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Boosting Australia’s Health and Economy: fostering an environment where more women in STEMM can lead and excel

This week Women in STEMM AUSTRALIA co-founder Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea shares her closing address from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women in STEM Workshop: “Expanding Opportunity and Innovation by Strengthening the Presence of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math” which was part of the… 2,868 more words

Gender Equity

All These Countries Have Had a Female Head of State (Before the U.S.)

Even with all the uncertainty around the U.K.’s post-Brexit future, one thing is clear: Britain will soon be led by a woman, its first female prime minister since Margaret Thatcher left office in 1990. 7 more words


I'm Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Jazz Band

Twenty-five years ago I was in the California State Honor Jazz Band. I was a senior in high school and the first chair trombone. There were, undoubtedly, more talented high school trombonists who didn’t send in audition tapes (yes, tapes) but there’s no proof, when you think about it, that in 1991 I wasn’t the best high school jazz trombone player in the state of California. 1,215 more words

When Girls don’t want to be Girls

When Beyonce’s ‘If I were a boy’ came out, it was a big hit. I don’t believe it was particularly because of her good singing voice or the music video, though I must admit I have never watched the latter.  705 more words


petchary reblogged this on Petchary's Blog and commented:

A few weeks ago, I gave a little talk to members of the I'm Glad I'm a Girl Foundation at the University of the West Indies' Mary Seacole Hall about blogging, as a useful tool for advocacy and for getting one's ideas out there. I am so happy that they took me up on my suggestion to write a "summer blog" ahead of and during their Summer Camp in the last week of July. So I am reblogging another nice post! Do take a read!

We 'WOW!'ed Them All

On June 17, 2016, Team WOW! (Women of William Osler Health System), walked in support for children’s services at Etobicoke General Hospital. It was a windy day, and while ours was a smaller team than most, it was definitely a mighty one. 92 more words

Leadership diversity still a myth for women

I firmly believe we are making real strides, that we are walking the talk, in a way we haven’t seen before. There has to be more diversity almost by definition because of the number of people being appointed, so there are definitely new women coming in. 13 more words