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3 Things You Can Do To Make Literacy More Accessible

For International Literacy Day we asked Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher at Random House Children's Books and Women's Forum of New York member, the following question: “What are the 3 most important things IWF members can do individually to make literacy more accessible to all?” 

Our latest blog features IWF member Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher Random House Children's Books. She shares 3 important things you can do to make literacy more accessible. Read here:
3 Things You Can Do To Make Literacy More Accessible

3 Actions to Expand Women’s Financial Inclusion in the Midst of COVID-19

IWF member Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President & CEO of Women’s World Banking, shares three key points for expanding women’s financial inclusion in response to the impact of the ongoing pandemic.

IWF member Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President & CEO of Women’s World Banking, shares three key points for expanding women’s financial inclusion in response to the impact of the ongoing pandemic. Read IWF's latest blog post here.
3 Actions to Expand Women’s Financial Inclusion in the Midst of COVID-19

Game Changers Podcast: Exploring the World through Sailing & Science

 

Alexia Barrier was the first woman to attempt a single-handed around-the-globe tour for the benefit of science. In this episode she shares:

  • her experience spending 111 days alone at sea
  • how you don’t need the best equipment to perform at the highest caliber
  • how we can each play a role in protecting our oceans, and
  • the scale at which plastics are impacting the environment

About the Guest: Alexia Barrier is a professional sailor, top-level match racer, founder of 4myplanet and member of IWF France. She recently completed the Vendée Globe, a solo, nonstop around the world yacht race.

Alexia Barrier was the first woman to attempt a single-handed around-the-globe tour for the benefit of science. She shares her experience spending 111 days alone at sea on the latest episode of the Game Changers Podcast. Listen here:
Game Changers Podcast: Exploring the World through Sailing & Science

3 Tips from a Champion

As a former professional tennis player and the first African American to lead the United States Tennis Association, Katrina Adams knows the importance of mindset and mental health in sports. In this blog post she shares about the power of positive thinking, focusing on the end goal, and teamwork.

As a former professional tennis player and the first African American to lead the United States Tennis Association, Katrina Adams knows the importance of mindset and mental health in sports. Read 3 Tips from a Champion here:
3 Tips from a Champion

New World, New Rules: The State of Democracy

  Ambassador Roberta Lajous shares her unique perspective on democracy, including:
  • what she perceives as the greatest threat to democracy today
  • what European governments offer their citizens that is particularly useful for women
  • how the world views democracy in the U.S. in light of recent events
  • advancements of women in politics in Mexico, and
  • how the Cold War and Cuban Missile Crisis inspired her lifelong passion of foreign relations and international affairs.
About the Guest: Roberta Lajous has been the Mexican Ambassador to Spain, Cuba, Austria, and Bolivia, as well as a Representative of Mexico to the UN. She is the former President of IWF Mexico.

 

 

Amb. Roberta Lajous has been the Mexican Ambassador to Spain, Cuba, Austria, and Bolivia, as well as a Representative of Mexico to the UN. Listen to her perspective on democracy in the latest episode of IWF's Game Changers podcast.
New World, New Rules: The State of Democracy
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