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Moxie, WACs and the NSA

I love the word “moxie.”

Per my Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary, this term came into slangy being sometime in the 1920s-30s, associated with a brand of soda. 140 more words

Food For Thought

1 Knockout Way to be More Successful

The metrics for professional success constantly serve as hurdles to conquer along our long paths along the road to accomplishment. Power, money, influence, and praise vie for the top parameters of what many people in driven careers want to achieve- but the kink in these pillars of success is that the drive for such end-goals can drain us of our energy and balance as we keep our eyes firmly set on the prize. 352 more words


On Working and Parenting

Before I became a mama to my little man, I never questioned that I wouldn’t be able to do it all. Work full-time, be an amazing mama to my little one, keep my house clean and be a wonderful wife to my husband. 609 more words


Redefining Femininity

Redefining femininity.

This is the focal point of my essay that I am currently working on for the 2015 International Willa Cather Conference in Nebraska. I am struggling so hard to figure out what it means to be a masculine woman in the music industry during the early 20th century. 436 more words

#independent Woman

In STEM, women twice as likely to be hired as comparably qualified men


At ScienceInsider, Rachel Bernstein writes about a new study showing that a highly qualified woman applying for a tenure-track faculty position in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) at a U.S.

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A 101-year-old shares her best advice for young women

“Just go ahead and do your thing no matter what,” says Marian Cannon Schlesinger to today’s young women.

At 101 years of age, she is still painting, writing, watching Rachel Maddow, and reading two newspapers a day. 346 more words

Business & Career

Woman, what if you are earning more than your husband?

So what if you are earning more than your husband?

These days, it is not uncommon to see some women earning a bit or a lot more than their spouses especially when in their late 20s/early 30s. 901 more words