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How Women Run: Power, Perception and Reality

POLITICO, in partnership with Google and the Tory Burch Foundation, kicked off the 2014 Women Rule series with How Women Run: Power, Perception and Reality. The kick-off event included compelling conversations about women in political campaigns and how politically powerful women are portrayed in …

Academics Anonymous: sexism is driving women out of science

"There really should be a rule against women having children in science."<p>"Well I'm not hiring her, she was on maternity leave."<p>"Sorry about all the women in this laboratory, but at least they're good to look at."<p>When I heard each of these statements from my professor, I was stunned. But the more …

Girls soar in science, yet why still so few women in the lab?

Stories abound of women lagging behind men: in pay, status, promotion and air-time on serious TV programmes, to name but a few areas. Yet statistics show that girls are outperforming boys at school; for instance, twin 18-year-old girls Ameeta and Aneeta Kumar have just won the UK Young Scientist of …

The Differences Between Successful People and Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago I received a postcard in the mail from the CEO of Petra Coach, the creator of Align Software and a fellow member of Entrepreneurs …

Self-improvement

Cognizant Awards 33 Grants to Afterschool and Summer Programs Under its 'Making the Future' Initiative to Inspire Interest in STEM Fields

TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant CTSH, +0.25% today announced that it will award 33 grants in 2014 to child-serving non-profit …

5 Stories About Youth Taking the Lead to Improve Education

Working on international education, each day we discuss policies, programs and partnerships that affect the lives and well being of children and …

Sheryl Sandberg Enlisted Beyoncé For A 'Lean In' Commercial

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted some famous friends to help her spread the "lean in" gospel.<p>Beyoncé, Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch, Diane Von Furstenberg, Condoleezza Rice, Nascar champion Jimmie Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA Anna …

Lean In, Lead On

Female power has never looked so varied, so natural, so . . . liberated. Whether by steady example or the bold demolition of ceilings, the 17 leaders on these pages have changed the landscape in every arena, accountable for untold billions as well as countless dreams. Laura Jacobs heralds a new era …

How to Use Your Flaws as Creative Inspiration

<b>“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” ~Maya Angelou</b><p>I love my skin because not only does it protect and …