September2015

  • ANANKE MAG OPENS COVER DESIGN & ESSAY-WRITING COMPETITIONS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

    Dubai, UAE: Ananke – an eZine showcasing visionary women – is proud to announce two competitions (essay-writing and cover design) on its one year founding anniversary celebration. The two competitions will be launched on October 1 and will run till November 2, 2015. Winners will be initially announced online...
  • Empowering women through innovation

    Education, awareness and innovation can play a pivotal role in changing the patriarchal mindset of societies. Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF),  recently concluded a groundbreaking initiative that invited technologists, designers, communicators to propose ideas, suggestion that could empower women to #TakeBackTheWheel. Founder and CEO, Athar Osama sheds light on PIF’s pioneering...
  • Elan and Ananke Forge Creative Alliance  

      Dubai, UAE – 27th September 2015 – Ananke, an online publication celebrating visionary women, has joined hands with Elan to mutually syndicate content in order to provide their respective base of readers with new, engaging and relevant content. Ananke eZine is known for producing some of the most profound,...
  • Don’t forget us on World Alzheimer’s Day 21st September 2015!

    With the official World Alzheimer’s Day taking place tomorrow, Monday 21st September, local non-profit organization 4get-me-not org plans to raise awareness about the disease which is fast becoming a ‘global health challenge,’ according to the World Health Organization (WHO) Dubai, 20th September 2015 Every 68 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease, while nearly 44...
  • Fast fashion & women in garments – a one-sided love affair

    GAP, Forever 21, Zara, H&M, Mango, and so many others… we love them. We love being able to update our wardrobes every few months, or even every month if we want to. Those who have more buying power shop at these places virtually every single day. Thanks to “fast...
  • Forbes ME unveils most powerful Arab women 2015 list

    Forbes Middle East has unveiled the names of its Most Powerful Arab Women for 2015 at a glittering awards ceremony that shone a light on some of the region’s most influential and accomplished leaders. The impressive event recognized the achievements of women in reaching the top of their fields...
  • Empowering the girl child through tech

    Today an estimated 122 million youth are illiterate globally, out of which 60.7 percent are young women according to a UNESCO report. More than 1.3 billion people live in abject poverty and then there is also the current devastating refugee situation the world over from Syria to Burma, among...
  • Laws Restricting Economic Opportunity for Women Globally, says WBG Report

    WASHINGTON: Legal barriers to the economic advancement of women are widespread, shutting them out of certain jobs, limiting their access to credit, and leaving them unprotected against violence in many economies around the world, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2016 report, released today. The...
  • Hackathon in Pakistan seeks to address women’s public transit issues  

    September 13, 2015: Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF), in collaboration with partners UN WOMEN and Indus Motor Company (Toyota Pakistan), recently launched an Innovation Challenge and a 3-day Hackathon to encourage creative and innovative people to help address the challenge of women’s transport. Adopting an innovative approach to kick-off the...