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Latest International Women's Day Stories

2014-03-07 16:20:08

UPS Canada hosts influential panel: The Future of Women in Logistics MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 7, 2014 /CNW/ - For more than a century, International Women's Day (IWD) has recognized the enormous economic, social and political contributions of women around the world. This year's theme 'Inspiring Change' was the focus of UPS Canada's 'The Future of Women in Logistics' panel discussion which took place this morning. The event was an opportunity to gather women and men alike to discuss...

2014-03-07 08:24:44

NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of 2014 International Women's Day (IWD), DDB Worldwide, part of Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC), announced today the launch of "Empower," a website featuring photos of real women from across the DDB Network. Slated to launch on Friday, March 7, "Empower" will be accompanied by tweets from female employees on @DDB_Worldwide, which will answer the question, "What empowers you?" IWD is celebrated globally on March 8, and recognizes the...

2014-03-06 04:23:24

LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empowering those involved in HIV care to support girls as they develop into young women In conjunction with International Women's Day (March 8, 2014), a practical and educational tool on the topic of young women living with HIV has been developed by Women for Positive Action (a global, multidisciplinary group of experts committed to addressing the specific concerns of women living...

2014-03-05 16:28:08

Sullivan Among Esteemed List of Women Making an Impact Worldwide PEORIA, Ill., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michele Sullivan, President, Caterpillar Foundation, and leader of the company's social innovation initiatives, has been named to the Diplomatic Courier's list of 100 top global women representing the most important industries women have made an impact on worldwide. Every year, to celebrate International Women's Day, the Diplomatic Courier honors the Top Global Women who have...

2013-03-13 23:03:10

“Women Inspiring Innovation” featuring Genevieve Bos, co-founder of PINK magazine. Saturday, March 23, 2013 - Register now for this half-day networking event. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 The Georgia Tech Women Alumnae Network will host its second annual International Women´s Day Forum on Saturday, March 23, 2013, focusing on the professional achievements and developing the professional potential of women. The event, which is open to the public, is themed “Women...

2013-03-08 16:21:15

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today ACDI/VOCA marks its commitment to gender equity and women's empowerment with International Women's Day events in Washington, D.C., and countries around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120308/DC67185LOGO-b) ACDI/VOCA Invests in Women Women are essential to economic growth in developing countries, and investments in women often return multiple dividends for families and communities. Yet in both developed and...

2013-03-08 08:25:35

Organizations from Pakistan, Tanzania, Nepal, Peru and the Ukraine recognized for exemplary communications NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of International Women's Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon Products, Inc. CEO Sheri McCoy announced that four global organizations and one government campaign have received 2(nd) Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women for their outstanding work to bring...

2013-03-08 08:21:42

Facebook Application Hands Control Of Advertising Over To Women Across The Country In Celebration Of International Women's Day ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 33 million women made over advertising that highlighted their insecurities and impacted their self-esteem as part of the Dove(®) Ad Makeover in 2012. In celebration of International Women's Day, Dove(® )announced that women in the United States of America will once again have a voice to fight back...

2013-03-08 08:20:06

Women's Leadership Development program collects non-perishable food items in support of local food banks. MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Around the world on March 8(th), charitable and government organizations, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate International Women's Day (IWD).  The recognition and observance of this day demonstrates the positive evolution towards the economic, political and social achievements of women. ...

2013-03-07 16:22:40

Arianna Huffington, Elizabeth Gore, Jennifer Lopez, Lynda Lopez and other leading voices join global "virtual relay" to help improve the health and well-being of mothers and children worldwide WASHINGTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers around the globe are mobilizing their voices and their social networks as one of the most powerful forces for positive change for women and children in today's world. Starting tomorrow, on International Women's Day, moms and their...