As the UN reviews what is next for the Millennium Development Goals, some topics hold the key for what we need to commit next as a global community… Have we really done enough in Human Rights when women are still largely at the margin in many societies?
Pictured above, Lori Forte Harnick, Microsoft’s general manager for Citizenship & Public Affairs, center, on a visit to a community learning center in India where Microsoft is funding information technology education for young women.
Today’s world is a digital world, and that’s not likely to change any time soon. In fact, the world is only going to become more interconnected, with the global economy heavily dependent on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and the Executive Director of UN Women, is a longstanding defender of women’s rights.
In developing and emerging economies, access to economic opportunities can give women greater control over their lives, helping them move themselves and their families out of the base of the pyramid and toward more stable lives.
[Editor's Note: Pearson was one of the generous companies to host a Path to Empowerment roundtable meeting.
Amway leaders and Amway business owners—the individuals who have Amway businesses—talk a lot about the “entrepreneurial spirit.” Entrepreneurship is the cornerstone of the direct-selling industry, and Amway business owners believe in helping to put business ownership within reach of anyone who wa