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I gave up my seat on an all-male panel to a woman, and you should, too

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On May 7, I was honored to be invited to present at the  835 more words

Unrealistic Expectations of Beauty

The beauty industry is out of control. When did having unrealistically long eyelashes, disproportionately large breasts and wrinkle-free skin become the norm? Why are men not held to these same standards? 346 more words

Feminism

Astronomer calls scientists “boys with toys,” gets schooled by the Internet

I play with Mars rovers. #girlswithtoys pic.twitter.com/j6N5tscc8U

— Tanya Harrison (@tanyaofmars) May 17, 2015

“Many scientists, I think, secretly are what I call ‘boys with toys’.” Astronomer and Cal Tech professor Shrinivas Kulkarni probably had no idea what an Internet firestorm he started with an off-the-cuff remark during an NPR interview on Saturday.

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Human And Civil Rights

Alibaba Plans Star-Studded Women Entrepreneurship Conference

As the conversation around women in technology takes hold in the West, Alibaba is grabbing the reins of the dialogue in the East. The Chinese e-commerce company, which counts six women among its 18 founders, is hosting a two-day conference and workshop this week starring its own female executives as well as American entrepreneurs Arianna Huffington and Jessica Alba. 182 more words

General

Ohio State names interim successor to fired band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State University named an associate marching band director Thursday as the replacement for Jonathan Waters, who was fired for turning a blind eye to a “sexualized culture” there. 404 more words

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