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Here is a really interesting article about the strides that are being made to help stop the declining numbers of women in tech jobs. Mostly the article highlights mentorships that are available in the STEM fields. But let me take this one step further. Do you remember in sixth grade when the boys and the […]

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You go, little Miss Margaret Ryan and all the other kids who participated in this gender-free superhero march. And, great job to all the parents for teaching your children they can be anything they want to be and accepting that maybe Jimmy wants to be Wonder woman (cause really, who doesn’t), and Margaret wants to […]

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Miss Piggy Explains Why She’s a Feminist Pig

by Rachel Baker on June 7, 2015

Congratulations to Miss Piggy! Enjoy:Miss Piggy Explains Why She’s a Feminist Pig After Receiving Award From Gloria Steinem Last night, Miss Piggy—famed actress, political activist and feminist muppet—received a Sackler Center First Award from the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Aside from the honorable recognition, this moment was especially […]

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Smith College to Accept Transgender Women

by Rachel Baker on May 5, 2015

Congratulations to Smith College for understanding that female idendity has evolved! I think this is wonderful news for all women, particularly those that are getting their educations from a college that has just made such a progressive change in their policies. This policy change allows for an integration of ideas and experiences that the Smith […]

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Which State Was the Worst for Women Last Week?

by Rachel Baker on May 3, 2015

So, here’s my question, at what point do we stop voting for politicians who are legislating religious beliefs (which by the way is SUPPOSED to be seperated from state)? I’m all for people believing what they want to believe and using those beliefs as a moral compass for each individual to do what’s right in […]

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Three Articles to Educate Yourself on Baltimore

by Rachel Baker on April 30, 2015

Below, I have compiled three articles I’ve read over the past few days regarding what is going on in Baltimore. They are important reads in understanding what we are seeing on the news and social media. I have included a wonderfully written letter imploring those of us who are white to take a step back […]

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The Quiet Power of the Black Sisterhood

by Rachel Baker on April 29, 2015

I think there are two things going on that make this article incredibly interesting…Baltimore and Loretta Lynch’s confirmation. The article is inspired by the involvement of Lynch’s sorority sisters in getting her confirmed; and now that she’s been confirmed, we hear about how active they’ve been in getting this confirmation scheduled and voted on. But […]

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