UNESCO convenes a global dialogue to break through bias in AI on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day (8 March), UNESCO and the World Economic Forum joined forces to host an online panel on gender equality and women’s leadership in Artificial Intelligence. This timely round-table brought together a range of leading female voices in tech from around the world to confront the deep-rooted gender imbalances skewing the development of artificial intelligence. More than 60,000 viewers participated in the digital event. The event was moderated by Natashya Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief of VICE Asia. “How do we stop bias? By making sure that women are not only…

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Private sector companies support International Women’s Day and amplify UN Women’s Generation Equality campaign

Throughout the month of March, a variety of private sector companies are partnering with UN Women to support International Women’s Day and further amplify the Generation Equality campaign. In response to annual calls from the private sector as to how they can do more for women and girls, these companies will be sharing their expertise, platforms and audiences to spread the message of gender equality and how we can all do our part. Click here to donate much needed funds for women and girls around the world. Fast Retailing will…

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Three International Women’s Day-Inspired Tips from iStock to Help SMBs Authentically Engage with Female Customers

For International Women’s Day on March 8, iStock has unveiled a series of tips to help SMBs meaningfully depict diversity, encouraging them to intentionally and authentically portray women across age, race and cultural lines in their marketing and advertising campaigns for their benefit, and the benefit of women everywhere.    According to Visual GPS, an in-house iStock research initiative, nearly 1 in 2 female consumers expect a company to demonstrate consistent commitment to inclusivity and diversity in its advertising and communications. Furthermore, nearly 8 in 10 women globally agree, it is important…

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Bee the change: What International Women’s Day means to five eco-friendly business owners

This International Women’s Day, Bazar Ethical Marketplace  and its charity partner Bees Abroad have invited five women-founded businesses to share what ‘empowerment’ means to them ahead of the launch of the charity’s ‘Beekeepers for Life’ campaign. The new campaign from Bees Abroad seeks to empower women and alleviate poverty through the creation of women-led beekeeping projects in communities across Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda. Beekeepers for Life seeks to create leaders, trainers, and entrepreneurs through these beekeeping communities. Bazar has been working with Bees Abroad since July 2020…

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DKT International Spotlights International Women’s Day Activations and Celebrates Female Employees Making an Impact on Global Family Planning Access

DKT International, one of the largest providers of family planning products and services in the developing world, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of women around the world by empowering them with the ability to decide whether or when to become parents. In alliance with International Women’s Day (IWD), on March 8, DKT seeks to celebrate women and raise awareness about inequities they may face, including wide-scale protection of sexual & reproductive health rights. This IWD, DKT International will be conducting both in person and digital activations around the world…

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