Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs Are Told to Champion Their Success

Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs Are Told to Champion Their Success

Editorial credit: Nelson Antoine / Shutterstock.com Fifty-eight successful participants of Cohort 2 of the Entrepreneurs Business Builder (EBB) program graduated in a moving virtual ceremony hosted by Republic Bank in collaboration with EBB partner BDP Associates. The program, themed “Championing HER Success,” was launched earlier this year on International Women’s Day. More than 500 women […]

Taiwan and CDF Help Women SME’s Green Transition

Taiwan and CDF Help Women SME’s Green Transition

On November 3, the TaiwanICDF and CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) signed a US$3 million contribution agreement for the CRAF-Women SMEs Program in St. Lucia. This program helps women small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Caribbean invest in renewable energy and energy-efficient facilities, unlocking women’s power to take the lead in transitioning the region toward […]

Canadian Authorities Investigating Challenges Faced by Women on Canadian Farms

Canadian Authorities Investigating Challenges Faced by Women on Canadian Farms

A press statement from the media centre of the OECS says Canadian authorities are investigating “recent press reports about alleged challenges faced by women participating in the programme on a farm in Nova Scotia”. The OECS statement promises that the “outcome of due process would be communicated at the appropriate time”. Calls have also been […]

Scholarship Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Scholarship Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs is accepting applications for Cohort 2 of its scholarship program for new student admissions for the period October 10th to January 5th, 2023. There are opportunities for study in the following fields: Business plan writing, Action plan writing, Capital action plan writing and Project proposal writing. The Scholarship covers Full […]

Electing a Woman Leader – a Long and Winding Road

Electing a Woman Leader – a Long and Winding Road

New York, NY – July 28, 2022: Vice President Kamala Harris announced the formation of the Economic Opportunity Coalition to invest in underserved communities at Restoration Plaza. (Shutterstock) By Sir Ronald Sanders The fight for the post of leader of the ruling Conservative Party in Britain and for the presidency of the United States is […]

Uber Sued by Hundreds of Female Passengers Over Sexual Assault Complaints

Uber Sued by Hundreds of Female Passengers Over Sexual Assault Complaints

Uber Technologies Inc. is being sued by hundreds of women across the US who claim to have been assaulted by drivers on the platform. Women were “kidnapped, sexually assaulted, sexually battered, raped, falsely imprisoned, stalked, harassed or otherwise attacked” in their rides. It is claimed that Uber has known about the sexual misconduct of some […]

Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and Stress Inoculation

Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and Stress Inoculation

By Victoria Falk The Chamber Coalition, which comprises the New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC), and the Hispanic American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC), celebrated Women’s Month by holding a Bootcamp focusing on Women’s Leadership & Wellness. One of the topics was Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and […]

Hope for Immigrants: Reviving The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Hope for Immigrants: Reviving The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

By Linda Nwoke, Special to CAW Several misconceptions exist on the issue of violence against women. However, key facts about violence against women are that it can be physical, psychological, or sexual and takes place in private and public spaces like the victims’ homes, the streets, or during the war. Secondly, violence against women and […]

1 2 3