ECOSOC Youth Forum – Feb 2.3

Youth will take centre stage at the United Nations on 2 and 3 February during the annual Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, exploring the role of young people in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will give the world’s youth a powerful platform to engage in dialogue with decision-makers on development issues most important to them. “In order to arrive at an inclusive and people-centred post-2015 … [Read more...]

Canadian Women’s Foundation, Beverley Wybrow CEO

RELENTLESS BODY SHAMING PUTS MORE THAN ONE QUARTER OF CANADIAN GIRLS AT RISK   From the overt body shaming of Hollywood actors like Jennifer Lawrence and Lena Dunham, to the impossible standards set by photoshopped images in magazines, the pressure for perfection is undeniable. A new study from the Canadian Women's Foundation reveals that Canadian girls are the latest casualties of a culture that continues to erode the female gender's self-esteem by promoting an image of beauty that is … [Read more...]

Jennifer Flanagan – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of one of Canada's innovative women leaders. This powerhouse has co-founded a charitable organization that engages Canadian youth in the fields of science and technology.         WOMAN of ACTION™     Jennifer Flanagan         Jennifer Flanagan is the co-founder and President and CEO of Actua, a national charitable organization that engages Canadian youth in … [Read more...]

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