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Entries by Margaret Wheeler Johnson from 09/2011

What's Your Joy Trigger?

| Posted 09.01.2011 | Women

It makes sense that human beings can't be "on" all the time, that a little bit of pleasure now and then helps you do the harder things in your life.

Labor Day Facts And Statistics: The Gender Wage Gap (Slideshow)

Posted 09.01.2011 | Women

As Labor Day approaches and we all reflect on the work we and others do, it's worth keeping in mind how fairly we are compensated for that work, and w...

Working Women: Amazing Historical Images (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.01.2011 | Women

On Labor Day it's interesting to think about the work you might have been doing had you lived fifty or eighty years ago. If you were working class or ...

Brenda Berkman, Former New York City Fire Department Captain, Talks Women At Ground Zero

Posted 09.07.2011 | Women

Captain Brenda Berkman has been a crusader for women in the emergency services since she challenged the barriers to women entering the New York City F...

Online Shopping Dangers: How E-Retail Affects Women's Spending

Posted 09.08.2011 | Women

By Carrie Sloan | LearnVest Online shopping: Above all, we love it for its ease. After all, it’s far more convenient to steer your mouse to get w...

Brenda Berkman, Regina Wilson, Carol Paukner: Remembering Ground Zero's Female First Responders

Posted 09.10.2011 | Women

Earlier this week, we published an interview with Brenda Berkman, a New York City Firefighter who worked at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Septem...

The Highest Earning Women Have These Qualities In Common (Infographic)

Posted 09.12.2011 | Huffington Post

By Joyce Wu | LearnVest We’d all love a boost in our salaries, and we’re willing to take on a few extra projects to get there. But what if the ...

Secret Jacqueline Kennedy Tapes Reveal The First Lady In Her Own Words (VIDEO)

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

Last night, Diane Sawyer hosted a two-hour ABC special, "Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" airing excerpts of 8 1/2 hours of previously unreleased...

BFTs: What Funny Text Message Has Your Best Friend Sent?

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

We've all received one: the text from your best friend in the world that makes you smile and, often, laugh out loud. It's that message that arrives ou...

WIE Symposium 2011: HuffPost Women Talks The Future Of Media

Posted 09.19.2011 | Women

Today we are thrilled to be at the 2011 WIE Symposium's Inspiration Day. This morning we were excited to host a panel titled "Fearlessness: A Bold Vis...

'Pan Am' Revisits The Stewardess: Amazing Images Of Female Flight Attendants Through History (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 09.24.2011 | Women

They maintain cabin safety. They handle irate, inebriated, or just belligerent passengers and their overstuffed carry-ons. They balance family with wo...

'Desperate Housewives' Season 8 Premiere: Why 'Housewives' Hit Home

Posted 09.25.2011 | Women

WSJ Speakeasy: This Sunday from 9 to 10 p.m., please don't call me unless it's really urgent. I'm blocking out the hour to watch "Desperate Hous...

Jill Biden Talks Joy Triggers And Her Path To Success At WIE 2011 (Video)

Posted 09.27.2011 | Women

Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, doesn't have much free time. In addition to her official responsibilities, she teaches English at a ...

Does a Woman's "Number" Still Matter?

| Posted 09.30.2011 | Women

How much does a woman's sexual past affect how she feels about herself? We asked Karyn Bosnak, author of the book on which "What's Your Number?" is based.

Christy Turlington Talks Happiness At WIE 2011

Posted 09.30.2011 | Women

At the recent 2011 WIE Symposium, HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Bazaar caught up with Christy Turling...

Women In Management: How To Delegate Better

Posted 09.30.2011 | Women

By K.T. Bernhagen | The Daily Muse When I began my career, I was a complete and total control freak. I just knew that if I handled everything mysel...