Doctor Sania Nishtar honored with the Innovation Award by the Rockfeller Foundation

Doctor Sania Nishtar honored with the Innovation Award by the Rockfeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation has  unveiled the names of the individuals and institutions that will be honored as part of its first annual Innovation Awards ceremony on July 27, 2011 in New York.Pakistan’s Dr. Sania Nishtar, founder and president of the NGO think tank Heartfile, will receive an innovation award from the Foundation for her unique contributions to the field of global health. …Tell Me More »

Dawn Grosvenor’s HOPELights wins the $20,000 Facebook makeover

Dawn Grosvenor’s HOPELights wins the $20,000 Facebook makeover

Dawn Grosvenor’s HOPELights, about which we had written about here about being a popular finalist has come true. American Express OPEN’s Facebook BIG BREAK for Small Business has announced its 5 winners, selected from a shortlisted 10 who came from 11,000 businesses throughout North America. …Tell Me More »

Google Science Fair 2011 | Grand Prize Winner Shree Bose on her incredible journey

Google Science Fair 2011 | Grand Prize Winner Shree Bose on her incredible journey

Google Science Fair 2011 Winners

The Winners of the inaugural Google Science Fair 2011 was all about girl power, as Google’s official press release said. Lauren Hodge won in the 13-14 age group, Naomi Shah in the 15-16 age group and  Shree Bose in the 17-18 age group. Shree Bose also won Google’s Grand Prize. Shree received a $50,000 scholarship, a trip to the Galápagos Islands with a National Geographic Explorer and an internship at CERN. …Tell Me More »

Venture for America wants to help create 100000 US jobs by 2025

Venture for America wants to help create 100000 US jobs by 2025

Venture for America

Designed to do what Teach for America did for education in the US, Venture for America, which was launched on 20 July, 2011, aims to infuse a new sense of purpose and momentum into the enterprise network of US, concentrating on economically-challenged cities  including Detroit, Providence, and New Orleans. …Tell Me More »

Rebecca Black is back, better and bolder

Rebecca Black is back, better and bolder

Don’t miss out on your chance
Your life is in your hands
So take it just as far as you can
But trust in your self
forget everyone else…

Just a small excerpt from  Rebecca Black’s new song “This is my moment…Tell Me More »

Hina Rabbani Khar will be Pakistan’s first woman Foreign Minister

Hina Rabbani Khar will be Pakistan’s first woman Foreign Minister

Hina Rabbani Khar

The first woman to present a budget speech in the Pakistan National Assembly, and who became its first female Minister of State for Foreign Affairs two years later, is now chosen to be the Pakistan’s first female Minister of Foreign Affairs. The daughter of politician Malik Ghulam Noor Rabbani Khar, and a businesswoman by profession, Hina Rabbani Khar was the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, and the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs following the dismissal of Shah Mehmood Qureshi. …Tell Me More »

Carissa Moore, at 18, is the youngest ever Surfing World Champion

Carissa Moore, at 18, is the youngest ever Surfing World Champion

History was made  in Biarritz, France as Carissa Moore became the youngest ever Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Women’s World Champion at a mere 18-years old. The Oahu, Hawaii native also added two other records to her already outstanding young career. Moore celebrated the first world title for a Hawaiian in 30 years, since Margo Oberg’s crowning in 1981. Additionally, Moore clinched the championship with one event still left to go on the world tour, and made it to the finals in all six events thus far this season, another first in ASP history. …Tell Me More »

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