Health and Lifestyle A vast majority of healthcare decisions are made by women. However, with the countless demands of family and work, many women do not make their own health a priority.
Leadership Every week, in homes, churches and halls throughout the developing world, women who participate in a microfinance support group organized by an in ternational microfinance organization come together to support one another and guarantee each other’s loans.
Education Women are emerging as role models in science and math, forging a path for the next generation of girls.
Leadership Can you imagine living without a bank account and conducting every payment with cash? Or seeing all the assets you had painstakingly accumulated jeopardized by the costs of caring for a sick child? These are the challenges facing more than a billion women who have no access to financial services.
Leadership Amid the furrowed brows of the world’s financial elite at January’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.N. Secretary-General ban Ki-Moon spoke of a more permanent 2011 crisis than currency issues: 300,000 women around the globe died giving birth.
Education We explore the misconceptions facing modern Saudi Arabian women with vice chairwoman of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations, Ameerah Al-Taweel.