“Rectifying the inequities that exist between women and men has been my calling throughout my career and it’s been, as a result, not so much just a profession, but a passion,” said Ambassador-at-Large Geeta Rao Gupta, who was in town Aug. 17-20 to participate in the Women and the Economy Forum (WEF), held at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Seattle.
AP Wire Service MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders from 21 countries and self-governing territories are gathered in Manila for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit Nov. 17. The meeting’s official agenda is focused on trade, business and economic issues but terrorism, South China Sea disputes and climate change are also set to be in focus. […]
YES! Magazine will celebrate a “Year of People Power in the U.S. and Beyond” at Town Hall on June 6 a 7 p.m. The attendees will include slack-key guitarist Makana, who made national headlines last fall when he performed his Occupy anthem, “We Are the Many,” for President Barack Obama and other APEC leaders gathered […]