Posted by Shirley Brady on March 8, 2012 10:16 AM
Google's homepage logo today is a tribute to International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8th since the early 1900's. The Google Doodle (as they call their logo reinterpretations) is driving traffic to the official IWD website for an overview of the range of events and activities taking place around the world today, and you can also participate virtually on Facebook and Twitter (hashtags: #IWD or #IWD12).
One must-read snapshot today comes from the Worldwatch Institute: 12 innovations that are "helping women get access to credit, improve their incomes, feed their families, introduce sustainable crops to markets, and reduce rural poverty."
Google is also inviting students to submit their designs for the annual Doodle 4 Google competition. This year's theme: "If I could travel in time, I'd visit..."
And below, check out how Dove celebrated IWD in Asia.Continue reading...