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Regrets & Choices

There's this one chapter in Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage by Elizabeth Gilbert about the modern-day difficulty of girls having so many choices. In prior generations a woman might have regretted not having a career, but hey…

Sexual Harassment

One of the high school students, I was at a computer by the door and he was out in the hall, just blew kisses at me. He then mouthed the words, Call Me! I gave him a disproving look and turned away to ignore him. I feel I should do something…
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Save Yourself

Back in '07, before the economy melt down, I was writing about Women and Money. It's a big deal. We say stupid things like "Money Can't buy happiness," when the reality is that "Not having money can buy a great deal of unhappiness."  In…
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Female Bias

"The bias came from an unlikely source -- female reviewers." This is from a report on Politics Daily about our collective bias against females. Is it an unlikely source? Really? Think back on your life. Is it really shocking that other women…
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Brick Walls

There appear to be a great many still-existing Brick Walls in front of girls and women. Take this article Guys Still Hog Role of Intellectual Heavy Weight, which examines my professional frustrations. My own Brick Wall is generally in the…

Female Economy

Harvard Business has a fascinating and super-exciting PDF about the female impact on the economy. Check it out in The Female Economy. Maybe its our turn . . . As a market, women represent an opportunity bigger than China and India combined.…
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The Girl Revolution

When I started The Girl Revolution I had experience being a daughter, girlfriend, wife and mother of a very young girl. It would be fair to say that I believed boys and girls are "basically the same except for social conditioning." The social…
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Cover Letter

Dear New York Publishing Industry, I miss you since I moved to Texas during the last recession. That baby I quit my really awesome travel trade writing/editing job for is 7 and the last baby is 3.5. I want to come back. I've been doing two…