Ban Bossy?

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?

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Art Under Attack One Hundred Years Ago; or, A Fight for Women’s Suffrage

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

Happy Anna Howard Shaw Day This Friday

http://byuwsr.blogspot.com/#sthash.pXiyVFE7.dpuf Don't feel like celebrating Valentine's day this Friday? Well, here's another option. Anna Howard Shaw was born 14 February 1847. She was pretty influential. She was a leader in the suffrage movement in the United States, the one of the first ordained female Methodist minister in the United States, and a physician. Celebrate the … Continue reading Happy Anna Howard Shaw Day This Friday