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Wellesley College's Famous Alumnae

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 06.27.2012 | College

The late Nora Ephron will be remembered as one of Wellesley College’s most highly regarded alumna. A graduate of the college in 1962, Ephron was...

Amnesty's Shilling for US-NATO Wars

Coleen Rowley | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

By Ann Wright and Coleen Rowley The new Executive Director of Amnesty International USA -- Suzanne Nossel -- is a recent U.S. government insider. So ...

Reflections On Aging: Melissa Etheridge, Goldie Hawn, Alice Walker And Others

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Marianne Schnall

"It would help not to treat age as if it were any less of a pleasure than it was when we were 6 1/2 and saying, 'I'm 6 1/2.' We could be saying, 'I'm 50 1/2' and say it with joy." -Gloria Steinem

Obama Honors Medal Of Freedom Recipients

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to...

What I Learned from Madeleine Albright

Women 2.0 | Posted 07.23.2012 | Women
Women 2.0

What we have come to clearly know now, Ms. Albright knew well back then: Self-promotion and asking for what you want and need are among the most essential keys to a woman's success.

Militarization of the Mothers: You've Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother's Day for Peace

Coleen Rowley | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Feminist war hawks don't want to talk about the women and children victims of war--or even count them--any more than their male counterparts.

Madeleine Albright’s Prague Winter Reveals Family Secrets (EXCERPT)

| | Posted 04.30.2012 | Fifty

What does it feel like to be told your entire perception of your family and your childhood was wrong? Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of sta...

Jaweed Kaleem

Madeleine Albright Discusses Judaism And Her New World War II Book | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.28.2012 | Religion

In the 11 years since she held one of the highest positions in American government as secretary of state, Madeleine Albright has been a professor, Dem...

Obama Awarding Big Honor

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The first female secretary of state, a former astronaut, and a musical pioneer are among this year's recipients of the Medal of Fre...

Albright: Hillary Clinton's Job Is No Party

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

Despite photos showing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drinking and dancing in Colombia, Madeleine Albright -- the first female Secretary of S...

Focusing on Women in the World

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2012 | Women
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

There was shock and there was repugnance at what these women had been subjected to, mostly at the hands of men, but sometimes at the hands of other women -- at times their own mothers.

How to Lead Like a Lawyer

Tom Fox | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business
Tom Fox

"Give me your best. It's the least you can do. It's also the most you can do. What more can I ask for? It's also important for people to judge their own work. Forget about being given gold stars by others. Judge something by your own standards."

America Does Not Happen By Accident

Ming Holden | Posted 03.17.2012 | Impact
Ming Holden

Simply put, America needs not to abandon foreign aid because if it did so, it would forfeit leadership.

Iraq War in Retrospect: Toppling Saddam Not Worth the Cost

Michael Hughes | Posted 02.27.2012 | World
Michael Hughes

The fact we have the military might to conquer the world matters not when our economic backbone is on the verge of snapping. As Dwight D. Eisenhower once said: "How far can you go without destroying from within, what you are trying to defend from without?"

12 Days Of Giving To Support Women And Girls Globally

Stephenie Foster | Posted 02.24.2012 | Impact
Stephenie Foster

As we begin the Twelve Days of Christmas, and mark the fifth night of Hanukah, here are some organizations I recommend that help create sustainable change for women and girls worldwide.

What All the Single Ladies Are Going to Do (in Corporate America)

Rosina Samadani | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business
Rosina Samadani

As women embrace this idea and shift energy they have been putting towards finding a mate -- and potentially caring for a family -- to their life's work, what is going to happen?

PHOTOS: Madeleine Albright's Pin Collection Coming To The DAM

Posted 12.05.2011 | Denver

Political junkies and feminists alike may be delighted about the pins and needles exhibit coming soon to the Denver Art Museum in April 2012. "Rea...

Islamophobia Network Targets Top Performing American Schools

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

While I recognize that there are legitimate concerns regarding the use of public funds for these charter schools... it seems that at the heart of this is an undercurrent of phobia about Islamic teaching in America.

What World Leaders Think About The U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate

Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

As Washington struggles to find compromise on its way to a debt ceiling deal, international leaders have spoken out on the U.S. debt situation and the...

Joshua Hersh

Madeleine Albright On Debt Crisis: 'It Looks Strange That We Can't Deal With This' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ongoing political circus over raising the debt ceiling is undermining America's position as a "moral example" for the rest of the wo...

Republicans Keen to Kill America's Only Peace Agency -- Forever

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

We need vital institutions in this country that have no political agenda and no partisan bias. USIP convenes the left and the right, the civilian and the military, the national and the international players.

Five Next Steps To Increase American Security

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

There's one less threat to America this week, but there are 21,000 others waiting to explode. That's the number of nuclear weapons in the U.S. and Russia.

Daring to Be Ourselves -- Financially

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

A statistic from that piece keeps floating through my head: Women who consistently negotiate their salaries earn $1 million more over their work lives than women who do not.

Specter of Past African Genocides Haunts U.S. in Sudan

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Lauria

U.S. incentives to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir seem to have backed him off from the threat of renewed war and mass killings in the south, at least for now.

Media Lit 101: The Aspen Institute -- Photoshopping Madeleine Albright & Condi Rice

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Moeller

Imagine you are Walter Isaacson. You are the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, "a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based...