AUG 12: International Youth Day – Safe Spaces for Youth

What are safe spaces? The theme of this year’s International Youth Day on 12 August is “Safe Spaces for Youth”. Celebrations on the day will highlight various types of safe spaces and their role in contributing to youth empowerment, inclusion and development. But what are safe spaces? They are various platforms where young people can come together, participate, engage in diverse activities and enjoy the freedom of expression. When youth have spaces where they can come together without … [Read more...]

WOMEN IN SCIENCE: TOP 10

The contribution and participation of women in the field of science has been outstanding over the years. Their tireless contribution has meant an inexhaustible source of progress and development for humanity, besides being an inspiration for the women scientists of today. Although putting all of them in the list is practically impossible, there have been women who printed a unique stamp thanks to their scientific contributions throughout the years, which makes them worthy of top recognition. … [Read more...]

Famous Women Alumni of Durham University

Durham University was officially founded in 1832 and gained its Royal Charter in 1837, breaking a centuries old tradition that had seen Oxford and Cambridge stand as the only two universities in England. Designed to be a great university for the burgeoning towns of the north in the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution, it has since gained a reputation to rank alongside that of Cambridge and Oxford and is regularly seen near the top of lists of the world's best universities. It also has a proud … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Help Women Around the World

Around the world, women and girls are disproportionately faced with a lack of opportunity and political disempowerment. There are many reasons for this. Historically, men have typically been given access to leadership roles, whereas women have been expected to maintain the homemaker position. This has led to the continual disenfranchisement of women who seek to further their futures and develop sociopolitical autonomy. This is especially true in areas around the world where women face even fewer … [Read more...]

Summer Networking Bash, August 15 in Vaughan, Ontario

When: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Where: Riviera Event Place 2800 Hwy 7 Concord, ON L4K 1W8 Turn the slowest month of the year into your BUSIEST! This Event is for You If You Are… Confused about the 100s of ways to market your business Looking for more clarity and focus on how to position you and your business in the marketplace Wanting to fill your appointment schedule with lots of potential clients and referral partners throughout the … [Read more...]

4 Ways Women Should Strive to Bridge the Gender Divide in a Male-Dominated Society

From a young age, gender role stereotypes are ingrained into children and their perceptions of the world, from the clothes they wear to the toys they are given to play with. Even as they get older, children are still being dictated to regarding where their interests should lie, and the industries they should aim to get involved in, both from a professional standpoint, and a recreational one. It is considered the norm for women to wear skirts, like bright pastel colors, and want to be nurses and … [Read more...]

How The World’s Richest Woman Spends Her Money – And Time

You may not know her name but Alice Walton is the richest woman on the planet. With a net worth in the tens of billions, Walton has the sort of financial freedom most can only dream of. Unlike the rest of the Walmart heirs, Alice spends little time working for the business and has instead headed for other pursuits. Walton’s actions are varied and have resulted in something surprising: an enormous private collection being displayed in a state of the art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas. It all … [Read more...]

Top 5 Girls’ Day/Night Out Ideas

Catching up with friends is always great fun, and it is important to keep your relationships strong, but it can be hard to know what to do and especially when you have not seen each other for a while. Going out for food and drinks is the obvious choice and, although there is nothing wrong with this, it is not the most exciting, and there is plenty more that you could do in addition to going out to eat or going to a bar. Here are just a few ideas to consider for a fun girls day out … [Read more...]

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

Makeup is one of those things that comes natural to some women, while others might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of products on the market. And nobody can blame them, really – it is very hard to choose something when there are dozens of variants of mascara and eyeliners. So, to save you from any potential feelings of frustration, we have compiled a short list of must-have beauty products that are easy to find and totally portable. Here are ten beauty products that every woman should … [Read more...]

Adult Education for Women

Education is power at any age, and so if you are thinking of returning to education, or you want to explore an exciting course to keep your mind sharp, or your body fit, read on to discover the benefits of adult education. Why attend a course? There are many reasons why some adults choose to re-enter the world of education, from wanting to further their career, to be social, or to boost their confidence. As an adult, you may feel more freedom to select a course that appeals to you, without … [Read more...]

How To Successfully Move House Without The Stress

Although choosing a new home and moving on to a new adventure is exciting for most, many people rarely discuss the sheer amount of stress that actually comes with finding a mortgage, sorting your life into boxes and keeping everyone happy at the same time. This can be made harder when you also have kids and pets to think about too. Above all, the end goal should be the primary focus, and with some extensive preparation, it can actually be a fun time for everyone with minimal stress. Whether you … [Read more...]

Best Wellness Tips For Women

As women, we all need our time out to rest and recoup from everyday life. However, in the vast majority of women, time is spent more on taking care of others with very little recovery time for ourselves. As women, we are naturally persistent and driven, but who claims that power women should not relax? Apart from appointments, meetings, family, and career we often forget one thing: a little bit of me-time. Just switch off and enjoy the little wellness moments of everyday life. Here are some … [Read more...]

Why Going On An All-Women Vacation Is Good For You

Choosing to go on a vacation with just your girlfriends can be a wonderful idea. It’s the perfect time to really relax and get away from it all with a group of friends who you trust and who you want to spend real quality time with. There are many benefits to going on an all-women vacation, and here are just some of them; by the time you’ve finished reading, you’ll be ready to book. Your Friendships Will Be Stronger Getting away from it all with a group of friends does usually make that … [Read more...]

How To Stay Safe During The Summer

As fun as summer is, it doesn’t come without some health risks. Many people adopt a carefree attitude as the sun begins to shine, and some safety precautions can be forgotten about in the heat of the long days. However, you must make sure that you’re not one of these people, and that you continue to stay safe throughout the summer months. Staying safe this summer will, for the most part, involve common sense and recognizing danger around every corner. With this said, you should enjoy summer and … [Read more...]

Looking After Your Health in Middle Age

We tend to think of health problems as being more of an issue for older people rather than the young. If you’re in between, you probably don’t want to dwell on the fact that you’re closer to old age than you’ve ever been; and there’s really no need to! Middle age is not the slippery slope to infirmity, and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t lead a healthy and productive life well into old age. The key to maintaining your well-being is to be aware of the changes that do accompany the middle … [Read more...]

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