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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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Wednesday 5: Women in the News

By Women's Voices For Change
Dispelling myths about why women are leaving tech; honoring the pioneering women who were at the forefront of computer programming; photographer Fazal Sheikh captures the widows of Vrindavan; photographer Rania Matar captures the lives of Lebanese and American girls in their most personal spaces—their bedrooms; and a mom takes on Target for its gender stereotyping in children's clothing.
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Sheryl Sandberg Made Me Cry

By Susan Abel Lieberman
By Susan Lieberman

An hour into reading “Lean In” on a plane trip home, I found myself crying. It hit me hard that I hadn’t leaned in, and instinctively I was aware that I hadn’t done so because I feared what it would do to my marriage.

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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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Technology

Tech Tuesday: Where are the Women in Tech?

By Alexandra Boghosian
By Alexandra Boghosian

Last weekend I saw the movie "Jobs," about Steve Jobs and the tumultuous times of Apple. I could not help but notice the lack of women in the movie. What does Apple look like today for women? What about other tech giants?

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Technology

My Computer Hates Me

By Alexandra Boghosian
By Alexandra Boghosian

I suspect that women utter this helpless phrase, "My computer hates me," more frequently than men do, thereby putting themselves in passive roles when it comes to technology.

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