Posts Tagged 'gender equality'

Women Leaders: The Journey to the Top

Mar 13

I grew up surrounded by strong women, with my mom being the first I was exposed to. She escaped Vietnam by boat with my siblings, lived through two refugee camps, and raised our large family by herself in the United States—all with limited knowledge of English. Because of her, I was motivated to work hard […]

Embracing Gender Equality: Today and Everyday

Mar 08

You may have heard that today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. What you may not know is that, though the day has been relatively unknown in the U.S. until recently, the observance’s origins are actually American. A quick history: the first Women’s Day took place in February 1909, organized by the Socialist Party of […]

3 Themes from Day 1 of the Social Good Summit

Sep 19

I am very excited to be attending the Social Good Summit at the 92nd Street Y. Day One of the Summit–which examines the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world–focused on the following themes: To address core problems facing the globe, change must happen at the individual, community, policy […]