Marie jordaan

341 Flips | 22 Magazines | 14 Followers | @mjordaan2 | Keep up with Marie jordaan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Marie jordaan”

Women Outperform Men In Sales But Still Earn Less

While the gender pay gap is slowly closing, women are still getting less than their fair share when it comes to compensation.<p>According to 2013 research from Xactly, a cloud platform that provides big data insights to companies, women are performing <i>better</i> than men, yet still earning less for the …

How Malala can help defeat the IS

<b>Empowering women can play a vital role in defeating some of the most dangerous ideologies and organisations, says David Rothkopf.</b><p>Washington - The …

Women’s Rights and representation

It was not until the introduction of the Bill of Rights that all women in this country received formal recognition as equal citizens. South African …

Let Girls Lead #IDG 2014: When I Picture a Fair World for Girls

<i>Let Girls Lead is thrilled to launch our celebration of International Day of the Girl 2014 with a blog series written by amazing girl leaders involved in our work around the world. Today we are sharing a piece by Gabriela del Carmen, an 11 year old girl from Guatemala who shares her vision for</i> …

This Norwegian Preteen Is 'Marrying' A 37-Year-Old For One Important Reason

Thea is 12 years old. She's a seventh-grader at her school in Norway, and she loves riding horses and listening to One Direction. According to her blog, she's also marrying a 37-year-old man this weekend.<p>But Thea and her impending wedding aren't actually real. They were fabricated for a viral …

Why is child marriage a form of violence against women and girls?

Violence against women and girls is a global problem that affects millions of women every year. In fact, it is estimated that one in three women and …

Winter Olympics: A blizzard of U.S. medals, or more of a trickle?

Wearing both 'optimist' and 'pessimist' hats, Olympic reporter Philip Hersh predicts best- and worst-case scenarios for U.S. athletes at Sochi.<p>February 01, 2014|By Philip Hersh<p>U.S. teenager Mikaela Shiffrin is a World Cup slalom champion capable of… (Marco Trovati / Associated…)<p>SOCHI, Russia — Last …

The 2020 Olympics Footage Will Be Better Than Ever

Every two years, the nations of the world come together for the Olympic Games, a global competition of ambition, endurance, focus and athletic …

Lindsey Vonn 'very motivated' to ski at 2018 Olympic Games

The most famous Winter Olympic athlete in the United States isn't able to chase a medal or two in Sochi, but she's not giving up the dream for four …

Lindsey Vonn's Winter Olympics look over after training crash

Lindsey Vonn, the downhill Olympic champion, has torn her surgically repaired right anterior cruciate ligament in a crash during preparations to return to competitive skiing.<p>The American, who had not raced since tearing knee ligaments in her right leg in February, fell during a training session at …

Lindsey Vonn Drops Out of Olympics

After a rocky season marred by injury, Lindsey Vonn has officially announced her withdrawal from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Although …

Skeleton Helmets Are The Coolest Thing At The Olympics

Skeleton, which has only been a regular Winter Olympic event since 2002, is every bit as fast and intense and as scary as luge. Scarier; the sliders …

Olympic Alpine Skiing 2014: Complete Guide for Sochi Winter Olympics

With a strong mix of veteran leadership and youthful enthusiasm, the U.S. Olympic Alpine ski team heads to Sochi to tussle with the world’s best with a good measure of expectations.<p>In what should be an exhilarating 13 days of competition in Russia, popular American athletes such as Bode Miller, Ted …

Skiing

facebook

Sunset by the andaman sea in Thailand

No pie please

Fast ‘n’ Furry-na 8: Tekla

Spread the Cute:<p>(The headline’s in Finnish, yo.)<p>This is Tekla! And, say, whadya do when you live in Finland and you have a LOT of snow? Well, you…RUN …

Dylan's a Good Dog, But He's Not Qualified to Run for Mayor

Last week, the world lost Hank the Cat, famous for his campaign to be elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012. Just as Hank left the scene, another …

16 Signs You're Too Ready For Spring Break

It's so close and yet so far away. Whether you're planning on partying or headed home to the 'rents, you're just glad to be going outta town.

Weather

Watch This Dog Adorably Fail at Being a Dog

Want to read more stories?<p>Sign up & unlock all stories & get the best pup shenanigans each week!<p>Sign up & unlock all stories & get the best pup …

Easy Knit Bracelets

Fun and summery easy to knit bracelets. Great for using up fabric yarn scraps. Full tutorial by Lebenslustiger.<p>457<p>2711

Photo http://ift.tt/1e893Tp