This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Ramanujam who is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a faculty member in the Global Health Institute and Dept. Pharmacology and Cell Biology and the founding director of the Center of Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. This article is part of a series on the power of technology in helping crisis-affected populations. To learn more, sign up for a free webinar in our Women Rock IT series here.
We would like to introduce you to one of our programme partners, Qualcomm. Their Wireless Reach™ programme broadens their impact by bringing advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities around the world, enriching people’s lives while creating new markets for their business. Wireless Reach™ invests in programmes that leverage Qualcomm’s leading-edge technologies to improve lives, transform communities, and protect the planet. Currently, there are 119 Wireless Reach™ programmes that have reached more than 17 million people in 47 countries.
Two Whirlpool Corp. Employees Honored for New St. Joseph City Ordinance at EQMI Annual Gala.
The Equality Michigan Fall Reception on Friday, Sept. 13 was attended by 400 people and resulted in record-breaking fundraising for the annual gala. Emceed by WDIV-Detroit reporter Hank Winchester, the EQMI event hosted speakers including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, as well as keynote speaker, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.
It was women wielding the wrenches, fixing the airplane engines and sitting in the captain’s chair in the cockpit of the 190-seat airplane inside JetBlue’s hangar at Logan International Airport on Saturday — a rare sight in an industry dominated by men.
Female pilots, mechanics and fight attendants greeted more than 40 girls ages 6-17 with a first-class glance at what it’s like to be a woman in aviation as part of the airline’s “Fly Like A Girl” campaign.
Today on International Day of Rural Women, Pfizer is reflecting on its work with partners – including CARE, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and World Vision – to strengthen health systems and empower women in rural areas. Through the Pfizer Foundation* Healthy Families, Healthy Futures program, women in rural communities are receiving access to quality family planning and immunization services, which in turn allows them to prioritize their futures.
When it opened in March 2013, the Intel-backed film “Girl Rising” helped kickstart a global movement around a mission to ensure that girls around the world are educated and empowered.
What you might not remember is, as part of that effort, Intel invested further by partnering with local non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to ensure each of the nine girls in the film — and many of their siblings — continued to receive quality education.
In honor of International Day of the Girl, we caught up with one of the nine girls featured in the film. So where are they now?
Chicago, IL, October 11, 2019 - CBRE hosted its 2019 Power of WE and Women’s Networking Forum conferences at the largest company gathering of women October 1-4 in Chicago. The theme this year was “We Build Better Together,” recognizing the powerful impact of women in the company and the commercial real estate industry.