GenW 10: 10 Stories that Resonated with Women This Week

door10Here are 10 stories that resonated with women this week:

Single By Choice: Why Fewer American Women Are Married Than Ever Before via NPR
An interview with Rebecca Traister who feels the declining marriage rate among adult women is less about the institution of marriage and more about the choices available to women today.

 

Commercial Issues an Apology to Moms on Behalf of Dads Everywhere via GenW
A look at the powerful P&G commercial encouraging dads to #ShareTheLoad.

 

The Power of Women in Politics via GenW
A compilation of some of the stories that show the power & influence of the female vote.

 

Military begins recruiting women for combat jobs via FoxNews
The military services are beginning to recruit women for combat jobs, including as Navy SEALs, and could see them serving in previously male-only Army and Marine Corps infantry units by this fall.

 

Chiney Ogwumike and LaChina Robinson Co-Host New ESPN Radio Podcast via GenW
“Around the Rim” gives us a weekly inside look at women’s college hoops.

 

The Surprising, One-Size-Fits-All Solution to the Gender-Leadership Gap via Fast Company
Family priorities can’t full explain why women drop out of the talent pipeline disproportionately.

 

Lifeway CEO:  I Was On Stage With Lady Gaga at the Oscars via Fortune
Lady Gaga’s Oscar performance will be talked about for years to come–not just because of her talent, but because halfway through the song she was joined on stage by more than 50 sexual assault survivors including Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Foods.

 

How to Improve the Lives of Female Soldiers via motto
Two retired officers on ways to make the military a better place for the 200,000 female soldiers who serve in it.

 

Kim Barker Explains What It’s Like To Have Your Life Turned Into A Tina Fey Movie via Refinery29
Interview with Kim Barker on what it’s like to watch her real life get reinterpreted for the big screen in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

 

Talking with Black Women Engineers about Diversity in Silicon Valley via Elle+Lenny
“You feel like you don’t belong because you don’t see anybody that looks like you.​”

 

 

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