President Obama can -- and must -- fix the policy of turning women away in the extreme cases of life-endangering pregnancies or those resulting from rape. Until Congress does the right thing and overturns the harmful law in its entirety, he can take a first step to ensure that U.S. programs are part of the solution, not the problem.
A year ago, I was living in San Francisco and working as a corporate consultant. Then one night, as I was packing my suitcase for a business trip to Switzerland, I got a phone call that had me quit my job and get on a plane home to Australia instead.
We now live in a time in which Beyonce has made "bootylicious" a compliment, Jennifer Lopez is twerking, Meghan Trainor claims to be "bringing booty back," and Kim Kardashian is called hot for her selfies. However, the entertainment industry is still struggling to accept women's beauty in different sizes.
We cannot disregard the status of the native women who live as genuine "products" of their human oppression who effortlessly accept their degrading part not only because they are not aware of anything different.
A caffeinated latte or diet soda may seem like just the quick fix for an afternoon energy slump, but it can lead to a crash.
Being a single mother it becomes more of a struggle because I have to be the female role model for my daughter and the male role model for my sons. Some days it's hard, and other days it's very clear what I expect from my boys.
Feminism made women self-reliant so that we no longer depended on a man for money or to pay our bills. We can date as equals. We can even ask the guy out, call him, pay for dinner. Finally things were even.
As leaders in the UX community, we must embrace young talent to let them know that it's OK to present divergent ideas and challenge current thinking. This premise is a large factor in UX, lean, agile, design thinking, design and more creative field approaches.
I yearn for a bathroom that is perfect for me, and admit, sadly, that I haven't found it in Italy. The idea of a lovely, clean, spacious room for me t...
Three years ago, at age 70, I began to experience pain in my upper right leg after playing tennis. I diagnosed myself with a groin pull and made an appointment with a physical therapist. After about five minutes, she said, "Ellen, I hope this isn't a shock to you, but I don't think you have a groin pull. I think you have osteoarthritis."
If you leave a job too early, you run the risk of not leveraging all of the experience the role can offer you. But if you stay too long, you can get stale and miss opportunities for career expansion or greater enjoyment. Here are six questions to ask to help you determine if it is time to move on.
How did Gommy live her life? She simply built her existence around this one-sentence philosophy: "If it's meant to be, it will be."
Assess each new partner as an individual, and stay keenly connected with how you experience yourself while in his or her presence.
My body tells the story of all the pieces of women who made me; an amalgamation of my ancestry. I am a patchwork quilt of evolution built from the genetics of women who lived remarkably unremarkable lives.
Although a better immigration policy would not have prevented the terrible conditions we see in Central America, it could have given them a safe place to run to, instead of having them "warehoused" at the border to be deported by our current broken system.