Women in Science, 2030 Agenda

Involving women in science, implementing the 2030 Agenda | UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Women and girls represent half of the world’s population. Yet, they are not fully participating within the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with a gender gap still remaining far too wide across the globe. Indeed, women account for less than 30 per cent of all researchers in the world and where one in nine men graduate in the fields of … [Read more...]

Full Moon in Scorpio, MAY 14/14

'The breakthrough has happened.' "And I do mean for everyone. That doesn't mean we all got wonderful presents, or lumps of coal. " Remember, do NOT get too focused upon what happened concretely to you, i.e., job, money house, car, etc. Keep a wider perspective on YOU. How YOU have cracked open the shell that you were once contained within--perhaps for a long time." The breakthrough we are talking about is the new birth we're all experiencing. The Cardinal Grand Cross in late April … [Read more...]

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, celebrating MAY 8th!

As the ITU Special Envoy for Women and Girls in ICT, I am thrilled to be greeting all the girls around the world, as we celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 25 April 2013. Technology is offering large-scale opportunities to empower women and girls, creating a systemic cultural shift by improving how they’re portrayed and represented. These are the tools that will ultimately allow women and girls to reach their full potential. My awareness of gender imbalance in the media came when I … [Read more...]

ECOSOC EVENT “… solutions for sustainable development” – 24 April 2013

The Partnerships Forum is one of the preparatory events for the 2013 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) on “Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)”, and is organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA); in collaboration with WIPO, ITU, UNESCO, UNICEF, the United nations Office for Partnerships, the UN Global Compact and the … [Read more...]

International Day of Human Space Flight celebrated April 12

How UN helps Girls Reach for the Stars! … [Read more...]

THE PHOTON BELT and 2012 – SHIRLEE HALL

GREETINGS... I hope I Light up your life... THE PHOTON BELT and 2012 Scientists state that our planet is literally speeding up. Time feels to be passing faster. In contrast, there is evidence that the Earth's magnetic field is becoming steadily weaker. Intuitive people are also aware that they have the potential to increase personal vibration and achieve higher states of awareness. It has become obvious that science and spirituality have a common … [Read more...]

‘Mitochondrial Eve’ ~ To be or not to be?

Mitochondrial Eve is estimated to have lived around 200,000 years ago, most likely in East Africa, when Homo sapiens sapiens (anatomically modern humans) were developing as a population distinct from other human sub-species. On the first day of 1987, a scientific “discovery” seized the attention of the popular press. The original scientific article that caused all the commotion — “Mitochondrial DNA and Human Evolution”— appeared in the January 1, 1987 issue of Nature, and was authored by … [Read more...]

Alchemy

alchemy |’alkemē Figurative: a process by which paradoxical results are achieved or incompatible elements combined with no obvious rational explanation. Alchemy is a science that centers on the inherent powers of the four elements-fire, water, earth, and air. Any varying combination of these will provide one with the makings of any element presented on the periodic table. Alchemy was first utilized in Khem-the ancient name for Egypt (Al-Kimiya)-and it is the basis of modern chemistry. Of … [Read more...]

Celebrating a Centennial Women's History Month!

    History of National Women's History Month By Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Cofounder National Women's History Project 2011 Theme - Our History is Our Strength a Centennial Year (1911-2011) Celebrate!     Local Celebrations   As recently as the 1970's, women's history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women … [Read more...]

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