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‘The Power of Yin’

Highlights benefits of holistic approach to SRI, sustainability, networking, the Love Economy, the empowerment of women.

Relates to: Wealth of Networks, SRI, Global Citizenship

The World’s Top Cities For Female Entrepreneurs

The World’s Top Cities For Female Entrepreneurs

Chart of the Day - Economy and Society August 25 2015 Where in the world are women most likely to found a business? According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015, the number of female entrepreneurs is now significantly higher than in previous years. Even so, it is much lower than the number of men [...]

How She Leads: Rebecca Kenow, Land O’Lakes

  Biologist Rebecca Kenow spent two decades managing public sector environmental programs in Minnesota and then at a petroleum refinery before becoming the first full-time director of sustainability for agricultural cooperative Land O’ Lakes several years ago. While Land O’Lakes butter and milk may be the most familiar products for [...]

Where are all the female innovators?

The dearth of women in STEM careers isn’t from discrimination but a perception and visibility issue, says Dame Sue Ion Women now make up 24% of FTSE 100 board positions and are increasingly represented in high profile science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) roles. Both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of [...]

Top of the Food Chain: How Women Are Helping Each Other Lead the Food and Farming Sector

Ten years ago, when I was working at an environmental center at Harvard Medical School, I had coffee with a woman who was working for one of the large, national environmental NGOs. The conversation turned into what a friend calls a "woe-down." We lamented that our directors were men, that the faculty or in-house experts were mostly men, and [...]

WECAN Women Rising on International Women’s Day

WECAN Women Rising on International Women’s Day

  From the WECAN Team Dear Friends and Allies,    Today, as we celebrate International Women's Day, we reflect with great appreciation and respect upon the countless women leaders rising up worldwide in [...]

Shining the Light on Women in Solar

Shining the Light on Women in Solar This week, women in the solar energy industry will gather at events around the country to talk about policies for recruiting and retaining women in the clean energy fields. The events, being held in 15 cities on Tuesday, February 24th, will be run byWomen in Solar Energy (WISE). Why are events like this [...]

2015 Catalyst, Issue 2: Rising Women, Rising World

We at The Shift Network hold a deep commitment to equal honoring of feminine and masculine ways of being in the world. It is vital that each of us learn to honor and embody this balance within ourselves and help to create it in our communities, businesses, and political bodies. That’s also why we see it as so important that we support women [...]

Nominate civil society speakers and attendees

Nominate civil society speakers and attendees

    Nominate civil society speakers and attendees for the UN President of the General Assembly's High-level Thematic Debate on "Achieving gender equality and [...]

2014-2015 Women’s Climate Action Agenda

Women's Earth and Climate Action Network The Action Agenda analyzes the root causes of environmental degradation and social injustice, ultimately presenting powerful recommendations and alternative solutions to the climate crisis. The Women's Climate Action Agenda is now available for download [...]

Social Wealth Economic Indicators Launch Materials

Caring Economy Campaign, a coalition of over 100 organizations led by Dr. Riane Eisler, will launch a new set of economic measures that goes beyond GDP: “Social Wealth Economic Indicators” (SWEIs). The launch will occur on November 12. !“SWEIs are unique in showing where the US stands against other developed nations in investing [...]

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