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Lynsi Freitag
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For the last 15 years, Lynsi has worked in top U.S. markets with major brands and universities executing global campaigns. She currently is the chief of staff for EdPlus at Arizona State University. Prior to that, Lynsi was consulting for institutions of higher education and both private and public corporations. She has held positions in the marketing departments of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and at the Los Angeles Times. She holds degrees from the University of San Diego and Duke University, where she engaged with the Duke Human Rights Center.

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In Defense of Education

(2) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 4:12 PM

Last week my oldest child started kindergarten. Her first week was ripe with emotion as her teacher gave us poems about our children growing up, we painted their handprints to document the size of their 5-year-old hands, and I spent my days longing to pick my baby up from school...

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Women Against Feminism, Please Read

(42) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 9:25 PM

Something new is trending on twitter. It's not grumpy cats, unfortunately. I wish that were the case.

What's trending is a growing group of women -- of all ages and nationalities -- coming together to give testimony to their experience, beliefs and strong identity as anti-feminists. Their group is called...

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Crimes Against Women: Jimmy Carter's Call to Action

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2014 | 5:46 PM

Over two weeks ago, hundreds of girls and young women were kidnapped from a girls' secondary school in Nigeria. The Associated Press reports that about 220 remain missing. Rumors are rampant that the girls were sold as child brides.

This one incident, all too common throughout the world, intertwines many...

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Why Mobile Matters for Women Empowerment

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 11:21 AM

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.

Don't you love a-ha moments? Moments where years of muddling through experiences and gained...

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Putting Women in the Driver's Seat... Literally

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 3:33 PM

I'll never forget the day I earned my driver's license. It was on my 16th birthday because I had to have that license the first moment I possibly could. Pictures were taken. My parents held their breath, crossed their fingers and hoped for the best. As I held those metal...

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Embracing the Disney Princess Craze

(4) Comments | Posted July 30, 2013 | 3:42 PM

I had the joyful -- and exhausting -- experience last week of taking my two young daughters (ages 2- and 3-years-old) to Disneyland. We spent nine hours at the Magic Kingdom, about seven of those hours dedicated to princess-related activities.

Walking around the streets of Disney, I found myself...

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Opting Within

(3) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 4:39 PM

Opt out.

Opt in.

Options, options, options.

The debate over whether it's better to be a working mom vs. a stay-at-home mom is becoming more animated, more personal and more vicious by the day.

Since Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead hit bookshelves and Kindles...

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