Although our website is still in prototype phase, we are already featuring many video playlists on our topic pages, which have been organised along four themes: Get Wiser Helps women become smarter and wiser about complex issues.
Get to know Grace Hopper, an inspiration to girls and women who work or aspire to work in info technology. Directed by Gillian Jacobs.
Public Health Online, recently updated our online guide to careers in public health. The guide now includes more comprehensive details about the public health field, career prospects, and more. Core elements of this new free resource include:
The Solutions Journalism Network offers this 48-page toolkit, which is written to be a practical guide for journalists and editors who are interested in incorporating solutions journalism into their work. They are currently offering the toolkit to all interested readers for no cost.
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The USAID (United States Agency for International Development) grant is a federal grant program for foreign countries to assist them in providing humanitarian assistance or economic development which enhances American political or economic policies abroad. Grant awards are competitive unless circumstances arise where an unsolicited proposal demonstrates a compelling and urgent need for USAID funds. Proposals should convey sustainable approaches to problem-solving in the areas of humanitarian services or economic development.
Smart Women, Smart Power is a podcast and speaker series on women in international business and global affairs produced by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS).
Are you a community leader trying to find the resources to address local needs? An entrepreneur with an innovative idea that will change lives? Here is a guide to help get you started at finding and pursuing funding opportunities in the field of international development and women’s empowerment. Introduction
This kit entitled, “Domestic Workers Count Too: Implementing Protections for Domestic Workers”, developed by UN WOMEN and ITUC, is informed bythe experience of struggle, resilience and creative practice of local and overseas domestic workers organizations, unions and NGOs supporting them.
"The freelance market can be precarious, especially for those who are just starting out. Journalists complain about poor pay, unclear expectations and needy editors – a contract can help you avoid these problems. Columbia Visuals reporter Joanna Plucinska met with Bill Loundy, the director of talent management at Content.ly, to discuss some of the things that every freelancer should keep in mind when drafting a contract." - International Journalists' Network
The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities. The website is well organize, easy to use, and offers over 300 free education modules! http://ctb.ku.edu/en/using-tool-box