Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in India celebrates her US election success

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in India celebrates her US election success” – below is their description. US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has shattered the glass ceiling in America. Not only will she be the first woman to become VP, she’ll also be the first person of colour. … Read more Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in India celebrates her US election success

Kamala Harris: The first madam vice president’s history of breaking barriers

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Kamala Harris: The first madam vice president’s history of breaking barriers” – below is their description. ABC News’ Linsey Davis look at the life and career of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and her path through the glass ceiling and into the office of the vice presidency. WATCH the … Read more Kamala Harris: The first madam vice president’s history of breaking barriers

Pound drops to six-month low on Brexit uncertainty

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Pound drops to six-month low on Brexit uncertainty” – below is their description. The pound sterling has dropped to a six-month low against the dollar and the euro, as the UK and EU ramp up their Brexit rhetoric. Analysts say the chances of reaching a trade deal … Read more Pound drops to six-month low on Brexit uncertainty

“It’s about time”: Freeland speaks on being Canada’s first female finance minister

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday spoke about becoming Canada’s first female federal finance minister, saying she’s conscious of that fact and that “it’s about time we broke that glass ceiling,” and encouraged women across Canada to continue breaking their own. She also said she’s glad she has the experience as a woman and mother … Read more “It’s about time”: Freeland speaks on being Canada’s first female finance minister

Trudeau prorogues parliament through Sept. 23, Freeland talks restarting economy | FULL

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday he had asked Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to prorogue parliament and would return Sept. 23 for the Speech from the Throne. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, Trudeau and his new finance minister, Chrystia Freeland, both said they want to present a plan on how to restart the economy and “build … Read more Trudeau prorogues parliament through Sept. 23, Freeland talks restarting economy | FULL

Entrepreneur Lauren Simmons on Wall Street Inequality Reform

Aug.03 — Lauren Simmons, an entrepreneur and former equity trader at Rosenblatt Securities, discusses her experience breaking the glass ceiling of finance and her views on the lack of diversity on Wall Street. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Sonali Basak and Vonnie Quinn on “Bloomberg Markets.” Simmons became a trader on the New York Stock Exchange in … Read more Entrepreneur Lauren Simmons on Wall Street Inequality Reform

The Glass Ceiling: Why Women Have Failed in US Elections

“I don’t think it’s a given that women always vote for women,” Christopher Dickey, foreign editor of The Daily Beast, adding that Joe Biden would be wise to embrace Warren supporters. “In fact, Elizabeth Warren would be a very good vice presidential canadidate for Biden.” Rachel Donadio, Paris correspondent for The Atlantic Subscribe to France … Read more The Glass Ceiling: Why Women Have Failed in US Elections

IWD 2011: Women in Science & Technology – What do institutions need to do?

Prof. Messer-Yaron, fellow of the IEEE, is a world-leading expert in statistical signal processing with applications to source localization, communication and environmental systems. She is President of the Open University in Israel and appeared on the on the “capacity-building on gender mainstreaming: focus on science and technology” panel at the UN Commission on the Status … Read more IWD 2011: Women in Science & Technology – What do institutions need to do?