Voting is not a Privilege….IT’S A RIGHT! Today marks the 45th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, designated in 1971 to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. But voting was only the beginning for some women’s rights advocates, who pivoted in the 1920s to the larger issue of […]

Former US President Jimmy Carter dives into three unexpected reasons why the mistreatment of women and girls continues around the world. Today’s TED Talk is from former President Jimmy Carter. With his signature resolve, former US President Jimmy Carter dives into three unexpected reasons why the mistreatment of women and girls continues in so many manifestations […]

The Crisis Facing America’s Working Daughters Many are familiar with the challenges faced by working moms, but the troubles of women with aging parents are unseen and widely ignored. By Liz O’Donnell, Author, Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman and founder of  WorkingDaughter.com will be the Featured Speaker at the  League of […]

Women CAN BE Heroines in Their Own Right… By Carol Morgan, Professor, Wright State University While growing up, we were socialized to think that heroes were mainly men. Think about it. We’ve all grown up with many images – from books to movies – of what constitutes a hero. And this cultivates cultural expectations. Let’s […]

How can local governments create gender-inclusive workplaces?  By Leisha DeHart-Davis, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill & Tope Olofintuyi, Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill How can local governments create gender-inclusive workplaces? This is an important question given substantial evidence that gender-balanced leadership makes for more effective organizations. Yet women are still […]