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5 Views on Work-Life Balance

5 Views on Work-Life Balance

An article written by Ann-Marie Slaughter for The Atlantic spawned a debate on whether it is possible for women to develop a balance between work and life. In Slaughter’s view, women can’t have it all, and telling women otherwise, makes “millions of women feel that they [sic] are to blame if they cannot manage to rise up the ladder as fast as men and also have an active home life.”
 

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Nora Ephron Passes at Age 71

Nora Ephron Passes at Age 71

Nora Ephron passed away on June 26, 2012 at the age of 71. Late last year, the MAKERS project was fortunate to be able to speak with Ms. Ephron, and captured the magnificent story of a woman with a lasting legacy.Throughout the day, we'll be collecting the best quotes and articles, to highlight Nora Ephron's lasting legacy. 

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Measuring Social Change from Ghana to the USA

Measuring Social Change from Ghana to the USA

I've been thinking recently about the ways in which we measure impact in the social sector -- in big numbers, hopefully with many 0’s after them -- and how to rethink those scales to allow for more meaningful measurements.

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5 Views on Title IX

Billie Jean King, Dr. Susan Love, France Cordova, Vivian Stringer

Title IX celebrates its 40th anniversary this Saturday, and we have been taking this opportunity to examine the lasting impact of this groundbreaking legislation.

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Rita Moreno, Whitney Smith, and Marika Shioiri-Clark Join MAKERS

Rita Moreno, Whitney Smith, Marika Shioiri-Clark

 
We’re still expanding our living library of women’s stories, and we’ve added three new trailblazing women to the archive this week. Our newest MAKERS include actor Rita Moreno, teen advocate Whitney Smith, and architect Marika Shioiri-Clark.
 

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To My Father, Neil Bush

To My Father, Neil Bush

 

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25 Failsafe* Rules For Dads Raising Daughters

Good Men Project

 

Marcus Williams and Joanna Schroeder offer 25 rules to help build close bonds between daddies and their little girls.

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Five Views on Dads & Daughters

Brandon Holley, Martha Stewart, Condoleezza Rice, Shirley Tilghman

How is a woman influenced by the relationship she has with her father?

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Learning from the Success of My Daughters

Learning from the Success of My Daughters

I'm the father of three daughters – Rivkah, Miriam, and Tavi – which is often how I introduce myself to people. "Hi. I'm Steve, Rivkah's [or Miriam's or Tavi's] dad."

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Sarah Weddington, Alice Waters, and Jean Kilbourne Join MAKERS

Sarah Weddington, Alice Waters, and Jean Kilbourne Join MAKERS

This week we’re featuring three women who took a stand against a cultural norm to show that change is always possible.

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Categories: New MAKERS

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