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August 9, 2016: Edition 74
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FRESH INSIGHTS ON THE LATEST NEWS
A Is For Ambition: How We Can Claim It Without Apology Yes, thank you, women have ambition and it's not circular or vertical. Check out how and why it's good for leaders to admit to the "A" word. TELL ME MORE On The Rebound: What Makes Us Resilient? Being able to bounce back from a fall is a good thing. Learn strategies to maximize personal and professional recovery. TELL ME MORE
Lego My Lady NASA Scientist There's a campaign to grab 10,000 signatures to create a Lego set of minifig women scientists at NASA. READ IT AT SLATE
How To Help Your Co-Worker Who Has M.S. Seventy-five percent of the people in this country with multiple sclerosis are women. Learn how to help a coworker with these simple steps. READ IT AT WOMENSENEWS
Suffragette Is More Than A Good Wings Song Get your facts straight on the Suffragettes, since some media mostly blew it. READ IT ATWOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER No Gold Medals Here Columnist Christine Brennan writes that the International Olympic Committee scored a D+ on representation of women in leadership at the Rio games. READ IT USA TODAY
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"We need to keep changing the attitude that permits the routine harassment of women, whether they’re walking down the street or daring to go online. We need to keep changing the attitude that teaches men to feel threatened by the presence and success of women." --President Barack Obama on feminism in an essay in Glamour.
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"I knew I had the power to use my voice to make a difference in how we view women in the world and bring us to a place of equality and balance with the masculine when I learned about pre-patriarchal history -- the history of the Goddess. My motto is: For women, leadership is not necessarily something that needs to be learned, as much as it needs to be remembered." BECOME A LEADERSHIP AMBASSADOR.
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