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On Being A Proud Dad of Two Geek Girls

John Marcotte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John Marcotte

My girls have tiaras and gowns in their dress-up box right next to their capes and masks. They have a drawer full of Barbie dolls that live in peaceful coexistence with their action figures. But I think it is important for them to know that looking pretty is not the only option they have in life.

Making of MAKERS: Stories of Women That Changed America

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 04.24.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

The stories of courage, confidence and empowerment deeply touched me and reminded me of why I have the privileges I now have.

Could My Daughter Be the Next Tina Fey?

Liz Kozak | Posted 04.03.2013 | Parents
Liz Kozak

Last night, millions of viewers bid farewell to one of television's most beloved characters of all time: Liz Lemon. For so many of us awkward, nerdy, trying-to-make-it-in-this-crazy-world gals, she was an icon. For me, specifically, the Other Liz was a hero.

How to Get Back On the Horse: 3 Tips for Resilience

Blake Landau | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women
Blake Landau

We watch females on sitcoms, romantic comedies, news programming and movies for cues on how to be a woman. But we don't get a lot of information around how to be a strong, resilient woman in the media or anywhere else -- unless we know to look for it.

Nora Ephron Made My Career Possible

Jennifer Weiner | Posted 08.27.2012 | Women
Jennifer Weiner

You don't have to don the literary equivalent of a Tom Wolfe suit to be published or pretend you're a man, with a man's concerns and a man's voice, to get attention? My mind was officially blown.