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#DYK: This is the State of Girls’ Education Worldwide

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All over the world millions of girls are denied an education and face major, sometimes insurmountable odds, to be able to learn in schools. In recent years the most visible activist for girls’… Continue reading

These 5 Women-Focused Websites are Currently My Favorites

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One of the best ways to find out about what you should be seeing, reading, or doing, is a recommendation. There are currently so many websites created for primarily female audiences that it can be tricky… Continue reading

Must- See Fashion Inspiration from the Three Most Popular 90’s Girl Groups

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There is no doubt about it, the 90’s are in. Whether its fashion, music, film or television, the decade before the turn of the millennium is providing inspiration for many people. Fashion pieces… Continue reading

The Status of Women in Leadership Positions, According to an AAUW Study

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A recent study by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, tackles the gender leadership gap: why it’s important, why the gap exists, what… Continue reading

City Guide: Where to Go and What to Eat in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

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San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico, and Old San Juan (Viejo San Juan) is its historic district, dating back to the Spanish colonization and occupation of the island. A popular destination… Continue reading

Recent Studies Shine Light on the Oscars’ and Hollywood’s Diversity and Inclusion Crisis

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Ahead of the 2016 Oscars, the Women’s Media Center, which conducts research and advocates for women in the media, released a study showing that only 19% of Oscar nominations for non-acting roles have gone to… Continue reading

5 Reasons Why the City of Boston is Great for College Students

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It’s that time of the year, students all over the country will soon be choosing where to attend college or university, a significant decision considering you’ll be spending years of your life at… Continue reading

7 Times Actresses Spoke Out About Hollywood Sexism

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Discrimination in the film industry continues to be a problem, with minorities lacking representation and participation on-screen and behind the scenes. Sexism is an issue that is publicly garnering a lot of attention… Continue reading

Magazine Cover Diversity Needs to Be More Than a Trend

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September is the most important month for fashion magazines and other publications. In the last couple of weeks there has been a lot talk online, because 8 magazines featured African-American women on their covers… Continue reading

Business Lessons Inspired by Harry Potter

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Feeling successful can be difficult sometimes. Maybe you didn’t get the promotion you were working toward, or you are in the middle of trying to change jobs. Maybe you’re working a “traditional” 9… Continue reading