female role models
This seemingly harmless set of words has a hidden message inside that packs a serious punch. The message on these pajamas screams of persuasion, dieting fads, body type ideals, restriction, food shaming, and ideas and values that are far beyond what a child should be experiencing.
Dr. Jen Welter wants young athletes to play #LikeAGirl.
This Mother's Day, take stock of your own words and actions and take solace in the fact that making small changes can have a great impact on our children's self image, eating habits and long-term health. I can't think of anything more motivating.
To see yourself somewhere, and in order to make it easier to set a future path, the most useful and motivating tool is a role model; they give inspiration and guidance. This is why role models are instrumental in getting more women into technology fields. It starts from girls.
Women who kick butt, rock out, and break barriers are the ones we want our kids to know about. These are women who defy stereotypes and embody character traits we would like to see in our own kids: perseverance, courage, empathy, and creativity.
I am also now needed more than ever to be a Role Model, a Mentor and/or a Sponsor and I suspect you are too. It's time to
A personal hero of mine for many years has been Sally Field. I was thrilled to hear her speak at the conference and have the opportunity to meet her.
Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong, 31, is the fourth female featured solo entertainer at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, on Saturday, April 25. Considered one of the top gigs in the comedy business, the annual roast of the president and politicians is considered Washington's equivalent to the Oscars and called the "Nerd Prom."
I don't presume to know much, but through the challenges and obstacles of life, I have learned that gratitude begets more -- everything.
Money, like statues, holidays and postage stamps, is a form of public media that speaks particularly to what we, as a culture, think is important to note and admire. Women and their contributions remain either hugely underrepresented or, in the case of paper money, erased.