Begum Hazrat Mahal premiere screening a Success!

A Celebration of Women Foundation Inc. successfully began their round of celebration events scheduled in Lucknow. One such screening of the documentary movie made on Begum Hazrat Mahal last queen of AWADH was done today in collaboration with the Manipal Public School, Omaxe City, Eldeco, Lucknow. This is for the the first time this documentary movie has been screened especially for the students. The celebration screening had Ms Manzilat Khan as their Guest of honour. She is the Great … [Read more...]

BEGUM Hazrat Mahal screening in Lucknow, India (July 26-29)

This is an event celebrating and commemorating the Queen of Awadh : Begum Hazrat Mahal, who was one of the primary leaders in India's first war of Independence known variously as the Great Mutiny or the Indian Uprising or the REVOLT OF 1857 (1857-58). Catherine Anne Clark, Founder & CEO at A Celebration of Women™ is happy to support this initiative of our Advisor to Asia. Celebration of Begum Hazrat Mahal ~a HEROINE of 1857-India's First War of Independence and her story deserves to be … [Read more...]

Nicolas Loiseleur Who acted as a Spy Against Joan During Her Trial

Nicolas Loiseleur One of Joan's Judges in Rouen Nicolas Loiseleur, Aucupis, was born at Chartres in 1930, and was master of arts at Paris in 1403. He was not admitted as bachelor of theology until October, 1431. Already canon of Chartres in 1421, he was made a canon of Rouen in the place of Martin Ravenot, who remained faithful to France. He fulfilled for the Chapter many delicate missions, going to Paris, for example, to take part in various trials. On July 8, 1429, he was delegated, … [Read more...]

Top Secret Rosies – WOMEN of HISTORY

Celebrating pioneer women in field of computing! Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) - 'prophet of the computer age' Ada was born Augusta Ada Byron, the only legitimate child of Annabella Milbanke and the poet Lord Byron. Her mother, Lady Byron, had mathematical training (Byron called her his 'Princess of Parallelograms') and insisted that Ada, who was tutored privately, study mathematics too - an unusual education for a woman. Ada met Babbage at a party in 1833 when she was seventeen and was … [Read more...]

“Famous Women Inventors in History”, Amanda Carlson

Famous Women Inventors in History For the most part, people think of the men who have created devices when the subject of inventions is brought up. Few people will ever bring up the contributions women have made throughout history. Many of these inventions have laid the ground work for adaptations and advancements that we utilize today. Without these women, many things we take for granted daily may not exist or could be greatly altered beyond our own comprehension. 1. Miriam Benjamin … [Read more...]

January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January, is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust, the genocide that resulted in the annihilation of 6 million Jews, 2 million Gypsies (Roma and Sinti), 15,000 homosexual people and millions of others by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session. The resolution came after a special session was held … [Read more...]

Joan of Arc – celebrated after 601 years!

"Most beautiful Maid of Heaven, how brilliant is your light. Like a shining star you point the way to the Father of all light." St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. Born circa January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to pious parents of the French peasant class, at the obscure village of Domremy, near the province of Lorraine. At a very early age, she heard voices: those of St. Michael, St. Catherine and St. Margaret. At first the messages were personal and … [Read more...]

Harriett Russell Strong – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™  is honored to pay Tribute to another icon of America, a Woman!  Her perseverence and intelligence created many great inventions; and her forsight of the necessity of water, inspired many of today's solutions of irrigation and general water supply. A True testiment to the Power of a Woman!       WOMAN of ACTION™      Harriet Russell Strong   THE PINK AND WHITE, HELPLESS prettiness; the delicate, fainting, clinging doll is … [Read more...]

“88 Books That Shaped America”, LOC ~ Celebration exhibition June 25 – Sept 29th

“Books That Shaped America” The Library of Congress –the world’s largest repository of knowledge and information–is beginning its multiyear “Celebration of the Book” with an exhibition, “Books That Shaped America,” opening June 25. The exhibition is part of a larger series of programs, symposia and other events that explore the important and varied ways that books influence our lives. The “Books That Shaped America” exhibition will be on view from June 25 through Sept. 29 in the … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "Fall down seven times, get up eight times." Japanese Proverb Your Action for today is ... 'to identify something you've found difficult to do and give it one more try.'   Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see!       Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow." Novelist, Ralph Ellison Your Action for today is ... 'to make a commitment to change something and take the first step towards it.' Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "The tougher the fight, the more important the mental attitude." Actor, Michael Landon Your Action for today is ... 'to reflect on something that you are struggling with and then check on your current mental attitude'. Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

Russian Billionaire Buys Haunted Home of Betrayed Mary Blandy,1752

Russian Billionaire Buys Britain's Priciest Home   An 18th century manor - famously said to be haunted by a vengeful female ghost - has been purchased by a Russian oligarch for a stunning £140 million, making the sale the most lucrative in British real estate yet. The sale of Park Place, near Henley-on-Thames at Oxfordshire, one-ups the previous record-holder for most expensive home in the UK, which was held by a £136 million penthouse at One Hyde Park, … [Read more...]

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