Trudeau will receive the 2018 Catalyst for Change Award and deliver remarks at the equal voice International Women's Day luncheon.
Linda Aiello, senior vice president of worldwide employee success at Salesforce, suggests: "I believe we can all step up and play our part in helping increase the number of women in the tech industry through simple actions, like attending our former school's career days, or talking to the young women in our lives about what a career in tech can offer".
The first IWD was first held on February 28, 1909, in NY, but March 8, was suggested by the 1910 International Women's Conference (IWC) to become the International Women's Day.
Yesterday marked International Women's Day, with women and men across the world taking the day to support each other and call for gender equality.
City of White Rock council issued a statement Thursday to "celebrate the courage exhibited by women in our history and in recent times, through movements like #metoo". Progress can not be made without action, and we can not declare victory until we have collectively secured equality for women in every single corner of the world.
Women in Manila, Philippines used International Women's Day to "denounced President Rodrigo Duterte as among the worst violators of women's rights in Asia", according to the NYT, where hundreds protested in Plaza Miranda handing out roses to the mothers, sisters and widows of those suspected of drug offenses who were killed under Duterte's new drug crackdown.
But as women, men and non-binary people around the world prepare to celebrate the political, socio-economic and cultural achievements of women, I want to add a different chord to the message that we #PressforProgress.
Instead, we - as a society - have put such enormous pressures on young women to look and act in a certain way, achieve ideal grades, land powerful and well-paid jobs, become flawless mothers, and "do it all", that they are buckling under the weight of our expectations. She became a Twitter trending topic today because The New York Times published a new project that includes obituaries of overlooked women.
The investment will go towards the development of a cross-country think tank of business leaders who will share best practices in achieving gender parity within their workplaces. "Women's empowerment is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development". But to address these deep rooted inequalities, we need action, not just audits.
Supermodel, Lisa Morgan said it was critical for women in showbiz to value themselves rather than allow outsiders - like modelling agencies - "to make money off us".
What are substantive, tangible, actionable steps that can get us to true gender equality at work?
It's been over five years since Ichiro Suzuki last wore No. 51 for the Seattle Mariners , but that is reportedly about to change . The Marlins declined to pick up a $2 million contract option and bought him out for $500,000, making him a free agent.
A blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service expired Friday, but a storm warning remains in effect until 10 a.m. Armed with shovels and their gloves, the rescue crew worked to dig the man out of what could have been a fatal situation.
Meghan Markle is the most attractive female royal according to science , a Harley Street doctor has revealed. Along with The Duchess of Cambridge, Markle will be the scheme's fourth patron after her wedding day.
With both Uber and Lyft, health care providers use a custom desktop platform that allows them to schedule multiple rides at once. The functionality will provide an easier way for patients without access to transportation to make it to doctors' appointments.
Sangma, said results were still coming but the NPP will be in a position to form the government with the help of other parties. UDP chief Donkupar Roy had said that his party would support that group which is able to provide "a stable government".
Speaking of Johnson, he seemed pretty surprised when he heard that Ogletree had been shipped off to NY . He also provided leadership on the defense, both during the Rams' turbulent relocation season from St.
The retail giant also is re-outfitting a dozen Sam's Club stores into distribution centers for Walmart's online grocery business. The company said it was also selling rotisserie chicken meals in flavors like Thai curry chicken or chicken fried rice.
Now new evidence has surfaced suggesting that the new " Call of Duty " title does exist and it may officially be revealed soon. Players are scouring Redwood Snow for clues about the next game, but it doesn't appear they've found anything substantial yet.
Cris "Cyborg" Justino also defended her featherweight title with a first-round stoppage of Yana Kunitskaya . With a title shot for the victor , Edgar and Ortega entered the octagon with a lot on the line.
And in 2013, Smith turned himself in on three felony counts for possessing illegal assault weapons after a stabbing incident. Aldon Smith seemed to be getting his life in order last month when he got engaged and was focused on returning to the NFL .
No Joint Korean March at Paralympics due to Flag Dispute
Peters has a silver medal from the Sochi Games in 2014 and said he was overwhelmed to be given the honour of leading the team out. The South's Korean Paralympic Committee (KPC) said Thursday that the two sides made the decision after discussions.
US closes consulate in Mexico due to security threat
The Canadian government has issued a new travel warning for a tourist hot spot in Mexico over a potential security threat. On Feb 21, an explosive device went off on a popular tourist ferry in Playa del Carmen and injured more than 20 people.
Kevin Love Opens Up About On-Court Panic Attack
In any case, now that Love has made his panic attacks a matter of public record, everything has been put in perspective. Doing my own research, I realized that Love likely was keeping his issues under wraps because they were serious.
European Union bid to counter U.S. move
What's more likely is that higher priced steel and aluminum will disrupt established supply chains, harming dependent industries . The analysis came a day after Trump surprised seemingly everyone with specific, imminent tariffs on the materials.
Michigan upends Michigan State to reach Big Ten final
Purdue had one last gasp when Alan Eldridge sank an National Basketball Association three-pointer to make it 70-65 with 1:30 left. Tony Carr poured in 25 points for the second straight night and found Josh Reaves for a game-winning layup with 3.1 seconds left.