Category Archives: Education & Training

Women in Science: the interview of Prof. Jill Farrant, the jury president of the awards

The L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate Awards works to recognize women in science, and their contribution to the field. International judges choose 5 women annually, to represent their continents as they are honoured in this prestigious award ceremony. This year the  jury president for the awards was University of Cape Town’s Professor Jill Farrant, who was […]
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Japan: ELLE Women in Society, 2016 edition

For the 3rd consecutive year, on June 18th, ELLE Japan and ELLE Online organised the ELLE Women in Society event, in Tokyo at Roppongi Academy Hills… And it has been a great success! Through this one-day forum, ELLE Japan aims to encourage the success of women in Japan by helping them to realize their potential, […]
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ELLE Foundation: #ELLEpourelles

Created in 2004 to promote education of women worldwide, the ELLE Foundation launches an awareness digital campaign: #ELLEpourelles : 1 photo to act Through this campaign, the ELLE Foundation aims at mobilising as many people as possible, especially young people, on the importance of educating girls and training women. For Karine Guldeman, General Delegate of the […]
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ELLE South Africa: 10 questions with feminist researcher, Joy Watson

With over 21 years of experience, specialising in research  on women in politics, women and governance and violence against women, feminist researcher Joy Watson is one to watch. She recently joined ELLE South Africa as newest guest contributor. Here you get to know her a little bit better: http://www.elle.co.za/10-questions-with-feminist-researcher-joy-watson/

ELLE Impact2 Award: the grand final

After weeks of preparations, the nine finalists for the second ELLE Impact2 Awards, gathered in Paris for the winners ceremony held on 7th April, at Paris City Hall. ELLE, together with the Comptoir de l’Innovation, are making it their mission to recognise and support female social entrepeneurship worldwide. Last year this initiative was launched in […]
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ELLE Active Forum 2016, Paris

Fast forward yourself to 2026 and all kinds of questions come to mind; will we be overrun by robots at work? Will we live on our phones? Will we all talk in code? Of course these are exaggerations but the idea of a digital revolution is something we are experiencing now and it is only […]
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ELLE Impact2 Award in Canada

Meet ELLE Canada’s finalist for the upcoming ELLE Impact2 Award for Female Social Entrepreneurship, which takes place in Paris on April 7. Sabrina Natasha Premji had the ELLE Impact2 Canadian jury members’ attention the moment she started her five-minute presentation on Kidogo, a childcare initiative she launched in the poorest slums of East Africa. “I was working with […]
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ELLE UK at the Women of the World Festival

The Festival took place from 8th to 13th of March in London’s Southbank Centre, celebrating women and girls, and looking at the obstacles that stop them from achieving their potential. ELLE UK had to be part of it! Find out more here: http://bit.ly/1QUvbXK

ELLE South Africa Impact2 Awards

On February 26th, was held the final judging for the ELLE Impact2 Awards for South Africa. The South African panel – consisted of successful women, each amazing in leadership and commitment to social issue – elected Thato Kgatlhanye as the overall winner. Thato is the founder of Rethaka Trading which manufactures Repurpose Schoolbags, solar-powered backpacks, […]
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ELLE Active Forum in Lyon, France

For the second year, the ELLE Active Forum has been hold in Lyon, on February 1st. Gathering 800 women and 50 experts, this one-day event was the opportunity to discover which relationships women have with ambition and what are still the barriers to their success. Find out the event report on elle.fr: http://bit.ly/1TFTtHf