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Meera Gandhi Excells At Giving Back

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 10.09.2016 | Impact
Kristin Meekhof

Ms. Meera Gandhi's open and generous heart can be felt by all those who encounter her, and she loves to give.

Investing in Women: The Key to Unlocking Economic Growth

The George W. Bush Institute | Posted 09.16.2016 | Impact
The George W. Bush Institute

Women all over the world are held back from establishing and growing businesses by a lack of access to skills, networks, technology and capital. These are the issues we must focus on.

Cherie Blair: On Paying It Forward

Renata M. Black | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Everything I have ever done has been focused on this underlying theme of shifting the paradigm because, "what we think determines what we feel and what we feel determines what we do."

Human Rights: The Key to Changing Business as Usual?

Cherie Blair | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Cherie Blair

My advice to organizations I work with is always to be proactive rather than simply reactive when it comes to human rights issues.

Empowering Widows Across the World

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Kristin Meekhof

Lord Loomba, CBE, receiving his lifetime achievement award from Abid Qureshi, President, UNA-NY Photography by Melanie Quinn Photography; Used with p...

Think Globally, Act Locally

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 09.15.2013 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

In India, the Deshpande Center for Social Entrepreneurship turned the social innovation technology model on its head five years ago. Through supply-ch...

Global Challenges and Opportunities Facing Children, Youth and Families

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Tahmina Akhter Sadia started working in a Bangladesh garment factory at just 11 years of age. She didn't want to go to work the morning of April 24, 2...

Closing the Mobile Gender Gap

Heather Franzese | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Heather Franzese

According to USAID, 41% of mobile subscribers in the developing world use their phones to "increase their income and professional opportunities." How do we close this gap so women can access the same professional and economic opportunities as men?

Women's Fiction Prize Unable To Find Sponsorship Is Saved By Private Donors

The Guardian | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women

High-profile private donors have stepped in to save the UK's only prize for female writers after a scramble for a sponsor failed to come up with a lon...

Thank You, Cherie Blair

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2012 | Women
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

Cherie Blair and I recently hosted a special event in Israel to announce a collaborative effort, "Women talking Women."

International Widows Day Opens Eyes, Hearts

Wendy Diamond | Posted 08.30.2011 | Impact
Wendy Diamond

In 2005 Cherie Blair launched International Widows Day at the House of Lords in London, and this important humanitarian conversation has continued to capture the interest of governments worldwide.

Cherie Blair: 'Africa Needs Better Lawyers'

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Blair has gone down in history as Britain's perhaps most controversial first lady, criticized for everything from her career ambitions to her clothes and her working-class background. In person, though, she's affable and witty.

Cherie Blair: Tony 'Still Excites Me In All Possible Ways'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Daily Mail caught us up with the toils and travels of Cherie Blair, wife of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair in, well, an extremely slanted art...

Justice, Stability and Prosperity: Building Fair Legal Systems for Africa

Cherie Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cherie Blair

The rule of law is the cornerstone of a properly functioning society. Where this trust has broken down, as it has in African countries recovering from conflict, the problems are many and serious.

They are Calling Out for Bill Clinton's Magic

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Gallup has Bill Clinton now listed as the single most popular politician in the United States. Some say he is probably today the most popular politician globally.

An Inside Look at the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

"Companies increasingly understand that social responsibility is part and parcel of what makes a market leader in the 21st century, and that makes our Annual Meeting a "must attend" forum for top CEOs."

Give Us Back Our Private Lives

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Patterson

We have battered down our boundaries. The thoughts we might have shared with a friend we now tweet. And here we all are, watching ourselves watching other people watching us.

A Report From "Women in the World: Stories and Solutions" Summit - Part 2

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Gloria Steinem has stressed the importance of women sharing their personal stories as a way to add their voices to the human record. This was the strength of The Daily Beast's three-day event.

Got a Problem With Roman Polanksi? See The Ghost Writer Anyway. It's A Masterpiece.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

The filmmaking is confident, organic, efficient at the highest level. And why not? Although Polanski is now 77, the director who made Chinatown and The Pianist still has his A-game.

Tony Blair's Ghost (Writer)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Tony Blair complained that his widely panned appearance before the Chilcot Inquiry into the origins of the Iraq War stirred up negativity because people are hungry for a conspiracy. If that is so, The Ghost Writer is the movie.

The labours of Cherie

Ginny Dougary | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ginny Dougary

For all her achievements as Cherie Booth QC, Cherie Blair has had a rocky ride at No 10. Ginny Dougary joined her on last month's tour of Pakistan and...

31 Reasons to Mind the Gender Gap

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Sawyers

When it comes to the gender gap, the United States is in a bad spot. Out of 134 countries, our democratic nation comes in 31st place.

Palestine Women's Project: Cherie Blair and Hani Masri

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Cherie Blair was kind enough to give me a few minutes at the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative to talk about her partnership with Hani Masri and the Tomorrow's Youth Organization in Nablus, Palestine.

The Year in Change

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ariane de Bonvoisin

I've had the opportunity to interview some very interesting people from all walks of life this year on my weekly podcast, Change Nation. It's always e...

Brits Blast BBC As "Publicity Machine" For Cherie Blair's Memoirs

Daily Mail | Paul Revoir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The BBC has been accused of acting as a publicity machine for Cherie Blair with its blanket coverage of her memoirs. Listeners are furious at the way...