Getting a Green Education : Sustainability Majors

  Getting a Green Education : Sustainability Majors       According to USA Today, over 100 majors, minors, and focuses in sustainability-centric programs were added to the collegiate roster in 2009. And with increasing interest in climate control, eliminating paper trails, and reducing our carbon footprints, the number has only grown since then.         Going green is a hot topic, with many major companies making efforts to incorporate … [Read more...]

YWM – Anthem Contest Mentorship Program

 ANTHEM MENTORSHIP PROGRAM   It is our pleasure to announce that A Celebration of Women Foundation Inc. will be supporting the creation and production of this winning song at a professional studio, with one of our very own, musical professional WOMEN of ACTION ( TBA ). All Young Women that are engaging in this Contest that are seeking assistance or mentorship are welcome to send all musical, writing block and moral support questions through to Team Celebration through our … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-11), celebrating 5 Days, 5 Ways Giveaway

Great Teachers Make Great Public Schools On National Teacher Day, thousands of communities take time to honor their local educators and acknowledge the crucial role teachers play in making sure every student receives a quality education. Planning Materials and Artwork Download our 2012 artwork including poster, web buttons, and banners. My Amazing Teacher Campaign Join the National Education Association and Parenting.com in honoring public school teachers for their unwavering passion, … [Read more...]

UNRWA – Ensuring Education for girls on WEST BANK

    Ensuring access to education for girls in the West Bank   Wafa'a Shihda is a 13-year-old student at UNRWA's Al-Aqrabania school. The school exemplifies UNRWA's efforts to ensure access to education for Palestine refugees living in the West Bank. Though the school in Al-Aqrabania is co-ed, it has been particularly important for girls living in the village and surrounding area. Social norms mean that girls face more constraints on their freedom of movement. This has been … [Read more...]

Courtney Leigh Hewitt Scholarship 2010 – Skyler Parker

    Skyler Parker, Winner 2010       Courtney Leigh Hewitt Scholarship 2010 Skyler Parker, as the proud recipient of 2010 Courtney Leigh Hewitt Scholarship, says   " I am extremely honored beyond words to receive this award! "     Without ever having the pleasure and opportunity of getting to know this amazing, incredible human being. I humbly accept this award and will use it to further my education and become a Nurse, a life long dream of mine! Currently, I am enrolled in the Nursing … [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...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: 'Bullying is Not Cool'

  'Bullying is Not Cool'       Sometimes my toddler sings, “Don’t bother me” and every time he does I can’t help but smile. Once I teasingly asked him, “Who’s bothering you?” I found this amusing until this week. I got serious when I thought of Shane, a character on the soap opera, One Life to Live. I thought of what would happen if he said to the kid who was bullying him, “Don’t bother me.” It was discovered that Shane was receiving threatening messages on his laptop. This had been happening … [Read more...]

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