Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women Dialogue for Action & the New York Forum

T.U. Dawood The energy and essence of Davos came to Manhattan with the New York Forum, the brainchild of Moroccan-born Richard Attias who produced the World Economic Forum in Davos for 15 years, then launched the Clinton Global Initiative. This two day forum drew “5 billionaires, 70 speakers and 325 chief executives and directors of […]

Bound Feet in China Circa 1900s vs. Niqabs in Quebec Circa Now

Cynthia Cheng My great-grandmother had bound feet.  Almost every girl in China had it done in those days, a very painful procedure.  This was eventually outlawed with the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the birth of the new Republic in 1911 (though there were plenty of rural women who continued with the procedure – […]