By Brenda Bethman Technically, this post is not really about technology (although Sandberg does work at Facebook) — but it is about women, which is the other focus of this blog. And it’s cheating a bit as it’s a cross-post from my personal blog, but it’s April and I’m sick, so it will have to do. [...]
On March 22, 2013 Gloria Steinem came to campus and caused the kind of stir you would expect from a rock star. Steinem’s icon status is well earned after over 40 years of activism & advancement of women’s rights. This storify follow’s Gloria’s day on campus through the eyes of Simmons’ community.
by Jess Faulk I just got officially engaged this weekend. I am so excited about the person I will be sharing my life with that I feel spoiled with love. Beautiful ring, wonderful partner, friends and family who are happy for us – everything should be perfect right? Well, it turns out that I am [...]
In 2013 we will reach the 50th Anniversary of the Feminine Mystique, the ground-breaking book by Betty Friedan. In those 50 years things have changed a lot, but the question by many is, have they changed enough? This weekend, while attending the Boston Book Festival, I had the privilege of attending a panel with professor [...]
By Anitra Cottledge Recently, a colleague of mine was interviewed for the local news regarding a retention initiative for students of color. It was a great segment, and I told him so. A day or so after the segment aired, he emailed the link for the clip to several people, and pointed our attention to [...]