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A Doll Sets the Stage for Our Entrepreneurial Daughters. Are We Giving Them The Tools to Succeed?

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 05.23.2015 | Women
Kari Warberg Block

While I applaud American Girl for providing our daughters with inspiration at a young age, if we want them to be competitive in today's world, we're going to need to make some changes that balance out the playing field. Affordable child care is the first step.

Boy Saves Island in a Most Humble Way

Dennis Miller | Posted 05.19.2015 | Good News
Dennis Miller

When El Salvadorian Daniel Teodoro visited San Rafael Tasajera island on a high school class project in 2007, he fell in love with its beauty and was appalled at the poverty of its 1800 residents.

Laura Bassett

Black Women Are The Only Demographic Not Gaining Jobs | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

African-American women are the only demographic in the United States whose unemployment rate has not improved over the past year, according to a Natio...

The Missing Link in the State of the Union Address

Joan Michelson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Joan Michelson

I applaud President Obama's support for women to "live their lives free from discrimination in the workplace..." and for the Equal Pay Act. But we need to go way beyond being "free from discrimination."

Matt Sledge

Women's Jobs Axed By State Austerity Policies | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

One Sunday last May, Cherine Akbari moved into her new townhouse in sunny Oakland Park, Fla. The next day, the 27-year-old went to work doing what she...

No More Bull: What Women Need to Know About the Economy and Why it Matters in 2012

Martha Burk | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money
Martha Burk

With the U.S. suffering from the effects of a long and painful recession, the economy is the number one issue for women and men alike going into the 2012 elections. But women arguably have a bigger stake.

Why Are We So Afraid of the Q Word?

Pat Mitchell | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media
Pat Mitchell

Time to confess, I decided. I am actually a product of quotas. Yes, let the truth be known that I was hired for my job in television because the station that hired me was responding to a federal initiative under the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.

A Bartender's Guide to the Gender Wage Gap

Cristen Conger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cristen Conger

If employment sectors on the shallower end of the income pool aren't fully supporting women, we still have plenty of room left for gender progress in the workplace from top to bottom.

Paycheck Jobs, Paycheck Feminism

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nanette Fondas

Over the past 40 years the work force has changed dramatically -- with immigrants, women, single mothers, and Generations X and Y moving in. Yet the country has not updated its policies accordingly.

Men Hit Hard When Jobs Disappear

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Gender roles have been reinforced since the days when fathers provided or families starved. They won't go away quietly.