womens empowerment

Inspiring Women Leaders in IT

Jordi Botifoll, SVP Cisco America's, President Cisco LatAm, Co-Author: Luz Ma Murguia, Latin American Marketing Director, Cisco
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There is evidence that a shortage of technology professionals is undermining business performance. In a 2016 survey by Venture Beat, 65% of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other business leaders said that difficulty in recruiting skilled IT professionals was harming IT modernization efforts. That was three years ago and since then, the gap has gotten even wider.

One solution – recruit more women.

How Technology Empowers Women Around The World

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Global Risk Insights sat down with Allison Kahn, Director of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s Mentoring Women in Business Programme, to discuss the interplay between female empowerment, mentoring and technology.

“There is one crucial factor that affects whether we can sign up a prospective mentee – and that’s internet and mobile connectivity.”

The Real Gamechanger for Women’s Empowerment Initiatives – Family Planning

by Carolyn Rodehau
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The makeup of the workforce has changed worldwide. Increasingly, women have become a driving force in our global economy particularly in developing economies.

Insights on How to Scale Women's Empowerment Globally

Free Webinar Will Explore New Research on Women-Business Owners
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has taken a strong interest in addressing this entrepreneurial and economic gaps faced by women around the world. In Spring 2014, the Foundation produced From Millions to Billions: Scaling Up Women’s Empowerment Globally, a report that researched women-owned businesses in Mexico.

Mary Kay Sponsors Girls Empowerment Conference in Brazil

Eighty young women from five different countries participate in summit in Rio de Janeiro
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DALLAS, April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – True to its mission of  enriching women’s lives, and in celebration of its 50th anniversary, Mary Kay Inc. is sponsoring the first U.S.-Brazil Girls Empowerment Conference. Mary Kay’s partnership with the U.S. Department of State will help promote the rights of women and girls around the world. Approximately 80 young women between the ages of 13 and 17 from Brazil, the United States, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay will participate in the event.

CoffeeCSA Connects Coffee Lovers Straight to the Farm

CoffeeCSA.org offers farm shares in the world’s finest harvests from Ethiopia, Peru, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Mexico
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CoffeeCSA.org is a community supported agriculture model that allows consumers to subscribe to regular deliveries of roasted coffee from specific family farmers. It is the world's first project to directly connect consumers with 140,000 small-scale coffee farmer entrepreneurs in Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico and Ethiopia. An unprecedented model in the coffee industry, CoffeeCSA empowers farmers to differentiate outside of the commodity crop model and deal directly with consumers. All CoffeeCSA coffees are Organic and Fair Trade Certified, hand-roasted in small batches and available on the CoffeeCSA website and at over 100 independent cafés and cooperative grocery retailers.

Press Release

CoffeeCSA.org is a community supported agriculture model that allows consumers to subscribe to regular deliveries of roasted coffee from specific family farmers. It is the world's first project to directly connect consumers with 140,000 small-scale coffee farmer entrepreneurs in Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico and Ethiopia. An unprecedented model in the coffee industry, CoffeeCSA empowers farmers to differentiate outside of the commodity crop model and deal directly with consumers. All CoffeeCSA coffees are Organic and Fair Trade Certified, hand-roasted in small batches and available on the CoffeeCSA website and at over 100 independent cafés and cooperative grocery retailers.

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