“Women Impakters” is a series highlighting emerging women leaders in various fields throughout Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. It is no secret that women are globally underrepresented, most notably in science and technology fields, but perhaps surprisingly,
We are currently facing a critical point for the future of our planet. As our population continues to skyrocket, we are confronted with the daunting reality of impending food and water shortages, rising global temperatures, hunger, poverty, and a general
Stretch targets, by nature, are designed to spur action. One hugely critical target, however, is at risk of passing by unmet. This target is the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 8.7, a global goal which calls for effective measures to end forced
Social justice, sustainability, poverty and gender equality are all significant contemporary issues which the not-for-profit social enterprise Global Goods Partners (GGP) boldly addresses. Acting as an intermediary between women-led enterprises in marginalized communities of the Global South and the international
The Women's in Engineering Society - WES - is a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we support and inspire women to achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders;
Women are generally perceived as victims of violent extremism, terrorism, and armed-conflicts. This is largely true whenever women are forced to join violent groups or are abused in various ways in conflict and post-conflict zones. Here violence against women multiplies
The main cause of female incarceration is poverty. It is predominantly young, poor, single-mothers with a low level of education and income. Out of this situation, Carcel, a Danish fashion brand, has forged an identity of homogenous Scandinavian design with
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, a group of outstanding organisations working to empower women within the energy access sector are collaborating on a series of articles. We will be sharing stories of women’s empowerment from around the globe
Can you imagine a life without power? Turn on the light and nothing happens. Twist the thermostat up, well actually there is no thermostat. For 1.6 billion people, this isn’t an outage or a bad dream. It’s a way of life.
The United Nations sets out an inspiring ambition in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5: "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls" This bold goal is supported by targets and indicators that help define what it means in more practical terms.
The Linkages Between Sustainable Development Goal 5 and United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 In order to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls by 2030 pursuant to Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG 5), the specific circumstances of