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Chinese women are more ambitious and of the 20 richest self-made female billionaires, 11 are Chinese

Chinese women are more ambitious and of the 20 richest self-made female billionaires, 11 are Chinese

Of the 20 richest self-made female billionaires, 11 are Chinese, with wealth averaging $US2.6 billion, compared with ninth-placed Oprah Winfrey’s $US2.3 billion. J.K Rowling, author of the wildly popular Harry Potter books, came bottom of the list, with one billion dollars. “There is no other country that comes even close to touching the number of […]

Self Help Africa asks you to help change millions of rural African women’s lives with a simple click

Self Help Africa asks you to help change millions of rural African women’s lives with a simple click

Studies have shown that if African women farmers receive the same support as their male counterparts, food production increases by 20%. That can be achieved with the stroke of a pen.

The 2011 International Women of Courage Awards to be handed over today with special guest First Lady Michelle

The 2011 International Women of Courage Awards to be handed over today with special guest First Lady Michelle

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony with special guest First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer and other U.S. and foreign dignitaries will also participate. The event will be held at approximately 11:00 a.m. today, 8 March 2011 in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State.

Hillary Clinton’s message on the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

Hillary Clinton’s message on the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

Hillary Rodham Clinton, US Secretary of State launched the “100 Women Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls through International Exchanges” on Monday, March 7, 2011 as a fitting precursor to the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, bringing together 100 women from 92 countries in one of the largest professional exchange programs undertaken by the State.

New research from the Kellogg School of Management finds more the women’s share of board seats, more the top level positions.

New research from the Kellogg School of Management finds more the women’s share of board seats, more the top level positions.

New research from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University finds that one key to career advancement for women may lie in the gender make-up of a company’s corporate board.According to the study, a higher representation of women on a company’s board of directors directly increases the female share of and access to higher positions within the company.

Winners of TED’s Ads Worth Spreading include Chrysler, Nokia, Intel, The Savory Institute and Nike Foundation

Winners of TED’s Ads Worth Spreading include Chrysler, Nokia, Intel, The Savory Institute and Nike Foundation

TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, announced from the TED2011 conference stage the 10 winners of the inaugural Ads Worth Spreading challenge. Winners of TED’s Ads Worth Spreading include Chrysler, Nokia, Intel, The Savory Institute and Nike Foundation

Celebrity chef Mai Pham will bring the fresh Southeast Asian flavors of her latest concept, Star Ginger, courtesy Sodexo

Celebrity chef Mai Pham will bring the fresh Southeast Asian flavors of her latest concept, Star Ginger, courtesy Sodexo

Chef Pham, a respected national authority on Asian cuisine, created Star Ginger based on the flavors and culinary insights she gathered and crafted while operating restaurants, writing cookbooks, teaching, consulting, and conducting research in Asia over the last 20 years.

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