Why More Women Than Ever Are Choosing Entrepreneurship

Over the past twenty years or so, businesses which are owned and operated solely by women have dramatically increased in popularity. According to official reports, the rate of growth is at least 70% since 1997, with over nine million women-owned businesses operating in 2014 alone, an increase of almost a million new businesses when compared to the previous year. This significant growth pace, which has doubled in just three years and continues to see steady increases, has helped to generate over … [Read more...]

Celebrating ‘creativity and courage’, against human trafficking

Business Leaders Award to Fight Human Trafficking Honoring Corporate Creativity and courage in the fight against Human Trafficking January 2013 - During the closing ceremony of the World Economic Forum last week in Davos, Switzerland, Tristan Forster - CEO of the ethical recruitment and management company FSI Worldwide - was awarded the Business Leaders Award to Fight Human Trafficking. The Award merits private sector individuals who show leadership in finding creative and … [Read more...]

Investing in Women Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders is Smart Economics

Phnom Penh (UN ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) – “Investing in women’s entrepreneurial leadership, and the empowerment of women, is smart economics - which is why women’s empowerment is one of the most important development priorities for the countries of Asia and the Pacific,” said Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), addressing senior Cambodian … [Read more...]

Afghan Embassy Hosts Book Launch, Mrs. Caroline Firestone

  Afghan Embassy Hosts Book Launch   The Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C. hosted a book launch party to celebrate Mrs. Caroline Firestone’s latest book, Afghans and Americans United. This is Mrs. Firestone’s third book on Afghanistan. Afghans and Americans United profiles various American diplomats, business leaders, and non-profit organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of Afghans, as well as important female Afghan leaders who are making a … [Read more...]

JOB BOARD: Wells Fargo Financial Advisors

Wells Fargo Financial Advisors   I am recruiting for new Financial Advisors for our Wells Fargo Advisors in various cities throughout the United States. We are looking for sales professionals and business leaders who have had proven success in their past careers and are self driven with an entrepreneurial spirit. I am working directly with the Branch Manager and think you may be a fit for what they are looking for. If you are interested in learning more, please forward me a copy of … [Read more...]

HIV Infections Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women

  Working with the Community to Reduce New HIV Infections Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women   “The United States cannot reduce the number of HIV infections nationally without better addressing HIV among gay and bisexual men.”   So declares the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), boldly and accurately. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gay men make up approximately 2 percent of the U.S. population, but account for 53 percent of all new HIV infections. That … [Read more...]

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