A three-day event featuring the world’s leading women innovators, entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, and CEOs reiterated the fact that women have been saving the world since the beginning of time but haven’t been getting the credit for it. However, media heavyweight icon, Oprah said that it’s not whether women can save the world or not, because women have been doing exactly this since time immemorial.
Women have been known to be there for friends, family, and even strangers
“We women people, we are used to saving other folks. We’ve been doing it a very long time and we need to first and foremost honor the sacred time of saving ourselves because that is where our greatest power lies … “, said Oprah. Whether it’s caring for their children and aging parents, to being a great support to friends and family, women are known to be good listeners and show up whenever needed. The event which was hosted by Tina Brown also featured stars like Brie Larson, Radhika Jones, Ashley Judd, Stacey Abrams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Anna Wintour, Brooke Baldwin, and Bryan Cranston. The goal of the 2019 Women in the World Summit was “to confront society’s most pressing issues; from human rights violations to climate change, social media misinformation to reproductive rights, and how to solve these problems, as women, together,” said a press release.
Any woman can save the world, starting with their own neighborhood
Here’s how you can save the world, one neighborhood at a time. Extend your support to your neighbors, be the neighbor who welcomes a new person in your housing society or floor. Tune your mind to creating your own village where people can ask you for help and you can ask in turn too. Secondly, volunteer wherever you can, whether it is taking the initiative of setting up a compact in your area or helping people recycle their trash in a better way, small acts can truly save the world. Thirdly, try sharing your resources with others, we’re not talking about money here. If you know your good at something, teach it to someone else, particularly children who are the future. Expanding one’s social network is a great way to ensure you can reach as many people as possible.
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