Hillary Clinton Celebrates Breaking Largest Glass Ceiling-Shattering Win

Tonight, President Obama called both Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Sanders. The President congratulated both candidates for running inspiring campaigns that have energized Democrats, brought a new generation of Americans into the political process, and shined a spotlight on important policy ideas aimed at making sure our economy and our politics work for everybody, not just those with wealth and power. The President congratulated Secretary Clinton for securing the delegates necessary … [Read more...]

6 Simple Rules for Political Leadership Success

While every woman's path to achieving political leadership and influencing public policy is different, these rules help women get on the right track, argues Rebecca Sive in this excerpt from "Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman's Guide." (WOMENSENEWS)-- No. 1: Here's number one: if you want to be a winner, you have to want it really bad. My dear friend, neighbor and longtime mentor Ilana Diamond Rovner, the first female judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, has a … [Read more...]

Heroines of Peace – The Nine Nobel Women

The Nobel Peace Prizes at their best set before us an array of great human spirits. Between 1901 and 2014, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 567 times to 889 people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 860 individuals and 22 organizations. HERE, you can view the full list of Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates. The 'nine women Prizewinners' clearly belong in this list. They come from a variety of … [Read more...]

Women of Peacekeeping celebrating #WPD2015

Women in Peacekeeping As peacekeeping has evolved to encompass a broader humanitarian approach, women have become increasingly part of the peacekeeping family. Women are deployed in all areas – police, military and civilian – and have made a positive impact on peacekeeping environments, both in supporting the role of women in building peace and protecting women's rights. In all fields of peacekeeping, women peacekeepers have proven that they can perform the same roles, to the same … [Read more...]

Farheen Khan, Mississauga Centre

As the only candidate born and raised in Mississauga, Farheen has the vision, passion, and experience to fix Ottawa and stand up for our Canadian values. Coming from a long line of patriots, her family has always been at the forefront of defending our country. Her dad worked for the Toronto Police, her grand uncle was a Staff Sergeant for the Toronto Police, and her sister was a Master Corporal in the Reserves with the Canadian Armed Forces. Now Farheen is standing up to make sure Ottawa … [Read more...]

JOIN Dr. Jill Biden Online FREE, January 9, 11:00 a.m

Dear friends, Happy New Year! As part of our healthy start to 2015, we would like to invite you to a very special call. Join Dr. Jill Biden for a conference call on Friday, January 9, at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the benefits available to women through the Affordable Care Act. In light of the Women's Week of Action this week, Dr. Biden will also highlight the important work that organizations are doing to reach women and moms during this open enrollment period. Jill Biden, wife of … [Read more...]

CREATING A CAREER that MATTERS, Sept 26,27 & 28

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Celebrating, a Woman ‘to be’ in the White House

Hillary Clinton - WOMAN of ACTION™ run for President; that is the question. JANE PAULEY: If not you, who? Who is the viable woman of either party who could win a primary nomination in 2016, if not you? HILLARY CLINTON: Well, I think there are a number of qualified women who are holding office. "The last few days have offered vivid illustrations of why Hillary Clinton could decide not to run for president — and why, in the end, I believe she will. Example No. 1 is the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s First Woman Premiere

Kathleen Wynn celebrates her WIN this 12th day of JUNE 2014. Brava Kathleen! Kathleen O'Day Wynne (born May 21, 1953) is a politician in Ontario, the 25th and current Premier of Ontario and a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Don Valley West for the Liberal Party. She is the first premier in Canada to be openly gay and the first female premier of Ontario. She was Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Aboriginal Affairs until … [Read more...]

The Confidence Code ~ resonating with Women

The recent best seller, The Confidence Code, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman is resonating with women all over the country — and for good reason. One of the greatest barriers for women is our reticence to raise our hands, ask for what we want and be noticed. This lack of confidence appears as a weakness. It makes women seem less comfortable with risk taking and decisiveness, both of which are critical competencies for senior leaders. Right now, many people are asking why women have a crisis … [Read more...]

Hibaaq Osman – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this brave, envisioned activist and woman leader. Forging new paths for Arab Women, this powerhouse is the founder of KARAMA, RISING FOR DIGNITY; advancing women advancement, rights and human dignity in the Arab world.         WOMAN of ACTION™     Hibaaq Osman "Democracy without women is hypocrisy"         Hibaaq Osman is a global political strategist, with … [Read more...]

Gender Equality: Celebrating a Slow Progress

The report’s Gender Gap Index ranks countries according to their gender gaps, and their scores can be interpreted as the percentage of the inequality between women and men that has been closed. Information about gender imbalances to the advantage of women is explicitly prevented from affecting the score. The Global Gender Gap Report, introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006, provides a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities around the world. The … [Read more...]

PMO on the resignation from Cabinet of Senator Marjory LeBreton

July 4, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement on the resignation from Cabinet of Senator Marjory LeBreton: "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to thank Senator Marjory LeBreton for her years of exemplary service to Canada. "From our first day in office through to today, Senator LeBreton has contributed her wise counsel, exceptional work ethic, and unrivalled institutional knowledge, and in so doing has made a tremendous … [Read more...]

Jennifer Stoddart – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of one of Canada's Awesome women. The information on this feature comes straight from our Prime Minister's Office, Please join us in the Celebration of a Woman with the ability, care, heart, and perseverence to Take Action and not only Run for Office, but, do the job so well that she is re-instated due to her exemplary performance. In these times when our world is crying out for Women to Run for Office, this lady is a true … [Read more...]

The World’s Most Powerful Black Women 2013 with 30% from Africa!

A couple of weeks ago, FORBES published its 2013 annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Of the 100 women featured, 11 are black, of whom 3 are Africans. They include political leaders, corporate executives, heads of non-governmental organizations, top government functionaries and a first lady. These are the 11 black women who matter the most: Ertharin Cousin Executive Director, World Food Programme, United Nations, U.S.A The World's Most Powerful Black Women 2013 Three of them … [Read more...]

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