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Maria Shriver's Important Voice in Raising Awareness About California Paid Family

Ann O'Leary | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Ann O'Leary

Passing a law is hard work. Making sure that it reaches all those who the lawmakers intended to help is even harder. California's Paid Family Leave law is the perfect example.

The Unexpected New Face Of Poverty

OWN | Posted 04.09.2014 | OWN

The stereotype of those living in poverty is that they are easily identifiable -- many assume that they're homeless, unemployed, wearing tattered clo...

Maria Shriver Shines a Light on the Financial Plight of Many American Women: "Paycheck to Paycheck" on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Introducing a new documentary at HBO, "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert," Executive Director Sheila Nevins paused at the po...

This Is What It's Like To Be A Single Mom In America

Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce

According to the The Shriver Report, more than 42 million women and the 28 million children who depend on them are either living in poverty or teeteri...

Sasha Bronner

The Lesson Maria Shriver Is Desperately Trying To Teach Her Daughters | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

A Force to Be Reckoned With

K. Sujata | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
K. Sujata

In 2012, nearly half of the elderly population (adults 65+) in the United States were considered to be "economically vulnerable."

State of the Union 2014: President Obama Puts Strengthening Women Front and Center

Maria Shriver | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Maria Shriver

For too many American women, the dream of "having it all" has morphed into "just hanging on." This is not about handouts. This is about smart economic policy. Working women are the core of our economy. Leave them out and you don't have a robust economy. Lead with them and you do.

War-On-Poverty Debate Largely Ignores Employer Role

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Ellen Galinsky

Just as we ignore the role of the workplace as a player in reducing poverty, we also tend to focus on abusive workplaces for low-income workforce. To be sure, those are important stories. But we should also focus and reward those that are good.

Empowering Women Empowers Us All

Jim Wallis | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Jim Wallis

It's time to move on from philosophical debates over whether a woman's place is in the home or the workplace -- women have long been in both. The public conversation we must have now should be about how we can empower women to find their way into economic stability.

Shriver Report Reveals Shocking Reality of Women's Lives

Tabby Biddle | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Tabby Biddle

Washington and corporate America have not caught up to this reality, and why is this? Because, and it seems so obvious, the voices of women are so drastically underrepresented at the highest levels where public policy and corporate decisions are being made.

The Shriver Report Reveals Depth Of American Women's Financial Struggles

Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

One-third of American women are living at or near the brink of poverty. That's one of the key findings from The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation ...

Just When We Thought Beyoncé Couldn't Get Any Better, She Goes And Does This

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

If Beyoncé's video album left any question as to her feminist credentials, the pop star's contribution to The Shriver Report has us bowing down all ...

Facing Up to a Woman's Nation

Karen Skelton | Posted 03.12.2014 | Impact
Karen Skelton

In this country, women are half of the U.S. workforce, most of our college graduates, the vast majority of consumer spenders, and more than half of th...

Why Women Must Lean In and Push Back

Maria Shriver | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women
Maria Shriver

I hope that as we continue this conversation, we do so with the understanding that no one woman's experience is the same, that we all have different choices to make, and that we all have something vitally important to bring to the table.

Mothers Fulfilled Are More Devoted Givers

Kim Kalicky | Posted 04.03.2013 | Home
Kim Kalicky

In my new book, Mothers Fulfilled, I offer the two things I would do differently to women coming up behind me and trying to do what I have done for the last 22 years.

5 Reasons You Should Read 'The Shriver Report'

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rita Altman, R.N.

While "The Shriver Report" sounds technical and does present new academic research, it is accessible and a must read for everyone.

Waking up to the Realities of Alzheimer's Disease

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Princess Yasmin Aga Khan

I wake up to the realities of Alzheimer's disease every morning. Now I'm inviting other American women to wake up to the realities of Alzheimer's -- and to take action.

Elder Care in 2010: Denial is Not an Option

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Galinsky

Posted in Honor of National Work and Family Month As America began graying in larger numbers, it was said that the 1990s would be the decade when we ...

Why World Alzheimer's Day Matters

Maria Shriver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Shriver

Today is World Alzheimer's Day, an important day all across the globe, as this epidemic continues to steal minds, take lives, and gain momentum. And it is also an important day for me personally, as a child of Alzheimer's.

Maria Shriver Takes on Alzheimer's Advocacy

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

The disease strikes an especially personal cord, as Shriver's father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's seven years ago.

The Top 10 Women In Money | Vera Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren. Suze Orman. Maria Shriver. Sheila Bair. These women -- and the remaining six on WalletPop's (unscientific) list of the TOP TEN WOMEN...

The Mancession: The Numbers Reveal the New Normal

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Whether you got there by choice or force, the new mash-up we call work and life doesn't look like it used to. The sooner we make peace with that, the quicker we'll get over our embarrassment.

Arianna Huffington On What Women Want | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I can't speak for all women, but I want to get more sleep....

A Flexible Workplace Is a Happier, Healthier Workplace

Annie Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Annie Toro

Research shows that employers benefit from offering greater workplace flexibility. When employees receive the flexibility they need, there is less absenteeism and greater job satisfaction.

From Media Blitz to Women's Conference: Has Maria Shriver Discerned a Watershed Moment?

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

This week, California's First Lady will use the findings to engage participants in her annual conference on women.