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The Power of 5 by @HeelsnDreams

March 22, 2014

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The challenge is simple: 1 pack of pads costs 98c. We ask you to buy 5 and donate to the pads drive. 500 packs = 500 girls helped in Harare. HeelsnDreams are out to donate 500 packets of pads to 500 girls over 5 days every month. We are not targeting just one area. We […]

#263Chat on 9 July 2013 on Women & #ZimElections

July 12, 2013

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Here’s the link of selected tweets from this week’s #263Chat on 9 July 2013 on Women & #ZimElections Till next week…please continue to have the discussion. Let’s keep talking Together we can….

Guest Post: Culture, patriarchy and the Shona woman’s curtsey

April 18, 2013

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Dating back four generations it has been customary for Shona women in Zimbabwe to get down on their knees or at the very least curtsey when serving their husbands a meal. This custom is prevalent in Shona households. Kneeling is a sign of humility and respect. Some women in my family embraced this practice from the early […]

Event: Ladies Night: Working as a Woman Diplomat on Thursday 11 April 2013

April 10, 2013

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Topic:             Working as a Woman Diplomat Date:               Thursday, April 11, 2013 Time:               6 pm to 8 pm Event:              Ladies Night Venue:             The Quill Club, New Ambassador Hotel (Opposite Parliament Building) This sixth edition of Ladies Night brings together women serving as diplomats in Zimbabwe. The diplomats will share their experiences […]

TechWomen: Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program – 2013 Application Opens 15th December

December 20, 2012

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The TechWomen program will identify approximately 80 women who are emerging leaders and entrepreneurs working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) from the Middle East & Africa for a five-week program in the fall of 2013, including mentorships and professional exchanges at leading companies in Silicon Valley, California, concluding with workshops, networking events and meetings […]

US Embassy backs Zim women journalists drive for equity in the media

March 14, 2012

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Harare, March 14, 2012: The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS) is supporting Zimbabwe’s first ever ‘ladies night’ at Harare’s premier journalist meeting place, the Quill Club, on Thursday. “The Quill Club is an institution in Harare and we are eager to see the women journalists have their say there,” says Sharon Hudson-Dean, Counselor for […]

African Women in Business Challenge 2010-2011 is now open

October 26, 2010

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The sector competition organised by BiD Network opens in its second edition. Women entrepreneurs from all African countries are invited to submit their plan applications. The Women in Business Challenge, a business plan competition to support women entrepreneurs in the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, is organized by BiD Network […]

Inviting Applications for the 2011 Anita Borg Scholarship

October 23, 2010

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Apart of Google’s ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing, we are pleased to announce the 2011 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The The Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, established by Google in 2004, honors Dr. Anita Borg, a computer science pioneer who dedicated her life to changing […]

A darker shade of grey

September 24, 2010

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Every time I look at any list of the CEOs of the top companies I see more women on that list than most. Yes I can count like some can – yes we all see 5 or 6 female CEOs out of a list of 50 for example. However I still see more women on […]

A Zimbabwean Woman in Business – Café des Arts, Kenya

August 15, 2010

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   Zimbabwean Woman – Café des Arts, Kenya , posted with vodpod    This is definitely interesting – African women in business. I love to see and share stories like this. Inspiring really… 

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