More than 50 years ago, Charlotte Whitton, a feminist and the first female mayor of a major Canadian city, quipped wryly: “Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good.” She was addressing a world where women were still considered inferior, where women were more likely to …
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MasterCard’s “Girls in Tech” research shows that despite attaining qualifications, females find it hard to succeed in their STEM careers Singapore, 16 March 2016 – Careers in STEM are not popular amongst girls in Singapore, according to MasterCard’s inaugural “Girls in Tech” research. Despite studying STEM related subjects, girls (aged 15 – 19) in Singapore …
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To tweet this news: copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/1LcZsxY on your Twitter handle with the @EdmundScholars and #MasterCard hashtag Sydney, 16 October 2015 – Director and teacher Chris Edmund announced the winner of the Chris Edmund Scholarship last night to third-year Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) acting student, Shalom Brune-Franklin. Presented at WAAPA, the AUD$17,000 prize …
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Tweet: NEWS: #MasterCard debuts #Girls4Tech program in Pune #India http://news.mstr.cd/1Euk4lx Pune, 1 September, 2015 – As part of a worldwide rollout, the MasterCard Girls4Tech™ program will return to India the week of 31 August, bringing the program to Pune in the State of Maharashtra. The hands-on, inquiry-based program connects the foundations of the MasterCard business to …
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In a series of contributed essays from the 2015 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, Ann Cairns President International Markets MasterCard shares her thoughts on the barriers to inclusive capitalism.  Financial inclusion is one action that can move a population out of poverty while driving economic growth that’s more inclusive, sustainable and fair. It is not just a question …
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