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Change Is Coming!

Change is coming! We truly appreciate our global community of passionate women and men, whose dedication to women's economic empowerment online and in your own communities is unmatched. Your contributions in the form of stories, shared resources and engaging discussions move and drive us to...
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Empowering Moments in 2015

2015 was a great year for women’s economic empowerment! We have pulled together some empowering moments during the year.  We collaborated with many of you in organizing e-discussions, webinars, Twitter chats and offline events. The iLearn mobile-learning platform was launched in 7 languages, and...
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Empower Women announces 25 winners of Rosetta Stone language licenses

Empower Women is pleased to announce the 25 winners [i] of “ Win a Free Online Language Course of Your Choice ” Contest. We received motivating applications from our members across the globe. Whether a woman entrepreneur, employee or a student – the applicants emphasized the importance of...
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Empower Women announces 75 new Global Champions for women's economic empowerment

Empower Women is pleased to announce 75 new Global Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment. Their nominations come after a month long rally where over 600 applicants from all over the world advocated for women’s economic empowerment in several online and social media activities.  As part of...
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Leaders and organizations from across the globe make commitments to women’s economic empowerment

Photo: Ryan Brown/ UN Women Since 25 September, more than 220 global leaders, and representatives of governments, businesses, civil society organizations as well as individuals have made their commitments to advancing women’s economic empowerment. And the number is growing every day. If you...
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Happy Birthday Empower Women!

On 23 September, Empower Women turned two years old. We were deeply moved by all your birthday messages. We would like to say thank each and every one of you for continuing to use your voice and resources to make progress towards women’s economic empowerment globally and for two wonderful years. ...
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YoAprendo launched in Panama

Panama City, 29 July 2015 Mark Zuckerberg and the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela announced the introduction of Internet.org in Panama at the Americas Summit in April and the official launch took place on Wednesday 29 July 2015 on a tri-partite partnership between Facebook, the National...
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Press Release: UN Women's Mobile Learning Platform iLearn Accessible for Free to the Women of South Africa

From this week onwards UN Women's global mobile-learning platform for women entrepreneurs, iLearn , will be more accessible to the women of South Africa. The iLearn platform is one of the free basic services on the Internet.org app that launched in South Africa today. The iLearn initiative...
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