Am 9. März streiken die Frauen in México.

Montag, 9. März. Ein Tag, der in die Geschichte eingegangen ist. Ein Tag, an dem alle Frauen in Mexiko verschwinden. Nicht einfach so – sondern, um ein Zeichen zu setzen. Was passiert, wenn die Kollegin nicht mehr da ist? Was, wenn sie eines Tages nicht mehr da ist, weil die Kriminalität und Feminizide es zuContinue reading “Am 9. März streiken die Frauen in México.”

Interview – “There is a need for stronger support of female entrepreneurs.”, Gisele Musa Gomes Papenfuss, METRO AG

What is the background of the Own Business Girl campaign? On the International Women’s Day on 8 March, METRO published the 2nd part of its international “Own Business Study”. The first part, which was released in October 2017 on the occasion of the Own Business Day, focused on self-employed persons: What drives them? What areContinue reading “Interview – “There is a need for stronger support of female entrepreneurs.”, Gisele Musa Gomes Papenfuss, METRO AG”

Promoting Women Empowerment – That one thing that goes terribly wrong

I loved attending the herCareer conference in October 2017 in Munich. I love the fact that there is a conference dedicated to empowering women to pursue their careers. I loved that both men and women were representatives of big multinational corporations, universities, or their own businesses. More than flyers, pens, and cookies, they were handingContinue reading “Promoting Women Empowerment – That one thing that goes terribly wrong”

Gender Equality – What (Wo)Men Can Do

We start this week after a weekend filled with marching for, amongst other things, ending gender discrimination. I didn’t march, physically, since I am more than a 1000 miles away from the Women’s March closest to me. Yet, there are many ways we can march for the empowerment of women – beginning with the wayContinue reading “Gender Equality – What (Wo)Men Can Do”