Rachel Beck – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman leader, an artist/photographer, a philanthropist that uses her talents to better the lives of children and women, with a special focus on her home - India.   WOMAN of ACTION™       Rachel Beck         I was born in 1976 in a rural village of southern India, located near Katpadi, India. I was taken in by a wonderful woman named Pauline King. She was the founder of … [Read more...]

Children the Importance of Volunteering

“Teaching Children the Importance of Volunteering: Nannies and Children”   As a primary caregiver, it is natural to want to raise a child who is focused on others and who has a sense of responsibility to society. Children, though, do not always naturally possess these traits, especially when living in a culture that caters to an “it’s all about me” ideology. Showing children how to be selfless versus simply telling them how to be selfless may be the key to unlocking the compassion within … [Read more...]

Women and Democracy: Past, Present, Future

Women Mobilizing the Third Wave of Democratization For the past twenty-five years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of women who are politically mobilized, a trend that has coincided with the so-called Third Wave of Democratization. These “notes for discussion” address two basic questions: What is the impact of women’s mobilization on the process of democratization? How has the process of democratization affected women’s movements and agendas? The analysis is … [Read more...]

Celebrating YWCA Women of Distinction Alumnae Reception‏ – Mar 7, 2013

ALUMNAE RECEPTION Hosted By Join us to meet the 2013 YWCA WOMEN OF DISTINCTION ________________________________________________________________________ THURSDAY, MARCH 7th, 2013 6 - 8 PM In conversation with Janet McFarland of The Globe and Mail. 2013 recipients will be announced on International Women’s Day March 8th, 2013 SEEDS FOR CHANGE CULTIVATING FOOD FOR THOUGHT ________________________________________________________________________ 2013 YWCA Women of … [Read more...]

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