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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
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
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."
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
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