Tag: Women Empowerment

Support GC4Women.org on #GivingTuesday

Support GC4Women And Help Empower Women on #GivingTuesday Tuesday, May 5th, is #GivingTuesday, “a new global day of giving and unity” in response to COVID-19. This is your chance to support your community and nonprofits around the world who are helping to aid those in need and spread positivity, especially during this uncertain time. At the Global Connections for Women…

M.M.LaFleur Will Dress Any Woman Running for Office

There’s about to be a lot more M.M.LaFleur on the campaign trail. The women’s workwear brand, founded by Sarah LaFleur, Narie Foster and Miyako Nakamura in 2011, aims to provide “a more practical, inspired wardrobe” for professional women. And this week, the brand announced that it wants to extend that mission to the women running for public office across the…

Why We Need More Women in STEM and How AI Could Help Us Get There

Recently, Dr. France A. Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation, gave a presentation at the U.S. Council on Competitiveness meeting in Washington, D.C. She holds an extraordinary record of accomplishment and has made a tremendous impact on academia and the U.S.’s scientific community. Córdova is also the youngest person — and first woman — to serve as Chief Scientist at…

Melinda Gates Q&A: A Billion Dollars for Gender Equality

Shortly after Harvard Business Review and Melinda Gates launched The Big Idea: Women, Power, and Influence, Gates announced she is pledging $1 billion to fund efforts outlined in her feature article. HBR caught up with Gates about the announcement and what it means to her efforts to radically accelerate progress toward gender equality in the next 10 years. How does this donation change the timeline to gender…

3 Ways to Empower the Next Generation of Women Leaders

CEO of Pink Lily, Tori Gerbig, is the author of this article from Entrepreneur. Opinions expressed by the article’s author are her own. Even after decades of hard work and progress toward gender parity in the workforce, there are still reports of disappointingly low numbers of U.S. women in senior leadership roles. Despite the fact that women represent more than half the country’s…

Black Women In Wine Join For Better Representation

When asked to describe the current state of black women’s representation in the wine industry, Robin and Andréa McBride know exactly how to respond. The sisters, cofounders and winemakers of the California-based McBride Sisters Wine Collection, immediately point to a wine industry magazine cover that featured 50 industry leaders. Not a single one is a black woman.  “In one shot, it’s a…

7 Ways to Empower Women and Girls

Here are seven easy ways to make a big difference in the lives of daughters, sisters, and mothers around the world — and right in our own neighborhoods. 1. Provide the ticket to a better life: clean water. Did you know that instead of attending class, girls and women around the world spend 200 million hours each day getting water that is often…