Heidi Clingen

91 Added | 2 Magazines | 64 Likes | 6 Followers | @HeidiClingen | I am a writer, editor, and book coach with my company Allwritey. Helping experts write everything they need to succeed using the power of words. Please enjoy my magazines!

How to Fight Back Against Sexism at Work

Here's what to do when you come across these all-too-common issues.<p>The Feminist Fight Club was forged one afternoon a few years ago on the upper level of a Manhattan McDonald's over milk shakes and fries.<p>It was just three women then, each a low-level staffer at a television show you likely know. …

Feminism

The Majority of American Men Believe Sexism Is Over, According to a New Poll

The majority of U.S. men believe that sexism has been all but defeated, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Tuesday. A survey of 4,602 …

Feminism

The industry with the highest number of women in senior posts

Johannesburg – Of the 55 companies surveyed by McKinsey, women hold 39% of senior management positions in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. …

Assumption’s new president out to build more women leaders

ASSUMPTION College’s (AC) new captain is looking forward to the arrival of “a new Axial Age” that would pave the way for bigger roles for women …

Amanda Pullinger - CEO 100 Women In Hedge Funds

<b>Interview With Amanda Pullinger – CEO 100 Women In Hedge Funds</b><p>Amanda Pullinger is the Chief Executive Officer of 100 Women in Hedge Funds. She leads …

An agency president’s advice for marketing to women

Maverick's Julie Rusciolelli wants brands to stop putting it all in pink

Cute

Asia's Newest Generation of Female Leaders

<i>Yukiko Koike and Condolezza Rice in August 2007. Source: Wikimedia</i><p>The presidential nomination of former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received extraordinary attention across the globe. That heightened awareness has brought into focus how well other women - particularly in …

My replacement should be a woman, says UN secretary general

Ban Ki-moon argues ‘it’s high time now’ for female leadership of the United Nations as candidates including Helen Clark and Susana Malcorra vie for top job<p>Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general, has said a woman should lead the United Nations for the first time since it was established more than 70 …

Conway becomes first woman to run GOP presidential campaign; networks yawn

Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday became the first female to ever run a Republican general election presidential campaign. But the networks did not excitedly tout this as progress, instead they glossed over this point. On ABC’s <i>Good Morning America</i>, reporter Tom Llamas blandly explained, “Overnight, …

Donald Trump

Sexism Is the Glass Ceiling That Keeps Teachers Underpaid

All work and low pay makes teaching a profession that’s in trouble. Now a new study of the salaries of public schoolteachers—nearly 80 percent of …

Talent Matters: In the push for STEM, women don’t have to get left behind

Careers in science, technology, engineering and math are often lauded as the way of the future, but in one way they feel stuck in the past: gender diversity. In the U.S. alone, where gender diversity is more advanced than in many countries, women make up 46 percent of the civilian labor force but …

The Workplace

Why Women Get Fired and Men Get “Asked to Take a Leave”

I was once fired for asking a question at a town hall. It was less than two years into my first agency job, and I was in my mid-twenties — too young …

This Study Proves That Women Need More Sleep Than Men

Chronic sleep deprivation can lead to a range of serious health issues, including diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. This study shows …

The Hidden Risks of Poor Sleep in Women

The science of sleep is woefully incomplete, not least because research on the topic has long ignored half of the population. For decades, sleep …

Will Saudi women break chains of male guardianship?

For three weeks now, the hashtag #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen has been active on social media. The newly established feminist association Saudi Women …

What It's Like to Be a Woman Who Makes Porn for Women

There's a lot of debate over whether porn is degrading to women. But these discussions usually focus on the women in <i>front</i> of the camera. Jacky St. James, on the other hand, has spent years behind it, writing and directing porn. Her films, which often explore BDSM and other kinks and taboos, have …

Outrage in Russia after religious leaders back female genital mutilation

Two prominent religious leaders in Russia have provoked outrage after suggesting female genital mutilation could help reduce sexual promiscuity.<p>The scandal erupted on Wednesday when Vsevolod Chaplin, a former spokesman for the Russian Orthodox Church, rushed to the defence of Ismail Berdiyev, a …

7 Ways A Supportive Community Helps Women In Business Thrive

COMMUNITY is something I deeply believe in and is interwoven into my mission.<p>I believe that sisterhood among women is one of the first steps we can take toward pursuing our soulful mission in the world, and is vital to our continued success and feeling free, fulfilled, and in flow as 21st century …

How Muslim Women Are Rising Up Against Discrimination

<i>This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>A British parliamentary committee recently discovered what many …

Exploited for sex and abused: Theresa May must help Britain's homeless women - fast

Homeless women are often invisible in the UK - but this week it’s a bit harder to ignore them.<p>Reports of adverts offering homeless women free shelter in return for sex have appeared, revealing just how shameless some men are about exploiting society's most vulnerable.<p>And now, we've learnt something …

Calcium Supplements May Increase Dementia Risk In Some Women, Study Finds

A study found that older women who took calcium supplements to keep age-related bone damage at bay are increasingly susceptible to developing …

How Writing a Book Can Attract Your Perfect Customer

Customers and partners are most enthusiastic when they trust and connect with what you stand for.<p>If you're an entrepreneur working to expand your brand and business, a great content strategy is invaluable to your success. Though smart entrepreneurs understand the power of sharing content on their …

Marketing

5 Tips for Curing Writer's Block

"<i>Hitting a creative wall? Take a break from work to watch a procedural. They always solve the case and so will you</i>" -- Lena Dunham's dad in <i>Not That Kind of Girl</i><p>While some may consider it an excuse, writers block is a real thing and when it happens, it can really fuck someone up. Especially when …

Authors

How Your Business Book Can Build Authority

Showcase Your Business by Publishing A BookIs your business on the cutting edge of something new?Do you have expert knowledge that could help …

PAVE

Have You Got a Marketing Plan for Your Book?

Administrator<p>Posts:562Group:AdminsMember#1Joined:Aug 31, 2015<p>Marketing possibilities for your book sometimes seem to be overwhelming. Use this …

11 Steps to Finding the Perfect Cover Design

So, you’ve done it. You’ve finished your book. You’ve peaked that literary summit of authorship and are sucking in the sweet, sweet oxygen that is …

Writing

Looking for Readers in all the right places …

If you’ve written and published a book—and it doesn’t matter whether you’ve taken the traditional or self-published route—you’ll be anxious to find …

Writing