• WordNet 3.6
    • n empowerment the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
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  • Gloria Steinem
    “Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.”


In literature:

It should result in better service, lower prices, more choices, and local empowerment.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
For the sake of its enrichment and its empowerment he subjected himself to rigorous disciplines.
"Modern Religious Cults and Movements" by Gaius Glenn Atkins
Democracy is based on empowerment, while the terrorists' ideology is based on enslavement.
"National Strategy for Combating Terrorism" by United States

In news:

Spurious stakeholders muck up true Neighborhood Council- fueled empowerment in Los Angeles.
Coca-Cola Amatil general manager of human resources Martin King says the company is a signatory to the United Nations' women's empowerment principles.
Aimed squarely at the Fried Green Tomatoes crowd, this female-empowerment flick gives the Lifetime Network a good name.
0Grand Traverse area empowerment group.
Dallas-area lawyer Jose Angel Gutierrez speaks a panel discussing the future of Hispanic political empowerment during the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of La Raza Unida Party national convention in El Paso in 1972.
Stevens was honored for her contribution to women's economic empowerment in Huntington County.
Colonial Williamsburg celebrates female empowerment and African American culture March 8-10 during "Steadfast Spirits," a weekend of programming dedicated to women's history and the arts.
Introducing companion legislation in the Senate for the Voter Empowerment Act.
The mission of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program (AZYEP) is to develop leadership, multiculturalism and identity by providing training and opportunity to youth in community broadcasting.
Financial Literacy and Empowerment, Start Now.
AKA and YPN-ULEM are hosting a financial literacy workshop entitled, Securing Your Future:Financial Literacy and Empowerment, Start Now.
This daughter of slaves built a haircare empire and created a model for financial empowerment.
This story of three women—a mother, her daughter and the town pariah—living in a Minnesota hamlet in 1923 is a heartfelt tale of female empowerment, hampered slightly by unnecessary exposition and a sometimes predictable plot.
Thanks to the Empowerment Experiment, we've met some extraordinary entrepreneurs.
When we created The Empowerment Experiment, we knew things would be different.