Remembering All Moms on Mother’s Day

If your family chose to partake in an open adoption relationship with your child's birth mother, you are definitely not alone. According to the Independent Adoption Center, the majority of the 4,000 families that used its services chose open adoptions. Unfortunately, as you may have learned, there are no rules when it comes to open adoptions. Or as OpenAdoption.com states, "The most important thing to remember is that there is no typical open adoption relationship." To Celebrate or … [Read more...]

WEWednesdays! … is BORN

This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online. APRIL 2 was our Grand Launch of this pristine opportunity for WOMEN to NETWORK, share, mingle, meet & greet other great women in business, women building a dream, women starting new projects, women writing great books, women meeting women, women supporting women ... and will run every second WEDNESDAY. Each week will have a Surprise Guest Speaker, an interactive game; and always great Draws & Raffles! APRIL … [Read more...]

MOON in ARIES – Take ‘courageous’ Action!

Now we must take courageous action in our lives, although other Mars issues, like anger, maybe conflicting with deeper issues and inhibiting a confident fresh start. Stay in the moment and shift gears towards joy and self actualization no matter what is going on in order to really see the power of your life. It really is the perfect time to ignite our inner glow and find the courage to create the lives we deserve. Lets get started! Complimentary copy of your horoscope along … [Read more...]

DARE to SUCCEED – Women’s Boardroom VIP Dinner Workshop – APRIL 23

DARE to SUCCEED The Leadership and Empowerment "Boardroom Style - Gourmet Dinner" Workshop Andrea Ivanka International Inc. Find out what people are raving about! If you could empower yourself, your family, your staff, your clients... would you? What are the qualities of leadership? What prevents us from actioning those qualities? What does cutting-edge science know now that could assist you instantly? Come experience it…and learn how easy and instantaneous it can … [Read more...]

Seneca Falls, Women’s Interfaith Institute Breaks New Ground

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Seneca Falls, Women’s Interfaith Institute Breaks New Ground Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Dr. Melinda Grube) and Attorney Nadia Shahram meet in Seneca Falls to talk on International Women’s Day 2014 —across religious traditions, countries of origin, and centuries! Photo by Dave Duprey It seemed like a good idea at the time. The church in Seneca Falls had a For Sale sign in front with a “Price Reduced” banner across it. The structure, built in 1871, stood next door to … [Read more...]

Calling all Child Chefs to Whitehouse, entry deadline April 5

First Lady Michelle Obama and Epicurious Editor Tanya Steel listen as 12-year-old Haile Thomas, last year's recipe winner from Arizona, introduces Mrs. Obama during the Kids' State Dinner in the East Room of the White House, July 9, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Epicurious, the Department of Education, and the Department of Agriculture to host the third-annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge recipe contest. Calling all young … [Read more...]

Women In the Workplace: Then Vs. Now

1980 vs. Today: The workplace is largely unequal, but gender equality in the workplace is the best it’s ever been. With millennial women leading the charge, there’s no telling what another 30 years will bring! Today: 19% of C-level execs[2] 24% of senior vice presidents 27% of vice presidents 35% of directors 40% of managers 53% of entry level positions Are women.. But there are still barriers to women’s workplace advancement Women make $.77 for every $1 a man … [Read more...]

Stop Child Trafficking In The U.S.

Human traffickers prey on abused or neglected young people. State child welfare systems are doing what they can to help, but far too often many of these victims are falling through the cracks. Change is needed. That's why the bipartisan Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act has been put in motion by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. If approved, these laws would make it easier to aid trafficking victims and help put an end to the horrific practice … [Read more...]

Veil of Tears Movie – Take Action!

This gripping new documentary film tells the untold story of millions of women in India who are culturally oppressed for no other reason than the fact that they are women. However, despite the centuries of oppression, there are those who are reaching out and trying to change the culture towards women, from the inside out. These are the faces of true survivors. Those who have withstood a lifetime of adversity in the face of a culture stacked against them. Take a heartfelt journey … [Read more...]

Empowered Women Impact Awards, April 7 – April 17

  I Just Won An Empowered Women Impact Award!   I’ve got some exciting news that I want to share with you… I’m happy to announce that I’m a recipient of an “Empowered Women Impact” Award! A prompt from Spirit guided Empowerment Specialist, Lorna Blake, to do this Award and to offer them to certain Visionary Women Leaders who are making an impact globally! I’m really honored to be in the company of 10 other top women leaders for this the first year of the Empowered Women Impact … [Read more...]

Women’s Work in a Male Dominated Environment

President Barack Obama and the National Women’s’ Law Center promote efforts to encourage women and girls to prepare for nontraditional fields, realizing the importance of fighting gender inequality in career preparation, math and sciences, and vocational and apprenticeship programs. Despite the fact that women earn an average of 33 percent more when they work in the high growth fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, they make up only 24 percent of the STEM workforce according to … [Read more...]

Pre-Mother’s Day FASHION & Gift Show – May 4, & Mum Luncheon

Our Gift Show MAY 4 will host elegant gifts for all Mothers ranging from body wraps, candy, candles, chocolate, crystals, essential oils, stones, flowers, hand-made glassware, handbags, lingerie, PJs, jewellery, skincare, soaps, and so much more !!! Also this day will be celebrating the amazing Spring/Summer 2014 Swimwear FASHION SHOW hosted by Premier Jour Fine Lingerie and Swimwear, Toronto, Ontario - Founder, CEO After Breast Cancer (ABC) - Details Soon! LUNCHEON for MUM - TELEPHONE … [Read more...]

Celebrating ‘Women’s History Month’ 2014

Women's History Month is an annual declared month worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women's Day on March 8, and during October in Canada, corresponding with the celebration of Persons Day on October 18. March is Women’s History Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, … [Read more...]

 International World Water Day, March 22

22 March each year is International World Water Day. It is a mean of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The theme in 2014 is Water and Energy Date: 22 March 2014 Location: Worldwide Organizer: United Nations International World Water Day tries to remind people about the significance of fresh water and to promote sustainability for fresh water resources' management. . The first proposal for the … [Read more...]

Keep Yourself Secure At Work, Too

A TV ad played a couple of years ago featuring a black woman walking alone in a dark, largely empty parking garage, anxiously peering over her shoulder. She was dressed like a professional and looked like she'd been working late at the office. The only sounds were her clicking heels and dripping water. The scene was ominous. Luckily, she wasn't entirely alone. Dennis Haysbert was there, happily pitching for Allstate. As if her biggest problem at the moment was a scratch left by a careless … [Read more...]

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