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Wednesday 5: The Best of the Internet This Week

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: A new "Vogue India" initiative sets out to encourage Indian women to take control of their bodies; "The SEAMS" unveils its new podcast on the meeting of fashion and culture in Thailand, New York, and Mexico; the women on Instagram worth following; Dame Stephanie Shirley's brilliant TED Talk; the movies all foodies must see.
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Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Friday: Best of 2014

By Women's Voices For Change
We combed through the roster of fashion features from our popular weekly series, Fashion Friday, for the five articles that resonated the most with our "Women's Voices" audience. We've learned a lot about your style index—Paris, Diane Von Fursetenberg, Jewelry and Philanthropy, Summer Indulgences, and NPR's perspective on what constitutes chic—yes, NPR!
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The Wednesday 5: In Our Own Skin

By Women's Voices For Change
Meaghan Ramsey shares "Why Thinking You're Ugly Is Bad for You" in her TED Talk; a video project asks us to reflect on when we last felt comfortable in our own skin; The SEAMS moves on to the world of podcasts; the uplifting history (all puns intended) of the bra; a beautiful story of a photographer’s promise to an Indian girl.
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News · Politics

Jacki Lyden: Iran at Another Crossroad

By Jacki Lyden
It seems like only yesterday I was driving, through the middle of the night, down Vali-Asr street in downtown Iran, behind the wheel of a blue truck we called the Bas-Mobile. The flames of workers’ fires lit the streets. The gurgling of small streams beside the long avenues could be heard. The scene was romantic and exhilarating, because so much…
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The Helmet Project: War, trauma, memory and me

By Jacki Lyden
In a new twist on the iconography of war and art,  The ‘Helmet Project,’ currently showing at the Cheryl Pelavin Gallery in New York speaks in at least fifty voices across decades. It is literally that:  50 helmets, 50 journalists, and one artist-interpreter from Martha’s Vineyard,  Cindy Kane. Kane asked a variety of journalists from all disciplines to represent war…
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Jacki Lyden: Meeting Amy Adams

By Jacki Lyden
When I watch the Oscars this weekend, or, more accurately, watch them while hosting on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” I’ll be thinking of a lunch I had sometime before Christmas.  I met the actress Amy Adams on Dec. 3rd at the Gramercy Park Hotel for that lunch.   I had been thinking for a long long time what I…
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Fashion & Beauty

Report from a Quick Dinner: Multi-tasking is Women’s Work

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
by Patricia Yarberry Allen Dinner for three turned into dinner for five, as so often happens with women as we think of another way to network and mentor.  We over 40 understand the magic of unexpected encounters. Jacki Lyden, of National Public Radio fame, invited me to join a dinner last night with a mutual friend (and the owner of…
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