Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

January 10, 2011 by  
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Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

Zainab Salbi: Women, War-time and the Dream of Peace

January 2, 2011 by  
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In war we often see only the frontline stories of soldiers and combat. Zainab Salbi tells powerful “backline” stories of women who keep everyday life going during conflicts, and calls for women to have a place at the negotiating table once fighting is over.

Navjyoti India Foundation (NIF)

December 15, 2010 by  
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“It’s name means ‘A New Light’. It was founded with a belief in welfare and preventive policing. With a handful of supporters and great deal of determination, they began their endeavors cautiously but confidently treading unchartered waters to help more and more people, gradually changing the mission to ‘help for helpless’ and then towards ‘self […]

Breath of Life

November 14, 2008 by  
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The first time I exchanged a memorable hongi was with a very distinguished maori gentleman at the Wellington Art Gallery (during a private showing of a Goldie exhibition). He looked uncomfortable standing in a line-up top heavy with

Deep calls to Deep

November 8, 2008 by  
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We waited expectantly at the gate entrance to Haranui Marae. We must wait until the call of the karanga is heard (this is the ceremonial call of welcome performed only by the women). Hearing the karanga indicates to us that we are free to approach our hosts across

Roots and All

October 23, 2008 by  
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Does it ever seem to you that for most of your life you spend it looking for yourself? Even when you know you’re right there! Odd isn’t it! Tomorrow I’ll be travelling to Helensville. I’m attending the hura kohatu (unveiling) of my maternal great grandmother, a woman I hardly know

SOSAD – Save Our Sons And Daughters

October 1, 2008 by  
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N.Z. Journalist Keith Newman implores us to Save Our Sons and Daughters

Mana Wahine

August 17, 2008 by  
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I was 16 (and then some in subsequent years of reading) when I first read the biographies of women like Katharine Meyer Graham (Katharine Graham, A biography) Golda Meir (Golda), Vera Nabokov (Vera – Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), Amiria Stirling

Live Large And …

July 6, 2008 by  
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My pal John Hafer uses an expression that I like, “live LARGE”. Actually I like it alot. I like the concept even more when it’s translated to actions. I like that it’s so expansive and spacious in describing the range