Women Ingenuity is Powering Solutions for the Digital Divide

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A host of cultural, economic, social and infrastructural barriers keep women locked out from the empowerment potential of Internet access. And then there is Myrna in the Philippines, who escaped trafficking as a young girl and worked as a domestic helper.

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Many older adults will face challenges that will affect their ability to drive safely. The Million Meal Challenge made a difference for children and families in Haiti, India, Jamaica, the Philippines, and Tanzania. Their Construction Challenge directly engaged more than 11,000 kids, and made a global impression on more than 18 million students who now have an awareness of opportunities to succeed in construction-related jobs. Empowerment.

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Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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If your angle is using this training as an outlet for local empowerment and development, then you very much want to bring in mentorship. We brought professional empowerment mentors and coaches, and also professional editors. They're coming from Nepal, the Philippines, and Bolivia.

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Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

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So, for example, we just did a really powerful training in the Philippines, where our regional leaders there hosted a training on a water filter. We have a woman in the Philippines who is helping to train women on local water filters. Britt: What is the biggest challenge of your work?

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