Empowering Women in Business While in Transition

August 11, 2014
Hosted by Desiree Watson

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Empowering Women in Business While in Transition- will be our discussion topic at The Wellness Lounge, A Step Further 9 a.m. E.S.T. Monday when host Desiree Watson welcomes guest Jean Oursler to the show. Jean Oursler is an entrepreneur and Facilitator for Women President Organization. Decades of empirical evidence and practical experience support the robust associations between women’s educational attainment and positive development outcomes. It is now conventional wisdom in development discourse that where education levels are higher among women, fertility rates are lower, family size is smaller, and women’s health and economic status are stronger. There is even evidence to suggest that insettings where education is more gender equitable,economic growth is more robust. What is less understood is how the education of girls and young women translates into positive development outcomes. We argue that it is the healthier, safer transition of adolescent girls to adulthood and their empowerment during this process that are, in fact, the linchpins between education and improved outcomes at the individual, community and societal levels. Tune in Monday, 9 a.m. for the live interview on the Wellness Lounge, A Step Further on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment channel.

The Wellness Lounge – A Step Further

The Wellness Lounge – A Step Further

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THE WELLNESS LOUNGE-A STEP FURTHER empowers you with the benefits of a wellness lifestyle. Desiree Watson, a pioneer in the wellness lifestyle movement, guides you toward incorporating wellness into your life through commentary and interviews with exemplary personalities from such diverse fields as professional sports, corporate management, government, and health care. Our topics embrace the interconnections of mind, body and spirit, while offering in-depth analyses of the wellness lifestyle movement and its impact on the health care system, politics and international aid. Related topics will spark awareness of the positive impact of the wellness lifestyle movement and how a wellness lifestyle commitment can successfully empower the individual and influence educational and political processes on a local, national and international scale.

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Desiree Watson

Desiree Watson

With Over 30 years of experience in the wellness industry, Desiree Watson is the President and CEO of Wellness Interactive, Inc., which is a premiere provider of practical solutions, strategic planning and implementation for organizations and companies seeking to transform a space for wellness and environmentally friendly products. The firm represents over 20 brands covering wellness events, lifestyle classes, wellness websites and green initiatives.

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