National DNA Day celebrated April 25

National DNA Day is celebrated on April 25, 2022. Although this holiday was declared as one-time observance, it is still celebrated annually. DNA Day commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and colleagues published papers in the journal Nature on the structure of DNA. It celebrates the discovery and understanding of DNA and the scientific advances that understanding has made possible. In the United States, DNA Day was first … [Read more...]

World Book Day, April 23

CELEBRATE READING FOR PLEASURE! Packed with TEACHING RESOURCES, INFORMATION, IDEAS and INSPIRATION as well as amazing COMPETITIONS you’ll find everything here to encourage and celebrate reading for pleasure for all ages, all year round. WORLD BOOK DAY is celebrated April 23. World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on April 23, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Phionah Musumba – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™   is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, one that is taking every resource available to her for the further empowerment of girls with education and women with skills for enterprise development. This woman is so devoted to her cause that she left Kenya alone, leaving three children of her own behind to seek assistance in developing an education centre for the children of her community. Her dream is to buy a 50 acre piece of land on … [Read more...]

4 Ways 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 … [Read more...]

So Much to Do – So Little Time, Women in Business

Women in Business With new work dynamics birthing due to recent pandemic, flexible work hours, the ability to work from home or remotely at times and a helpful partner who shares in responsibilities at home are important for working mothers to overcome the daily struggle of achieving balance. Ten Tips to help you get a closer to work-life harmony throughout the year: 1. Design a plan. Not all bosses will proactively offer a flexible work schedule. If you want it, present a plan to … [Read more...]

The Confidence Code ~ Resonating with Women

The recent best seller, The Confidence Code, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman is resonating with women all over the country — and for good reason. One of the greatest barriers for women is our reticence to raise our hands, ask for what we want and be noticed. This lack of confidence appears as a weakness. It makes women seem less comfortable with risk taking and decisiveness, both of which are critical competencies for senior leaders. Right now, many people are asking why women have a crisis … [Read more...]

Women & Feminism in the Technology Realm

Comparing the number of women to men working in the tech field leaves a lot to be desired. Even though women working in the tech industry continue to grow, with a lot of them taking up jobs in systems administration, software development, and business seo service, to name a few, there is still room for improvement. Taking a rough look at the CEOs of top tech giants across the globe such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and Google’s Sundar Pichai shows how … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Increase Organic Traffic to Your Site

Online business can be incredibly fruitful. You can sell your products or your services to your local area, and to people around the world. The only problem with having a business online is that though you have access to the world’s population, you are competing within a global marketplace. How you compete against these businesses will determine your short term and long-term success. Thankfully, there are many avenues you can choose from, and it is much easier than ever before to build brand … [Read more...]

MARCH 10: International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders that Care RSVP on our Facebook Event Page - HERE LUNCH OPTIONS / FASHION SHOW EVENT FEE Lunch Options Chicken Marsala with Steamed Veggies $75.00 CAD Vegetarian - Eggplant Parmasan $75.00 CAD 2 Ticket Special Chicken Marsala with Steamed Veggies $100.00 CAD 2 Ticket Special Vegetarian - Eggplant Parma $100.00 CAD March 10, 2019 >>>> Apply Today to Participate at Event. In honor of … [Read more...]

Making Your Christmas Shopping Plan

In life, when it comes to Christmas shopping, there are two types of people. There are those who plan well in advance to save last-minute rushing around and those who do exactly that, leave it to the last minute! The date of Christmas never changes and so there are no excuses not to set a plan as this will not only ensure you are organised come Christmas day, but it will also ensure that you are more effective in your Christmas purchases, that you don’t overspend and you will probably even be … [Read more...]

Women in the Construction: Choosing the Right Work Boots

Women have, historically, had a tough time finding just the right pair of work boots. For years, they’ve had to compromise comfort and style for safety, trying to fit into boots designed for men. And with statistics from the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) putting women as only 1.3 percent of the entire US construction workforce, it’s little wonder that the big manufacturers of work boots traditionally chose to ignore such a small market. But things are changing. Women … [Read more...]

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...]

Orange Day – Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness, LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018

Orange Day + Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness session conducted at Spring​ Dale College, Gomti Nagar LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018. Our Advisor to Asia, Ms. Meetika Srivastava, was called upon to conduct a gender equality related session during their ongoing one week long awareness drive on the theme of gender equality is the need of the society. Championing the cause of girls education and empowerment she did screening of the movie 'Girl Rising'. This was followed by an … [Read more...]

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