A little over a year ago, a few friends and I hosted a women's circle to celebrate our bride-to-be friend Carrie. I never blogged about it although I got permission, because I don't feel like I can capture its meaning and beauty in words. But, I'll share our introductory words and the format in case… Continue reading A Modern Mikvah
44 Stock Photos That Hope To Change The Way We Look At Women. I actually think about stock photography a little bit too much. Who do photographers look to cast, and why? What tone and feel do they ask each subject to strike, in hopes that it creates a stock image so appealing that it… Continue reading
Dove conducted an experiment about how women perceive their own beauty. Very interesting to watch. [Update 4/18/2013: I have heard as much negative about this ad as positive over the last several days. Posting was not an endorsement but rather a spark of conversation. My personal opinion: On one level, this is fascinating to see… Continue reading
Pregnancy beats cane! Pregnancy beats cane! The highlight of a smile-inducing subway story.
Here’s to all the women who live life to the fullest, those who have paved the way for increased opportunity in the past and present, and those men who have chimed in with their undying support. It is my wish for women worldwide that we continue to raise our voices, proudly work and raise families… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!
The Super Bowl statistic we aren’t talking about. via The Enliven Project: 1 out of 6 men on the field next Sunday could be survivors of sexual violence. That’s right, 1 out of 6. Just to be clear, we don’t know whether specific players have had specific experiences. We simply want to you to look… Continue reading
President Joyce Banda on Women’s Health and Empowerment in Malawi Produced by Julia through the CSIS Global Health Policy Center… kudos my friend!(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
An amazing photography series and cultural exploration. (via Portraits of Albanian Women Who Have Lived Their Lives As Men)
This interesting article from New York Magazine highlights how even high-powered women like Valerie Jarrett know they do a lot, but can’t quite put a finger on it. The job description is amorphous, and it’s worth defining. A job description is never perfect, but it should be written, periodically reviewed with a direct supervisor and… Continue reading HR Tip: Know Your Job Description
I thought it would be fun to include a slide in my upcoming class about the history of meetings, and my research yielded an awesome list of 10 fascinating meetings in modern history. Here’s an excerpt: Thomas Stafford & Alexei Leonov On July 15th 1975 two men aboard the Soyuz (from the Soviet space program)… Continue reading 10 Fascinating Meetings in Modern History