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Claire Smith, First Woman to be honored as Top Baseball Writer.

Claire Smith breaks barriers as the First Woman to be honored as Top Baseball Writer. She was elected as the 2017 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, the first women to ever win the highest honor of the Baseball Writers Association of America. The award was named after Taylor Spink, publisher of The Sporting […]

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20 Mar
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Melinda Gates – Philanthropist and her Vision for a Global Success for Women.

“All women, everywhere, have the same hopes: we want to be self-sufficient and create better lives for ourselves and our loved ones.” ~ Melinda Gates In May 2016, Melinda Gates announced her latest pledge to the No Ceilings Project, a partnership with the Clinton  Foundation at Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen. She pledged to contribute $80 […]

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Melinda Gates and her Vision for a Global Success for Women & Girls

“All women, everywhere, have the same hopes: we want to be self-sufficient and create better lives for ourselves and our loved ones.” ~ Melinda Gates In May 2016, Melinda Gates announced her latest pledge to the No Ceilings Project, a partnership with the Clinton  Foundation at Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen. She pledged to contribute $80 […]

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La La Land, Emma Stone’s way to the Oscars. #WomensHistoryMonth

“I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” ~ Emma Stone Emma Stone just won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award and for the best actress for playing La La Land in 2016. She is also one of highest-paid actress in Hollywood. It is worth […]

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Karlie Kloss is a Role Model for Millennial Women. #WomensHistoryMonth

Karlie Kloss is truly a representation of the leading millennial woman. Karlie Kloss is the epitome of a young woman with both beauty and brains. Not only is she a role model for many women of her generation, she also uses her fame and influence to support and empower other women. In fact, she made it […]

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From Aspirations To Inspiration, Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo. #WomensHistoryMonth

In honor of “International Women’s Month,” the Global Connections for Women Foundation is spotlighting Indra Nooyi, the Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. Indra Nooyi is a self-made woman whose story is inspiring and will give rise to more powerful women in the future. “Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can […]

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13 Mar
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Why A Bold Girl Stands Firm on Wall Street?

Have you seen the Bold Statue of the Girl in Front of the Famous Bronze Bull on Wall Street? Why is she there? Great question, in solidarity to the International Women’s Day celebration and the UN Women’s call for attention on Women in the Workplace. “As many American women prepare to draw attention to their role in […]

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Lilian Ajayi-Ore Leads a Microsoft International Women’s Day Event on Skype.

Happy International Women’s Day!  Today, we celebrate the social, economic, and political rights of women and girls worldwide. Remembering that more actions are still required to achieve the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development by 2030. UN Women calls on a focus on Women in the Workplace. The Global Connections for Women Foundation participates in Microsoft International Women’s Day Speaker […]

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#CSW61: GC4W Co-host Transforming Indigenous Women through Agri-Business during CSW61

The Global Connections for Women Foundation partners with Agrobiz to host a CSW61 side event in New York City, title: Transforming Indigenous Women through Agri-Business, which is a compliment to this year’s CSW 61 event prority theme “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” and the “empowerment of indigenous” he topic directly relates to the United Nations Committee on the Status […]

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03 Mar
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Womens Month Message from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director

In her message for International Women’s Day 2017, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for change in every part of society, from home to the workplace, if we are to benefit from the equal world envisioned in the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. “We want to construct a different world of work for women. […]

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