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Potassium-Rich Foods Boost Women’s Heart Health

Potassium-Rich Foods Boost Women’s Heart Health Written by Katharine Lang on July 25, 2022 — Fact checked by Ferdinand Lali, Ph.D. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Diets high in sodium increase a person’s risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. With the widespread consumption of processed foods, many people find it hard to limit their…

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Turning Pages: Inside Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Turning Pages: Inside Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library How a core team of 15 and thousands of volunteers and partners help the country-music philanthropist deliver books to kids around the world By Stephen L. Betts Dolly Parton is many things to so many people: singer-songwriter, actress, humorist, icon. But to nearly 2 million kids around the world, she’s their librarian. Since 1995,…

Closing the Digital Divide for Women

Closing the Digital Divide for Women By Makhtar Diop: Managing Director, International Finance Corporation Women in the least developed countries are half as likely to be online as men, curtailing their chance to learn online and improve their lives. The digital divide hurts women and costs the world billions of dollars in GDP every year. A concerted effort by the…

Serena Williams Serves Up A New Vision Of Life And Retirement

Serena Williams Serves Up A New Vision Of Life And Retirement By Joseph Coughlin Tennis star Serena Williams announced her ‘retirement’ from tennis this week while challenging the very idea of retirement. In her interview with Vogue Magazine, Williams commented, “I have never liked the word retirement. It doesn’t feel like a modern word to me….Maybe the best word to describe what I’m…

Inspiration, Anger Motivate Women to Run for Office

Inspiration, Anger Motivate Women to Run for Office Amanda Clayton, assistant professor of political science, studies gender and politics—specifically, the causes and consequences of women’s access to political power around the world. She can provide insight into why so many women are running for office in 2018–and how they might change Washington if they are elected. Women politicians change policy…

GC4W CELEBRATES THE TOP 100 WOMEN ON APRIL 9TH.

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE   NEW YORK, USA GC4W CELEBRATES THE TOP 100 WOMEN IN THE WORLD ON APRIL 9TH, 2022. On Saturday, April 9th, 2022, the Global Connections for Women Foundation unveils our list of Top 100 Women in the World; these remarkable women exemplify the pinnacle of strength, bravery, industrious leadership, resilience, business acumen, and equity. We continue our…

GC4W Receives 2022 BEST CHARITY

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Connections for Women Foundation – GC4W Receives 2022 Best of Charity Award for the 8th Consecutive Year Manhattan Award Program Honors the Achievement MANHATTAN, Thursday, February 10th, 2022 — Global Connections for Women Foundation – GC4W has been selected for 2022 Best of Manhattan Award in the Charity Organization category by the Manhattan Award…

GC4W Marketplace Promotes Community & Empowerment

With the impact of COVID-19 on small business owners globally coupled with the difficulties many small businesses are facing in an ever-changing world, the Global Connections for Women Foundation is pleased to announce our launch of the GC4W Marketplace. The GC4W Marketplace is an e-commerce site that will provide guests with the opportunity to support small women-owned businesses while viewing…

Join the GC4W Entrepreneurship Advanced Program for Women

The GC4W Entrepreneurship Advanced Program for Female Entrepreneurs is a six months online program that is designed to train, coach and transform entrepreneurs or business leaders, who are looking for additional support with revolutionizing their business practices and customer acquisition strategy. The application for the Fall 2020 session is closing soon. Submit application now to join the program. This 6-months…