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10 Lessons On Happiness That All Women Turning 30 Should Know

Sometime around next year, I am turning 30. A new milestone, in my personal opinion. Despite, getting elevated by that mere thought of turning 30, …

6 Workplace Realities Women Will Face In 2040

Will my daughter preside over her own company? Unless things change, she probably won’t, and neither will yours.<p>My 4-year-old daughter Serena will be 30 in 2041. Assuming that she has a college degree and eight years of work experience, how might she fare in a world dominated by contract workers, …

Gender

35 Inspiring Feminist Moments From 2015

Women had a pretty kickass year.<p>As 2015 comes to a close, it's important to look back at what has been accomplished over the last 12 months. While this year had its dark spots, there were some undeniably awesome moments for women. Between the U.S. National Soccer team winning the Women's World Cup, …

Feminism

Student Shakes Off Threats to Win Miss Iraq in Name of Women's Rights

A 20-year-old economics student has shaken off death threats to rivals and a barrage of criticism to be crowned the first official Miss Iraq since 1972.<p>“I want to prove that the Iraqi woman has her own existence in society, she has her rights like men,” Shaima Qassem Abdulrahman told NBC News. “I …

Middle East

It's time to stop making women work harder than men to be recognized, high-profile female CEO says

She came up the ranks first as an engineer, then a CTO, and just landed the US CEO role at a highly watched electric vehicle startup NextEV.<p>Smart, articulate, and poised, Warrior rarely says anything that could be considered controversial or offensive.<p>But if you want to see her eyes glow and her …

Tech Industry

How The Medical Community Lets Women Down

While the MDs tend to get all the attention, the most influential title in medicine may actually be “Ms.”<p>Earlier this year, a study from the Center …

Digital Health

The U.N. Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.

A delegation of human rights experts from Poland, the United Kingdom and Costa Rica spent 10 days this month touring the United States so they can prepare a report on the nation's overall treatment of women. The three women, who lead a United Nations working group on discrimination against women, …

Human Rights

Myanmar rappers rewrite women's roles in their lyrics

With their tattoos, loud tank tops and super-short shorts, Thazin Nyunt Aung and Aye Aye Aung don't dress like most Myanmar women.<p>The country's first female rap group, the duo known as Y.A.K. sometimes finds itself at performances or recording studios alongside demure, warbly voiced divas who …

Asia
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Her Code Got Humans on the Moon—And Invented Software Itself

Margaret Hamilton wasn’t supposed to invent the modern concept of software and land men on the moon. It was 1960, not a time when women were …

Mad Men

After unexpectedly losing her job, one woman built a business that earned nearly $500,000 this year

"I came into work after New Year's Eve and found out I was laid off," she remembers. "That was the start of a downward spiral — I got laid off, and I got pissed off."<p>At the same time, Scalia was going through a divorce. Her husband moved out of state, leaving her a single mom to their now …

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