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Benazir Bhutto - Iron Lady of Pakistan

Benazir Bhutto became the first female leader of an Islamic state when she was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1988.

This week’s post is inspired by a young woman I heard speak last weekend. 810 more words

Sheroes Of History

Dead Beat Dads Kenya: 4 Things We Learned

The dead beat dads saga is a stinging rebuke to our justice system, national economy, the victims themselves and the women leaders who claim to represent them. 855 more words


Quit blaming women for low representation

I spend a lot of time across the globe encouraging women to run for public office. When they make this brave choice, I also help them run winning campaigns. 1,060 more words

Town Hall

Ladies, Be Smart...Feminism Doesn't Change Biology

Avoid risky situations:  Use common sense and don’t put yourself in harm’s way

  • Don’t get falling down drunk in public places with people you barely know.
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Jill Abramson: Life After the New York Times (Video)

At the Code/Media Series: New York, Jill Abramson, in her first onstage interview since being fired as the top editor at the New York Times, said she’s still not sure why she was ousted, but she has her eye on the future. 28 more words


Women in Tech: the non-technical.

A month ago, one of my friends sent me an article titled, “In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women’s Successes are Rarely Recognized.” Ever since then, I’ve been meaning to blog about it because it encompasses so much of what I have been feeling since my senior year of high school when I decided the tech industry was calling my name, but as a non-technical component. 661 more words


The New Trend of Maternity Coaching

Many years ago, I was watching US TV and heard a prominent leader suggest that a suspected-to-be racist should attend a race sensitivity training.

I remember at the time wondering what such a training would entail.   956 more words

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