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the female economy
June 21, 2018

Queen Rania on MicroCredits and Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Jordan

  In this very special piece with Christian Amanpour, Queen Rania talks about her comprehensive small business loans and microcredits programs to help lift up and establish women business owners. Most notably the program helps position Muslim women in traditional male occupations that service other women such as photographers, tailors,…
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Mischaela Elkins Lady Money
investing
June 21, 2018

1 Minute LadyMoney: Are Women Poorer At Investing Than Men?

This week's one minute Lady Money is about the preconceived notion that women are poorer at investing than men. Let's look at the facts - like women's stake and ownership in US stocks....or where women are keeping their money instead of investing. We won't get into where these beliefs come…
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women and business
June 20, 2018

Vote With Your Money: Choose Loews Hotels

As women, we have the power to vote in formal elections due to the women suffragettes who fought for our right to do so. But, did you consider that we can also vote for the companies, brands, products, and businesspeople who uphold our ideals and support fairness and equality?  …
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the female economy
June 19, 2018

Is The Global Hair Extension Industry Profitting From Women Fallen On Hard Times?

  Everywhere we look we see celebrities with long, shiny, thick, perfect heads of hair. From Kim Kardashian West to the Victoria’s Secret runway and everywhere in between, hair extensions have gone mainstream. Historically, hair has been bought and sold by those looking to make a small profit to aristocrats…
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economics
June 6, 2018

A Note On Quantifying The Pink Tax

The Pink Tax has long been a contested and detested fact of consumer packaged goods and gender equality. The effect named the Pink Tax, because it seemingly comes down to a product being made smaller and pink to appeal to women, stipulates that said product is more expensive solely because…
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investing
June 5, 2018

Sallie Krawcheck On The “Investment Gap” Between Men and Women

  Sara Silverstein: Can you talk to me about what the mission of Ellevest is? Sallie Krawcheck:Ellevest is pretty straightforward: It's a tech-enabled investing platform for women, and its goal is to get women more money. Money is power. The guys have more of it than we do. We will not be…
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humanitariani was here
June 17, 2017

Sponsoring Girls’ Scholarships in Afghanistan with The Afghan Education Institute

          Starting the I Was Here campaign has been a dream come true... When I first came up with the idea, I had wanted it to be structured like a travel blog. As the idea unfolded itself to me I realized that it deserved sturdier legs…
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humanitarian
December 30, 2016

Audrey Hepburn’s Touching Dedication to UNICEF

"I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II," said actress Audrey Hepburn on her appointment as a Goodwill Ambassador in 1989. "I have a long-lasting gratitude and trust for what UNICEF does."  …
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