Women in the Construction Trades: Reinventing Wilma Flintstone

By |May 29th, 2016|construction, Dining For Women, income generation, inequality of opportunity|

Learning the fine points of ceiling fan installation – photo: Cindy Ariel, ThinkOutsideOfTheToolbox From the time of the Flintstones, men have been the technology gatekeepers while women are the traditional experts in weaving and textiles, as well as wielding cooking and domestic tools. […]

Women’s WorldWide Web Interview: BETSY TEUTSCH EXPLAINS HOW SIMPLE TOOLS CAN EMPOWER WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD

By |September 8th, 2015|Atlantic Things That Work Series, cellphones, female farmers, Girl Effect, goats, guatemala, inequality of opportunity, Kibera, legal status, low tech/high impact, microloans, solar, solar lights, solar powered appliances, sustainable agriculture, Woman Humanitarian Tech Stars|

A woman-to-woman microinsurance transaction.Credit: John Owens 9/8/2015 – W4 had the pleasure of interviewing Betsy Teutsch, author of 100 Under $100, which makes vividly clear some of the challenges faced by the billion-plus most impoverished women in the world. These women suffer a dearth of resources, education and access to health care, and have to deal with discriminatory legal and financial services. […]

Marsha Wallace: 100 Under $100 Offers Proven, Practical, and Powerful Ideas

By |March 24th, 2015|Dining For Women, food security, inequality of opportunity, low tech/high impact|

Marsha Wallace, co-founder of Dining For Women, now over 8000 members strong with 400+ chapters. A review by [...]

Why Women Need Solar Lights at Home

By |March 13th, 2013|inequality of opportunity, solar lights|

Sometimes a picture says it all - who can take advantage of what little resources there are.  In the Washington [...]