June 2012

5 Views on Work-Life Balance

An article written by Ann-Marie Slaughter for The Atlantic spawned a debate on whether it is po ible for women to develop a balance between work and l... Read More »

Nora Ephron Passes at Age 71

  Nora Ephron pa ed 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... Read More »

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 -- an... Read More »

5 Views on Title IX

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

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

  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 MAKER... Read More »

To My Father, Neil Bush

  As Father’s Day approaches I find myself reflecting on what a wonderful dad I have - Neil Bush.  I am the firstborn of three.  Growing up he was alw... Read More »

25 Failsafe* Rules For Dads Raising Daughters

Marcus Williams and Joanna Schroeder offer 25 rules to help build close bonds between daddies and their little girls. All daddies with little girls wa... Read More »

Five Views on Dads & Daughters

  How is a woman influenced by the relationship she has with her father? Has the concept of fatherhood changed over the last half-century, as both wom... Read More »

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... Read More »

Sarah Weddington, Alice Waters, and Jean Kilbourne Join MAKERS

Women who disagree with the status quo are easy to find, but those who act on their instincts, educate others, and fight to change rules are the women... Read More »

5 Views on Coming Out

  Coming out as gay is an inherently public act, but the events and emotions that lead to being open about your sexual orientation, are often kept ver... Read More »

New MAKERS: Violet Palmer, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Anu Bhagwati

  If you’re an avid follower of MAKERS, you might already know that we launched three new sets of interviews today. We had the chance to interview the... Read More »

This Week's Theme: Identity & Self-Expression

  June is LGBT Pride Month, an annual month-long event in the United States to spread awarene about discrimination and violence towards lesbian, gay,... Read More »

Ruth Bader Ginsburg—a fitting culmination for Jewish American Heritage Month

As you know if you read the Jewish Women’s Archive blog, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM). At JWA, we work all year to highlight the strug... Read More »