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Most People Don't Know What They Should Be Making. How I Landed My Dream Job Even Though I Wasn't an Overachiever. People who went to fancy schools throughout life do have an advantage, but that doesn't make my experience at public schools invaluable.

How I Landed My Dream Job Even Though I Wasn't an Overachiever

Mizzou, although public, is a great school. I grew up around people of many different cultural and financial backgrounds, and wasn't surrounded all my life by people who look and talk just like me. You learn a lot about yourself and the world when you're exposed to new things and people, and I try to use that perspective when coming up with article ideas that maybe someone else wouldn't think to write about. 3. The "right" thing to do: Join a sorority, or a bunch of clubs and committees, and then become president/treasurer/chairwoman/boss lady/whatever of said clubs and committees. 3 Things Nurses REALLY want. Male biology students consistently underestimate female peers, study finds. News releases | Research | Social science February 11, 2016 The survey data showed that in a hypothetical class made up equally of males and females with the same grades and level of outspokenness, males consistently named their male peers as being more knowledgeable, and female students showed a pattern of moving from female to male nominations over the course of the class.PLOS ONE Female college students are more likely to abandon studies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines than their male classmates, and new research from the University of Washington suggests that those male peers may play a key role in undermining their confidence.

Male biology students consistently underestimate female peers, study finds

Published this week in the journal PLOS ONE, the study found that males enrolled in undergraduate biology classes consistently ranked their male classmates as more knowledgeable about course content, even over better-performing female students. Read the researchers’ study online in PLOS ONE. National Women In Engineering Day: 'My dad said architecture wasn't for girls. Boy I proved him wrong' Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: 'I want women to be paid more' It took Sheryl Sandberg a long time – "too long" – to realise she was a feminist, and even longer to say it out loud.

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: 'I want women to be paid more'

As chief operating officer of Facebook, she is among the most high-profile executives in the world, the more so for being female. Female academics pay a heavy baby penalty. Photo by Cristi M/iStockphoto/Thinkstock In 2000, I greeted the first entering graduate-student class at Berkeley where the women outnumbered the men.

Female academics pay a heavy baby penalty

I was the first female dean of the graduate division. As a ’70s feminist I cautiously thought, “Is the revolution over? Have we won?” Hardly. The Unspoken Stigma of Workplace Flexibility. “Do Women Have Too Many Rights?" Abby Johnson's Dangerous Message Delivered With Sugar. If Abby Johnson, former Texas Planned Parenthood Director-cum-pro-life maven, came to your event, she would respect your rights.

“Do Women Have Too Many Rights?" Abby Johnson's Dangerous Message Delivered With Sugar

That’s what she said last Thursday night over the shouts of rowdy pro-choice protestors who were packed into an auditorium at the University of Washington to hear her speak on the topic: “Do Women Have Too Many Rights? Argentinian sex workers take to the walls. A series of Argentinian advertisements for sex workers’ rights has been making a small but well-deserved splash.

Argentinian sex workers take to the walls

Prostitution is legal in Argentina but brothels are not, and, without labor protections, sex workers are vulnerable to physical violence and economic exploitation. Commissioned by the Argentinian sex workers’ union, Asociación de Mujeres Meretrices de Argentina, the wheat paste ads cover the corners of buildings. A view from one side displays a woman in a suggestive pose, but the full image reveals a family scene: a mother leading her kids home in their school gear, or a baby pushed in a stroller.

The text reminds us that “86% of sex workers are mothers. Game Of Thrones' George RR Martin Is 'Feminist at Heart' Tips for Keeping your Tenement Tidy (in 1911) Mabel Hyde Kittredge, activist and founder of the hot lunch program for public schools in New York, was the Martha Stewart of tenement living.

Tips for Keeping your Tenement Tidy (in 1911)

Miss Representation. Magazine - Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed.

Magazine - Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change. Eighteen months into my job as the first woman director of policy planning at the State Department, a foreign-policy dream job that traces its origins back to George Kennan, I found myself in New York, at the United Nations’ annual assemblage of every foreign minister and head of state in the world. On a Wednesday evening, President and Mrs. Obama hosted a glamorous reception at the American Museum of Natural History. I sipped champagne, greeted foreign dignitaries, and mingled. As the evening wore on, I ran into a colleague who held a senior position in the White House. Science: It’s a sexist thing #sciencegirlthing. The best of non-profit advertising and marketing for social causes Posted by Tom Megginson | 26-06-2012 23:19 | Category: Women's Issues It was the marketing fail heard round the world, and I got a call this morning at my office asking me what the problem was.

Science: It’s a sexist thing #sciencegirlthing

'Science: It's a Girl Thing!' - Insipid Ad. Turns Out Being Born a Woman Is a Major Financial Mistake. I can't understand why so many Americans think their health care system is better than ours here in the UK, where the National Health Service is paid for out of general taxation.

Turns Out Being Born a Woman Is a Major Financial Mistake

The more you earn, the more you pay. If you earn less or nothing at all, you pay less or nothing at all - and you're still entitled to the health care you need.