National Infertility Awareness Week, April 19-26

National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW) is a movement that began in 1989. The goal of NIAW is to raise awareness about the disease of infertility and encourage the public to understand their reproductive health. This year RESOLVE is urging the infertility community to spread the message “You are not alone.” Infertility impacts 1 in 8 couples of reproductive age and can be a very isolating disease to face. Just hearing “You are not alone” can help in so many ways. To participate in … [Read more...]

EARTH DAY 2022: “Invest in our Planet” on April 22

The Earth Day 2022 Theme is Invest In Our Planet. Click Here to find an event somewhere in the world. #InvestInOurPlanet Earth Day.org says: "Unless businesses act now, climate change will ever more deeply damage economies, increase scarcity, drain profits and job prospects, and impact us all. We already know that private sector innovation (with public support) accelerate the kind of rapid change we need, like nothing else and it pays. Studies show a direct correlation between … [Read more...]

PAY IT FORWARD – April 30

Established in September of 2000, the Pay It Forward Foundation was established by Catherine Ryan Hyde, author of the inspirational novel Pay It Forward, as a way to inspire a movement of people, all around the world, to show acts of kindness for others. Our primary work is encouraging and inspiring acts of kindness, as well as providing copies of the Young Readers Edition of Pay It Forward for use in schools and other learning environments. What will you do to Pay It Forward and start a … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Biotech

Biotechnology is the integration of natural science and organisms, cells, parts thereof, and molecular analogues for products and services, as per the European Federation of Biotechnology. At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology - biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. We have used the biological processes of microorganisms for more than 6,000 years to … [Read more...]

Celebrating Warrior Women (Gladiatrices) in History

In honor of Women's History Month, we are having fun researching some seriously powerful and wild women of our world's past. The following will share some interesting information about female gladiators, gladiatrices or Amazons as they were called; and yes, they have been proven to have existed. For many years, the existence of female gladiators was only mentioned in historical accounts with no real physical proof to back up the records. Scholars had no physical evidence to support the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women Leaders in Biblical Times

Honoring Women's History Month, we celebrate women in roles as Women in Ministry. While people still debate what Paul meant in a few passages, there is strong evidence throughout Scripture that God intended women to take a leadership role. Here are 10 examples of Women Leaders in Biblical Times: 1. Judge - Deborah Judges 4 and 5 tell of the great leader Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, who dwelt under the Deborah-palm between Ramah (er Rm: see at Joshua 18:25) and Bethel … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women Who Achieved First in the World

In honor of Women's History Month, we celebrate achievements of women that were firsts in our world's history in a variety of life roles. A famous proverb that has spread across the world and also often proved to true is: "Behind every successful man, there is a Woman". Modern Women are breaking the gender barrier and achieving a historical feat; and historically, women have lead the way often from behind the scenes; either with men taking credit for their work or agreeably setting the … [Read more...]

Celebrate International Day of Happiness – March 20

March 20th is the UN International Day of Happiness. With our world facing unprecedented challenges, wellbeing matters more than ever. This is a day when we choose to take action to help others, they benefit, we benefit and we set an example of kindness that can ripple out into the world too. UN states: If you’re happy and you know it, celebrate it on International Day of Happiness on March 20! Other than being in a neutral state, happy is how we should mostly be. Unfortunately, emotions … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women Inventors

In Honor of Women's History Month Female inventors have played a large role in U.S. history, but haven’t always received credit for their work. Besides the fact that their contributions have sometimes been downplayed over overlooked; particularly women of color have historically had fewer resources to apply for U.S. patents and market their inventions. Enjoy, as this list celebrates a handful of truly life changing inventions for our world created by Women that you may not know: Feeding … [Read more...]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrated annually on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday known for parades, shamrocks and all things Irish. From leprechauns to the color green, find out how symbols we now associate with St. Patrick’s Day came to be. The Shamrock The shamrock, which was also called the “seamroy” by the Celts, was a sacred plant in ancient Ireland because it symbolized the rebirth of spring. By the seventeenth century, the shamrock had become a symbol of emerging Irish nationalism. As the English … [Read more...]

Paulette Chaffee Highlights Why Women Make Good Leaders

“Leadership is not a person or a position. It is a complex moral relationship between people based on trust, obligation, commitment, emotion, and a shared vision of the good,” said author and educator Joanne Ciulla. Paulette Chaffee, educator, attorney, and the current Ambassador for Orange County’s 4th District, often refers to this quote when faced with the question, “Why do women make good leaders?” Women have had to fight against a wave of negative stereotypes discrediting women as … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women Educators

Women Educators Looking back throughout history, there have been many women educators who have made significant contribution to the field. The nineteenth century saw major advances in educational opportunities for women and girls, from the common school movement in the early part of the century to multiple opportunities in higher education at the century's close. In the 1800s, women began to play central roles in education - as teachers. The selection below is only a handful of amazing … [Read more...]

Strategies to Pay off Credit Card Debt Faster

Are you struggling to pay off your credit card debt? If so, you're not alone. Millions of Americans are in the same boat. According to a GoBankingRates survey, more than 57% of Americans have failed to remit at least one credit card payment. But don't worry; there are strategies and institutions that can help with credit card debt management. Tips to Help Pay off Credit Card Debt Faster Are you wondering if there are any strategies to pay off your credit card debt faster? You're in the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Construction

Women in Construction: Women in Construction (WIC) Week is an opportunity to amplify women’s voices and show appreciation for one another and all they do to make construction better, says a representative with the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC). This year’s theme is “Envision Equity.” NAWIC and companies across the country are putting on a wide variety of events between now and March 12 to mark the occasion. To learn more about WIC Week and to find events in your … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Sociology, Past & Present

Women Sociologists of Twentieth and Twenty-first Century: Their Contributions in the Field of Sociology We are sharing this information to celebrate the contributions of ten women sociologists, and how they had made their place in the male-dominated academic sphere. It’s important to take a look at the eminent women sociologists who played roles as important as their male counterparts but have been constantly overshadowed by them. The women scholars of Sociology have historically gained … [Read more...]

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