*By Alice Driver Para leer en español, haz clic aquí Follow @aliceldriver Women make up the majority of the world’s population living on less than US$1 a day. In rural areas, lack of access to energy forces them risk their health and safety to accomplish daily tasks like finding fuel and cooking food. These same women, who often live in isolated areas, will give birth in … [Read more...] about How to help women? Eliminate energy poverty
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Join the celebration of the International Women's Day Para leer en español, haz clic aquí My middle name is Robert, but I am sure my parents would have thought more about making it my first name if they had known what a recent study has revealed: for large U.S. companies, more board seats are held by men named Robert, John, James and William than by all women combined. In … [Read more...] about The importance of being Robert
Para leer en español, haz click aquí Follow @AArmbrister_BID Inspired by a video that revealed that images of women in a popular British newspaper were one-dimensional, I endeavored to see how a popular, prize-winning Colombian news magazine was portraying women. I bought two copies of the December 21, 2014 through January 4, 2015 edition and, lacking a handy team of cutting … [Read more...] about The problem of women’s images in serious media
Do home lives have a direct impact on professional careers? Para leer en español, haz click aquí Follow @AArmbrister_BID “What does your husband do?” a woman asks me as she picks through some of my garage sale items. “I don´t have a husband,” I respond. She excuses herself and explains that she should know better. But should she? This is the 587th time I have been asked … [Read more...] about Is the personal also professional?
Using music education to promote inclusive development Para leer en español, haz clik aquí For suggested music to listen while reading this post, click here In 2005, Hurricane Katrina nearly wiped New Orleans off the map. As the city tried to regain its footing and rebuild, another element of the reconstruction became evident; the need to ensure that at risk youth, who … [Read more...] about It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!