Great Ways to Celebrate Your Achievements

As a woman, achieving certain milestones are worth celebrating. Some examples of these achievements could be graduating from college, starting a new business, or getting the job of your dreams. Whatever the case, every achievement is valid, and you should celebrate yourself for demonstrating the strength, persistence, and determination that it takes to carry out a goal. You should also remember that it doesn’t have to be an over-the-top celebration and the main goal is to acknowledge your … [Read more...]

National “High Five” Day 2015

The high five is a hand gesture that occurs when two people simultaneously raise one hand each, about head-high, and push, slide, or slap the flat of their palm against the flat palm of the other person. The gesture is often preceded verbally by a phrase like "Give me five" or "High five." Its meaning varies with the context of use but can include as a greeting, congratulations or celebration. There are many origin stories of the high five, but the two most documented candidates are Dusty … [Read more...]

Caregiver Awareness Month – NOV 2013

November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month "This month and throughout the year, let the quiet perseverance of our family caregiversremind us of the decency and kindnessto which we can all aspire." -President Barack Obama, 2011 Proclamation National Family Caregivers Month is a nationally recognized month observed every November to draw attention to the many challenges facing family caregivers, advocate for stronger public policy to address family caregiving issues, and raise … [Read more...]

Celebrate Africa, Supporting Female Farmers in Tanzania!

Fortunata and her child at home in Ameru, Kilimanjaro region. Copyright: WFP/Jen Kunz. Fortunata is a single mother of four living in Ameru, a small village in the Hai district of northwest Tanzania. High food prices and her community's dependence on agriculture in a region where rainfall is irregular and droughts are severe meant it was a daily struggle for Fortunata to feed her family. Fortunata's one-and-a-half acre plot yielded green beans, but the lack of water was a constant … [Read more...]

4th of July, celebrate with the Best BBQ (24 blogs of ‘how to’)

There’s no better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with a good old-fashioned backyard barbeque. Great friends, plenty of red, white and blue and a healthy spread of grilled dishes, cold salads and festive drinks are the perfect recipe for a great time. If you’re hosting the 4th of July party this year, look no further than these 24 blog posts for plenty of inspiration for pulling off the best Independence Day bash of the summer. Decorations Red, white and blue colors are the only … [Read more...]

World Oceans Day is June 8th, celebrate!

June 8th is World Oceans Day Together we have the power to protect the ocean World Ocean Day is a time to celebrate our common treasure, which makes the Earth habitable for people by providing and regulating the climate, weather, oxygen, food and many other environmental, social and economic benefits. The lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe, the ocean is also a major source of food and medicines and a critical part of the biosphere. The ‘blue economy’ of the … [Read more...]

CANADA is leader in global food security initiatives, celebrate!

  ROME — Canada's leadership on food security and nutrition is contributing to the reduction of poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in developing countries. The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, participated today in a round table in Rome to discuss global food security and nutrition, and the role of private sector partnerships. "Ensuring access to safe and nutritious food is a priority of Canada's international assistance to developing countries," said … [Read more...]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of African Union!

In advance of the 21st Summit of African Union, to be held in Addis Ababa on 19-27 May 2013, the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, presents her congratulations to all African women and men on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the African Union.© African Union -African Union 50th anniversary logo “The African Union is a force for solidarity and for peace across the continent,” said Irina Bokova. “For fifty years, it has promoted a more integrated and prosperous Africa -- this … [Read more...]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo – May 5

  Cinco de Mayo     March 5th   What is Cinco de Mayo? Cinco de Mayo means the "fifth of May" in Spanish. Many Americans believe that Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico's independence from Spain. In fact, it began as a local holiday that celebrated Mexico's defeat of the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The History of Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the … [Read more...]

Monika Burwise: Our Global Awakening – Unwrap Yourself!

Founder and CEO of The Global Awakening Institute, Monika Burwise join us today for this very special show to help you unwrap the gift of you! Monika and her husband Graham founded Global Awakening Institute as a platform for sharing their wisdom and to explore the boundaries of human potential. Together they have expertise in a diverse range of disciplines including human behavior, social dynamics, psychology, linguistics, physiology, philosophy, theology, spirituality, mysticism, the mind & … [Read more...]

Camilla Anne Burke celebrate April 18th in Toronto!

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Sheryl Sandberg – Taking Action to celebrate and embrace ‘Woman Leadership’

Sheryl Sandberg is Taking Action to celebrate and embrace 'Woman Leadership' in our new millennium's 'women's movement' creating a new website community for individuals to share ideas on leadership collaboration, inspiration and motivation. In the welcome to her new website (Community-Women/Men), she says: LEAN IN "Whether you are a woman or man…have read the book “Lean In” or not … are just starting out, considering a change, taking a break, looking to start something new, or trying to … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2013 – MARCH 8

Celebrate In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution calling on member states to proclaim a day for women's rights and international peace. Following the United Nations' lead, Canada chose March 8 as International Women's Day. History The idea for an International Women's Day arose around the turn of the 20th century out of a long-standing movement for women to participate equally in society. The first International Women's Day was observed on March 19, … [Read more...]

Elite Women Around The World celebrate Women’s History Month on March 22, 2013

  Elite Women Around The World® is a global network of individuals, leaders, organizations, businesses, coming together with a shared mission of enhancing the economic position of women globally and creating a worldwide platform for: Leadership, Mentorship, Economic Advancement & Empowerment for women Collaboration among women businesses Building of Alliances with other businesses and civic organizations Education and Insights on business issues for global … [Read more...]

Celebrate Abolishing Sang Chatti (compensation marriage): Pakistan

Abolishing Sang Chatti: Pakistan works to prevent compensation marriage and other forms of Violence Against Women Seven-year-old Izzo Bibi* lives in a small village in the province of Sindh in southern Pakistan. Her father cannot afford to send her to school but her mother has taught her traditional Sindhi embroidery. Izzo’s older cousin Sheeno* used to help her learn new embroidery motifs. When Izzo’s paternal uncle murdered his neighbour, the faislo (also called Jirga, the … [Read more...]

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