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How Parenthood Affects Moms' Careers More Than Dads'

Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents

By: Chad Brooks Published: 09/11/2014 05:42 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Despite the gains that have been made in workplace equality, women stil...

Big Win in California, But More to Do

Ellen Bravo | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

Millions of Californians will have reason to celebrate today after Governor Jerry Brown signs the Healthy Families, Healthy Workplaces Act. For 44 percent of the state's population who don't earn a single paid sick day, this will move them a step closer to catching up with the rest of the world.

Accidental Networking

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Everyday activities are often the best channel for networking, and a few small changes in how you approach these daily interactions can add value to your relationships.

Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Pumping at Work

Rachael Ellison, MA | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents
Rachael Ellison, MA

These are the women who followed Sheryl Sandberg's example and have "leaned in" as far as they could. They are pushing ahead and aiming to break the glass ceiling. Too many of them find it's just not possible after having kids.

Women's Equality Matters

Debra L. Ness | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Debra L. Ness

Women's equality matters because every American deserves quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and efforts to provide that remain under attack, as does the birth control coverage and access to reproductive health services that women need.

6 Ways To Be More Assertive In The Workplace

SELF | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Demonstrate that you're completely in the moment by fearlessly listening, acknowledging cues in a conversation, and asking for clarification when you need it. Don't be afraid to ask questions. It shows you're unafraid to both acknowledge you didn't understand something and get the insight you need.

Marcia

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.11.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Why Soul Time Is Important for Women in Love and Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

By their very nature, women are nurturers and tend to give out more than they receive. Soul time is important for women to stay connected within. If women can make soul time a part of their daily life they will have happier lives and be more fulfilled in their relationships.

How Collaboration Is the New Competition

Julie Barnes | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business
Julie Barnes

Women are finding that becoming a part of like-minded communities results in a whole new level of opportunities for career and life fulfillment.

Where's the Love, Twittersphere?

Erin Dullea | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Erin Dullea

I must admit: I am feeling very alone in the Twittersphere right now. Sometimes it feels like a chess game and -- like chess -- I am ignorant as to s...

Why People Are More Likely To Lie To Women

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women

Over the last 17 years, Professor Laura Kray noticed that a striking number of female MBA students complained about being lied to during the negotiati...

Be a Wonderful Friend... to Yourself

Katie Kempner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Be your own best friend. I know it sounds incredibly corny, and yet it really is true. Because in reality, the only person you are absolutely guaranteed to go through life with and the only person that you truly know you can always count on, is yourself... so treat yourself with the care.

The SHEvolution Is Coming

Faith Popcorn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Faith Popcorn

This trend is changing the world, and I'm thrilled. At first, it tiptoes in quietly. On stilettos. Then suddenly and seemingly out of nowhere, comes its deafening blast. Women are rising. Never before have we so aggressively, efficiently, fearlessly and successfully pursued our goals.

5 Tips For Developing Compelling Content

Anjali Varma | Posted 07.24.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

A common excuse for not blogging is "I have nothing to blog about." However, if you run a business and cater to a customer base you do have something to talk about! It might take a bit of creativity, but the content is there.

Determination Defined: The Carmen Rodriguez Story

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

The lesson to learn from the "Carmen Rodriguez Story" is that through hard work and dedication you can achieve your personal goals. Though life may hand you obstacles, you can turn them into opportunities.

How to Say "No" While Laughing Along the Way

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Katherine Wintsch

I was stopped in my tracks one day when a client asked me "what I did for fun" outside the office. It was the ONLY question he had all day that I couldn't answer.

Here's to the Real Prince Charmings

Katie Kempner | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Smarts, a sense of humor, a good heart and a willingness to go through the rough parts of life are the relationships that are able to withstand the very many unsexy moments of real life. And the knowledge that great relationships take work. The good kind of work. The rewarding kind.

White House Newsflash: Wage Gap Rages On! Now What Can We Do About It?

Ravishly | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Ravishly

Though men can also be seen as unlikeable when they make aggressive demands, it's only women who suffer for it: people are less inclined to want to work with them -- either as coworkers, bosses or subordinates.

Working for Our Working Families

Maria Shriver | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Maria Shriver

Today only 20 percent of U.S. families have a working father and a stay-at-home mother. Instead, two thirds of families depend either partly or wholly on the wages of working women, and many of those families are barely making it. Fully 42 million women in this country and the 28 million kids who depend on them are teetering on or over the brink of poverty.

I'm a Feminist and I Want to Get Married: Please Don't Judge Me

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

It seems something happened during the female march from rolling pins to corner offices, and I'm not entirely sure it's worth celebrating: marriage became the new dirty word for the modern woman.

Having It All... For Now

Linda S. Haase | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Linda S. Haase

I cannot describe the unmitigated relief I felt when Jenna was three and scraped her knee at the playground. Both Joel and I were there -- but she sobbed for her Mommy.

POLL: Do You Feel Confident At Work?

Posted 06.02.2014 | MarloThomas

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Women Need To 'Think About Kids,' Says Male Tennis Star

AP | Posted 05.30.2014 | Women

PARIS (AP) — Ernests Gulbis says he hopes his two younger sisters don't become professional tennis players because women need "to think about kids."...

Laura Bassett

Pelosi Will Hit The Road To Rally Single Women Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

The fate of the Democrats in November's midterm elections will depend heavily on voter turnout -- particularly among unmarried women, who are historic...

Female Leaders Are More Effective Than 'Macho' Ones

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Women

Satisfaction with political leaders worldwide stands at 30 percent. Eighty percent of world's political leaders are men. Coincidence? A new survey...