By Priya Agrawal, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
On March 4, more than 500 leaders gathered for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and United Nations’ International Women’s Day forum held at the United Nations. This annual conference discusses the private sector’s role in economically empowering women around the world.
Recently, I spoke with Angela Baker, Qualcomm’s Senior Manager of Wireless Reach and Government Affairs, on how mobile technology is a smart, important, and versatile tool for empowering women throughout many aspects of their lives – be it their livelihood, their safety, or their healthcare.
The Department of Education released the contents of the agency’s $68.6 billion dollar portion of the President’s 2015 budget proposal this week, and with it outlined the initiatives it plans to focus on in the coming year.
By: Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO, Women’s World Banking
“That would make us feel very proud and our lives would be very happy every day.”