“I AM a WOMAN of ACTION™ BECA– USE …”

"I AM a WOMAN of ACTION™ BECA-- USE ...", Global Alumni 2013 Our Global Alumni WOMEN of ACTION™ are trailblazers in this new millennium. Pioneering the new woman's movement, a new paradigm of thinking .. that only through female leadership and the achievement of "Equality of Women among Women" will our world ever see a sustainable socioeconomic equality for all woman. A Celebration of Women™ is honored to celebrate our winning Alumni members chosen from hundreds of women leaders … [Read more...]

WOW, Women of the World ( .. an insider’s view)

Women of the World is an international vocal ensemble currently based in Boston. What started out as a dream three years ago, has become a real musical force. Ayumi Ueda, a Berklee College of Music student from Japan sought to create an eclectic ensemble of women from all over the globe in order to create music for peace. In 2008, Ayumi joined forces with other Berklee students, Ali Rapetti from the United States, Giorgia Renosto from Italy, and Annette Philip from India in order to manifest … [Read more...]

Lorre White, Road to Riches: Tracking the Journey of Global Superwealthy

Road to Riches: Tracking the Journey of the Global Superwealthy How Rich is Rich? While nearly 1 in 2 people on this planet have a net worth of less than $10,000, a select few are worth more than a million dollars. And an even more select group is worth a billion or more. The editors at Best Value Schools decided to research the topic of: Composition of net worth around the world - >$1 million - 29,000,000 - $100,000-$1 million - 344,000,000 - $10,000-$100,000 - 1,035,000,000 - … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Work of Midwives

Childbirth is perhaps the riskiest and most miraculous time in a woman's life. And midwives are truly the unsung heroines of the challenge to reduce the risks women face in bringing forth life. [PHOTO CREDIT] Now, armed with better skills and training, midwives are increasingly able to deal with life-threatening emergencies and are playing a critical role in making motherhood safer around the world. It is estimated that trained, well-equipped and supported midwives could save the lives of … [Read more...]

Women of the World: Take Over (Jim O’Rourke)

"Women of the world: take over... Because if you don't, the world will come to an end, and it won't take long." Music by Jim O'Rourke … [Read more...]

Ayumi Ueda & Women of the World – WOMEN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Lives of these amazing women, a central force of energy that were attracted to each other with one mission and one vision in their collective soul. Women of the World was formed to bring women musicians from across the globe onto a common platform to collaborate and create, not only through the sharing of music, but also to explore and celebrate the differences in ideologies, and cultural tenets that exist in the daily lives of women … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2013 – MARCH 8

Celebrate In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution calling on member states to proclaim a day for women's rights and international peace. Following the United Nations' lead, Canada chose March 8 as International Women's Day. History The idea for an International Women's Day arose around the turn of the 20th century out of a long-standing movement for women to participate equally in society. The first International Women's Day was observed on March 19, … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTO – Retreat into Nature

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Anna Wintour Awarded France's Loftiest Medal, Lorre White reports.

Anna Wintour Awarded France's Loftiest Medal     Legendary Vogue US editor Anna Wintour has been bestowed the Legion d’Honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, no less, at a ceremony at the Elysee Palace last week that was attended by cheering glitterati. Anna Wintour is the woman that the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" was loosely based on.     Wintour was awarded a Chevalier (Knight) of the Order, an honor established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 and the … [Read more...]

UN Humanitarian Chief: Celebrating 100 Years Int. Woman's Day – MARCH 8, 2011

  INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY   Celebrating 100 Years this MARCH 8, 2011     United Nations Humanitarian Chief: Statement on International Women's Day, 8 March 2011     Date: 08 Mar 2011 "Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day. A day dedicated to celebrating women's achievements worldwide, but also a day when we rededicate ourselves to campaigning against the violence and abuse which millions of women still face daily. And we also remember the women displaced … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY – "liberty, equality, fraternity"

      International Women's Day "liberty, equality, fraternity"     International Women's Day (8 March) is an occasion marked by women's groups around the world. This date is also commemorated at the United Nations and is designated in many countries as a national holiday. When women on all continents, often divided by national boundaries and by ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences, come together to celebrate their Day, they can look back to a tradition that … [Read more...]

Michelle Bachelet: 'WOMEN,WAR & PEACE' at Phyllis Kossoff Annual Lecture

         Speech delivered by Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet  during the Phyllis Kossoff Annual Lecture held at Hunter College, New York, on 3 March 2011      "Thank you, President Raab, for extending such a warm welcome. I am honored to have been invited by Hunter College to deliver the Phyllis Kossoff Lecture for 2011.It is a particular pleasure to address you here in the home of one of the 20th Century’s great campaigners for human rights, one of … [Read more...]

Women's Empowerment: The Journey of Women's Rights (1911-2011)

    The Journey of Women's Rights, 1911-2011      ..looking back to where the Journey is all began... and where it is all going....starting with UN WOMEN.         SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS: MICHELLE BACHELET OF CHILE UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS ENTITY FOR 'GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN',  UN Women.     The following is the transcript: “Today, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile, as the head of UN Women, … [Read more...]

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