Tag Archives: women

50 women who have inspired me? Let’s try 20.

The other day I came across a blog called Some Kind of 50. To be more precise, I came across the most recent post in this blog, entitled ‘50 Women Who Have Inspired me’. I was instantly intrigued by the challenge … Continue reading

Posted in Just wondering, Life stories, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A Message For All Women — Eclipsed Words from Aishwarya Shah

This message from Eclipsed Words is worth sharing with all women who relate to (at least occasional) concerns about lack of self-confidence – that’s about 99% of us.  There’s some very good advice in what Aishwarya suggests. If either of … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

International Women’s Day and Politics

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone. This is the day of the year set aside to contemplate the contributions one half of our populations make to society, especially considering how far we’ve come and how far we have to go. Progress … Continue reading

Posted in History and Politics, Leadership, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The joy of being a woman in her 70s – or joy at any age

This past January saw a spate of articles in the New York Times on older women. It started with Jessica Bennett’s article “I am (an older) woman – hear me roar”, followed closely by Mary Pipher’s “The joy of being … Continue reading

Posted in Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Thoughts on women in leadership – Part II

Obviously, I knew when I wrote my blog post ‘Thoughts on women in leadership – Part I’ that there was more to the story. That’s why I included “Part I” in the title! But I have to admit that I … Continue reading

Posted in History and Politics, Leadership, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Thoughts on women in leadership – Part I

Women in Leadership. Women in STEM. Women on Boards. Women in politics. The push to encourage more women to consider these options is ever-present and intensifying, at least from where I sit. The questions don’t go away: How do we attract more … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Is guilt a female thing?

I know we all feel guilty about some things some of the time, but it dawns on me that we women truly excel at it. We embrace it. And I’m pretty sure that embracing guilt is not constructive. I got … Continue reading

Posted in Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments