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Apps & Girls - Give a girl a computer and she'll change the world!

Apps & Girls - Give a girl a computer and she'll change the world! | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Apps & Girls seeks to bridge the global digital gender gap by empowering Tanzanian girls to become tech entrepreneurs and change-makers in their society. Read more...
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Women-Owned Businesses: The Defining Moment

Women-Owned Businesses: The Defining Moment | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Four women business leaders share the defining moments in which they knew they had a life-changing idea in their hands.

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Could a heart attack test save thousands of women's lives? - Health News - NHS Choices

Could a heart attack test save thousands of women's lives? - Health News - NHS Choices | Social Impact | Scoop.it
RT @HealthwatchSoT: Could a heart attack test save thousands of women's lives? - Health News - NHS Choices - http://t.co/rFXrH7D9TE
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Women in CSR: Kathleen Wright, Collaborative Group

Women in CSR: Kathleen Wright, Collaborative Group | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Kathleen Wright, founder and CEO of Collaborative Group, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
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New Mobile App Launched To Empower Women In Kenya & Nigeria - TechMoran

New Mobile App Launched To Empower Women In Kenya & Nigeria - TechMoran | Social Impact | Scoop.it
The  Smart Woman Project, a  social enterprise initiative supporting the advancement of women around the world via mobile technology has unveiled  a mobile social network for social change among women.
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Empowering women through ‪#‎technology‬! For $5/month, social business The Smart Woman Project is offering a mobile social ‪#‎network‬ for women around the world to access an informational forum on subjects such as ‪#‎health‬ and ‪#‎entrepr...eneurship‬.

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The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Jane Sloane

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Jane Sloane | Social Impact | Scoop.it
During the 2013 Women Deliver Conference, I had the opportunity and great pleasure to interview Jane Sloane, the Vice President of Programs for The Global Fund for Women. The Global Fund for Women ...
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In 2013, The Women's Forum will organise 3 important international meetings in Brazil, France and Burma.

In 2013, The Women's Forum will organise 3 important international meetings in Brazil, France and Burma. | Social Impact | Scoop.it

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Real Business - Women of the Future Summit 2013: "Without networks, we will fail"

Real Business - Women of the Future Summit 2013: "Without networks, we will fail" | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Trailblazing women from many different generations and nations were discussing female leadership this morning and came to one conclusion: networks and mutual support are the only way.
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Why The Mobile Revolution Is Key To Women Finding Jobs

Why The Mobile Revolution Is Key To Women Finding Jobs | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Inesha Premaratne This post is #1 in a series that will amplify the emerging voices of girls and women who are solving the world's problems though innovation and disruption.  Born in Hawaii and having spent most of their childhood in Sri Lanka, Inesha...
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Educating South Sudanese students with MP3s

Educating South Sudanese students with MP3s | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Having recently emerged from nearly four decades of conflict in which two 2 million people were killed and four million displaced, everything in South Sudan needs to be built or rebuilt.
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Solar-powered MP3 @Lifeplayers are enhancing access to and quality of primary education in South Sudan by providing an audio primary school curriculum. South Sudan is the country with the lowest percentage of girls in school.

 

Les MP3 solaires Lifeplayers élargissent l'accès à l'école primaire et améliorent la qualité de l'enseignement imparti en proposant un programme audio aux élèves du Soudan du Sud. Le Soudan du Sud est le pays avec le plus faible pourcentage de filles scolarisées au monde. (Informations en anglais)

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Saving lives with simple mosquito nets on World Malaria Day! | Women's WorldWide Web

Saving lives with simple mosquito nets on World Malaria Day! | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
The effort toward the eradication of malaria is well under way, but much remains to be done in poor malaria-afflicted countries. On World Malaria Day, help protect young girls from malaria with simple mosquito nets!
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Breast cancer awareness in Cameroon and Nigeria| Run For a Cure Africa | Women's WorldWide Web

Breast cancer awareness in Cameroon and Nigeria| Run For a Cure Africa | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Increasing breast cancer awareness, reducing stigma and providing free screenings to impoverished local women in Cameroon and Nigeria are the driving goals behind NGO Run For a Cure Africa. Read more about their efforts!
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Rural women revolutionize sustainable development | Barefoot College | Women's WorldWide Web

Rural women revolutionize sustainable development | Barefoot College | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Rural women’s capabilities as change-makers are being harnessed by Barefoot College in India. Read more about the only college built by the poor, for the poor!
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Schools for Change! W4 Interviews the founder of the London School

Schools for Change! W4 Interviews the founder of the London School | Social Impact | Scoop.it
W4 interviews Timothy Blake on the London School Trust's work, funding projects around the world to provide education and training to change lives.
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Timothy Blake, Founder of the London School Trust, about how his school is positively changing lives around the world, from Taiwan to Mexico!

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How Women Are Growing Small Business

How Women Are Growing Small Business | Social Impact | Scoop.it
They're smart, they're ambitious, and they're changing the business landscape. Here's why you should pay attention.

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Malala vows to step up fight for children’s education

Malala vows to step up fight for children’s education | Social Impact | Scoop.it

Speaking at a ceremony in The Hague, where she was awarded the 2013 International Children's Peace Prize, Malala said last October's attack on her had made her more determined than ever to continue her campaign.


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Fund IT training to help young women in Philippines find employment | Women's WorldWide Web

Fund IT training to help young women in Philippines find employment | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Offer hands-on IT training for young women in Cebu, Philippines; Help them secure reliable employment, transform their lives, and improve the well-being of their families!
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An idea for some mid-week giving! How about offering a young woman in the Philippines a scholarship for IT training to help her gain decent employment in the country’s growing technological sector?

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Social business delivers renewable energy through microcredit | Women's WorldWide Web

Social business delivers renewable energy through microcredit | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
On Social Business Day, W4 spotlights the revolutionary work of Grameen Shakti, which offers access to affordable, renewable energy for rural communities in Bangladesh and promotes livelihoods for the country’s poorest—the majority of whom are...
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How to unlock the potential of mobile money

How to unlock the potential of mobile money | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Mobile money services can improve financial inclusion for women in Africa. But operators, must acknowledge and address the issues women face, says DAI's Brigit Helms
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Education and support services for HIV-positive mothers in South Africa | Women's WorldWide Web

Education and support services for HIV-positive mothers in South Africa | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Fund a Mentor Mother’s salary; Help her ensure that other HIV-positive mothers do everything they can to prevent transmission of the virus to their babies.
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MAMA South Africa Use Mobile Technology to Educate Women

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Empowering girls & women in Kibera slum | Shining Hope For Communities | Women's WorldWide Web

Empowering girls & women in Kibera slum | Shining Hope For Communities | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
By empowering local girls and women, Shining Hope for Communities helps create healthier, brighter futures for the inhabitants of Kibera, one of Africa’s largest urban slums. Learn more!
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Women in Tanzania sow seeds for a sustainable future | Women's WorldWide Web

Women in Tanzania sow seeds for a sustainable future | Women's WorldWide Web | Social Impact | Scoop.it
Artisans women in Tanzania have joined forces to purposefully craft their own destiny at the Mbeya Bamboo Women’s Group.
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