August 15th, 2018

WORDS TO LIVE BY…

“A society will not be free if the women of that society are not free”

-Manal Al Sharif

Women Who… INTERN FOR FREE

“Between grad school and interning, I didn’t have much time to work for money. I was earning a little doing transcriptions for $10 an hour — I made about $180 a week.” 

(I was an Unpaid Intern at 30, The Cut)

Women Who… RIDE THE BLOCKCHAIN

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the crypto world. But they’re not going to sit in the sidelines while their male counterparts ride the blockchain wave.

(Don’t Be Discouraged: There are Opportunities for Women in Crypto, Forbes)

 

Women Who… ADVANCE OTHER WOMEN

Nicola Palmer, the chief network engineering officer at the Fortune 100 company Verizon, is committed to supporting the thousands of engineers she manages as well as helping girls and women gain the STEM skills that will help them make a positive impact in any industry.

(How This Female Fortune 100 Executive Is Helping Women Advance In STEM Fields, Forbes)

Women Who…  VOTE FOR OTHER WOMEN

Partisanship shapes women’s views on what a feminist is. Democrats tend to associate the term with equality, while Republicans are inclined to associate it with blaming men for women’s challenges.

(Democratic and Republican women differ sharply on whether having women in power is a good thing, Women in the World)

Women Who… INTERN AS FIRST-GEN

In this series, Refinery 29 profiles young women seeking careers in politics who may not have parents footing their bills, but do have plenty of drive to succeed on the Hill.

(What It’s Like To Be A First-Generation College Student Interning On Capitol Hill, Refinery 29)

 

 

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