Tag: Women Professionals

#BanBossy: The Movement for Female Leadership

  When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Bossy sends a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up… Together we can encourage girls to lead.   This heartwarming and noble message has slowly been stretching across the United… Read More

Editorial: WomenWerk Celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration that occurs yearly on March 8. Launched in the early 1900s, IWD was created to educate, empower and galvanize women into action. Back then, the day was set aside to campaign for women’s right to vote, to be educated, to work, to hold public offices and end… Read More

Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship: Jacqueline Novogratz

Writer’s Note: This article is the first in a series that focuses on individuals who have made a contribution through business or non-profit endeavors that focus on improving the quality of people’s lives. In honor of Women’s History Month, a story will be written each week this month exploring the life of one of the many… Read More

Mamafrica Designs: Uplifting Women, Children in Congo for a Brighter Tomorrow

  Imagine being caught in the middle of the bloodiest war since World War II.  You are uneducated and can barely spell your name. Your husband was killed by the rebels who raped you while your six children hid nearby, and had your husband lived, he would have left you after the defilement of your… Read More