REGINA EDUCATION AWARD, Bursary Application by Nov 30

Business and Professional Women Regina give out a bursary for $750 for a woman returning to post secondary school (she must be at least in her second year of a multi-year program). The deadline for application is Nov 30 and the bursary is awarded half in Dec and half after she shows paperwork that she is registered for school in the term beginning after the new year. This bursary is based on need not marks. Details below. Educational Bursaries reginabpw.org Each year BPW Regina sponsors an … [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...]

The Black Canadian Awards – MARCH 1

Toronto, ON - Diversity Advancement Network is thrilled to announce the nominees and honorees for the highly anticipated Black Canadian Awards event. Celebrating achievers, role models and exceptional talents in community, entertainment and business. The Black Canadian Awards is poised to be one of the most significant events during the black history month, showcasing how Black Canadians have contributed to the economic development of Canada both in the past and present. With over 20,000 … [Read more...]

Lynn Syms Prize , World Pulse campaign ends Mar 31

World Pulse is honored to announce the inaugural Lynn Syms Prize in partnership with sculptor and philanthropist Lynn Syms. In 2014, the prize will be awarded to an outstanding grassroots woman and visionary voice using digital tools to effect change and advance her community work. To be eligible to win the US $20,000 prize and trip to New York City, you must submit a written journal entry to all three phases of the Women Weave the Web Campaign. Introducing the Lynn Syms Prize: Lifting … [Read more...]

Presidential Medal of Freedom celebrates 50 Years!

President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients 2013 Marks 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Establishment of the Presidential Medal of Freedom     WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United … [Read more...]

Maria Elena Bello – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this empowered woman visionary that embraced the strength that a grassroots movement can have on positive change in our world. when witness to catastrophe, this woman immediately took action, founding an organization to empower the women of said region, building health clinic and outreach center.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Maria Elena Bello         Bello was born in … [Read more...]

Barbara Taylor Bradford – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™  is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman that knew from a very young age who she was, what she wanted to do with her life, and Took Action to follow her calling.    A woman leader and a woman far ahead of her times, this power of example has thrived through the most successful of literary careers, still managing to find time to work diligently in the realm of charity; in areas of breast cancer and literacy for all.         WOMAN … [Read more...]

Celebrating Punjab, wins prestigious UN Public Service Award

The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service.    The Gender Unit, Department of Labour Punjab, wins … [Read more...]

Sheetal Mehta Walsh – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman that has helped thousands around the globe, honored by the Queen, holding awards from around the globe, she has devoted her life to bettering the lives of women and children inside the slums of India. Through applying her own skills, she is helping to create entrepreneurs build sustainable business by providing both through mentorship and the tools. Join us as we Celebrate the Woman and the positive actions she … [Read more...]

Woman of the Year & Man of Equality in Action celebrated in GAZA

UNRWA held its fourth annual awards ceremony to name the Woman of the Year and Man of Equality in Action 2013. Organized by the UNRWA Gaza Women’s Committee (UWGC), the event acknowledged colleagues for their commitment, dedication and important contribution to improve UNRWA’s work, strengthen services to Palestine refugees and promote gender equality in the Gaza Strip. “Equality" at UNRWA is crucial to the progressive development of our organization and will ensure the ongoing quality … [Read more...]

Celebrating YWCA Women of Distinction Alumnae Reception‏ – Mar 7, 2013

ALUMNAE RECEPTION Hosted By Join us to meet the 2013 YWCA WOMEN OF DISTINCTION ________________________________________________________________________ THURSDAY, MARCH 7th, 2013 6 - 8 PM In conversation with Janet McFarland of The Globe and Mail. 2013 recipients will be announced on International Women’s Day March 8th, 2013 SEEDS FOR CHANGE CULTIVATING FOOD FOR THOUGHT ________________________________________________________________________ 2013 YWCA Women of … [Read more...]

Outstanding Achievement Award – JAN 22 – Rideau Hall

  Outstanding Achievement Award   January 21, 2013 Governor General to present Public Service Outstanding Achievement Award OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, joined by the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, will present the Public Service Outstanding Achievement Award, at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Together, they will present the award to one senior executive of the … [Read more...]

PM participates in Diamond Jubilee Medal ceremony in Toronto

PM participates in Diamond Jubilee Medal ceremony in Toronto January 12, 2013 Toronto, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today participated in a ceremony at Queen's Park in Toronto to present Diamond Jubilee Medals to 17 Canadians for their outstanding contributions to Canada. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Honourable David Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. "I am delighted to present Diamond Jubilee Medals to great Ontarians who have contributed to their … [Read more...]

2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala – Nov 28

    Celebrate the Extraordinary 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala   Recipients of the 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards will be recognized at the Gala on November 28, at the prestigious Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Join us for an inspiring evening that honours the courage and celebrates the stories of exceptional women nation-wide. Indulge in an evening among stars and enjoy the glamour of this year's gala as we pay tribute to this year's finalists … [Read more...]

Susan McIsaac – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is excited to Celebrate the Life of this woman, born into a loving and Faith filled family,  who has devoted over 20 years of her life working to help others, in the NON-PROFIT sector.  Her diligence and perseverence in a very tough business of  'fundraising'  has lead her to the Top of the UNITED WAY, Canada.  Our World is priviledged to have this Canadian Woman with the leadership qualities and human spirit that this Lady possesses.  Susan is and will always … [Read more...]

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