MARCH 6: IWD2016 – Thank you Sponsors!

VENUE SPONSOR: The Hard Rock Cafe HARD ROCK CAFE TORONTO Est. June 23, 1978 For more than 40 years, Hard Rock Cafe Toronto has been serving delicious American and local cuisine prepared by world-renowned chefs. Located directly across from one of Toronto’s major shopping destinations, the Toronto Eaton Centre, we offer the food, cocktails, and live entertainment you crave. Take a stroll through musical history with our extensive collection of musical memorabilia. Don’t forget … [Read more...]

Women in Science, 2030 Agenda

Involving women in science, implementing the 2030 Agenda | UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Women and girls represent half of the world’s population. Yet, they are not fully participating within the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with a gender gap still remaining far too wide across the globe. Indeed, women account for less than 30 per cent of all researchers in the world and where one in nine men graduate in the fields of … [Read more...]

Returning to the Workforce as a Mother

Returning to the Workforce as a Mother – Would Getting Your MBA First Create a Better Future for You and Your Family? If you decided to take a break from your career while your child was very young, but are planning to return to work once he or she is a little older and in school, it can be a bit of a daunting prospect. If you had a promising career you would like to go back to, you may be concerned that in the time you were not working, you may have become a less attractive prospect to … [Read more...]

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 REGISTRATION: 10 AM - 11 AM TIME: 11 AM - 6 PM VENUE: The Hard Rock Cafe, 279 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1N8 SCHEDULE: 11 - 1:30 PM - SPEAKERS, 1:30 -2:30 PM LUNCH BREAK 2:30 -4 SPEAKERS, 4-6 … [Read more...]

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