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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

Lou Kerr has energized three decades of the Women’s Business Leadership Conference

Originally posted on www.news.okstate.edu 

“Julie, I have a darling young lady who I know would make a wonderful speaker.”

Julie Weathers, director of the Center for Executive and Professional Development at Spears Business, was talking recently with Lou Kerr in Oklahoma City about the annual Oklahoma State University Women’s Business Leadership Conference, and Kerr had an idea for a future speaker.

Lou Kerr has energized three decades of the Women’s Business Leadership Conference
Lou Kerr has energized three decades of the Women’s Business Leadership Conference

3 Ways We Can All Defend Human Rights

We asked Alexandra Haas, Executive Director of Oxfam Mexico and IWF Fellow, the following question: What are 3 ways we can all defend human rights? She simplifies the actions that we can take by using 3 memorable words that make a big impact: Learn. Say. Do. Read more to learn about actions you can take to make a difference and defend human rights globally.

We asked Alexandra Haas, Executive Director of Oxfam Mexico, the following question: What are 3 ways we can all defend human rights? She simplifies the actions we can take into 3 words that make a big impact: Learn. Say. Do. Read the latest blog post.
3 Ways We Can All Defend Human Rights

Motown: Women and the Making of a Music Empire

 

CEO of the Motown Museum, Robin Terry, is keeping the family legacy of Motown alive. For World Music Day, she gives us a behind-the-scenes look into how one of the most beloved music brands around the world came into existence and fostered talent ranging from Diana Ross to Stevie Wonder. She discusses key women involved in making Motown what it is today and what’s next. Robin is a member of IWF Michigan.

 

Motown: Women and the Making of a Music Empire
Motown: Women and the Making of a Music Empire

3 Ways to Rethink Student Education in Response to Covid-19

As schools continue to adjust to the shifting realities of Covid-19, parents, teachers and schools have an opportunity to rethink the previous methods of student education. We asked Dr. Shimi Kang, IWF British Columbia member and founder of Dolphin Kids: Future-Ready Leaders, the following question - “What are 3 ways to rethink student education in response to Covid-19?” Here's her response:

As schools continue to adjust to the shifting realities of Covid-19, we have an opportunity to rethink student education. We asked Dr. Shimi Kang - “What are 3 ways to rethink student education in response to Covid-19?” Here's her response:
3 Ways to Rethink Student Education in Response to Covid-19
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