Equal Pay for Equal Work—It’s About Time!

January 29, 2009

 

Well into his first full week as President of the United States, Barack Obama—with the backing of the US Congress—is signing into legislation equal pay for equal work! Woot as many say on twitter when someone loves something.
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Desperately Seeking Beauty

January 9, 2009

There is a saying that says beauty is only skin deep. I truly believe and live each day as a woman who sees beauty in individuality. But while I do believe and live in that sense of importance for ones true self – for many women and tween/teen girls—beauty is directly related and decided by the endless barrage of media that tells us a women must be tall and thin with a long mane of gorgeously coiffed hair and dressed in fabulous designer clothes to be qualified to be beautiful.
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Women’s Champions Worldwide: A New Focus For The 21st Century?

December 3, 2008

 

The title of this post comes from an article I read yesterday in the Huffington Post which, since we’re on the subject of women, happens to be run by Arianna Huffington, founder. (As a side note, reports indicate that the news blog is now worth more than some traditional newspaper companies. But that, my friends, is a discussion for another day!). This particular article, written by Cecile Richard’s, lauds Obama’s selection of Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State and the fact that she will champion women’s health worldwide. As I’m sure most of you are aware, this stems back from her stay in the White House (back in the early 90’s), during which time she was selected by her husband to head and champion a universal health care program for the US. The article continues:
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“Nike’s not in the business of keeping media companies alive, we’re in the business of connecting with consumers.”

November 25, 2008

I am going to post the link to the article where I found this quote. I think it’s one of the most helpful and insightful articles I have read in quite a while. The title is “Multiscreen Madman” and it’s from the New York Times (yes, one of my favorite sources of information). This article features an interview with Robert Rasmussen, executive creative director of the Nike account at R/GA, AKQA chief creative officer Lars Bastholm and Barbarian Group CEO Benjamin Palmer.
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