Tag Archives : Women in Science

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The Wednesday Five: Best Longreads of the Week

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five we share with you the best Longreads of the week with features on legendary Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown, how Meryl Streep won her first Oscar, pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin, the slapstick anarchists of “Broad City," and Lifetime as one of the best places in Hollywood for women.
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The Wednesday Five: Women in the Sciences

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five — focused on women in the sciences — four out of eight of the NASA astronauts headed to Mars are women; the story of Marie Curie, the incredible scientist who launched a nuclear age; the women tech insiders defining the 2016 campaign; neuroscientist Beth Stevens is among this year's ‘genius’ women of the MacArthur Awards; and commemorating the outstanding women in science we lost last year.
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The Wednesday 5: Women in the News

By Women's Voices For Change
Meryl Streep fully funds a screenwriters' lab for women writers over 40; more stars are making Hollywood a better place for women; a returning soldier surprises his son in the best use of a photobomb we've seen; a new company aims to make breast cancer gene testing less cumbersome and more affordable for women; and a list of 10 groundbreaking women of science we all need to know about.
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Wednesday 5: Women in the News

By Women's Voices For Change
"The Good Wife" is finally getting the critical attention it deserves; Longreads offers a reading list for women who travel alone; another growing list of products and companies built by women; ABC network has an initiative to increase diversity on television; and the MAKERS documentary on Women in Space is here!
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Wednesday 5: Rebellious Women & Girls

By Women's Voices For Change
The new BBC documentary Fabulous Fashionistas features women who DON'T dress their age; the organization GoldieBlox is telling girls to say no to pink and yes to futures as engineers; a new ad campaign tells young girls "You're Not a Princess, But You Can Still Rule the World"; Mariam Behnam: 93 Years Fighting for Women’s Rights in the Middle East; and the latest issue of ELLE pays tribute to eight rebellious women in the art world.
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Money & Careers

News Brief: Watch Those Boomer Women Build; Veteran Biographer Tells Emily Dickinson’s Truth; Top Award for Physicist Once Shunned by Male Colleagues

By Womens Voices for Change
Forget women with guns: just give us power tools. Most of the photos in the brochures for "Nontraditional Employment for Women" programs show young women just out of high school. But at Women Build, a training program run by Habitat for Humanity, it’s midlife women who decide to take matters (and hammers) into their own hands: Instructor Denny Grove said…
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Daily NewsMix:Dolly Parton and Allison Janney’s New “9 to 5” Musical; Professor Challenges NY Times’ Speculation About Women in Science

By Womens Voices for Change
What a way to make a living: Nearly 30 years after 9 to 5 rocketed the world, a new, sing-through  version of the 1980 film is headed to the Broadway stage. The story, about three office workers plotting to overthrow a misgynist boss, will be the same, producers said this week. The music,of course, is gonna be a little bit…
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