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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Future of Women

 

The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya's Women-Only Village
Where the foothills of Mount Kenya merge into the desert, the people of Samburu have maintained a strict patriarchy for over 500 years in northern Kenya. That is, until 25 years ago, when Rebecca Lolosoli founded Umoja village as a safe haven for the region's women. Umoja, which means "unity" in Swahili, is quite literally a no man's land, and the matriarchal refuge is now home to the Samburu women who no longer want to suffer abuses, like genital mutilation and forced marriages, at the hands of men. Throughout the years, it has also empowered other women in the districts surrounding Samburu to start their own men-excluding villages. Broadly visited Umoja and the villages it inspired to meet with the women who were fed up with living in a violent patriarchy.

 

AWDF Scenario 1: Flourishing City Gardens
AWDF Scenario stories: Four short stories imaging the future for women in Africa. What will Africa be like in 2030? What would we see if we looked through the eyes of a woman? These animations imagine four possible states of the African continent in 2030 seen from the perspective of women’s rights and concerns. They were developed by staff of the African Women’s Development Fund as part of the AWDF Futures initiative.

 

AWDF Scenario 2: Desolate Concrete
AWDF Scenario stories: Four short stories imaging the future for women in Africa. What will Africa be like in 2030? What would we see if we looked through the eyes of a woman? These animations imagine four possible states of the African continent in 2030 seen from the perspective of women’s rights and concerns. They were developed by staff of the African Women’s Development Fund as part of the AWDF Futures initiative.

 

AWDF Scenario 3: The Sky Garden
AWDF Scenario stories: Four short stories imaging the future for women in Africa. What will Africa be like in 2030? What would we see if we looked through the eyes of a woman? These animations imagine four possible states of the African continent in 2030 seen from the perspective of women’s rights and concerns. They were developed by staff of the African Women’s Development Fund as part of the AWDF Futures initiative.

 

AWDF Scenario 4: The Concrete Rose
AWDF Scenario stories: Four short stories imaging the future for women in Africa. What will Africa be like in 2030? What would we see if we looked through the eyes of a woman? These animations imagine four possible states of the African continent in 2030 seen from the perspective of women’s rights and concerns. They were developed by staff of the African Women’s Development Fund as part of the AWDF Futures initiative.

 

Building the next generation of Africa’s women leaders | Mandy Pakkiri | TEDxSoweto
In this heartfelt talk, industrial psychologist Mandy Pakkiri focuses our attention on the idea that what South Africa, Africa and the world need most is educated, ethical and empowered women leaders.

 

16th Annual Conference Theme: The Future Is Here
The WIMBIZ Annual Conference is undoubtedly the largest gathering of high achieving, hardworking and visionary women in Nigeria and across the world. The 16th Annual Conference theme is The Future is Here. Our objective is to inspire women to position themselves to participate in the emerging economic landscape.

 

Engaging Women for Africa's Future: The Role of Women in Science, Technology, and Innovation
The Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a discussion on engaging more women in science, technology, and innovation (STI) for sustainable development in Africa. Mr. Ayodotun Bobadoye, a visiting scholar from the Southern Voices Network* and a Research Officer at the African Technology Policy Study Network, presented his research on "Gender, Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development in Africa." Ms. Jennifer Haskell, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Cooperation in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, also spoke, focusing on U.S. initiatives to increase women in STI in Africa.ngaging Women for Africa's Future: The Role of Women in Science, Technology, and Innovation.

 

Women Shaping the World: A Forecast for Our Future
Women Shaping the World: A Forecast for Our Future

 

For the Future of Women in Science, Look to the Past | Nathalia Holt | TEDxPasadenaWomen
Nathalia Holt, author of "Rise of the Rocket Girls," inspires with key lessons from NASA's female pioneers. Artfully, Dr. Holt translates each historical reference into evidence for modern workplace reform and reiterates a powerful need for female mentorship. The long forgotten success of these frontier women in science transcends their generation, setting forth important lessons about how to recruit and retain women in science today as masterfully as it was done fifty years ago.

 

The surprising neuroscience of gender inequality | Janet Crawford | TEDxSanDiego
Janet Crawford dives into the unconscious associations that are often made with regard to gender. It’s hard not to reflect on our own unconscious associations as she talks through how our brain creates associations to help us make sense of the world. Her empowering talk speaks to men and women alike, challenging us all to help create the shift from one of blame to one of action through engagement and curiosity.

