Hillary Clinton Ponders White House Run!

Clintons Celebrate 'Female Empowerment' as Hillary Ponders White House Run Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is welcomed to the stage by her husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, at the Clinton Global Initiative on Monday in New York. | Mark Lennihan/ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to 'female empowerment' around the globe as the former secretary of state … [Read more...]

Think & Grow Rich “Stickability” Tour – Toronto‏ – Sept 12

    Are you one of the millions of entrepreneurs who has been influenced by Napolean Hill's best-selling book "Think and Grow Rich"? In the early 1900's Napolean Hill interviewed some of the most influential people of his era to write what is commonly referred to as the "business mindset bible" "Think and Grow Rich".   Greg Reid, is a best-selling author, speaker and film maker and is working with the Napolean Hill Foundation to continue the work that Napolean Hill … [Read more...]

Celebrating World Heritage Day 2013

“World Heritage Day” With the aim of preserving and conserving the world’s culture and its tremendous heritage, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) designated the eighteenth day of the month of April of every year i.e. 18th April as International Day for Monuments and Sites, which is popularly known as “World Heritage Day”. Every year there is a theme around which the celebrations across the world revolve. This year’s theme is the Heritage of Education (schools, … [Read more...]

Black History Month celebrated February 2013

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African American diaspora. This is the month that all of the hard work of the people who put in for African Americans to be free is celebrated. It is celebrated annually in the United States and Canada in February and the United Kingdom in October. CANADA Why a Black History … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Dorothy Heights

  A Celebration of Women™ ... as we offer this Tribute to the Leader of All WOMEN of ACTION™, Dorothy Height, who passed away in 2010,  at the wonderful age of 98.   Celebrate this Life with us... and You will just LOVE the Hats!    WOMAN of ACTION™       Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010)       Dorothy was an African American administrator, educator, and social activist.   She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994, and the … [Read more...]

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ in honor of the Decade of Women announcement, was inspired to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse of a woman, that we foresee as a major role in the Unity of Africa, Empowerment of Women; as well as, the Peace in our world, in general. Ellen is one of the women on this planet that has withstood adversity, working for the betterment of others, at all costs. Her intention, integrity and perseverence in her work alone, should speak volumes as to her character, and we are … [Read more...]

Mexico Gaining Ground in Efforts to End ‘Femicide’, Other Violence against Women

Mexico Gaining Ground in Efforts to End 'Femicide', Other Violence against Women, Delegation Tells Anti-Discrimination Committee   Expert Members Concerned about Abortion Laws Murder of Human Rights Defenders, Low Education for Indigenous Women   Through a “juridical revolution” and a range of comprehensive assistance programmes, Mexico was gaining ground in its bid to end violence against women, including murder, bolster their political representation at the most … [Read more...]

IWHC – Celebrating Françoise Girard Named New President‏!

    The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) has named Françoise Girard, long-time women’s champion in the fields of global health and human rights, as its new President. Girard has a distinguished history in these fields with a particular focus on women’s health, sexual and reproductive rights, sexuality and HIV/AIDS. Girard will work closely with IWHC’s staff, board, partner organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America, international agencies … [Read more...]

WHITEHO– USE – What would you ask President Obama?

  Monday, January 23, 2012 What would you ask President Obama?Tomorrow, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address at 9:00 p.m. ET. During that speech, he’ll lay out his vision for an America where hard work and responsibility are rewarded, where everyone does their fair share, and where everyone is held accountable for what they do. There is a range of ways to get involved with this year’s State of the Union address. Immediately following the … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Corazon Aquino~Tribute

Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco-Aquino Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco-Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was the 11th President of the Philippines and the first woman to hold that office. Aquino was also the first popularly and democratically-elected female president and head of state in Asia. She is best remembered for leading the 1986 People Power Revolution, which toppled the authoritarian regime of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos and restored … [Read more...]

No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security

North Korea, Nonproliferation, Nuclear Weapons, Northeast Asia, Arms Control Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center Routledge Abstract: In his latest publication No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons and International Security, Jonathan Pollack chronicles the political-military development of the Korean Peninsula since 1945, with particular attention to North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear technology and nuclear weapons. Pollack focuses on how North … [Read more...]

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas CONVENTION 2011

Background PBD India: One of the initiatives created by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and India’s Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) is to strengthen connections between India and its 25 million Diaspora. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, when translated from Hindi, the main official language of India, the phrase PBD means The Day for Overseas Indians. PBD is held every year (January 7-9) in India. Some of the major outcomes of PBD conventions relate to: 1.Formulation of the Overseas … [Read more...]

HIV/AIDS-Women in Pacific Northwest: April 15 – Conference in Seattle

  HIV - AIDS        Multiple Community Partners Collaborate to Address HIV/AIDS Among Women in the Pacific Northwest   Next month I will have the honor of speaking to a regional training conference about women and HIV/AIDS for health professionals from the Pacific Northwest. This training is just one of many important local, state, and regional community mobilizations aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy that are unfolding across the country. Like many of those mobilizations, the … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Farewell to Former First Lady

  ADELE BUTLER - Women of Spirit:     Farewell to Former First Lady Joyce Hoyte.  ...may she finally rest in peace.   Today, I read of the passing of Guyana’s former first lady, Joyce Hoyte. After a brief period of illness, she died on Valentine’s Day at St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital in Georgetown. She was 77 years old. She was the last remaining member of her family. Joyce Hoyte was the wife of Hugh Desmond Hoyte who served as Prime Minister of Guyana from 1984 to 1985 and President of … [Read more...]

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