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Karin Agness
Karin Agness is a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum and founder and president of the Network of Enlightened Women.

Entries by Karin Agness

Why Most Women Don't Want a Feminist Boyfriend

(4) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 5:00 PM

Opinion pages brim with self-help advice this time of year -- from dieting and exercise to how to make those resolutions stick. Some will even include advice most readers never knew they needed. A recent Washington Post column, for example, offered tips on how to find a feminist...

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Gentlemen, Welcome To The Work-Life Balance Convo

(2) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 2:57 PM

It's not just women who are discussing the challenge of work-life balance these days. Max Schireson announced last week that he is quitting his job as CEO of MongoDB, a database company, to spend more time with his family. In a blog post entitled, "Why I Am Leaving...

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'Bossy' Ban: The Main Problem With Feminism Today

(3) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 12:14 PM

The women we are honoring during Women's History Month fought for our country, led political movements and started businesses. Many did so in the face of threats to their own safety and vicious personal attacks. Being called bossy would have been the least of their worries.

But what is the...

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Treat Millennials as Adults in 2014

(10) Comments | Posted December 26, 2013 | 1:05 PM

How can President Barack Obama regain his rock-star status with the Millennial generation? That's a question that weighs heavily on the White House after a poll released this month shows that Millennials are turning on Obama.

Here's an idea that I bet isn't getting much play in...

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A Step Forward for the GOP With Young People

(5) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 3:47 PM

During the 2012 election, young voters could have abandoned President Barack Obama, expressing their disappointment with the tough job market, an uncertain overall economy, and his failure to deliver anything resembling "hope and change." That didn't happen: Young voters stuck with Democrats, overwhelmingly supporting Obama over his Republican challenger.


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Good Advice for Twenty-Somethings: Life Is Happening Now

(1) Comments | Posted May 31, 2013 | 4:57 PM

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, coaches young women to "lean in" to their careers. Erin Callan, former Lehman Brothers CFO, warns against single-minded careerism, citing her own challenge in trying to have her first child at age 47. Susan Patton advises Princeton women to search for husbands while...

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The Effects of Media's Focus on Women Candidates' Appearance Aren't Pretty

(1) Comments | Posted April 12, 2013 | 5:37 PM

If Hillary Clinton's new haircut "sends a signal of shimmering intention" about another presidential run according to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, then I wonder what signal Vice President Joe Biden's hair is sending.

While predicting a person's political future by a haircut seems harmless,

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