'WIE need you' in the fight to save women's lives around the world!
So say Arianna Huffington, Sarah Brown and Donna Karan, co-hosts of
the first annual Women, Inspiration, Enterprise (WIE) symposium in
NYC. Timed to underscore appeals to world leaders, WIE is at once a
convention and a celebration, bringing together women at the
forefront of politics, philanthropy, media, fashion, and the arts
with young women from the US and developing countries who are
already making a difference to change the world.
I suppose there are some issues in the world that I've always
considered to be above my pay grade.
It's difficult to consider the scale of problems such as poverty
and world peace without feeling overwhelmingly small. I suspect
many of you have felt the same way.
So we carry on with our own lives, hopefully give a bit of our time
and money to the causes we hold dear, and try to make a difference
on a smaller scale, all the while hoping − or assuming − that
somewhere, the world's best and brightest are tackling these
seemingly insurmountable problems.
But for me, one day recently, a flip switched. Continue on Huffington Post