May 16, 2022

Addressing the Gender Gap: Inspiring Women in ICT?

Women continue to be severely underrepresented in three quarters of the world’s “jobs of tomorrow”- according to the 2021 Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum. It requires the efforts of both the public and the private sector to overcome the gaps between men and women in terms of internet access, tech engagement, […]

Cayman: Baraud supporting the Next Generation

When Betty Baraud opened the doors to Baraud International in 1992, she had no idea at the time that she would be launching a multi-generational recruitment company, which would not only connect candidates to the jobs they wanted, but that she was also creating an entrepreneurial mold for decades of young working women behind her, […]

Cayman: 100WF partners with CEC to launch Youth Code Club

100 Women in Finance (100WF) alongside Enterprise Cayman a non-profit workforce development initiative by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) recently joined forces to close the gender gap in technology and introduce mentees in GirlForce 100 to programming careers. The “100WF CEC Code Club”, is a non-profit workforce development initiative by 100WF and Enterprise Cayman, designed to […]

Cayman: 100WF to Celebrate 10 Years at Annual Barefoot Beach Gala

100 Women in Finance (“100WF”) is set to host its 8th Annual Barefoot Beach Fundraising Gala, on Friday May 6, 2022 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa Beach Deck. 100WF is celebrating 10 years since its Cayman Islands launch, with all proceeds from the event benefitting its   Investing in the Next Generation Initiatives, which includes […]

CineFAM launches the LIMITLESS

CineFAM launches the LIMITLESS Program created by award-winning filmmaker, and CaribbeanTales Media Group founder, Frances-Anne Solomon Toronto, ON – CineFAM launches the LIMITLESS Program created by award-winning filmmaker, Academy Director Member and CaribbeanTales Media Group founder, Frances-Anne Solomon.  This unique program will develop and promote extraordinary, original works by women and non-binary people of colour whose voices […]

LVCVA announces First 2022 Hospitality Heroes Winner

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) today honored Paola Crow, veteran concierge at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, with its Hospitality Heroes award during its board of directors meeting. The recognition program shines a spotlight on the top talent in Southern Nevada’s most important industry, celebrating exemplary hospitality workers who […]

Connecting for Health

Monthly Newsletter | No. 7 |  April 2022 World Health Day 2022: “Our Planet, Our Health” In the face of the current pandemic, a polluted planet, and an increasing incidence of diseases, the theme for World Health Day 2022 is a call for a green and healthy recovery that puts the health of individuals and […]

Half of women will get false-positive mammogram over 10 years of screening

Fully half of all women who have annual mammograms to screen for breast cancer will receive a false-positive test result over a decade of screening, according to a new study. False-positive results call for further testing and eventually rule out cancer. False alarms can certainly increase anxiety. “Women undergoing screening mammography should be aware that […]

IOC Young Leader Christel Saneh aiming for gender balanced portrayal of athletes in the media

22 Mar 2022 – As the International Olympic Committee continues to celebrate gender equality throughout March, we speak to Lebanese long jumper and IOC Young Leader Christel Saneh, who is aiming to use her skills as a journalist, photographer and illustrator to better portray female athletes in the media. Christel Saneh clearly remembers the moment she first […]

Cayman – Civil Servants called to the Virtual Roundtable: This Wednesday

Grand Cayman, Monday, 21 March 2022 – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) and the CIG Wellness Committee are excited to be hosting a virtual roundtable discussion – Civil Service: Women in Leadership – in celebration of Honouring Women Month (HWM) this Wednesday, 23 March. A varied group of panellists will be present with the goal of celebrating women’s […]