Advancement of Women – April 24, 2017

Harvard thinks its found the next Einstein – and she’s 23 LinkedIn by Kat Merck | March 23, 2017: Harvard University believes the world’s next Einstein is among us — and she’s a millennial. At age 23, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski is already one of the most well-known and accomplished physicists in the U.S. The...

Advancement of Women – April 18, 2017

Malala Yousafzai named youngest UN Messenger of Peace Al Jazeera – April 11, 2017: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has been appointed a UN Messenger of Peace to promote girls’ education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head. At 19, Yousafzai is the youngest Messenger...

WFF CSW61 Parallel Event – March 22, 2017

Women Standing Against Islamic Extremism: Meet Faces of Courage and Commitment Salvation Army New York, NY – March 22, 2017 On CSW61 Review Theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the MDG’s for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)   On March 22, 2017 Women’s Freedom Forum...

Advancement of Women – April 11, 2017

Gaza’s only fisherwoman navigates dangerous waters Al Jazeera English – April 7, 2017: Gaza City – The world may not know her name, but anyone who has visited Gaza’s seaport will recognise Madleen Kullab. The daughter of a fisherman, 22-year-old Kullab is the only female fisher in Gaza. It was not...

A Conversation With Amb. Nikki Haley at CFR

March 29, 2017: Nikki Haley discusses the United States’ goals for its term as president of the UN Security Council in April. Ambassador Haley outlines her plans to highlight human rights and to assess current UN peacekeeping missions. The following is the text of her speech:  HALEY: Well, good morning....

Advancement of Women – March 8, 2017

On International Women’s Day, WFF is very thankful and inspired by all women who strive hard for change. The future of women is in your strength and leadership. Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day: Private Sector Perspectives Wilson Center – March 8, 2017: The private sector knows that gender parity in leadership...

Advancement of Women – March 1, 2017

Newsletter on the Advancement of Women Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year Gulf News – February 24, 2017: The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the Harvard Foundation’s Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at a ceremony scheduled for February 28. Rihanna is being honoured for several philanthropic efforts....

Advancement of Women – February 22, 2017

Newsletter on the Advancement of Women Saudi stock exchange appoints first female chair Gulf News – February 17, 2017: Riyadh: The Saudi Stock Exchange appointed Sarah Al Suhaimi, chief executive of investment bank NCB Capital, as its first female chair on Thursday, in a sign of change in the conservative...