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  • How To Raise Brave Girls With The Confidence To Lean In And Lead

    13 June 2017

    New research shows that by six, girls already think they aren't as smart as boys. Somewhere between skipping around in a princess dress and donning their cap and gown, girls dial down their ambition. Here's five things we can do to raise brave girls to be women who lean in and lead.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • This Is What A Feminist Dad Looks Like | HuffPost

    13 June 2017

    Actually, I’ve probably experienced more of that privilege than the average American man. That’s because I’ve been the beneficiary of both American and Asian male privileges. For most of my life, it didn’t occur to me that favoritism toward males in those spheres hurts girls and women. So while I got ahead, I failed to support women as they dealt with the social injustices they faced by virtue of their gender. While growing up, I didn’t realize how good I had it.

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  • This Entrepreneur A/B Tested Her Clothes to Combat Sexism

    1 June 2017

    Kathryn Minshew is a female co­founder and CEO of The Muse, a popular online job search destination for millennials. She doesn’t have a technical degree, although she was a top computer science student who aced the advanced placement exam for computer science when she was in the tenth grade at Thomas Jefferson High, a prestigious math and science magnet school in northern Virginia.

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    Read the full article at wired.com
  • Justin Trudeau On Promoting Women at Work: "It's the Smartest Possible Thing to Do"

    1 June 2017

    Giving women an equal playing field in the workplace is worthwhile for its own sake, and we shouldn't need to prove it's beneficial to anyone other than the women themselves. But for those who insist on hearing a justification for gender equality, Justin Trudeau has a very compelling argument: It's good for business.

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    Read the full article at MAKERS
  • Why Boys Become Men When They're Feminists

    1 June 2017

    I was a sophomore in high school when I attended my first ever diversity club meeting and read that definition on the screen. Moments before the screen was turned on I had kept my hand down when the room was asked who identifies as a feminist. I had not realized that feminism is based on equality and I wasn’t ready to be a feminist if that definition had only included the first five words. Why was I so ignorant and why was I so unwilling to support women otherwise? The answer is identity.

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    Read the full article at Girl Up
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