Para leer en español, haz click aquí [vsw id="P8GQ2rWjpGw" source="youtube" width="500" height="344" autoplay="no"] Recently, the English actress Emma Watson sent me an invitation. I know, there is an abyss between us: age, interests, backgrounds –even an ocean. But despite all of this, how can I say no to this request? Men: I would like to take this opportunity to … [Read more...] about Invitation accepted: I am part of #Heforshe
Para leer en español, haz clik aquí Follow @calemann A recently published book claims that there is one. Compared with men, it alleges, women don’t consider themselves as ready for promotions, they predict they will do worse on tests, undervalue their scientific skills, and generally underestimate their abilities, therefore opting out of many educational, employment and … [Read more...] about Is there a gender confidence gap?
Follow @joseluisl Para leer en español, haz clic aquí Did you know that women are less connected than men to Internet and social media? Or that they are less savvy Internet users? Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Marne Levine, Vice President of Global Public Policy at Facebook, to discuss the social and economic implications of this gender digital gap, … [Read more...] about Why women matter at Facebook
By Stephanie Mulhern* Para leer en español, haz clic aquí As recently reelected President Juan Manuel Santos continues to pursue peace talks with rebels in Colombia, many citizens are experiencing the effects of the decades of internal armed conflict in their daily lives. Colombian women in particular have been the primary victims of internal displacement, often being … [Read more...] about No place to rest for displaced women in Colombia
Para leer en español, hacer click aquí I recently visited the re-opened Mauritiushuis, an art museum in The Hague, Holland, where I was able to appreciate some amazing paintings. One in particular caught my attention; a Rembrandt painting called Two Moors, dating back to 1661. It is a very unusual painting for its time given that African descendants were rarely the object … [Read more...] about “Two Moors” by Rembrandt, just good intentions?