Claudia Chan is reinventing women’s lifestyle media—to include leadership. Last month, I had the privilege of interviewing Claudia Chan, CEO of SHEglobal Media, a purposeful and positive media company currently known for two initiatives: the SHE Summit, an annual women’s leadership co
Ever have a really interesting idea at work or in the world, share it, and notice that you don’t get much of a response? Either because people just don’t seem excited about it or say they don’t understand it? And then a dude, maybe someone you know or don’t know, maybe someone who cam
Finally a show that takes intersectionality to the max: Orange Is the New Black. It’s a show entirely about women. It’s a show about women’s relationships with other women, women’s experiences, and women discovering their true sense of self. You could say, women run the show. So, it’
“Men, you have no idea how much happier you’d be in a world 50% designed by women.” –Cindy Gallop Cindy Gallop is pursuing two lifelong missions: to redesign the way we think about business and to revolutionize the way we think about sex. This past Tuesday, I interviewed Cindy Gallop,
On Wednesday I had the great privilege of attending the Make Progress National Summit 2013 hosted by Generation Progress in Washington DC. One of the last plenary sessions at the conference was entitled “A Conversation On Women Changing Politics.” So, basically embodying the entire re
We were the first generation of youth to stage a takeover of the United Nations Headquarters. We were the first to demand the universal right to education on a world stage. On July 12th, or Malala Day, a delegation of over 500 youth from over 75 nations gathered at the United Nations
Are you a woman who wants to be a mother but not at the cost of her career? Have you even been told that it is ok to wait until after you have an established career to begin the journey of childbirth? Are you confused about the options you have as a woman when it comes to motherhood?
Physician, advocate, now Congressional candidate—she forges her own path. Last Monday, I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, a fellow Philadelphian and a Democratic candidate for US Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district. Dr. Arkoosh is running for the seat vacate
Every once in a while, an article comes out about how “networking” is out and real relationship building is in (I’ve written a few myself). The best “networking” groups know this and operate from this principle. But it’s worth mentioning again and again if necessary, because it’
Gloria Steinem calls it her “girl gang;” author Suzanne Braun Levine refers to her “post fifty posse,” Gloria Feldt dubbed it “Sister Courage,” and Amy Siskind, founder of The New Agenda has created “National Girlfriends Networking Day.”
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