Then and Now: Women in the Workplace (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Has gender equality for women in the workplace significantly improved since the 1950′s? This infographic takes a look at how things were for Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and now Millennials.  One thing that continues to play a role in the outcome of women’s success is balancing a family and a career. We work less when […]

6 True Stories of Girl Power Around the World

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By Margaret Barthel Educated and empowered girls who have risen above repression are one of the world’s greatest untapped resources. These women create tremendous potential in breaking societal barriers; build creative communal solutions to global problems; and bring a unique and valuable perspective to the international stage. So where are these extraordinary girls, and what […]

Why Women are the True Influencers Behind Social Media (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Social media is now the top Internet activity, according to Business Insider. Americans spend an average of thirty-seven minutes daily on social media, and more than half of them are women. This infographic shows that women not only use social media more often than men, but they use these sites in more ways.  More women also use the top […]

Bechdel Test Reveals Miss Representation at the Oscars

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By Katherine Mayhew Hollywood’s biggest night, the Oscars, was—as per usual—a celebration of the best dressed celebrities, the past year’s blockbusters and of Tinseltown’s up-and-comers and old guard. A fresh performance from Ellen Degeneres was the highlight of the evening, with one witty skit followed by an even cleverer next. While many of this year’s […]

Education with a Conscience: Bringing the Liberal Arts to Asia’s Female Students

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By Margaret Barthel Educational change is coming to Asia in 2016, if Barbara Hou has anything to do with it. Hou, a lawyer with a serious interest in international development in Asia, is the Founder and President of the Asian Women’s Leadership University Project, a nonprofit enterprise dedicated to beginning an Asian women’s liberal arts […]

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