The Rumie Initiative: launching Nov 2013

Ambassador Harvey Lam and Tariq Fancy on the importance of education and the inspiration behind the Rumie Initiative. Harvey's story Education saved us. With funding from a Canadian government training program, my mother enrolled in a computer programming class. She had been raising my sister and me with money earned from odd jobs, but knew it wouldn't be enough. With her newfound knowledge (and certification), my mother found a job, eventually built a successful career, and most … [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...]

Childcare, 10 Things Kids Born in 2013 Will Never Know

While there’s no denying that progress is a wonderful thing, the rate at which the world is changing is creating an environment in which objects that were commonplace to today’s parents will be virtually unheard of when their babies become adults. Realizing how many of the things you’re familiar with will be archaic to your children can understandably make you feel old before your time, but it’s wise to keep in mind that technology is progressing at an unprecedented pace these days. … [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...]

GPS Your Best Life™ Charmaine Hammond & Debra Kasowski – Nov 26

Join authors of GPS Your Best Life ™ Charmaine Hammond & Debra Kasowski to Dream Big and Live Bigger™! Saturday November 26, 2011 from 9 am to Noon Aldergrove Community League 8535 – 182 Street Edmonton, AB Vision Board Your Future!   Dream It…Believe It… Live It…Achieve It!   Do you have a difficult time gaining clarity about what you want in life? Discover how you can get a clearer picture about what you want and learn ways in which you can achieve … [Read more...]

Cortney Litwin – Celebrating Your FEBRUARY Forcast

Your February Forecast   February 1-28, 2011  The airy energy from multiple Aquarius-Libra connections is sure to energize socializing for most of the month. There will be plenty of opportunities to flirt, laugh and enjoy moments with your lover and friends. It’s an appropriate vibe for the month that hosts Valentine’s Day.   Feel the love and share your heart!     Transit Tales The New Moon conjunct Mars in friendly Aquarius on February 2 can intensify your desire to connect with friends, … [Read more...]

Copyright 2014 @ A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders That Care