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Karen Cahn
Karen Cahn is the founder of a video-based conversation platform, built for women by women. VProud’s mission is to cultivate honest conversations among women in a safe and nonjudgemental environment.

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Entries by Karen Cahn

Why Our Company Quit Twitter (Before the Memo Came out)

(1) Comments | Posted February 7, 2015 | 10:22 PM


I loved Dick Costolo's epic memo on how Twitter "sucks" at dealing with trolls. It took guts and honesty for the CEO to admit that his company has turned a blind eye to the rampant harassment that happens every day on...

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Why Everyone Is Freaking Out About the Annie Movie

(1) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 12:09 PM

There are over 3,000 live conversations happening right now on VProud, a new video-based conversation platform for women. The conversations range from what happens when your Bipolar disorder is misdiagnosed as depression, to whether all prisons should have a separate wing for trans and...

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What We Were Really Feeling in 2014

(6) Comments | Posted December 31, 2014 | 10:51 AM

Everybody knows that it's not cool to air your dirty laundry on Facebook. I mean, come on, nobody really wants to know about your sexless marriage. Why? Because it forces them to think about their own sexless marriage. It's basic human instinct to make everything you read about you, so...

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Kendall Jenner Stars as a Computer Programmer? Yes, In My Dreams: Why the Female Creative Economy in Video Matters in STEM Fields

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 4:42 PM


While the health of the female creative economy in Hollywood seems to matter little to the prospects for women in business, finance, political, and STEM fields, the two are inextricably linked. The video-based female creative economy of women writing, producing, and directing for...

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In Defense of Sheryl Sandberg: Lean In, Ban Bossy, and Whatever Else She Comes Up With

(5) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 6:27 PM

Listen up, people. Sheryl Sandberg has started a global conversation that everyone is talking about. Whether you agree with her views or not, she has started one of the most important conversations women will have in our generation: equal pay for equal work and more women in the highest executive...

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