Leila Janah – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, one visionary that has used technology to better the lives of women and youth globally. Her root belief that POVERTY on this planet will only be solved once humanity recognizes and utilizes the inherent talents of the poor, with the concept of creating jobs from the bottom - up.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Leila Janah       Janah was born on October 9th, … [Read more...]

“Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science”

  Male dominance in Computer Science are over Some background on Computer Science education: 1944: IBM worked with Howard Aiken, a professor at Harvard University, to design and build the first running programmable computer, the Harvard Mark I, which was installed at the university in 1944. Aiken set up a computing lab at Harvard and in 1947, established a degree program there. 1953: Maurice Wilkes, director of the Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University in Britain, established a … [Read more...]

Software Freedom Day (SFD) celebrated Sept 18

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration of Free Software. SFD is a public education effort with the aim of increasing awareness of Free Software and its virtues, and encouraging its use. Software Freedom Day was established in 2004 and was first observed on 28 August of that year. About 12 teams participated in the first Software Freedom Day. Since that time it has grown in popularity and while organizers anticipated more than 1,000 teams in 2010 the event has stalled at … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment in the Information Society

Speech by ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré ITU WSIS Forum 2013 High Level Dialogue 1 Women's Empowerment in the Information Society : Systemic, Scalable Strategies 14 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a tremendous pleasure to be with you this afternoon for this very important High Level Dialogue on Women’s Empowerment in the Information Society. In the second decade of the 21st century, we are all very much … [Read more...]

Mobile Money: IT for Tackling Global Poverty?

Did you know that 2.5 billion people in the world are without bank accounts? For many people in developing countries, it is simply too expensive to maintain a traditional brick-and-mortar bank account or the distance to a bank or ATM is too far to travel. This translates into greater economic insecurity for the people who need it most. You also may not have known that 2 billion of these people now have access to a cell phone, and that new mobile banking technologies are allowing millions … [Read more...]

Women and technology – the attitude gap

Careers in science and technology are increasing, but the International Labour Organization (ILO) says women and girls are in danger of being shut out of these opportunities. The ILO finds women tend to be over-represented in areas such as the humanities and the social sciences, and the agency has launched a new manual to address progress in achieving gender equality. Beng Poblete-Enriquez spoke to Jane Hodges, Director of the Bureau for Gender Equality at the ILO in Geneva, … [Read more...]

Women, 10 IPHONE APPS that will help you manage your home

Balancing the demands of a successful career, a busy family and your household needs is rarely a simple task. While Apple’s ubiquitous and impressive iPhone device users know that they can use their phone and the valuable applications in the App Store to streamline many of their professional and daily tasks in a manner that boosts productivity and efficiency, you may be surprised to learn that your iPhone can also help you manage household tasks. These ten apps are among the most useful … [Read more...]

Cheril Goodrich, The Great Miracle Share ~ The Expiration of Time

The Expiration of Time It is said that nature will fill a void. All nature happens in time. Nature happens in a level of time that 3D science does not use or understand, yet it does attempt to define what nature is for. A reasonable question would be; how can you possibly offer a reasonable explanation or give meaning to something if you cannot even relate to it in the same time frame?The gap that separates 3D science and 4D science is intellectual belief. What is intellectually … [Read more...]

Make Sure New Media is Not a Source of Distracted Driving

AIDS.gov encourages the use of new media to respond to public health issues, and to meet our audiences’ needs, we offer content through social media. Over time, we are seeing a major shift in the way people are accessing our content—nearly 50% of our traffic is now coming from mobile devices. While we are excited about this enormous upsurge in mobile use, we are mindful that there are potential dangers to using mobile devices—especially while driving. Since Distracted Driving month in … [Read more...]

INFOGRAPHICS showing a serge for HIV Visualization & Data

How do you make data look good – and mean something too? Information graphics, or infographics as they’re commonly referred to, attempt to do just that: visualize data in an engaging way. Infographics turn numbers into pictures, or take select data and represent them in a way that is easy to understand and visually appealing. We’ve recently seen a surge in these two elements, visualization (presenting data visually) and data. As computer, mobile, and tablet screens grow larger and … [Read more...]

Five Steps to Your IBM Professional Certification

  Five Steps to Your IBM Professional Certification URL:  http://www.testslive.com ; http://www.testslive.com/ibm   After finding your niche in the IT profession, it is finally time for you to choose an IBM certification path to solidify your status as a competent, capable professional. You may be wondering how the whole process works and how to go about getting started. Let’s examine five key steps that will lead to your successful completion the IBM certification … [Read more...]

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