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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 5:06pm
    By Louisa Clark*Is there a global standard for gender equality that holds companies accountable for giving men and women equal opportunities in the workplace? This is the question that Nicole Schwab...

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 3:08pm
    Women make up two thirds of the world’s illiterate population. LitWorld, an international literacy organization, works to improve this figure through its mission to cultivate literacy in the...

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 2:20pm
     By Ariella Faitelson*The Department of Commerce Economic and Statistics Administration released a report (August 3rd) highlighting the importance of advancing women in Science, Technology,...

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 3:32pm
    By Ariella Faitelson*Nearly a week after the US Women’s Soccer Team faced off against Japan in the World Cup Finals, the American Sports Council (formerly known as the College Sports Council)...

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 10:46am
    By Rylee Sommers-FlanaganOver the last two weeks, Rylee explored what it means to be both an academic and everyday feminist and discussed her own research in the context of other scholarly work. This...

  • Monday, July 25, 2011 - 1:49pm
    By Talia WeisbergI had the amazing opportunity to participate in a NOW webinar moderated by Terry O’Neill, President of NOW, “The Budget Deal is a Feminist Issue.” The webinar...

  • Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 10:43am
    By Tunisia L. RileyOn June 23, The National Council for Research on Women’s Emerging Leaders Network and the Girl Scouts of the USA presented “Pathways to (Non)Profit.” This...

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 10:56am
    By Rylee Sommers-Flanagan*Last week, Rylee intermixed everyday feminism with an academic feminist perspective to explore why we should care whether fewer women than men run for office. This week,...

  • Monday, July 18, 2011 - 12:06pm
    By Melissa StevensonAs an ever-growing proportion of state budgets and the second biggest state expenditure after education, Medicaid presents itself as an easy target when budget cuts are imminent....

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 10:35am
    By Rylee Sommers-FlanaganLast fall, I decided to write a thesis about women running for state legislative office. This choice—to research women in domestic politics rather than the...

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