Andrea Albanese, l’imprenditore che ama le (competenze delle) donne.

Andrea Albanese, l’imprenditore che ama le (competenze delle) donne.

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Oggi è un giorno particolarmente importante per sukonna.org e per me, in particolare. Immaginate di aver un punto di riferimento professionale nella vita; immaginate di aver conosciuto solo marginalmente questa persona, ma che nonostante questo vi abbia cambiato la vita; pensate, infine, di aver con questo uomo, con questo professionista un rapporto on line da anni, ma costruito solo su qualche like. Dopo tanti anni, poi, pensate di aver trovato l’intraprendenza di contattarlo in via diretta su Facebook  - e dove, altrimenti! - e dopo qualche chat avergli chiesto di rilasciarvi un’intervista, ecco che adesso il quadro della mia “storia” con Andrea Albanese sarà perfettamente delineato. Personalmente conoscevo Andrea da sempre, come tutti: Andrea Albanese è una forte personalità del web italiano e non solo, infatti. Il suo curriculum, impressionante,…
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Women versus earthquake: Anna, Ilaria and Silvia

Women versus earthquake: Anna, Ilaria and Silvia

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One year has gone by since the first earthquake destroyedAmatrice, Accumoli, ArquatadelTronto and many other small villages in the centreofl Italy. Two months later, the seismic activity started again and stroke and destroyed, almost completely, the small villages of Visso, Ussita, and Castelsantangelo sul Nera. In this article they are, let’s say, the “stage” of our stories of women versus earthquake. [caption id="attachment_670" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Monte Vettore and the Fairy road Castelluccio di Norcia side[/caption] These women’s stories are strongly connected with their territory and have some similarities with the mountain that seems to be the focus of all this destruction, Vettore, a mountain dividing two regions: Marche and Umbria. Monte Vettore aspect varies from one side to another. On the Castellucciodi Norcia side,bare and deprived of trees and on…
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Tutti Agibili per un Giorno, the story of an event for the Re-birth of a small town

Tutti Agibili per un Giorno, the story of an event for the Re-birth of a small town

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                 August 24, 2016 an earthquake strikes central Italy. Castelsantangelo sul Nera, a very small town in Marche Region, suffers from severe damages especially for its  most important economic activity , the retirement home. Unfortunately a new earthquake in October destroys completely this activity. This is the very beginning of “ TuttiAgibili per un Giorno” Francesca Pedanesifounds“ Un aiuto concreto per Castelsantangelo sul Nera”. In the meantime Antonella Grana founds “Progetto Re-Cycle”. Two different organizations, different goals but one objective in common: a different perception on business, business that can be developed mixing up entrepreneurship, solidarity, technology and culture. Francesca and Antonella start cooperating together but, and that’s weird, they will never meet till the day before of the event, June 24, 2017.…
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Young Men stood against gender based violence

Young Men stood against gender based violence

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More than 100 (young) men on Wednesday, March 8, held a march in Lalitpur expressing their commitment against violence against women and girls. More than a dozen youth organisations had joined hands to hold the Men's March: Men against Violence against Women and Girls, on the occasion of the 107th International Women's Day. The rally had begun from Jawalakhel and passed through Pulchok, Gabahal and Mangalbazaar before converging into the assembly at the Patan Durbar Square. Women in almost the same number had supported the event by joining the concluding assembly.  All the men were welcomed with orange colored balloon at the closure session. The color orange is the symbol to fight against gender based violence. Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha who is also the member of Men Leads Network under…
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What Stage is Your Business?

What Stage is Your Business?

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Start-Up Businesses? Find resources for wherever you are on your business path. Perhaps you have a great business idea but need help figuring out how to get started. Or perhaps you’ve decided that now is the time to make your part-time side gig a full-time business. If you’re ready to start your entrepreneurial journey, SUKONNA is here to help you succeed. You can learn more about all of our programs, services, and resources at a free Intro to SUKONNA session. If you have questions about how to get started, please feel free to contact us now Or check out our Facebook page and website for an upcoming Intro to SUKONNA session.
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Grace Hopper Girls Programming Training Camp Successfully Ended in Chittagong

Grace Hopper Girls Programming Training Camp Successfully Ended in Chittagong

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The 3 days long programming camp in Asian University for Women has drawn its curtain successfully yesterday, on 25th Febryary. A total number of 32 female students participated in the camp from different university in Chittagong. The university arranged this program with the coordination of Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN) and Chittagong Open Source Network (COSN). The participants shared that the evnet was significant for them. They happily shared that they had got an insight of any programming camp from this arrangement and the topic discussed in these 3 days were very helpful for them. The organizers are satisfied with the vibrant participation of the women. They shared that #missingdaughter, the initiative of bringing more girls in ICT has been achieving its goal day by day. The initiative startedin the…
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Ambassadors of Change is organised a Woman2Woman summit

Ambassadors of Change is organised a Woman2Woman summit

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Ambassadors of Change is organised a Woman2Woman summit that took place on the 18th February 2017 in Desmond Tutu Hall in Makhaza. As an Organisation that hosted 5 events last year (2016) we saw the need to start the new year with this fruitful program where we are aiming to educate, share African stories, develop foundation of support from parents to young girls. This event seeks to Empower, Inspire & Motivate Africans from disadvantaged backgrounds to better understand how to seek opportunities that will enable them to move past their current challenges. How to solve problems they encounter on a day to day basis, how to give them an identity and boost their confidence. Why we chose to do Woman2Woman?? : we noticed from our past events that majority of…
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SUKONNA Opening Soon in Nepal

SUKONNA Opening Soon in Nepal

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SUKONNA, as the word suggests as perfect women, is working to empower the women worldwide into the self-dependent perfect women. It is basically a platform for women started in Bangladesh, getting ahead to extend the community all over the world and make a common platform for all women where they can learn, share and connect with each other. [caption id="attachment_166" align="alignleft" width="232"] Laxmi GautamCountry Manager, SUKONNA Nepal[/caption] SUKONNA aims to provide opportunities, entrepreneurship and provide support, fund, and mentorship regarding them. It is also working to provide training, health education, consultation and information regarding women. As a whole, SUKONNA is trying to be a platform to uplift women in every possible way. SUKONNA is mainly focused on following things: Women Entrepreneurship Women Innovation Women Opportunities Women Health Women Tech Education   SUKONNA…
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