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How to Say "No" While Laughing Along the Way

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 07.09.2014 | 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 07.08.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.02.2014 | 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 06.06.2014 | 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 06.03.2014 | 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...

Taking The Lead On Women's Public Health

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 05.15.2014 | Impact
Saundra Pelletier

At WomanCare Global, we empower women to choose whether and when they'll have children. We want to ensure that every aspect of the supply chain has been audited and addressed.

Engineering a Corporate Board Seat

Keven Bellows | Posted 05.14.2014 | Business
Keven Bellows

Throughout her career, Debra L. Reed has been a champion for diversity. Under her leadership Sempra has achieved more diversity than any other utility in the country, with more women and people of color hired, trained and promoted.

Moms and Work: A Mother's Day State of the Union

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

Ah, Mother's Day. As it happens, my husband's birthday and my youngest son's birthday are two days apart, this year bookending Mother's Day, and simul...

A Thin Margin for Error

Erin Warhol | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Erin Warhol

Our foremothers didn't blaze the trail so that I could become a stressed-out, harried, working mom, speeding her way through life, putting herself and others in danger. That humbling truth landed with a sting. My margin for error was too tight. I was not thriving, I was barely surviving.

Yale Law Women Releases 2014 Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List

Jessica Merry Samuels | Posted 06.22.2014 | Women
Jessica Merry Samuels

In comparing the results of the student and alumni surveys, both future as well as current lawyers see billable hour requirements as a major factor in a firm's level of family friendliness

Jill Abramson With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | MarloThomas

I was thrilled to have Executive Editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson join me on Mondays With Marlo! I’ve interviewed a lot of people over the...

9 Ways You Can Help Your Stay-At-Home Husband

Chris Bernholdt | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
Chris Bernholdt

If your husband is staying at home or thinking about it, you may want to keep these suggestions in mind.

Affirmations for the Married Alpha

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

It's 2014. These days, more women and men view the egalitarian marriage -- in which partners share the work at home -- as a goal for themselves.

Is Anatomy Destiny at Work?

Kristina DiPalo | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Kristina DiPalo

Everyday that a working woman leaves a little bit of herself at the door is a day in which her employer misses out on the fullness of her intelligence, creativity, contribution and collaboration. And when her employer misses out, we all lose something in the end.

Mindsets About Women and Work Need a Reboot

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Ellen Galinsky

Mindsets are more critical than you may think. They are the implicit theories we hold about the way the world works. Furthermore, they govern our attitudes and our behavior. When expectations are out of sync with reality you get anger, disappointment, depression and guilt, just to name a few.

Paid Sick Leave for North Carolina's Women -- and Men

Ellen Bravo | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

When women succeed, America succeeds. What policies do we need in order to foster that success? Paid sick days, as a start.

Mothers Make 71 Cents on a Man's Dollar -- Time to Celebrate?

MotherWoman | Posted 06.08.2014 | Parents
MotherWoman

Today is Equal Pay Day, a symbolic day that illustrates how far into the year a woman must work to earn the same amount made by a man in the previous year.

Let's Leave Mad Men-Era Pay Policies in the Past

Debra L. Ness | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Debra L. Ness

In many ways, things have improved significantly for women in the workplace over the years. But April 8 is Equal Pay Day -- the day that marks how far into 2014 women have had to work to catch up with the wages paid to men in 2013.

Ban Bossy Debate Marginalizes Real Issues for Women and Work

Trish Morrison | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Trish Morrison

If more women were in top positions, we wouldn't be debating Sandberg's opinions because it wouldn't be news. She'd be just another COO and it wouldn't be enough to feed the marketing machine.

Equal but Separate

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I can't believe it took researchers this long to figure out two things about heterosexual prefer...