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Women

Evolving My Position on Protesting

January 23, 2017

For many years, I thought the act of gathering, making signs, and screaming at an establishment was a waste of time and energy. I firmly believed that the best way to make change is to become a part of the organization that manages whatever it is you are protesting. Become a civil servant if you […]

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Ladies that UX Richmond: #WCW August

August 10, 2016

Ladies that UX (LTUX) wants to empower women in technology, and what better way to do that than share the stories of some badass women in Richmond? We want to shine the spotlight on ladies who are passionate, powerful, and making their mark in the community. LTUX Richmond is excited to announce a new monthly blog series: Woman Crush Wednesday […]

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Smashing the Glass Ceiling in Politics

July 29, 2016

No matter how you feel about Hillary Clinton, you have to step back and observe this historical moment. The women’s rights movement wasn’t just about having the right to vote, shedding the demands of home, or being more like men. It was about having the same choices. Today, we have to acknowledge there is an […]

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Lifelong Benefits of Laughter — Guest Post

July 1, 2013

Below is a guest post from Tali Kuhel sharing her perceptions on laughter, stress, and dating:  “Women who are highly successful, competitive and driven are most likely to experience a high level of stress”-Dr. Ken Nowack, women’s health specialist. As women take on broader and more demanding positions in the professional world their stress levels […]

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Tips from Maureen Francisco on Seizing Opportunities

January 22, 2013

There are opportunities for anyone who wants to take them. That’s the insight Maureen Francisco offers anyone who feels like they’re in a rut. Now, the opportunities might not be pretty, and you might have to make some sacrifices. But the opportunities are there. Maureen is a media figure, public speaker, producer and author who […]

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Breadwinner Social Norms Could Affect Dating for Women

January 8, 2013

As a single professional woman, the social norm that a husband should be the primary breadwinner for a family presents some real concerns. A recent research paper by Marianne Bertrand, Emir Kamenica, and Jessica Pan demonstrate that this social norm might be impacting a woman’s earning potential. Younger couples don’t appear to have too much […]

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Changing the Role of the First Lady

November 6, 2012

Today, I don’t want to talk about the men running for US President. I want to talk about the First Lady. She’s a public figure that has impacted how we see the role of women in politics. Can the First Lady take on the same causes as her husband? The First Lady, the official hostess […]

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The Whisky Sisters Stay True to Their Brand

October 11, 2012

Having a great business means knowing your brand identity. For the women leading The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America, sticking to what’s right for your company has made their brand competitive in a very established market. Lauren Mayer and Gabby Shayne have grown up working in the family whisky business and recently are taking […]

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SAP Radio: Women in IT

August 29, 2012

A few weeks ago, I was talking with Bonnie D. Graham, the host at SAP Radio, and she told me the topic of women in business came up during a show with an all-male panel. They couldn’t really explore answers to all the questions because the men had to make guesses. In order to really […]

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