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Icon Person: Alice Guy

First this will make you pissed. Then you will be proud. Alice Guy was conveniently wiped from the history books. She was the first woman director (in 1896, La Fée … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The incredible economic potential of sending money home

OK, guys. This is super serious. It is about time that we put some pressure on money wiring companies such as Western Union. Mr. Dilip Ratha, economist at the World … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

How is everyone doing? Fall weather is upon you, Americans and Europeans! Cherish it because it always seems to go by too fast. Here, we are getting rain and rain … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Healthy Improvement to School Fundraisers

I am OBSESSED with this idea!! What could be better than for kids to connect with the local food market while selling goods to raise money for their schools and … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: A Headdress Ban Disqualified in Intl. Basketball Competition

Seriously, what next? Why do we live in a world of “no”? Why the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) bans headscarves makes no sense. They say it creates unsafe conditions on … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Debate on Prostitution

This is a really interesting, informed and well-written article from GOOD. It describes the two lines of thinking about how to “fix” prostitution. One way is to make it legal … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Megan Smith (U.S. Chief Technology Officer)

Girl crush alert! Megan Smith is awesome. She has the cutest personality and I love her managing style. I think she is going to make a fantastic U.S. Chief Technology … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Woman-Run Business Helping Other Women-Led Businesses

Roslyn S. Jaffe founded Dressbarn in 1962 with her husband, which eventually turned into Ascena Retail Group with five brands under its name. She is now the Director Emeritus of … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: End Sex-Testing of Female Athletes

I didn’t even know this occurs. Did you? My question is, do we test men for having too much natural testosterone and ban them if their natural levels are too … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: #LiftTheBan on Abortion in War Zones

This kinda makes me sick. I just honestly don’t understand how some policies are thought to be good ideas. Are policymakers required to give a detailed description of the reasons … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Suggested Internet Reading

We’re making a big trip to the city tomorrow. Wish us luck! It will be my first time driving a car in Panama City and we have a really important … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: You’re Seeing Less Women in Film Than You Think

Geena Davis! God I love her. This short clip from an interview with her in the link below is fabulous. Did you know that she started an organisation to research … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Fox Hosts Dub Female Fighter Pilot ‘Boobs On The Ground’

Maybe I will start a weekly edition of “Why Fox News Needs to be BANNED.” Here’s the latest incredible clip. While giving praise to Major Mariam Al Mansouri, who led … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Importance of Sharing Our Stories of Street Harassment

Wow. This opinion piece in Ms. Blog (of Ms. Magazine) really hit a note with me. I live in Latin America, so OF COURSE street harassment happens every single time … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment
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