Gabriela Sagástegui

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Pro Organizers’ Best Decluttering Tips

No matter how often you sort through your bedroom closet or declutter your makeup drawer, there are some spots in the house that no amount of …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

Meet America's 10 Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Women figure largely in the world of entrepreneurship. Need proof?<p>In its third annual list of America's richest self-made women for 2017, <i>Forbes</i> featured 60 self-made female entrepreneurs, artists and personalities who are building enviable empires. The industries represented range from …

Entrepreneurship

Work-Life Balance Defined By 5 Work From Home Female Entrepreneurs

Work-life balance means something different to everyone. Old school mentalities often associate it with an equal split of time between one’s personal and professional life. More recently, work-life balance has become synonymous with work-life integration, where the two co-exist in a way that gives …

Work-life Balance

Why Female Millennipreneurs Succeed In Business

I started Mailbird in 2012 at age 26. I began the business with two co-founders, our two first employees and hustled to make our company a success. As my business grew and I met other entrepreneurs, I started to notice a pattern.<p>According to Britt Hysen, editor-in-chief of Millennial Magazine, 60% …

Entrepreneurship

How can we better support female entrepreneurs?

At a recent forum for global start-ups, commentators argued that closing the entrepreneurial gender gap is a matter of self-promotion, and reducing barriers to money.<p>Just one-third of global entrepreneurs are women, claims the <br>Women’s Entrepreneurship Platform – a not-for-profit organisation that …

A U.S.-Mexico Women's Business Council: Let's Get Women to Drive the Bilateral Relationship

As we draw closer to an equal and inclusive society, women are increasingly influential, visible and vocal in the political and economic life of their countries. It is vital to proactively incorporate this reality into international public policy.<p>Women’s empowerment and gender equality are …

Entrepreneurship

These Two First Generation Entrepreneurs are Women with Nerves of Steel

Nityangi Kejriwal and Radha Kejriwal are breaking the glass ceilings fast and furious<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>They head two most crucial verticals – Radha - HR, IR and all …

4 ways to get more women in top roles

U.S. companies alone spend $8 billion a year on diversity initiatives with lackluster results. Why lackluster? If the ultimate intent is to increase …

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud explores and challenges the invisible boundaries of femininity

If you want someone to explain exactly why you can’t stop talking about that one celebrity — and why no one else you know can either — there’s no one better qualified for the task than Anne Helen Petersen, the author of <i>Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud</i>.<p>Petersen is a former academic with a PhD in media …

Helen Mirren did not hold back her feelings about the individuals in Hollywood who don't embrace feminism

More and more female celebrities are opening up about the experience of being a woman in entertainment. Recently, Helen Mirren talked about women in …

Woke Daddy: The feminist dad challenging toxic masculinity and facing right-wing abuse

A dad who says having daughters changed how he views gender is trying to challenge toxic masculinity with his blog.<p>The parenting journal Woke Daddy …

Stanford's Michele Barry on why we need more women leaders in global health - Scope

As the women began to clap, Michele Barry, MD, director of Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health, realized she’d touched on something big.<p>…

10 Phrases We Use in Our Daily Lives That Show the Patriarchal Mindset of the Society

Original artwork by Gauri Saxena.<p>Whenever it comes to women’s rights and protection, we get all heated up with fury and self-righteousness. It's time …

Feminism

How a Magazine Cover From the '70s Helped Wonder Woman Win Over Feminists

82<p>SHARES<p>One hardly had even enough time to shout "Suffering Sappho!" before feminist critiques of the new <i>Wonder Woman</i> film emerged online following …

Feminism

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Has a Responsibility to Foster ‘Kindness and Empathy’

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, said the world’s biggest social media company is obligated to promote communities and …

The World's Most Powerful Women: June 21

Last year, research by conglomerate Unilever laid bare the stereotypes that exist in advertising. Just 3% of ads featured women in a leadership or …

Why the majority of the world’s poor are women

Despite some important progress in recent years, in no country have women achieved economic equality with men, and women are still more likely than …

Gender

G7 leaders should pay their fair share of UN's famine appeal, Oxfam says

Collectively the G7 nations have provided $1.7bn so far – just under 60% of their fair share.<p>Humanitarian organisation Oxfam has urged G7 countries …

Promoting gender equality could add $150-billion to GDP: McKinsey study

Canada could add $150-billion in GDP growth by 2026 by advancing women's equality, 6 per cent higher than business-as-usual forecasts over the next decade, according to a new report from McKinsey Global Institute.<p>The research arm of the international management-consulting firm McKinsey & Co. …

Gender

The myth that gender is binary is perpetuated by a flawed education system

High schools all teach the same narrative in sex-ed: Chromosomes determine genitals, which determine sex, which determines gender. Women are XX, and men are XY. One has a penis, the other a vagina. It’s science. Right?<p>But what about people born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a disorder …

Education Policy

Geena Davis-Backed Common Sense Media Introduces New Gender Equality Rating

The nonprofit media watchdog group introduced a new metric measuring whether a movie or TV show combats gender stereotypes.<p>“Fun Home” author Alison …

Sundance

Tackling Racism, Misogyny, And Harassment Through Street Art

On an afternoon, a couple of weeks ago, a friend and I were walking down the sidewalk, when a man rode by us on a bicycle and yelled out that he liked my hair.<p>I smiled, politely, and thanked him. Not because I was actually thankful to be yelled at about my physical appearance while trying to walk …

Debunking 5 Myths About Changing Careers In Your 50s

If you are in your 50s, it’s too late to think of changing careers or —worse — getting back into the workforce after retiring from your full-time job, they say. Oh, really?<p>As Next Avenue’s Kerry Hannon recently wrote, a University of Michigan study says “about 40% of Americans who were still …

Career Development

A Conversation Among LGBTQ Millennials And Elders Reveals How Much Has Changed, And How Far We Still Have To Go

There's no one way — or perfect age — to be gay.<p>June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and A Plus is commemorating it by celebrating that "there's no one way to …

How 'Man Up' And Other Stereotypical Sayings Hurt Boys

There are several ways we can avoid gender stereotyping.<p>Yesterday, my young sons and I were shopping when I heard another young boy begin to cry loudly in the next aisle. Immediately, I heard a man hiss, “Stop that crying right now. Only girls cry. Are you a little girl now? Should I go buy you a …

Here’s what global marketers are doing to tackle sexism in advertising

The chief marketers of some of the world's largest brands are getting together to tackle sexism and poor representations of diversity in advertising, …

Johnson & Johnson

The power—and the violence—of being an Indigenous trans woman

In the Anishinaabe worldview, being Two-Spirited is holy. In Western culture, being transgender is anything but. A poet digs into the differences<p>The …

3 Workplace Habits of Happy and Engaged Employees, According to Research | Inc.com

An increasing body of evidence from positive psychology experts the likes of Richard Davidson, Shawn Achor, Barbara Frederickson and others confirm a simple fact: Happy people are better workers. And that translates to good business outcomes.<p>Yet most of us are still afraid of accepting the notion …

Employee Engagement

Only 3 of the 50 most-loved CEOs in America are women — and the reason why transcends the corner office

Glassdoor's annual Highest-Rated CEOs report relies on the input of employees who were asked to rate their CEO and say whether they approve of the way he or she is leading the company.<p>At first glance, we can see one major factor at play for why so few female CEOs are beloved by their employees: …

CEOs