 

To Future Women: Today's Words for Tomorrow's Leaders at The Phillips Collection
To Future Women: Today's Words for Tomorrow's Leaders is a panel discussion that took place at The Phillips Collection February 14, 2018. Artist Georgia Saxelby’s installation at The Phillips Collection, To Future Women, asks visitors to write letters to women in the year 2037, 20 years after the historic Women’s March. These letters will be archived at the Phillips and re-exhibited in 2037. Guided by these letters, panelists explored the various ways we can achieve change, including the progress we’ve made, what still needs work, and what we can do today to reach equality.

 

The Future of Women
Join a few young adult leaders for a wide-ranging conversation about the future of gender justice, on topics including economic equity, families and relationships, multiculturalism, queerness, healthcare, and more. How might the Unitarian Universalism of the future be different if it were fully committed to, and practicing, gender equity?

 

The Future of Technical Women: Nicole Eifler at TEDxEdges
In this talk at TEDxEdges 2010, Nicole Eifler talks about the challenges of female entrepreneurs in "Virtual Silicon Valley". Although women have reached significant leadership positions in a number of fields, they still are seldom seen as entrepreneurs in the actual and virtual Silicon Valleys of our times. In Santa Clara, home to the original Silicon Valley, the number of women at every level of the technology corporate ladder is actually decreasing. Is this also the trend in Europe?

 

Microsoft: The Future of Women in Technology
Microsoft: The Future of Women in Technology

 

The key to more women in technology | Marianna Budnikova | TEDxBoise
Have you ever wondered why programming is seen as a man’s game? Where are all the women software developers hiding? Marianna Budnikova is a software engineer at Microsoft. Back when she was in college, she set upon a quest to find out why there are so few women in tech. In this talk, Marianna shares her discovery about what takes young girls and women away from technology, and gives some suggestions for tackling the problem.

 

Women Of The Future | Ep 01 | Turning from the outer to the Inner World | Brahma Kumaris
Synopsis: Women of the Future looks at the legacy of the global patriarchal culture and attitudes towards women and their impact on women of today throughout the world.The current status of women is explored and we investigate how spirituality and spiritual practice bend the current trends and carry women towards a powerful and positive future.

 

Inspiring the Next Generation: The Future of Women in Technology
Women are significantly underrepresented in the Information Technology Field. Today in the United States, they account for approximately 25% of the workforce, but it is not only about the numbers. It is about enriching and complementing your IT workforce with the diverse qualities and perspectives of women. Hear from a panel of women who understand and know the challenges first hand for women. The panel will share their insights and the challenges they have faced, including ways to capitalize on opportunities that will help to grow and shape the future of women in the IT Industry.

 

Women and the Future of Technology, lecture by Anita Borg
Women and the Future of Technology, lecture by Anita Borg

 

Nan Keohane '61: The Future of Women's Leadership
Nannerl O. Keohane '61, senior scholar of Princeton University and former president of Wellesley College and Duke University, shares the three scenarios for women's leadership in the 21st century.

 

Missing Men and the Future for Women / The Future of Work Summit
Missing Men and the Future for Women / The Future of Work Summit

 

The future of society changing roles of women, men, work, world - Panel discussion
The future of society changing roles of women, men, work, world - Panel discussion

 

The Future of the Female Economy - SME 100 Women Conference
Uzoma Dozie hosts four women who are leaders in the Technology Industry at the SME 100 Women Conference.

 

WOMEN IN FUTURE INDUSTRIES - Timeless Women's Conference 2016
WOMEN IN FUTURE INDUSTRIES - Timeless Women's Conference 2016

 

A better future for women at work
On the eve of the ILO's World of Work Summit, which brought together over 2000 participants from 187 countries to discuss a better future for women at work, ILO Live asked what needs to be done to improve gender equality in the workplace? ILO gender experts at the 106th International Labour Conference were on hand to answer questions and provide insights based on the latest research.

 

Evolution of women in work | Veronique Gabai Pinsky | TEDxAcademy
Evolution of women in work | Veronique Gabai Pinsky | TEDxAcademy

 

Future Women in Science and Engineering Conference at Queen's University
Future Women in Science and Engineering Conference at Queen's University

 

CNN 10: Visionary Women -- What's the future of women at work?
The leaders on the #CNN10 : Visionary Women list have big ideas about how to change the world for women -- especially women on the job. Learn more about them here -- http://cnn.it/1guPRG2 -- and join CNN's Kelly Wallace when she talks with them about the future of women at work.

 

Women in Engineering Panel: "Celebrating the Future of Space and Aviation"
Women in Engineering Panel: "Celebrating the Future of Space and Aviation"

 

Also see: Gender Equality Videophile

 

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