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Diane Bernard, expansion and growth in small business honouree

BMO Financial Group today announced it is honouring women through a new program, BMO Celebrating Women, which recognizes outstanding women in three categories: Innovation and Global Growth; Community and Charitable Giving; and Expansion and Growth in Continue reading Diane Bernard, expansion and growth in small business honouree

Women dive deep to weed out gender barrier, make a living

As heavy winds lash the Ramanathapuram coast, A Mariammal and her niece M Rasakka sit outside their shanty and stare listlessly at the turbulent sea — the same blue space that swallowed their tiny fishing hamlet and their friends who ventured in to eke out a living that fateful morning on December 26, 2004. But the two can’t wait for the gale to calm to take on the Continue reading Women dive deep to weed out gender barrier, make a living

Georgia Tech researchers start Algae Feed Project

A group of researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute want to use innovative agriculture to help some of the world’s poorest communities with food security. They are currently raising funds to work with Zanmi Agrikol (which means “Partners in Agriculture” in Creole) to help reduce the cost of animal protein and increase female entrepreneurship in Haitian communities. Continue reading Georgia Tech researchers start Algae Feed Project