True, I’m writing this at the end of Mother’s Day after long talks with my children and lots of social media posts lauding moms and those who have “mothered” in non-biological ways.Read More
Listen to me, Women: You’re not crazy. The narrative about us makes us feel crazy by incessantly focusing on our problems in a way that makes them sound insolvable. It’s a miracle if we don’t fall into despair or rage. No wonder we may feel immobilized by the messages telling us we’re damned if we do and damned if we don’t — insert the behavior of your choice here.Read More
The stores are full of red Valentine hearts. We’re reminded that February is Heart Month.
This year I missed the inspiring Go Red for Women events highlighting the importance of women taking care of their heart health. I usually attend these either as a speaker or financial supporter, and I have told my story of why here. I couldn’t go last week because my heart was devoted to launching Take The Lead’s signature 50 Women Can Change the World in Journalism program in New York. And it was awesome.Read More
Pity the poor men whose lives have been complicated by women seeking to work without being sexually harassed.Read More
During this introspective time of welcoming a new year, let’s savor the now. This moment. All that’s happened for women at work and in society, all that’s changed, and the work we still have to do.Read More