Written by Elizabeth Dearborn Davis Tuesday, July 10 2012
"The world is used to hearing stories of famine, violence and poverty coming out of Africa, but a generation of young women across the continent are courageously launching their own businesses and reforming their governments," says Elizabeth Dearborn Davis, founder of The Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda. Here is her firsthand account of the New York Forum Africa.
Written by Heather Burke Tuesday, June 26 2012
Diane Osgood, founder of Osgood Sustainability Consulting, says, “No one wakes up in the morning and intends to conduct business that harms the planet or other people.” But for most that is standard operating procedure. Osgood is helping businesses see that profit can be created in ways that are sustainable.
Written by Jan Turner Tuesday, June 12 2012
Imagine telling the story of 10 extraordinary girls living 10 countries, written by 10 celebrated women authors and narrated by 10 renowned women actors. That is the design of “10x10” – a documentary film project that hopes to inspire global change through the education of girls.
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, May 01 2012
Outraged by human trafficking, Julia Immonen decided to row across the Atlantic Ocean – 45 days at sea – to raise awareness around the issue. Prior to her Row For Freedom, she had never spent time at sea or even rowed, but her all-female team prevailed by drawing attention to trafficking and setting two world records.
Written by Jane Wurwand Tuesday, March 06 2012
Jane Wurwand is offering you the chance to support women entrepreneurs around the world. Thanks to her project joinFITE, you can go now online and in less than a minute direct a microloan to support a specific women in a specific country at no cost to you.