Sunday, March 28, 2010

Applications Invited for McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneurs Program

The McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneurs Program provides funding to women with original ideas for new Web sites, mobile news services, or other entrepreneurial initiatives that offer interactive opportunities to engage, inspire, and improve news and information in a geographic community or a community of interest. These can be solo ideas or team projects spearheaded by women.

Grants provide one-time funding of $12,000 each.

Visit the program's Web site for complete application information.

Link to Complete RFP

Primary Subject: Journalism/Media
Geographic Funding Area: National

Thanks to my ever on-it friend, Neva Wartell, and dj extraordinaire for this one.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Navajo hospital teaches us all about humanistic and healthy birthing

This article, from the NY Times earlier this week, is inspirational and should signal a turnaround in the assembly-line and callous way women are treated at this crucial juncture in their, their children's, and all of our society's lives. Would it be too much to hope that the Tuba City model be studied and replicated throughout the country?
Read here.