Sheetal Mehta Walsh – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman that has helped thousands around the globe, honored by the Queen, holding awards from around the globe, she has devoted her life to bettering the lives of women and children inside the slums of India. Through applying her own skills, she is helping to create entrepreneurs build sustainable business by providing both through mentorship and the tools. Join us as we Celebrate the Woman and the positive actions she … [Read more...]

Yoko Ono celebrates International Widow’s Day – JUNE 23

International Widows Day is a United Nations ratified day of action to address the “poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries”. The day takes place annually on 23 June. International Widows Day was established by The Loomba Foundation to raise awareness of the issue of widowhood. The significance of 23 June is that it was on that day in 1954 that Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba - mother of the Foundation’s founder, Lord Loomba – herself became a … [Read more...]

Davos: big questions from top delegates to the World Economic Forum

How to ensure women's economic inclusion, because economies will not thrive unless we do. This issue stretches all the way from the number of women in Davos and the glass ceiling in the developed world, to helping poor women in the developing world set up their own businesses and survive. (..) The World Food Programme has found that when girls and women earn income, they reinvest 90% of the money in their families. For men, that figure is more like 30% to 40%. Davos: big questions … [Read more...]

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