Tag: Equity and equality

Women’s Equality Day Program Emphasizes Empowerment

Women’s Equality Day Program Emphasizes Empowerment By Stefanie Hauck The Defense Federal Community and Federal Women’s Program celebrated Women’s Equality Day with a virtual observance on Aug. 17 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus featuring keynote speaker Rebecca Beck, director of Accounting Standards and Reporting for Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Beck, a longtime member of the Senior Executive Service…

Zimbabwe’s Women Look Beyond Patriarchal Boundaries

By Jackie Abramian “Institute for Young Women Development was inspired by my personal reality of being a girl child from a poverty-stricken family in rural communal lands of Mashonaland Central Province in Zimbabwe,” says Glanis Changachirere who in 2009, at age 26 founded IYWD to reverse societal disregard for investing in young girls’ and women’s safety, education and future. “I lived with…