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2014-03-24 23:21:32

A unique collaborative social responsibility initiative funded 60 rural Indian entrepreneurs, this Women's Day. San Jose, Chicago, New Jersey, Dallas, Atlanta (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 “As the largest online community for Indian women, it is our responsibility to help rural women who have been dealt a difficult hand. The success of this unique Women’s Day initiative showed how the idea of ‘lending a hand’ resonated with so many women from around the world. We are proud to be...

2014-03-12 20:23:59

HOPKINS, Minn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Cornell Wilkes is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Professional Services. Susan is the President and Co-Founder of Global Horizons for Women and Founder/President of Adventures in Giving LLC. Global Horizons for Women provides retiring/retired professional women with opportunities to use their time, expertise, experience, and assets to support economic opportunity for women in...

2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending the rights of women. (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 On International Women’s Day, we seek to reaffirm our commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award helps to provide opportunities for women, especially those whom are marginalised, and to build their...

2014-02-25 12:24:30

Women Flock to the Upcoming Red Shoe Movement Event, March 11 in NYC NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest flurry of women being named to high positions is welcome news. In the last few months Janet Yellen became chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Mary Barra became first female CEO of GM, and Melissa Mark-Viverito became Speaker of the NYC Council. Undoubtedly, women empowerment is an issue that will continue trending for a long time. For those who know about women...

2014-02-19 08:21:00

Innovative new organization designed to use "market based" concepts to address homelessness, childcare, transportation, mental health and other challenges FARGO, N.D., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Erickson, a Slayton, Minnesota native who attended North Dakota State University has donated $2,500,000 to establish The Empowerment Project. Erickson is a long time entrepreneur who started his business career in Fargo almost 20 years ago and now currently resides in Phoenix AZ....

2014-01-30 23:04:21

"All people have a right to health,” Starla Hairston Blanks of Morehouse School of Medicine told UNE students and faculty, adding that people from the same community are treated differently when it comes to access to good care, and that a person’s income, education and housing are possible barriers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 University of New England’s Portland Campus celebrated the 50th anniversary since Martin Luther King’s visit to UNE (then St. Francis...

2014-01-25 23:00:03

Internationally-renowned author, educator and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele will be the featured speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ fourth annual Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 Internationally-renowned author, educator and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele will be the featured speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ fourth annual Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference. The conference is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 3,...

2014-01-24 23:24:56

African renewables have recently seen unprecedented growth but it is clear there are still challenges ahead, such as Social Economic Empowerment. London (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 IRENA’s General Director Adnan Z Amin’s recently highlighted the impressive growth of renewables in Africa. Amin’s statement comes at a particularly timely period as it was announced today that at Wind Energy Update’s Wind Energy Summit South Africa, a government and UN panel will discuss one of South...

2014-01-23 23:27:07

Shamangelic Healing with Anahata, Sedona’s Center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, is Proud to Announce the NEW Offering of a Spring Goddess Retreat with a Focus on Women’s Healing, Awakening, Health and Empowerment. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 As care givers, professionals, mothers, wives, teachers, healers and leaders, women are in many ways, the heartbeat of our community. With juggling these many roles and responsibilities, it is vital that women receive...

2014-01-08 08:30:11

Company's commitment to U.N. Women's Empowerment Principles helps guide global environmental sustainability work BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweetable Highlights: -- @KelloggCompany sustainability includes focus on smallholder and women farmers worldwide w/ @CIMMYT, @CARE, @WEPrinciples -- @KelloggCompany supports U.N. Women Empowerment Principles to support women in the workplace, marketplace and community #WEPs -- Empowering women is...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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