Monthly Archive: April, 2015

A New Step for Pregnant Women in the Work Place

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Sometimes when you become pregnant you feel a little nervous about how to break the news to your boss and coworkers. Imagine for a moment that you are in a job that requires… Continue reading

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

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“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… Continue reading

Equal Pay Day: Women Nearly Twice as Likely to Retire in Poverty

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The promise of America from one generation to the next is a simple one: After a lifetime of hard and rewarding work, Americans can expect to enjoy a secure retirement. But for a… Continue reading

How One Woman Uses YouTube to Make a Living and a Difference

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YouTube was founded in 2005 for users to create, share, and watch videos. Since then, the site has exploded will all sorts of videos from documentaries, to interviews, to funny clips of cats.… Continue reading

The Tribeca Film Festival Makes History for Female Directors in 2015

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This year, 30 female directors out of 119 are showing feature-length films, the highest percentage ever at the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF). Nine of these directors, as well as two screenwriters, are eligible… Continue reading

It’s a (Wo)man’s World Music Artist Feature: Annie Mac

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Each month, I will feature a talented female music artist who is not very well- known in the music industry. Although we have women like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift dominating the Top… Continue reading

Women in Boston Pick Up Their Boxing Gloves to Fight for Opportunity

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Whenever you mix the perseverance of athletes and the ambition of philanthropists together, you are sure to end up with amazing results. On January 22, 2015, ambitious women from Boston’s tech scene came together for a… Continue reading

5 Easy Ways to Immediately Improve your Health

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Drink water I know everyone says this but do you ever take action? Make it a daily assignment to refill that water bottle every couple of hours. Hydration is essential to good health,… Continue reading

Inspired Reads: Catherine Lacey’s “Nobody is Ever Missing”

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Author’s Note: This post is part of an ongoing series, “Inspired Reads,” focused on books about inspiring women, feminism, and issues facing women in contemporary culture. A story: I know almost nothing about… Continue reading

The 100 Day Challenge that Taught Me How To Be Happy

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In 2014 I embarked on a 100-day mental and visual journey unlike anything I had ever heard of or done before. It was called #100HappyDays and it was an experience I changed the way I… Continue reading