Don’t Quit!

Be sure to follow these 5 very important steps to protect your rights if you feel you are being discriminated against in your workplace, #1. DON’T QUIT Though it may be tempting and you feel you can’t take it one more minute, DON’T QUIT. Resist the urge, because...

Glass Ceilings in the Progressive Northeast

Jonathan Martin (New York Times) highlights the issue of glass ceilings in the Northeast. “The Democratic Party has yet to elect a female governor in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Massachusetts. Even this year, with women running for...

Even Jill Abramson can’t get equal pay for equal work.

Jessica Goldstein in Think Progress, rightly asks if “even Abramson can’t get equal pay for equal work at the Times, what does that mean for the 22-year-old college graduate scrambling to climb from an unpaid internship to a real living as a reporter? The women...

Everything That’s Screwing Over Women And Girls Worldwide

By Deborah O’Rell Women make 10% of the world’s income but own only 1% even though they perform 66% of the world’s labor. Talk about pay inequality. Of every international dollar of aid spent, only 2 cents go to girls. 70% of the world’s out of school children...
The Conversations Must Change!

The Conversations Must Change!

By Deborah O’Rell About a year ago Marianne Williamson, author, speaker, student and teacher of A Course in Miracles, hosted an event called Sister Giant. She brought together a group of thought leaders to discuss the idea of inviting more women into the...

“When Men Are Oppressed, It’s a Tragedy…

When Women Are Oppressed, It’s a Tradition.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin Bank of America will pay $39 million dollars to settle claims of discrimination against women (again) in its investment advice division. The financial industry is so dominated by...