As we prepare to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, I am reflecting on so many factors that led to where I am today. My mother grew up in India when the path for most women was not one of higher education and a professional life.
San Francisco, March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - On the eve of International Women’s Day, BSR and the Walmart Foundation are launching Women in Factories China, a three-year initiative that will train more than 26,000 women factory workers in job readiness, life, and leadership skills—in an effort to build a strong pipeline of female leaders in China.
In honor of International Women's Day 2013, female Cisco Asia Pacific employees chimed in with some inspiring words about what it means to them to be women in the technology workforce and how they manage their success.
This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post on March 7, 2013.
Today, I would like to reflect on the progress women are making in the global economy by highlighting the work of one woman who has been a source of inspiration for many: Randa Ayoubi. Randa is a woman entrepreneur from Jordan who had a dream of enhancing the lives of children by raising educational standards through multimedia learning.
On March 8, every year since 1911, thousands of events are held througout the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. This day is International Women's Day, and Enbridge celebrates it with a variety of activities across the organization to honour the achievements of women employees.
International Women's Day is a time to highlight and recognize the talents and contributions of women
A Culture of Inclusion and Opportunity
International Women's Day, which falls on March 8th, is a time to highlight and recognize the talents and contributions of women. Baxter International Inc. fosters a culture of inclusion, and one in which diversity is optimized and valued. Women and men across Baxter are actively involved in a multitude of initiatives to attract and develop talented women in the organization.
Research consistently proves that educating and empowering girls breaks the cycle of generational poverty. For each year a girl is educated, her income increases significantly, and a country’s GDP increases based on the number of educated girls. Education also reduces population growth, child mortality, HIV rates, and more.