Tag Archives: International Women’s Day

IGNITE welcomes Kaitlyn Bristowe, Arlene Dickinson for International Women’s Day IGNITE,Life

Women work hard. Really hard. Which is why it’s important to empower and raise them up as often as possible – and not just on International Women’s Day.

IGNITE held an event Thursday to celebrate women and invited former Bachelor contestant and Bachelorette lead Kaitlyn Bristowe to speak.

She shared what her experience on the show was like, warning the crowd that it’s not what it’s cracked up to be.

“I know it seems glorious to date a bunch of guys on T.V. and wear these beautiful dresses, but it was really stressful. By the end of the show, I lost chunks of hair from stress,” she said. “No friends, no family, no phone. You can’t talk to anybody.”

International Women’s Day: Events held around the world International,News

Jess Reyes Tuesday March 8, marks the anniversary of Women’s Day, a celebration of gender equality and equity around the world. Since 1975, the United Nations (UN) has supported the international rights of women’s freedom and expression. The UN aims to lower rates of female poverty, encourage peace and improve access to equal rights of

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International Women’s Day: Celebrating Canadian women who rock Arts & Entertainment,Lifestyle,News

Katie Jones and Ryan Durgy In the spirit of International Women’s Day we’ve chosen our top five female Canadian musicians who have made a positive impact in this country and around the world. 5. Avril Lavigne From the beginning of her career, Avril Lavigne was pushing gender norms for women with her attitude, style and carefree spirit in

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An appropriate choice for International Women’s Day? Arts & Entertainment

The speaker at Humber College’s International Women’s Day on Thursday had very little to say about women’s issues. Aliya-Jasmine Sovani, an MTV personality, spent 30 minutes talking about her world, and her struggles with body image before ending her speech asking women to think about what they can do to change their world.

Humber celebrates International Women’s Day with Kay Blair News

[youtube id=”_sJPXj-S30E” width=”620″ height=”360″] By Shumu Haque and Russell Piffer Executive Director of Microskills community development center Kay Blair, a Humber alumni and award-winning social worker, came to the North Campus Friday to celebrate International Women’s Day. She discussed the inequality that still exists between men and women internationally, but also shed light on the

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Women make up 8% of top executives in Canada, report says Business,News

By Brandon Humber With International Women’s Day on Friday, a new report has found that the number of top female executives in Canada has doubled over the past eight years. The eighth annual Rosenzweig Report on Women at the Top Levels of Corporate Canada, released on Wednesday, said that female executives now make up eight per

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