International Women's Day

International Women's Day--With a Business Twist

March 11, 2010 posted by admin

Just in time for International Women's Day, Roxanne Taylor of Accenture offers us a "silver lining in the dark cloud of joblessness": women's resiliance. When times get tough, companies look to employees who are flexible, resiliant, and will ensure the company's future success. Says Roxanne,


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International Women’s Day – beyond celebration, a day of advocacy

Originally posted by Ruth Schechter on 03/07/10 on Gender News from the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University

 After decades of marches, boycotts, lobbying and rallies, did the protests of the past 40 years really make a difference? Do protests still work? Can women still advocate change through social activism?

Timing is Key in Successful Social Movements


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Women’s Equality Key to Economic Recovery

March 8, 2010 posted by Shyama Venkateswar

Today as we celebrate International Women’s Day all over the world, let us take a moment to reflect on how much more needs to be done for us to claim true gender equity even within the United States. The economic crisis or our Great Recession is unprecedented in terms of its global reach and its impact on governments, corporations and individuals alike. What this crisis has also done is profoundly demonstrate the existing disparities and inequalities within the United States.

Consider the following pieces of data:


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