Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Best Moments From the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in New York

Written on September 30, 2018 at 7:44 am, by

“Enough injustice, enough bigotry, mistreatment,” Janet Jackson told the crowd gathered on Central Park’s Great Lawn for the 2018 Global Citizen Festival. “Mindless prejudice has to stop.” “Equality is our demand, action is our answer,” she added. Those powerful words echoed throughout the night as performers, activists, and world leaders called for an end to Read More

2018 Global Citizen Festival: Janelle Monae, a ‘popping bottle’ and other memorable moments

Written on September 29, 2018 at 7:56 pm, by

Nearly 60,000 people gathered in Central Park’s Great Lawn on Saturday for the seventh annual Global Citizen Festival, featuring performances from Janelle Monae, John Legend, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, Janet Jackson and The Weeknd. The day-long event, hosted by husband and wife Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, encouraged attendees to become active in social issues, including reducing the Read More

Media phenom Tina Brown on women and power

Written on September 9, 2018 at 7:34 pm, by

Tina Brown knows how to make an impact. She scaled the heights of publishing as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair and the New Yorker, launched the Daily Beast and published two best-selling books. For the past nine years, Brown has organized the Women in the World Summit, which touches down in Toronto on September 10. This year’s attendees include Read More

Women in the World Canada Summit September 10 Toronto

Written on September 9, 2018 at 7:09 am, by

Women in the World returned to Canada for the second year in a row on September 10 and held a Summit in Torontoat Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister the Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde and award-winning journalist and bestselling author Katie Couric were the first to Read More