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Mean Reads: the complicated #challengeaccepted; native women’…

Empowerment selfies are burying a Turkish women’s rights campaign [KQED] The complicated origins of Instagram’s #challengeaccepted [Vox] Strong ratings boost momentum for women’s sports [Reuters] In 1920, Native women sought the vote. Here’s what they seek now [The New York…

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Episode 21: Elisa Batista on career, kids, midlife, …

Twenty years ago, I wrote about biotechnology at Wired and for several of my years there, I sat directly across from an incredible woman named Elisa Batista, who I’m so excited is my guest on todays’ show. This episode is…

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Silver Hair Chronicles: ‘Growing your grey hair …

Photo via Whitney Lichty Welcome to the Silver Hair Chronicles, a bi-weekly feature where we highlight women who have made the bold choice to ditch the dye and rock their silvers. This week we’re featuring Whitney, the gorgeous woman behind…

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Mean Reads: First woman leads Army Reserve; …

[Image: © NASA] Woman will lead Army Reserve for first time in history [USA Today] How does gender equality affect women in retirement? [Brookings Institute] The Mercury 13: The women who could have been NASA’s first female astronauts [Space] Why…

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Silver Hair Chronicles: ‘Opinions of others have …

Photo via Jennifer Lee Welcome to the Silver Hair Chronicles, a bi-weekly feature where we highlight women who have made the bold choice to ditch the dye and rock their silvers. In this installment of Gray Hair Chronicles we have…

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Mean Reads: Fertility at 40; Coronavirus and Gen …

Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash This is how America feels about feminism in 2020 [USA Today] Ignoring the effects of COVID-19 in women could cost 5tn, warns Melinda Gates [The Guardian] How do women become white supremacists? [Rolling Stone] Women…

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Episode 20: Finding an identity in the space …

I hope this week’s podcast provides some much-needed hope and optimism. They seem to be in short supply these days, but my guest, Esuantsiwa Jane Goldsmith, who recently published her first book The Space Between Black and White (a mixed-race…

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Mean Reads: Female health officers under siege; …

Harvard Business Review takes down an article that enraged readers on why more women don’t reach the C-suite [HBR] Here’s the original HBR article [Wayback Machine] Why midlife crises are different for women [Cleveland Clinic] The coronavirus pandemic ‘has undone…

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18 on-sale wrap dresses perfect for an uncertain …

Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash Most of us hoped spring would leave a flattened curve in its wake and summer would see the world finally opening up again—like it is in countries like France and New Zealand. Instead, in the…

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29 Fourth of July outdoor furniture sales that …

Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash Summer festivals, amusement parks, block parties, weddings, family reunions, etc. are mostly, sadly, canceled. Any outdoor fun to be had will likely happen in your yard or on your deck. So it makes sense…

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Silver Hair Chronicles: ‘I noticed my first …

Photo via Frankie Welcome to the Silver Hair Chronicles, a bi-weekly feature where we highlight women who have made the bold choice to ditch the dye and rock their silvers. This week we chat with Francesca, of Ontario, Canada, who…

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Mean Reads: Middle-aged women lusted after; menopause’…

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Why everyone needs to know more about menopause, especially now [Washington Post] Georgian men lusted after ‘middle aged’ women who were valued as experienced [Daily Mail] Jenny Eclair: Menopause game me incandescent rage: it was…

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