Advancing the full participation of girls and women is not only a matter of human rights; it is also a strategic global imperative.
Bringing Online Work Opportunities to Military Families
In 2012, oDesk and Blue Star Families committed to bring economic and professional opportunity to military families through online work. The families of US servicemen and women make many sacrifices for their country; and among them is reduced access to economic opportunities due to their frequent relocation or deployment abroad. oDesk will provide 100 military families with access to its online work platform which allows businesses to remotely contract with skilled workers. Blue Star Families will provide its members with training and support for online work, as well as bring job opportunities to the members through its relationships with corporations, NGOs and federal, state, and local governments.
The 12th and final Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting has officially begun, with leaders from around the world gathering in New York City to celebrate a legacy of turning ideas into action—as well as …