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Confidence! Got it. Now what?

I watched a great TED video tonight, “Susan Colantuono: The career advice you probably didn’t get #TED : ;

Basically, she says that women are funneled toward leadership development because that’s where all the advice says to send us. 72 more words


Can uni journalism shrink the gender gap?

A few days ago PBS addressed the question if journalism schools can address the gender gap in the media. Katherine Krueger excellently pointed out in her… 262 more words


The Islamic State: Linking extremism to ill-treatment of women

From David Rothkopf:

Each year, the World Economic Forum produces a Global Gender Gap report. In 2013, it tracked 136 countries on the education, economic empowerment, health, and political empowerment of women.

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Weighing in on "Feminism"

Feminism is a hot topic these days. And by “hot” I mean that it’s mentioned everywhere and yet disputed.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently suggested that  334 more words


The Gender Divide - Hugs Edition

Something has been bothering me for awhile.


And I bet Winnie the Pooh wouldn’t find this so bothersome. But I do.

Actually, I love hugs. 284 more words


I never asked for a raise, and it paid off

I’ve never asked for a raise.

And as much as the flap over Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s off-hand comment about women and pay (“It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise.”) fascinates me, I’ve felt the need to tear my hair out. 698 more words


You'll get a raise all right. Trust me.

“It’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raises as you go along,” he said, adding that such patience was “good karma”. 193 more words