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Top 10 TED Talks Women Should See and 2014 TED Prize Winner Charmian

Top 10 TED Talks Women Should See and 2014 TED Prize Winner Charmian
Wednesday, 3/5/2014 at 1:15PM by Caitlin Moscatello News writer. Addicted to: lattes, Homeland, cashmere, Motown. Firm believer that smart is always sexy--or else my mom's been lying to me for a decade. Today, TED announced that Charmian Gooch, an anti-corruption activist who cofounded the watchdog organization Global Witness, is this year's winner of the $1 million TED Prize. (Gooch will explain on March 18 how, specifically, she will use the money to make her "wish" for the world a reality.) 2014 TED Prize Winner Charmian Gooch (left), and TED Prize Deputy Director Anna Verghese (right) "There are now more than 1,700 TED talks—"ideas worth spreading"—available online, many of them by badass women," Verghese told Glamour. Sheryl Sandberg: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders "This is the talk that preceded [Lean In]," says Verghese. Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are "An essential talk for all young women! Jill Bolte Taylor: My Stroke of Insight "Dr.

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It’s not about you: When men take women’s style personally A woman models a dress at a February 2014 fashion exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ The politics of women’s appearance is a painful tug of war between the meanings women intend to convey (which are as varied as the tiles of a mosaic) and those imposed on them by society, often by men who cannot countenance a symbolic universe in which women’s expression does not exist solely for male consumption. The obvious example is the well-meaning man who, thinking he is being affirming, tells us that we need not wear makeup on his account because we’re beautiful just the way we are.

An open letter to privileged people who play devil’s advocate You know who you are. You are that white guy in an Ethnic Studies class who’s exploring the idea that poor people might have babies to stay on welfare. Or some person arguing over drinks that maybe a lot of women do fake rape for attention. Or, recently, someone insisting that I consider the idea that Elliot Rodger could have been a madman and an anomaly, not at all a product of a white supremacist and misogynistic society. 8 Things You Should Do After High School Instead Of College Let’s face facts: Going to college is an awful decision. Even if you’re majoring in a “good” subject, jobs aren’tguaranteed. You’ll go from the campus to the cubicle—likely working an atrocious entry level job in an industry you never wanted to be part of.

The Psychology of Getting More Done (in Less Time) In today’s busy world, we’ve become a people obsessed with productivity and “work hacks.” Getting more done in less time allows us to get ahead, and even gives us more availability to do the things we love outside of work. The problem we run into is that it is easy to get motivated, but hard to stay disciplined. Most of us look at productivity in the wrong way: task management tools are shiny at first and then go unused. FAQ - WWOOF How do I start? The first thing you need to decide is where, precisely you want to go WWOOFING. India, Korea, USA, Australia or somewhere else?

How to Be Happy (Research) While happiness is defined by the individual, I’ve always felt it foolish to declare that nothing can be learned from observing the happiness of others. Examining how to be happy is benefitted from observing the patterns of others, and then taking only what you find useful. Inspiration is the goal, not rigid rules on being happy. ‘I came to the UK and I was turned into a prostitute’ – trafficked women share their horrific stories Last year Theresa May announced new legislation to end human trafficking and modern slavery, describing it as the “evil in our midst”. Figures from the National Crime Agency in September estimated that 2,744 people, including 602 children, were trafficked for exploitation in the UK in 2013, a 22% increase on 2012, and forced to work in brothels, in domestic servitude, or exploited in factories, farms and building sites. Since this is such a hidden issue, the actual numbers are assumed to be much higher.

July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors Colleges >> Browse Articles >> Applications Colleges >> Browse Articles >> Be Prepared Colleges >> Browse Articles >> Choosing a College Colleges >> Browse Articles >> Focus on Juniors Colleges >> Browse Articles >> Test Prep Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity By Leo Babauta This is something I’ve been wanting to write for some time — a Handbook for Life. Now, is there any handbook that can be a guide to every single person? These 3 Fearless Girls Got On National Television And Shocked Everyone Somewhere in America, there is hope because of brilliant, fearless girls like this. In an amazing, seriously, AMAZING performance on The Queen Latifah Show that is called “Somewhere in America”. These fearless girls; Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin, and Zariya Allen get real about the issues America has their generations facing.