November2015

  • Painting the World Orange!

    The last one century or so has witnessed women make great strides when it comes to freedom of speech, expression and movement. Starting with women having no say in socio-economic or political spheres of society; even when ironically, history is replete with examples how many an absolute monarch (female)...
  • STEM needs WOMEN

    On the surface, it’s encouraging that over the past three decades the overall percentage of women receiving degrees in Science, Technology Engineering or Maths (STEM) disciplines has increased. However, it’s very dispiriting that this has not translated into actual STEM careers for women. The main reason for this is...
  • Make in Pakistan to showcase forward thinking nation

    Islamabad: Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF), in collaboration with telecom Mobilink Business, on November 23rd, 2014, launched Pakistan’s First Innovation Pavilion and Makers’ Showcase to provide a platform for Pakistani Innovators – both individuals and institutions/companies – who have created innovative things to demonstrate their innovations and creative talents. The Mobilink Innovation...
  • ANANKE’s Editor to Champion Women Economic Empowerment

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 22 November 2015: Empower Women, a UN WOMEN organization, recently announced 75 new global champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment after a month long rally where over 600 applicants from all over the world took part in online and social media activities. Dubai-based Executive Editor of...
  • Spotting the Glass Cliff

    We have all heard of the proverbial “glass ceiling” which is a term coined by Katherine Lawrence and Maryann Schreiber of Hewlett-Packard in 1979 at the National Press Club during a discussion at the Conference of the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press. The glass ceiling refers to...
  • Emancipating the Arab Woman Economically

    The importance of women participation in economic activities globally, regionally and nationally cannot be emphasized enough. Not only do women represent half of the population of the world, but their inclusion also signifies a balanced economic approach leading towards sustainability and growth. There is much to be desired when...