Black Women Are Now The Most Educated Group In The U.S. (In the News)

July 26, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

There’s a higher percentage of African-American women enrolled in college than any other group.

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Roger Ailes Makes News as He Leaves Fox News

July 25, 2016 by Diane Vacca

Why did Gretchen Carlson succeed, against all expectations, in felling the magnate Roger Ailes, who resigned within days of her filing suit against him?

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Coping When the News Is All Bad

July 21, 2016 by Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

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By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Lately, we have not had time to process our feelings about the violent events of recent days and weeks because something else happens almost immediately. There is no way to completely insulate ourselves from these events but there are some techniques that can help.

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Feminists Urge Banning of Iran and Saudi Arabia from Olympics Because They Impose ‘Sexual Apartheid’

July 21, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

For a woman in Iran, even entering a stadium is a crime: French feminists “cited the notorious 2014 example of Anglo-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was imprisoned for five months in Iran’s infamous Evin prison for trying to attend a men’s volleyball game in the capital.”

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Rebuttal Review: Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Ain’t Afraid of No Critics

July 20, 2016 by Carla Baranauckas

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By Carla Baranauckas

Viewing the high definition version of “Ghostbusters” on Friday night of the opening weekend, I encountered a genuinely funny movie.

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The Wednesday Five

July 20, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday Five: Martha Nussbaum aka, the philosopher of feelings; how wellness and self-care might be the new way to look, feel, and act rich; what happens when a harassment whistleblower goes on the science job market; why celebrating dads who do their daughter’s hair is important; and five women inventors you can thank for making your life much easier.

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Women in Tech and the ‘Glass Cliff’ (In the News)

July 19, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

This week, as the tech giant Yahoo goes on sale, Marissa Mayer’s tenure as CEO is also under intense scrutiny. Writing for The Washington Post, Jena McGregor argues that there is a larger question at stake for women in tech.

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New York City Takes Giant Leap Forward for Girls and Women (In the News)

July 16, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

“At last, a recognition that reproducing the human race is a necessity and not a taxable luxury!”

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‘Cool’ Theresa May, the U.K.’s Second Female Prime Minister (In the News)

July 14, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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Cool. Competent. Grown up. Serious and intellectually rigorous. That’s the way Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, comes across to her constituents, according to Quartz, a “digitally native news outlet for business people.” Only one other woman—Margaret Thatcher, “the iron lady”—has held Britain’s top office.

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When People Carry Guns, How Much Danger Do They Pose?

July 14, 2016 by Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

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By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

What has caused this escalation of gun ownership and why are people allowed to carry firearms at all?

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The Wednesday Five

July 13, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday Five: Why advertisers don’t pay attention to women without children, Jennifer Aniston pens blistering op-ed on ‘sport-like scrutiny and body shaming,’ how the UK’s incoming female Prime Minister Theresa May voted on women’s issues, Egyptian women use social media to test roles, and a desire for self-exposure might be reducing feminism to naked navel-gazing.

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The Wednesday Five

July 6, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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In this week’s Wednesday Five: Nearly half of the proposed new voting class for the Oscar’s are women; DOVE’s new ad campaign features women defining beauty and success for themselves; three girlfriends celebrate 100 years of friendship; Netflix’s ‘Orange is the New Black’ interrogates compassion; and Ida Applebroog on her artistic reinvention at 86!

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Susan Finley, Space Pioneer: What a Woman! (In the News)

July 5, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

She rose from “human computer” to NASA engineer—in a field that was overwhelming male. At 79, she’s still on the job, tracking the planetary explorer Juno as it approaches Jupiter.

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The Wednesday Five

June 29, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

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June is National Immigrant Heritage Month. In this week’s Wednesday five, we celebrate extraordinary women who are first and second generation Americans and who are using their lives in service to other women.

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Pat Summitt: Coach Who Made a Difference in Many Ways

June 28, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

Her impact on individuals was so significant that when word came recently of her rapidly failing health, friends and former players gathered in Knoxville, Tenn., to be by her side and the hashtag #PrayForPat was trending on Twitter.

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