The former first lady did not hold back when sharing her thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg's "lean in" method.
It took Sevetri Wilson and her software engineering team five long months of late nights and technical hurdles to launch
I've spent almost the entirety of my career trying to hide the fact that I'm female. For more than 15 years, I declined to work on lady projects and brands. I didn't want to be stereotyped -- I just wanted to run with the boys, and act like them too. But when I act exactly like them... I get called difficult.
It's time to raise awareness around new initiatives women are taking to help their female counterparts achieve their goals and feel empowered. The concept of women helping other women benefits both parties, while demonstrating just how powerful a force females can be when they support one another.
"We are more powerful when we empower each other."
Remember when the concept of a bestie first emerged so beautifully in elementary school? You discovered your fun soul-mate
Today, LeanIn.Org, the women's nonprofit I founded in 2013, launched Together Women Can, a public awareness campaign celebrating the power of women supporting each other. The campaign emphasizes that women can be powerful allies for each other at work -- and are uniquely qualified to do so because we experience many of the same challenges.
Q: How can parents make sure they're equals and still work out an effective division of work? But our laws, policies, and
Ten years ago, I started over with two children, two months of outstanding mortgage payments, an empty refrigerator, and $120.00. My marriage was over and I began parenting alone with little to no support. I had a solid middle class upbringing and never knew poverty as a child. As a result, I was ill-prepared to raise two children entirely on my own and faced a very steep learning curve.
I am a 44 year old female with several university degrees. I've raised three children into adulthood, have owned a successful business for 13 years, am a writer for The Educators Room and the Huffington Post. I also have a children's book published. By my society's definition I am successful. Yet I don't see myself in that light.
Sandberg's post touched a soft spot in me at first. I felt a little hopeful that by her recognizing that single mothers don't
Arianna's book came to me at a critical time in my academic and professional career, when sleep is often sacrificed for other demands and responsibilities. This movement has shown me the restorative power of sleep.