The Week That Was: Global Women Empowerment News Overview

By: GWL Team | Saturday, 30 March 2024

With the evolution of the world, women have been writing histories and marking their places in almost all sectors which were known to be male-dominated. Women leaders are driving the economic growth with their contributions and endowments. Regardless of what society throws infront of them, they keep thriving towards success. Urban to rural, women are leading everywhere with their skills and expertise.

Women’s life has never been so-easy. However, they still took the challenge and are breaking all barriers to stand out in the crowd for their forte of pliability. Every week, women from all over the world are making history each day and gradually pushing the world to become more diverse and inclusive.

To explore this week’s accomplishments of women, visit GWL’s news section.

MaineCF to Provide Scholarships to Women Opting for Science, business Degrees

The Maine Community Foundation has announced the opening call for applications for the Lydia R. Laurendeau Scholarship Fund. Applications for the scholarship will be accepted till June 1. Founded in the year 2013, the Laurendeau Fund is known for providing renewable scholarship support to young females who are graduating seniors from high schools in Maine.

CPL collaborates with UN Women for WEPP

City Pharmacy Limited Group (CPL) has partnered with the United Nations (UN) for Women Empowerment Principles Program on March 25, 2024. CPL is Papua New Guinea’s first organisation to join hands with the UN. The agreement was signed by head of UN Women PNG office, Adekemi Ndieli alongside CEO of CPL, Navin Raju at the headquarters of CPL in Port Moresby.

Rhone Expands Board ahead of Women's Collection Launch

Mental fitness dedicated performance lifestyle brand, Rhone has designated Tess Roering along with James Pitaro to its board of directors. Tess Roering is also an advisor at Ridgeline Ventures and a board member at Birch Medical Spa while James Pitaro is the ESPN chairman.

Canada's Federal Government announces Maia Inclusive Growth Project

Canada’s federal government has again come up with a new project on March 26, 2024, in order to aid and assist women entrepreneurs across the whole country. Rechie Valdez, the Minister of Small Business alongside Réseau des Femmes d'affaires du Québec’s (RFAQ) president and CEO, Ruth Vachon declared the Maïa Inclusive Growth Project.

BasBlue Foundation awards $17500 to 3 Female Founders

During the celebration of Founders + Fund (Her)s Pitch Day on March 26, 2024, a non-profit organisation (NGO), BasBlue Foundation has granted $17,500 to 3 female founders. Having founded in 2021, the foundation’s main focus is to empower women and non-binary individuals.