Celebrated as a national holiday in some countries, International Women’s Day sheds light on women’s role in societies around the world – past and present. In addition to the learning opportunities that the event presents, families can attend a celebration in Northampton in order to engage in community-based learning about the importance of women’s voices.
Getting Out of Our Own Way In her recent interview in Time Magazine’s March edition and in her TED.com talk which received over 2 million views, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s powerhouse Chief Operating Officer speaks to why women still have not achieved equality in the workforce. She acknowledges that very real barriers still exist like sexism, discrimination, a lack of flexibility, access to child care and parental leave. She also states an additional… Read More