Tag Archives : Barack Obama

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WVFC Special Report: Inside inaugurational Washington

By Womens Voices for Change
(Editor’s Note: As Inauguration Day approaches it all looks exciting on TV, but how is it for those of us who live in Washington?To give us a glimpse, a special email from a systems analyst and FOW — Friend of WVFC — lets us know below. Her name and employer have been anonymized for perhaps-obvious reasons. — Ed.) My office…
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Money & Careers

Change in the work force – and for all of us.

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
by Elizabeth Hemmerdinger The road to economic recovery is going to be rocky – and apparently built mostly by men.   Linda R. Hirshman, author of Get to Work: A Manifesto for Women of the World, brings something pretty scary to our attention in last week’s op-ed piece “Where Are the New Jobs for Women?”  “The bulk of the stimulus program…
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Mother-Daughter Post-Election Special, Part One: What It Felt Like in Grant Park

By Womens Voices for Change
Two weeks after Election Day, WVFC is pleased to present a pair of perspectives on this paradigm-shifting election, from baby boomer and WVFC advisory board member Dr. Cecilia Ford and her daughter, 25-yea-old guest blogger Kate White. First, White describes the scene in Chicago's Grant Park on November 4;  tomorrow, Dr. Ford will weigh in on some of the complexities…
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DEBATE WRAP UP: Still Many Questions Left

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen Our editor, Chris, Lombardi, organized our first live-blog chat last night. We really enjoyed our first foray into this immediate way of communicating.  Readers and contributors who are part of www.womensvoicesforchange.org along with millions of Americans, watched this last debate for the Presidential election of 2008.  We all have this sinking feeling that we have a lot to lose.  We watched,…
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