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    How one law measurably lifted the status of women in India
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 7:51 am

    Priti Kalsi writes, "The impact of female political leaders goes beyond their policies. One way it occurs is through the role model effect: Public exposure to women at the top has been shown to reduce social bias and improve living conditions for women. Studies have shown that female political leade

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    Men need to stop assuming women can't handle profanity
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 7:50 am

    Teesha Murphy writes, "When I first entered the public relations world, I would find myself incredibly intimidated when presented with a conference room full of men. I felt they were looking at me like I was a little girl, rather than a colleague. Despite my professional appearance, I had the strang

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    Teen scientist pioneering a new treatment for brain damage
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 20, 2017, 7:48 am

    From the Wall Street Journal: "Meet the winner of this year's Regeneron Science Talent Search: 17-year-old Indrani Das. Indrani joins WSJ's Tanya Rivero to discuss her winning entry into the nation's most prestigious science and math competition as well as her plans for the future."

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    Gloria Steinem: Women have ‘chick flicks.’ What about men?
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 5, 2017, 7:25 pm

    Gloria Steinem writes, "I was on a flight from New York to Seattle when a long delay on the tarmac prompted the airline to offer us a free movie. As the flight attendant read the choices aloud, a young man across the aisle said, 'I don’t watch chick flicks!' I knew what he meant, and so did the wom

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    Hootsuite CEO apologizes for telling a reporter to call a sex hotline
    Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Kelsey Vuillemot | Released: March 5, 2017, 7:20 pm

    Polina Marinova writes, "If you're still not convinced that tech has a culture problem, consider the case of the CEO who directed a reporter to a sex hotline. Ryan Holmes, the CEO and founder of social media management platform Hootsuite, told a Bloomberg reporter to call 1-800-EAT-DICK because he

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