The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 47 is a collection of top stories and trending topics.
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The following are top picks and trending topics on gc4women.org news:
1. Making Moves Towards Women’s Financial Freedom
In her role as a senior advisor at the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), which makes public and private finance work for the world’s poorest people, Nandini Harihareswara focuses on ensuring that more women are able to take advantage of digital finance, as a means of lifting them out of poverty.
Ms. Harihareswara spoke to UN News ahead of an online panel discussion, involving UNCDF, The World Bank and other partners, promoting financial equality for women, and International Women’s Day, both held on 8 March. Read more here.
2. Margaret Zhang Is the New Editor in Chief of Vogue China
Margaret Zhang, the Australian-born Chinese fashion multihyphenate, is the new editor in chief of Vogue China. At 27, she’s the youngest EIC at Vogue.
Anna Wintour, Vogue editor in chief and global editorial director and Condé Nast global chief content officer, says: “I am so delighted that Margaret is our new editor in chief of Vogue China. Her international experience, exceptional multiplatform digital expertise, and wide-ranging interests are the perfect combination to lead Vogue China into the future.” Read more here.
3. Tips to Find More “Me Time” for a Busy Mom
The life of a mom can be exhausting. With so many responsibilities, it
seems that there can never be enough caffeine. But just because you’re
so busy as a mom doesn’t mean that you should never have free time. In
fact, it’s important that you have “me time” constantly in order to relieve the stress of modern day motherhood. Finding me time can be tough for moms with so much to do, but it’s not impossible and it’s absolutely necessary. If you’ve had trouble with finding some time for yourself with all the duties of motherhood, check out these tips to help you find some free time so you can sit down and relax. Read more here.
4. Everything Parents Need to Know About a 529 College Savings Plan
As you dream of your child’s future, you might have this question looming over your head: How am I going to pay for my child’s college education? Parents, know that the earlier you start a college fund for your kids, the better.
If you’re not sure what other ways you can financially prepare for the coming college years, a good place to start is a 529 college savings plan. These savings plans are designed specifically to help pay for college and are a great investment option for families who want to see their money grow, tax-free, over a stretch of time. Read more here.