http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dynbzMlCcw Ban Bossy is a campaign by Girl Scouts of America and LeanIn.org. Strong women and leaders, including Beyoncé, Condoleezza Rice, and Jane Lynch, all support the campaign. The campaign is to encourage girls and help them develop leadership skills.Women make up just 19% of the U.S. Congress, 5% of Fortune 1,000 CEOs, and 17% of … Continue reading Ban Bossy?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_SuJJh6Gso#t=561 This is a fabulous video, highlighting how the media portrays women. One of the most powerful things the speaker says is that over time, she believes that how women are portrayed in the media has gotten worse, not better. A must-see presentation. Question: What are you thoughts after watching this presentation? Do you agree … Continue reading “Killing Us Softly”: The Media and Its Portrayal of Women
SEE: http://byuwsr.blogspot.com/2014/03/art-under-attack-one-hundred-years-ago.html Exactly one hundred years ago, on 10 March 1914, a suffragette slashed Diego Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus with a meat cleaver at the National Gallery in London. The canvas was fully restored at a later time. Mary Raleigh Richardson was this suffragette. Richardson was reported of saying the following in The Times on 11 March 1914: "I have tried to destroy the … Continue reading Art Under Attack One Hundred Years Ago; or, A Fight for Women’s Suffrage