"We, as women, need to provide the supply. Show up. Use your network. Make the ask. Know your value. Pitch it. A lot of our programming is focused on developing those fundamental skills."
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The BlogHer conference is a chance to meet bloggers, to network, to hone your writing skills, to get advice on blogging business skills and to connect to the community.
At BlogHer, I was suddenly in a universe in which concerns at the center of so many women's lives were put front and center. It became clear to me how marginalized and trivialized these topics are in our mainstream media and in our culture.
The Hilton Hotel in New York City was packed on August 6th and 7th with 2400 attendees who had come for the 6th Annual BlogHer Conference. The last...
I walked away from this date feeling like it could really amount to something, but then I left town. In the next 48 hours, I got booted. What happened you ask? Sigh. Bad timing happened.
I can't think of anything more important for Black women in 2010, than to focus on Audre Lorde's mantra: "We can learn to mother ourselves." This, in and of itself, is a revolutionary idea
Palin as a mom symbol is important to discuss, but there's too much at stake to get lost again in the gender wars, no matter how validating it feels to have our opinions asked.
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