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Check this out: First Woman to Win Fields Mathematics Award

More glass ceilings are being broken! Maryam Mirzakhani, of Iran, was named one of the 4 winners of the 2014 Fields Medal, a top honor in mathematics. Ms. Mirzakhani is … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Legos Designs Sets to Promote Girl Scientists

Woo hoo! Another example of a company with their head on straight. There have been a wave of new companies focused on making toys that are gender-neutral or that support … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: KSU president gives up over $90,000 of his salary to boost lowest-paid campus employees

THIS IS WHAT I’M TALKNG ABOUT!! Fantastic example Mr. Raymond Burse is showing not only for other universities, but for businesses in general. Check out the details in the article … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Becky Hammon Makes History as the NBAs First Female Full-Time Coach

Ya’ll! This is a big deal! Congratulations to Becky Hammon for her new position as Assistant Coach for the San Antonio Spurs! That’s awesome that the Spurs realize her potential … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Lives of America’s Homeless

 I love these personal accounts of homeless people in Minnesota. It’s easy to group the homeless together and put a label on them, but they are just as diverse as … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: ‘This Is What Tech’s Ugly Gender Problem Really Looks Like’

And another article which I would just love for anti-feminists to comment on. Anyone? This Is What Tech’s Ugly Gender Problem Really Looks Like | Business | WIRED.

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

I am having a Mac crisis. I love Apple computers and could never go back to a Windows operating system, but I can’t believe the bad luck / problems I … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Response to ‘Women Against Feminism.’

I have to admit, I really really don’t understand the kickback against feminism, especially by women!! I think it boils down to uneducated people who think that feminism means that … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Get a Smaller Refrigerator!

Ok, this linked article below goes a bit far, but really, give your refrigerator a second thought! It’s very life-changing to go to a simple small to medium sized refrigerator, … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: US Education Sucks Because Teachers Suck

This is a long article, but well worth the read. The author, Elizabeth Green, has a beautiful writing style and gives great examples and stories to draw you along. What … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Nonwhite Doll Crosses Over

Yes, yes and yes! Another popular show and toys that reflect the “minority” population. This is exactly what our kids need to be seeing – African American cartoon characters on … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Fast Food Seeks Virtuous Side

I like the way the restaurant industry is moving. I just wish it weren’t so expensive! Even more reason to grow your own food and make delicious meals at home… … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Afghan Woman Sets Husband on Fire

Surprising, no? The reason why this lady set her husband on fire? Because he didn’t protect her while she was being raped by a neighbor. Her story is extremely compelling … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The problem of treating activists as terrorists

This man is Will Potter. He has a powerful story of what the government is doing to activists – treating them like terrorists. That’s right, the simple act of standing up … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment
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