Category Archives for "Woman of Change"
Around the globe, women are less likely than men to have access to technology. This is a gap that exists in developing and developed countries alike. With an aim to address this issue and propose ways to empower young women, ECOSOC and ITU hosted a Google+ Hangout on 6 June featuring Academy Award winning Actor […]Continue reading
For generations women in many rural communities have lived in the shadow of men and receive little education. But a grassroots college in India is challenging centuries of conservatism by training them to be engineers, dentists and mechanics.Continue reading
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for. Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — […]Continue reading
US First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at Martin Luther King school, an all-girls middle school in Dakar, Senegal.Continue reading