Transport for London made life a lot easier for mums-to-be when it brought out its official "Baby on Board" badge, prompting Tube passengers to offer up their seats. However, commuters are often so engrossed in their smartphones that they don't notice when a pregnant woman boards the train. Now London-based innovation firm 10x has developed an app called Babee on Board, which should help pregnant women get other commuters' attention. http://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/babee-board-app-prompts-inconsiderate-9677387
This program helps children learn about a social issue as they learn to read in their local language. At the same time it guides them in making a plan to address the social issue and share the fruit of their efforts with other children around the globe. The project is at www.Scriptastic.org.
The Lucy Mentoring Program is a one on one mentoring program offered to female undergraduate students in the faculty of business and economics, in their 2nd year and above of undergraduate studies. The program connects female students with industry leaders and professionals. The relationships the mentees build with their mentors helps them with identifying the skills they need to be successful in their future career paths, as well as offering advice and guidance. Both the mentees and mentors are required to be committed to the program by spending 20 hours together over 5 months.