4 Tips on How to Wow with Your Presentation

Wouldn’t it be great to walk away from a presentation knowing that you’ve absolutely nailed it? Whether you’re speaking to your clients, boss, or even the CEO, you definitely want your audience to be impressed. When you’re giving a presentation, the goal is for the people listening to you to feel motivated, impressed, and maybe even slightly jealous of your great presentation skills. However, it’s not always easy to achieve this, with loads of different obstacles which could get in the way. Read … [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...]

My 5 Pocket-Sized Feminist Resolutions for 2016

Life and work and motherhood demand nearly all of my time. But there are still feminist actionable items that I can tackle this year. Here's how I can keep the work moving forward in small but important ways. (WOMENSENEWS)--Last year was a tough year, feminists. But then again, when has it not been a tough year for battling sexism and misogyny? And then Serena Williams was honored as the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, and I felt inspired once more. The allure of feminism, for … [Read more...]

3 Ways Technology Is Improving Healthcare

We live in an age where technology has infiltrated literally every aspect of our lives from the way we shop to the way we eat and even to the types of entertainment we enjoy. It is no longer the exception to the rule that technology will have a direct impact on almost everything we do. But, have you ever stopped to think about just how technology benefits what you are doing and what it would be like if technology suddenly came to a grinding halt? Some aspects of life would go on pretty much … [Read more...]

Toronto Women’s EXPO – Jan 19

Ladies Please Mark Your Calendars for Tuesday January 19th, 2016 Event: Sixth Annual Toronto Women's Expo Date: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 Time: 9 am - 6 pm. Speakers: Darin Adams - Infusofionsoft Pasha Carter - Author, International Speaker and Top Women Transformational Coach. Byron Nelson - Author, International Speaker and Top Transformational and Performance Coach. And more to be announced. Tickets: ONLY $297.00 Always a fun time at the Toronto Women's Expo! Meet and … [Read more...]

Chicago Teachers Awarded Damages for Pregnancy Discrimination

Eight women who were fired from their teaching positions following the announcements of their pregnancies will receive nearly $300,000 in damages and back pay. In a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Board of Education late last year, the Department of Justice (DOJ) claimed the principal of Chicago's Scammon Elementary School fired, threatened to fire, and evaluated poorly the performances of pregnant teachers, with the Board consenting to as many as six of the resulting firings. The Chicago … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabian Women cast their first votes in the country’s history

Women in Saudi Arabia have cast their first votes in the country's history, in municipal elections. Women were also standing as candidates, another first, despite the conservative kingdom being the only nation where women are not allowed to drive. A total of 978 women have registered as candidates, alongside 5,938 men. Female candidates have had to speak behind a partition while campaigning or be represented by a man. Turnout was high, state media reported. About 130,000 women … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Successfully Marketing to Women

Over the years marketing companies hired to market products and services to women have not always crowned themselves in glory. Many marketers did not understand their audience or sent out the wrong message to potential customers. However, the marketing world has evolved. Modern businesses realize just how large and important the female market is. Some tips that will help you successfully market products and services to women include the following: Research your Market It’s never been … [Read more...]

MARCH 6: Thank You Exhibitors and Sponsors!

VENUE SPONSOR: The Hard Rock Cafe HARD ROCK CAFE TORONTO Est. June 23, 1978 For more than 40 years, Hard Rock Cafe Toronto has been serving delicious American and local cuisine prepared by world-renowned chefs. Located directly across from one of Toronto’s major shopping destinations, the Toronto Eaton Centre, we offer the food, cocktails, and live entertainment you crave. Take a stroll through musical history with our extensive collection of musical memorabilia. Don’t forget … [Read more...]

The Women Economic, Social & Spiritual Empowerment Conference, NOV 28/29

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Celebrating Samhain, OCT 31

As October turns to November, thousands of Witches, Wiccans, Druids, and other Pagans across America, Canada, Europe, and elsewhere observe the sacred time of Samhain. Samhain is a festival of the Dead. Meaning "Summer's End" and pronounced saah-win or saa-ween, Samhain is a celebration of the end of the harvest and the start of the coldest half of the year. For many practitioners, myself included, Samhain also is the beginning of the spiritual new year. Originating in ancient Europe as … [Read more...]

‘Real Men’ as their ‘Own Worst Enemies?’

NOVEMBER IS: “WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health” Month with MOVEMBER at WEWednesdays! WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is a networking organization designed to assist women entrepreneurs and future female entrepreneurs to Build their Brands! Each meeting highlights one ‘Mystery Speaker’ supporting the belief that all women in business are equally important; and a Featured Business at each event. These highlighted women share their experience as a female entrepreneur, and showcase their … [Read more...]

Should you allow your staff to vape or use e-cigs at work?

Entrepreneur Dilemmas - Should You Provide a Place for People to Vape Outside Your Workplace? Should you allow your staff to vape or use e-cigs at work? This is just as big of a question as whether or not to allow people to smoke outside of the office building today. Unfortunately, this is all a bit of a hazy issue for most employers and employees today. Those who don't want to allow smoking outside of their business aren't sure about whether to allow employees to turn on their … [Read more...]

Ancient Women Artists May Be Responsible for Most Cave Art

Previously, most researchers assumed that the people behind these mysterious artworks must have been men, but they were wrong. Since cave art often depicts game species, a subject near and dear to hunters, most researchers have assumed that the people behind this mysterious artwork must have been male. But new research suggests that’s not right: when scientists looked closely at a sample of hand stencils, a common motif in cave art, they concluded that about three-quarters were actually drawn by … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of a Summer Wedding

If you have recently gotten engaged, and don't want an especially long engagement but do want to have enough time to plan the perfect event, it can look very tempting to hold your wedding next summer. After all, summer is generally thought of as 'wedding season', and the idea of having (almost) guaranteed good weather on your big day can also be a big redeeming factor. However, as well as the advantages, there are also some drawbacks to a summer wedding that you'll need to think about. Here, … [Read more...]

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