Rita Pierson, Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher with more than 40 years of experience, talks about the value and importance of human connection (relationships) in a kid's education. She believes that if most kids grew up not being afraid to take risks and not being afraid to think, our world would be a better place. Every child deserves a champion, she says - an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of relation, and insists that they become the best they can possibly be. Educators are born to … [Read more...]

Women at the center of Economic Activity

Professor Muhammad Yunus established the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh with the objective of helping poor people escape from poverty by providing loans without collateral to support income-generating activities. From Prof. Yunus's personal loan of small amounts of money in the mid-70's to destitute basket-weavers in Bangladesh, the Grameen Bank has advanced to the forefront of a burgeoning world movement toward eradicating poverty through micro-lending. Today it has 8.4 million borrowers of … [Read more...]

Sayydah Garrett – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader. Through her journey to successful leadership with The Pastoralist Child Foundation, she stands as a bright beacon for all youth to achieve an education, with a focus on making sure each and every girl has a chance at life without female mutilation.     WOMAN of ACTION™ … [Read more...]

POST 2015 WOMAN: “MENTAL HEALTH … is an Inside Job!”

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY SUMMIT 2015 POST 2015 WOMAN: "MENTAL HEALTH ... is an Inside Job!" DATE: MARCH 8, 2015   COUNTDOWN BEGINS >>> #IWD2015 We are excited to announce that on MARCH 8, 2015 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY SUMMIT 2015 will be held at the Montecassino Hotel & Event Venue, 3710 Chesswood Drive, Toronto, ON Canada M3J 2W4 THEME: The POST 2015 WOMAN: "Mental Health is an Inside Job!" This Summit is designed to be a Celebration that a global Healing has … [Read more...]

Global Update: Special UN General Assembly Edition‏

As the General Assembly began the general debate of its sixty-ninth session, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented to the Assembly his annual report on the work of the Organization. UN Photo/Mark Garten 24 September 2014 – Warning that the world’s “fasten seat belt” light is illuminated, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today opened the 69th annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly with a call for decisive leadership at a time when the ghosts of the Cold War have returned and … [Read more...]

GLOBAL WOMEN’S PEACE SUMMIT 2014, Sept. 21 (TICKETS)

This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online.       GENERAL ENTRY PASS ONLY $20 GENERAL ENTRY ONLY "PEACE .... is an inside Job" On September 21, 2014, we will be hosting our GLOBAL WOMEN'S PEACE SUMMIT 2014. Catherine Anne Clark, Founder of A Celebration of Women™ (ACOW) with over 650+ in its global Alumni of WOMEN of ACTION™, women leaders in activism/philanthropy on all continents and an estimated readership … [Read more...]

UN launches Gaza Crisis Appeal, keeping schools out of conflict!

Keep schools out of the conflict says UNESCO Director General as UN launches Gaza Crisis Appeal Paris, August 2014 - On Friday 1 August, the United Nations launched the 2014 Gaza Crisis Appeal in order to respond to urgent humanitarian needs in Gaza. Education facilities and schools are on the front line of this crisis. A large number of civilians in Gaza have sought shelter and safety in schools, which are overcrowded and where living conditions are increasingly harsh. At least seven UNRWA … [Read more...]

Celebrating School in Kenya, sponsor child today!

It is our honor to be of service to our fellow educators, this time inside the beautiful country of KENYA. Below are the exact descriptive words of our friend's ASK FOR HELP. "Here are some photos we took when the students in high school were taken on education tour on 11th/6/2014,this tour was sponsored by a local well wisher, they went to study different types of weather instrument at the Meteorological Station in Nairobi Dagoreti Kenya.our children in primary school will be going by … [Read more...]

WMF conference celebrated a Raving Success!

WHAT IS THE WOMEN MOVING FORWARD CONFERENCE? It is a one-day conference to celebrate the courage of women who are moving forward in their lives. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for these ladies. We will also have information tables with other non-profit organizations that support and sponsor women to move forward with their lives. (e.g. Scarborough Women’s Centre). The entire event will be run by volunteers, including speakers, trainers and coaches and will be funded by … [Read more...]

Critical Skills for Powerful Change Agents‏

Dear Friends, In every age, there are those who are inspired to imagine and initiate improvements to their world that change the course of history. They are not just the popular heroes and heroines who we are taught about in school, but they are the quiet ones who had the calling, the courage and vision to offer their ideas and efforts in meaningful ways. Perhaps you are one of these people. The swiftly changing social and environmental situations are hoping that if you are, you will … [Read more...]

‘Women Empowering Women’, IWD Dinner & Show , MARCH 8

HOW ARE WE GOING TO CELEBRATE - YOU ASK?  Fully Catered Buffet Dinner, Open Wine Service, Dessert Table, with the best coffee, tea, more ...  Surprise & Delight Door Prize! , Amazing Silent Auction, 50-50 DRAW, WIN FREE TICKETS!!!  Opening Dinner Prayer & Performance - Brenda MacIntyre ( The Song Woman )  Keynote speak, Frances Nunziata shares Her Story of over 25 years as a woman in public service. Special performance by Damidance.com -  a wonderful Salsa Show. Medicine … [Read more...]

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