Hi, my name is Mary, and I’m a mom.
I can no longer live in a state of denial. Mother’s Day is approaching full-speed around the corner and everyone keeps reminding me that, in fact, I am a mother. Being the only new mom around the office, I’ve been asked to address new mom-hood in this blog post for Mother’s Day. So here goes. …
This month, our stop-at-nothing woman is Dr. Margaret Chan, current Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). As the first person from China to lead a United Nations Agency, Dr. Chan is committed to serving world health interests and remains the most powerful person in public health today.
At Softcup, we want to celebrate the courage of women all over the world who face hardships and challenges that test the strongest of human resolve. Each month of this year, we will profile a woman who “stopped at nothing” to make a difference in the world. We kick off our series with two Somalian women—Dr. Hawa Abdi and Edna Adan. Both women stand as symbols of resilience, empowerment and a hope for a healthier and more stable world.
Today the Softcup team all watched an inspring video, and we can't wait to see the documentary in full.
I really appreciated that the women in the video talk not just about how harmful the media is in raising today's girls, but how to fix the problem. Because clearly, we can't simply stop our girls from watching TV and using Facebook. In particular, they brought up the importance of mentoring.
Kimberly G. is a 38 year old mom of 3 (one son and two daughters) and grandmother to a 2 year old grandson.
Many days, our accomplishments go unnoticed. Often the heroes among us are the moms, the sisters, the wives, and the friends who are our heroes every day.
Today we profile Staci, a fun, vibrant woman with two beautiful daughters (and a baby on the way!), who owns and operates a web design firm called Quirky Bird