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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cut Down on the Supreme Court’s ‘Manterrupting’

Most women in the workplace have experienced manterrupting – the practice of male counterparts interrupting females while engaged in business meetings. But you may be surprised to learn that even the women who have reached the highest court in the America, the U.S. Supreme Court, also experience this cognitive bias.  Two researchers, Tonja Jacobi and Dylan Schweer, from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law found that female Justices were subject to 52%…

Shonda Rhines_RealBeauty seeks stories
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Shonda Rhimes Partners with Dove to Highlight Real Beauty Stories

    American television producer, screenwriter, and author Shonda Rhimes is seeking the stories of real women as she lends her creative prowess to Dove’s latest year-long Real Beauty campaign. In an effort to redefine beauty, Dove is partnering with Shonda Rhimes to collect stories from women about themselves or other women they believe emanate true beauty. The 13-year old “Real Beauty Campaign” has sought to illustrate the diversity of beauty through its media…

Stories Women Tell
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Documentary “Abortion: Stories Women Tell” Premieres on HBO

    Award-winning independent filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos brings real-world points of view to the topic of abortion with her latest documentary “Abortion: The Stories Women Tell”. The documentary seeks to share the authentic voices of the population most affected by this topic – women.  “We don’t hear from women enough”.  Instead those farthest removed from the gut-wrenching circumstances and decision dominate the airways and policy narrative.  Women from both sides of this…

Thoreau Explains Why we Need more Women
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Booking Fitness Classes Now as Easy as Booking Restaurant Reservations with “RESERVE”

      Here is a new time-saver – You can now simplify searching for and booking fitness classes with the new RESERVE with Google service. RESERVE is a new platform that allows you to discover, book, and pay for classes and appointments at spas, studios, and gyms — all right from Google. Google rolled out a test of the service in select markets back in December of 2016. The company has…

Pea in the Podcast

Working While Pregnant: How To Survive Office Life, Meetings And Conferences | Pea In The Podcast

http://www.peainthepodcast.com/podcasts/PeaInThePodcast_09_Generic_Working_While_Pregnant.mp3 Experts In This Episode: Judith Bowman is the founder of Protocol Consultants International and the author of the book Don’t Take the Last Donut: New Rules of Business Etiquette Pat Katepoo is the founder of WorkOptions.com, a flexible work options advisory service for working mothers who want to find ways to work productively while spending plenty of time with their children. Dr. Michael Broder wrote the book The Panic…

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun
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‘Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France’ Review

In the late 18th century, as ancien régime aristocrats watched their privileged culture vanish and commoners imagined a brighter future, portraiture assumed a commanding place in French art, capturing not only the era’s major players but often its ethos. In “Vigée Le Brun”—an exhaustive and eye-opening exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of about 90 works by Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842) curated by the art scholar Joseph…