Stand with the Women and Girls of Congo

February 9, 2009

I received an email from my friend Anne Ream’s foundation The Voices and Faces Project—a documentary initiative created to bring the testimony of sexual violence survivors to the attention of the public:

“we have seen first hand how difficult it is for women to come forward with their testimony”.

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A Great Moment in History

January 31, 2009

Today it happened. I wrote about it in my last post. Equal pay for equal work. Today President Obama made such a poingnant speech as he signed the Lilly Ledbetter bill that I thought that sharing the story was an important way to high-lite some of the magnificent women that are paving the way for all of us.
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Equal Pay for Equal Work—It’s About Time!

January 29, 2009

 

Well into his first full week as President of the United States, Barack Obama—with the backing of the US Congress—is signing into legislation equal pay for equal work! Woot as many say on twitter when someone loves something.
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Was it the Year of the Women in 2008?

December 31, 2008

As one year inches towards the end and evolves into the beginning of another, many look back upon the year that has passed. So many exciting things took place in 2008. Many of them ground breaking all around the world. The US election was for the world—certainly one of many ground breaking opportunities to watch change take place in the United States. 
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Making Space for Women Entrepreneurs.

December 18, 2008

I have been extremely interested in trends for years. I love to read a broad range of newsletters that cover all sorts of cultural topics. Springwise, in particular, is a terrific newsletter that covers business innovations for entrepreneurial minds. It’s one of the world’s leading sources of new business ideas—powered by a network of 8000 + spotters. Pretty darn cool!! 
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For the love of print in the age of social media.

November 30, 2008

The other day, I had a discussion with Nicole (my partner in crime) regarding her “Twitter as a news source” post. As our chat wore on, we eventually made our way to a comment she made about her exec friend’s desire to get PR within the printed pages of Canada’s most reputable national paper, The Globe and Mail.
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Ready Set GO! Online Retailers Embrace Web 2.0 This Holiday Season.

November 20, 2008

If you’ve been following my posts, you may have begun to recognize a familiar pattern. One that involves me wading daily through all sorts of trend reports, ezines, e-mails and blogs from every industry you can imagine. In my world, meetings never begin before noon (that’s if I have anything to say about it) and my morning kicks off with a potent cup of joe and a mountain of mail overflowing in my inbox.
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