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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WVFC Q&A: Deborah Willis on “Obama: The Campaign in Photographs”

By Womens Voices for Change
On Friday, WVFC readers in Philadelphia (or willing to travel there) can meet noted boomer photographer  Deborah Willis, who will be signing copies of her new book  Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs at 5:30 p.m. at the  African-American Museum of Philadelphia (7th and Race Streets). Willis,  Professor of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts, has…
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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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