Buying that plane ticket to BinderCon was also the best decision I ever made. It was a decision informed by the kind of gut instinct that comes only when your life is about to change. Today I'm sitting in sunny Los Angeles, still buzzing from another amazing BinderCon weekend.
The president has weathered a good deal of criticism for a lack of women in high-level appointments. The administration has defended its mostly white-guy picks, and told the girls to wait -- more female appointments are coming. Here are a few entries to get them started.
The American people have seen how extreme wealth concentrated at the top greatly unbalances the lives of citizens, and a growing number of people want the opposite, and are willing to work to change the system.
Don't call us soccer moms or mama grizzlies. Leave your Walmart mom label and your waitress mom put-downs at the door. You've got a couple of days to get it right, because there are plenty of moms left to persuade -- if you know how to reach them.
Is this what our political process and October Surprises have come to? We're trying to get the candidates to unveil their college applications and pin them for something they said in a divorce hearing in the early '90s? Give me a break.
Why is a deliberate strategy of outreach for capable women still necessary? The answer is networks. CEOs draw on their own networks -- the guys they went to school with, those in their clubs, in the gym, wherever men meet. That's the comfort zone.
Women voters have to do their homework to figure out which candidate they should vote for. Time demands can sometime make it difficult to catch each day's headlines, but a new book is ready for you just in time to help out with that.
"Our society does need binders, and we absolutely need women. And we do need women to be involved in the making and storage of these binders, because women are very good at decorating things and keeping them clean."
When support green job training programs, we're not just investing in America's women. We're investing in their kids, their partners, their parents, and their neighbors. We're building a stronger, more resilient, healthier country for us all.
Romney's answer about equality in the work force began, "if you are going to have women in the workforce, you need to be more flexible." The "if" says a lot about his inability to accept the fact that most women are working outside the home.