March 8th is International Women’s Day. This day was intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. But progress in gender parity has been slowed in many places across the world, especially in developing countries.
To mark the date, the One Campaign has shared a research report called “Poverty is Sexist,” that documents how extreme poverty hurts girls and women harder and in different ways than it does boys and men, and to demand targeted action to support girls and women. … Read More
In the “Happy,Healthy Nonprofit” book I’m writing with Aliza Sherman, a big theme in the book is “Technology Wellness,” which is how to self-manage your technology usage at work and in life. We are doing a workshop at SXSW on March 13th at 3:30 on this theme called “Go Reboot Yourself: Get A Grip on Your Tech and Life”
As the Internet has become integrated into how professionals communicate, access information, and connect to one another at work as well as personal lives, there are both the positive and negative changes our rapid adoption of social media and mobile phones has caused over the last decade. … Read More