“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
Earth Day 2023 is quickly approaching.
Happy International Women’s Day from wegg®!
The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change.” All of these ideas are principles that wegg® has aimed to instill in the lives of women entrepreneurs year round, since 2008.
For International Women’s Day 2019,
A recent article by Oxfam recounts the inspiring story of Zainab, the first woman in Jalawla, Iraq to sell plants at the town market.
In December 2015, Zainab opened her own plant nursery on the side of her house in Jalawla, Iraq. It was destroyed by ISIS one week later.
Empower women as you decorate your home for the holidays or anytime soon! One Thread Fair Trade works to train women in South India in textile arts to create beautiful cushions (shown above). Through their initiative, the women (who are mostly victims of poverty and domestic violence) are now able to provide for their families and educate their children.
In the global debate about climate change, women have a voice too.
Despite their valuable knowledge and fundamental role in society, women are not sufficiently represented in decision-making procedures on climate change. Hence, their experience and needs are almost completely absent from the political debate.
Gio Recycling, a waste management business, and its Managing Director ‘Ofa Tu’ikolovatu are a visible part of Tonga’s business landscape.