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First Lady Michelle Obama to discuss women's education at Fortune's MPW Summit

Education is an undeniable door to opportunity for women. Unfortunately, more than 62 million girls around the globe are not in school.

Next month, First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at… 305 more words


Jane Austen and Marriage

Thanks to movies and television, Jane Austen’s novels, especially PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and PERSUASION, are synonymous with happy-ever-after. Many love her works as romantic courtship novels. 1,377 more words

Jane Austen

The only all-female MBA program is closing—could it have been saved?

What does the closure of the only on-campus, all-female MBA program mean for the future of women’s education?

Last week, Boston-based Simmons College announced that it will transition its all-female MBA program to an online-only, co-ed format beginning in March 2016. 621 more words


Gaudy Night

A Reunion with Old Friends – Gaudy Night

Book Review: Dorothy L Sayers, Gaudy Night (1935)

Note: Contains spoilers

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the publication of… 4,615 more words

Dottie Tales

Helping Rural Orphans Attend School in Qinghai Province, China

BGR Staff

Shambala Foundation is an independent, non-governmental, non-religiously affiliated humanitarian organization alleviating poverty in Asia (unrelated to the network of Shambhala meditation centers in the US). 421 more words

Engaged Buddhism

Feminist Friday: Why Are Women's Colleges Disappearing?

In March, all-women’s Sweet Briar College in Virginia announced that it was no longer financially viable and would close its doors in August. The Class of 2015 would be the last to receive a Sweet Briar diploma. 528 more words


Diana reblogged this on Part Time Monster and commented:

Check out the feminist Friday discussion today on the disappearance of women's colleges, and drop a comment on the thread. I'll be over later with some Thoughts About This---I went to school at Mississippi University for Women, which was the first public women's college in the U.S. and then in 1982 was required by a Supreme Court case to start admitting men.