I received my Valentine's Day gift in Guatemala City from an elderly woman living in a nursing home in Guatemala City. Her name is Florencia, and the gift she gave me was a very special love at first sight!
Remember, in every meeting you can learn something new, gain a new experience, and perhaps find a new friend or associate. When you use the three Golden Questions, you will open the doors to greater opportunities for you as well as the people you meet.
Self-confidence is a matter of perception, and the good news is that if one does not have it naturally, it can be developed.
As we progress societally on both a national and global scale, gleaning the benefits and reaping the rewards, so too are we required to adapt to what's best described as "the modern girl's best practices." Revamped secrets to success of the female persuasion, if you will.
Everyone possesses the ability to be empathetic and read the room. Though this skill appears to be better utilized by women, men can develop and hone this skill as well, enabling all teams to be more effective.
Once in a while in the U.S. we hear about a bill or a law that seems like it must be a joke. These examples might seem silly and inconsequential, but even so, at their core, they speak to very discriminatory ideas about gender, authority and rights that manifest themselves in much more dangerous ways all over the world.
Too many times, women get promoted to the next rung of the corporate ladder and they forget about the other women left behind.
This year, the League of Women Voters celebrates our 95th anniversary. The League was founded by suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt on February 14, 1920 -...
. The discussion revolves around key questions: how has the women's causes changed; are women accessing decision-making roles; are they more equal today?
Perhaps the hardest lesson we have to learn in life is -- nothing is ever safe. Think about the things you take most for granted. The streets where you live. The job you have. The possibility of a future. All these things -- they can be revealed as illusions in a heartbeat.
I think that all women should get together and remember that strength comes from the inside out, not the other way around. I'm sure there are fifty shades of grey, but we deserve color. We deserve a better fairy tale.
The "Like a Girl" advertisement that aired on Super Bowl Sunday was inspiring. And so are the many women and girls across the globe who overcome seemingly insurmountable odds on a daily basis. Let us not forget what it means to act "like a girl" - not just athletically, but in terms of human prosperity and a more just world.
Looking for a Valentine's Day card in the supermarket, I instead snapped up the new Time/Life magazine's glossy anniversary edition of "The Sound of Music: 50 Years Later, the Hills Are Still Alive."
"I come to you in peace." Those were the opening words spoken by Mrs. Rula Ghani, the First Lady of Afghanistan, as she joined Mrs. Laura Bush for a meeting of the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council Wednesday, February 11, at the Bush Institute.
Fifty individuals and families have joined in, each giving $1 or more a day to support the grantees. Here are the extraordinary people we supported this week.
This Valentine's Day, join me in celebrating sex AND the freedom to choose if and when to become pregnant -- on our own terms. And while we're at it, let's make sure that all women have the opportunity to do the same, regardless of where they live.