Muskan Sethi is changing the game in her native India

In April 2018, a rising star in the poker world caught the attention of a multinational gaming platform that would soon be expanding into unknown territory. Subsequently, this talented individual was made an ambassador for the brand in their native country, a dream come true for any aspiring Phil Helmuth or Vanessa Selbst. Muskan Sethi, however, was no ordinary talent, and her appointment as an Indian ambassador for the poker platform, PokerStars, was no ordinary collaboration. A career path … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women In Your Community

For all the amazing women who have accomplished great things and become recognized for their achievements, there are many more quietly working away in their local communities. You probably know some yourself; women who devote themselves to good causes, inspire children through their teaching, create artworks that give pleasure to other people, or work tirelessly to raise money and improve the lives of their fellows. These women are the cornerstones of communities, without whom far less would be … [Read more...]

5 Things Every Woman Should do At Least Once in Her Lifetime

The saying goes that ‘life is but a twinkling of an eye’ and for this reason, it’s important that you live it the best way that you can. You can become so busy working, trying to pay bills, and striving to make a difference that you often forget to take the time out to live a little. Living could mean seeking new experiences, visiting new places or challenging yourself to do things that are out-of-the-box. Since you only have one life to live, you should consider doing a few unconventional … [Read more...]

6 Things Strong, Single And Independent Women Never Do

Being strong and independent doesn’t just mean you have your own apartment and you’re not depending on your parents. That’s not the point. It’s what you carry inside that matters. It’s the way you think and the way you act. You can be alone and proud of it. You don’t need anyone’s help and you don’t seek it. You know that you are more than capable of doing anything you wish and no one and nothing can stop you. Strong and independent women won’t seek approval in meaningless relationships … [Read more...]

6 Famous Women Who Speak Many Languages

The ability to speak more than one language is a vital skill in many areas of business, sport, and entertainment – after all, people are always much more receptive to what is being said when the speaker is using their own language. A person who is multilingual is known as a polyglot, but you won't only find them among the ranks of diplomats or interpreters; in fact, some of the world's most famous women can speak fluently in several languages, as these six examples show. Audrey … [Read more...]

Simple Strategies For Becoming More Independent

As a woman, it’s not always easy to get on your own two feet in a world that seems to be kinder toward men. What you need are strategies for becoming more independent and the self-assurance that you’ll be okay alone if you have to be. Being independent doesn’t mean you have to go through life all on your own, but that you’re willing and able to make decisions based on your individual logic and reasoning. You aren’t afraid to go against the crowd and do what’s best for you when you’re … [Read more...]

Women & Feminism in the Technology Realm

Comparing the number of women to men working in the tech field leaves a lot to be desired. Even though women working in the tech industry continue to grow, with a lot of them taking up jobs in systems administration, software development, and business seo service, to name a few, there is still room for improvement. Taking a rough look at the CEOs of top tech giants across the globe such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and Google’s Sundar Pichai shows how … [Read more...]

4 Ways That Women Can Help Other Women

Women should always try to help other women. Help in life, in the home, at work, and in general. Women have to face a lot of problems, so knowing that there are people out there who understand, who are going through the same issues, and who have advice is something that can boost confidence and push them forward into becoming someone they’ve always aspired to be. With this said, what are the ways that a woman can help other women? Don’t Judge Women are judged – rightly or wrongly – all … [Read more...]

What Makes a Confident Woman?

A confident woman is a successful woman. A confident woman is a happy woman. A confident woman is the kind of woman who can take over the world – if she chooses to. The point is, being a confident woman can open all sorts of doors, and make life a lot more interesting. What is it that makes a confident woman? They’re Not Perfect Being a confident woman does not mean being perfect. It simply means that they embrace their flaws and either live with them without letting them be a concern, or … [Read more...]

Raising Kids to Believe in Gender Equality

Everywhere you look there are issues of gender equality: the thousands of protesters rallying against the pay gap, the lack of paternity leave for fathers, the messages displayed on our children’s clothing. It’s no wonder our kids grow up believing boys don’t cry and girls have little else to aspire to than achieving a perfect appearance. On the whole, our interpretation of gender is rooted in socially constructed ideas that can be harmful or limiting to children. Considering most kids form … [Read more...]

Five factors stopping you from reaching your goals

In life, we all have goals or dreams that we aspire to. Women face more challenges than most. In fact, many women are guilty of putting their own aims to one side, while pursuing the needs of your family or spouse first. From childcare to elderly relatives and maintaining a work-life balance, it can take precedence over your own goals or ambitions. Yet, it doesn’t have to be too late for you to step out on your own. While it’s just not fair that there are a lot of extra challenges in your way, … [Read more...]

BOLD ACTION 2017 Conference, NOV 17

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM EST Four Points by Sheraton 6090 Dixie Rd, Mississauga This year's theme is BOLD ACTION 2017 This year's conference features the best minds in mindset, sales, and marketing to help you build your business and experience phenomenal success. Discover what to focus on to get more clients in less time Learn the 5 most effective P's to follow and the do's and don'ts behind engaging and effective social storytelling on various platforms including … [Read more...]

A Victory for Women as Instant Divorce is Banned in India

“Talaq” is the Arabic word for divorce, which when expressed three times in a row by a Muslim husband to his wife in India is all that’s needed to constitute an instant, unilateral and legal divorce. Well, this has been the case until now. On Tuesday 22 August 2017, thanks to a continued two-year effort on behalf of the Muslim organization, Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), and the testimonies of five “divorced” women, India's Supreme Court banned the controversial practice of instant … [Read more...]

Writing a Mission Statement for Nonprofit That Stands Out

Nonprofits have helped women find their place in society, but their work is never done. It is imperative that nonprofits continue to do all that good work and raise awareness about the most important and crucial issues. In order to be able to do that, every nonprofit needs to have a clear and well thought out mission statement. Its goal is to explain why your nonprofit organization exists in the first place. This is important, because if nobody knows about the mission, nobody is going to … [Read more...]

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