sexism
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While watching Rudolph last Saturday night, my son says, “Wow. This show is kind of sexist.” He made the comment before I could even poin...

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Feminist Parenting Win!

Janet Yellen is expected to receive President Obama’s nomination later today as the next chair of the Federal Reserve Board. She will be the fir...

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Janet Yellen, Yes And…

As evidenced by my recent lack of blogging, I’ve been really busy the past two months and unable to “do it all.” However I’ve been asked by se...

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Men Can’t Have It All Either

Here’s a roundup of stories impacting women for your weekend reading. This one in The New York Times Magazine on parents expecting twins who chose t...

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New From Around the Web

While we wait for a Supreme Court decision on the Walmart v. Dukes class action suit, here are some other important court cases that impact working wo...

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Waiting for Walmart v. Dukes

Geraldine Ferraro died yesterday at the age of 75 from complications related to blood cancer. It’s Women’s History Month and Ferraro was definitel...

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Thank You Geraldine Ferraro

ESPN has fired Ron Franklin the sportscaster who made derogatory comments to his coworker Jeannine Edwards. Oh, and for the record, Franklin apparentl...

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ESPN Fires Franklin

A new report from the Parents Television Council (PTC), Tinseltown’s New Target: A study of Teen Female Sexualization on Primetime TV, shows a distu...

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Tinseltown Turns to Teens

Yesterday we wrote about research from Catalyst Inc. that shows progress has stalled as far as women achieving the highest level and highest paid posi...

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News from Around the Web

I was having lunch the other day with a new acquaintance. The check came and I gave the waiter my credit card. My acquaintance asked me what I blogged...

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Check Please

Ladies, I get the complacency. I do. I am mostly uninspired by my choices on the ballot. But I will vote. And I hope you do too. Vote because your gr...

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Women, We Need to Vote

It’s good to be back. Here’s what we missed while we were away. The Paycheck Fairness Act is expected to be taken up by the Senate after t...

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News from Around the Web

To get your week started, here’s a quick roundup of news affecting women from around the world and the web. In Switzerland, the government has d...

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News from Around the Web

Dinosaurs are not extinct. They still roam the Earth – here in Boston. I know. I met one. Last week, looking for some business advice, I sought coun...

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Dinosaur Discovered in Boston

“She seems to be smart, impressive and honest — and in her willingness to suppress so much of her mind for the sake of her career, kind of dis...

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Is Elena Kagan a Careerist?

Last week in the New York Post, columnist Cindy Adams shared advice for victims of sexual harassment. “Deal with it.” Adams writes, “...

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Cindy Adams Gets it Wrong

Ladies, I need advice. Here’s the dilemma. What would you do if you wanted to affect positive change but you knew the change would not be well r...

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WWND?

I am reeling. Still. Yesterday morning my client asked me to work for free. The client runs a startup organization and I know money is always tight wh...

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Won’t Work for Free