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...

Advancement of Women – February 15, 2017

Newsletter on the Advancement of Women ‘The world needs science and science needs women,’ UN says on International Day UN News Center – February 11, 2017: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today urged greater investments in teaching science, technology, engineering and math to all women and girls as well as...

Advancement of Women – February 8, 2017

Newsletter on the Advancement of Women  The McCain Institute 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium  The McCain Institute at Arizona State University held its 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Symposium on February 6, 2017 to raise public awareness on the issues surrounding t his human rights violation and best practices to #EndTrafficking. The Director...

Advancement of Women – February 1, 2017

Newsletter  on the Advancement of Women The Last Hope for Care The New York Times-  International – January 30, 2017: In Afghanistan’s Kunduz Province, Dr. Marzia Salam Yaftali leads the doctors of the last hospital left standing after airstrikes destroyed the area’s main trauma center in 2015. She faces her...

Advancement of Women – January 25, 2017

Newsletter  on the Advancement of Women Middle East film festival to celebrate women Trade Arabia – January 18, 2017: The unique film festival which gives audiences a powerful view of the world as seen through the eyes of women will present a fascinating collection of short works from around the...

Advancement of Women – January 18, 2017

Newsletter on the Advancement of Women  UN Women Executive Director to call on businesses to power up sustainable development and women’s economic empowerment in Davos UN Women – January 15, 2017: The executive Director of UN Women will travel to Davos, Switzerland for the 47th Annual meeting of the World Economic...

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