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Adelaide a month ago
First Day As a Working Girl
So, I was inspired to write this little piece for all the strong, young women who are empowering themselves by taking on the role of working girl. After combing through all of my favorite blog sites, ...
The Funeral Industry
What’s a woman’s role in the funeral industry? From my view, nothing of any respect. That probably sounds a little harsh, and granted, I am speaking from my own personal experiences (which are many an...
Mallory Jones2 months ago
Societal Expectations
I’m 21-years-old, and I’m alive and well in the year 2018. A time to be alive for a woman. Being able to own property is cool, being able to receive an education, being treated as a person instead of ...
Kennedy Kovalick2 months ago
Confessions of a Feminist
After rolling out of bed, I pick out my outfit for the day, I work at 5. Shorts or jeans? Low cut shirt or just a regular tee shirt? These are the questions I ask myself every day before choosing an o...
Jovelle Avancena2 months ago
Inspiring Women Who Work in Tech
I never identified as a girl—not primarily, anyway. To me, I was "Jovelle"—and I happened to be born with the reproductive organs associated with the word "female." I didn’t really care that I was a g...
Maura Dudas3 months ago
The Concerning Trend of Our Bodies and Image Becoming Commodities
For my university project, I had to pick a study and design an academic poster about the topic. This is basically a colourful illustration of the findings of the experiment with charts, illustrations,...
Iria Vasquez-Paez3 months ago
Equal Work for Equal Pay
I believe in radical changes with equal work, equal pay. Women get paid less than a man in many areas of work. Feminism seeks to level the playing field. Feminists want to help women climb the corpora...
Lilliana Backman3 months ago
10 Inspiring Female Journalists
Compared to how it is today, in the past, the majority of women weren't taken seriously in their professions. In fact, it was pretty difficult for women to obtain higher and professional jobs, because...
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A Fillmore4 months ago
Strong Woman Syndrome: Part II
In case you are interested, there is a part one to this story. Find it here. Within the ten days after my diagnosis, I found out that at least two other female employees had similar interactions with ...
Monica Bennett4 months ago
The Glass Ceiling
As of 2017, women make-up just over 50 percent of the population, and yet we still haven't reached equality in either pay rate or job status. Women earn 60 percent of all four-year college degrees and...
Milica Markovic4 months ago
Women and Precarious Employment: My Thoughts
In recent years, we’ve been hearing the term “precarious” being used to describe what has become the current state of employment for many people, particularly women (especially in marginalized communi...
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A Fillmore4 months ago
Strong Woman Syndrome?
Last week, Monday February 26, I was diagnosed with Strong Woman Syndrome. My face remained expressionless and then I blinked my eyes as I stared in to the eyes of my diagnoser. I thought to myself, "...
Story Bored5 months ago
Sexism: Not Just a Boy's Club
You've made it to the second interview, assured that this is nothing more than a preliminary meet and greet with your new administration. You feel confident, celebratory, and ready to get through this...
Katy Preen5 months ago
The False Allegation
“It was devastating, you know? Turned my whole life upside down.”“So what happened in court? How come they found you guilty?”“Oh, I wasn't found guilty...”“That's fortunate, I suppose. But it must hav...
Katana Haley5 months ago
Leadership Success Tips for Women
Being a leader is difficult. Top leaders manage to ensure operations are completed thoroughly while guided by strategic vision. How can you strike the balance between being the enforcer and the source...
Kelsey Lange5 months ago
The Most Powerful Female CEOs in the Business World
From Mary Barra to Sheryl Sandberg, the most powerful female CEOs in the business world have one thing in mind: growth. As some of the most strong-willed, intelligent women in the world, these busines...
Kat E5 months ago
Loneliness of the Female Developer
It's the loneliness that hits you first. I love being a developer. I love the challenge and learning every single day to get better. The reality is, I'm really f*cking lonely here. When you feel lonel...
Kay Britt6 months ago
Levels of Insubordination
For the past year, I have kept myself quiet in regards to how I found myself in my situation. Not many of even my closest friends have been aware of the events that occurred. I guess I felt it was tab...