

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Celebrating Samhain, OCT 31

As October turns to November, thousands of Witches, Wiccans, Druids, and other Pagans across America, Canada, Europe, and elsewhere observe the sacred time of Samhain. Samhain is a festival of the Dead. Meaning "Summer's End" and pronounced saah-win or saa-ween, Samhain is a celebration of the end of the harvest and the start of the coldest half of the year. For many practitioners, myself included, Samhain also is the beginning of the spiritual new year. Originating in ancient Europe as … [Read more...]

“WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health”, NOV 2015

Take control of your health and look after yourself. Talk about the big stuff in life The break up of a relationship, loss of a job, financial trouble or becoming a father are big moments in a man’s life that happen to many men. It’s important to recognize the impact of these and know it’s ok to talk about how you’re coping with the change. Knowledge is power Family history is one of the most powerful tools to understanding your health. Family history affects your level of risk … [Read more...]

Torontos Marketing and Sales Strategies Summit Wed, Nov 25

Toronto's Marketing & Sales Strategies Summit Wed, November 25 Are you ready to turn your hard work into consistent cash? If converting leads into sales stands in the way of your success, learn how to share what you do in a way that gets people wanting to buy. Uncover the secrets of networking, marketing and closing the deal at this live event where you’ll connect with +500 business owners. What Makes the Marketing & Sales Strategies Summit So Different? When it comes to Marketing their … [Read more...]

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