Why We Loved the State of the Union

If you didn’t watch the State of the Union last night (or at least read a transcript of it like I did), then you need to right now. I mean it. Now. President Barack Obama said some incredibly compelling things last night that made my eyes tear and my heart swell. Yes!...

Millennial Women- Can They Have It All?

Oh, to be a Millennial. We’re the generation who was coddled and loved too much. Driven from soccer practice to piano lessons, praised for each pirouette and finger painting. Well, now we’re all grown up and are trying to make a life for ourselves in the work place...

Pregnancy Discrimination? Don’t Quit!

You’ve got a plan–you’re 8 ½ months pregnant, but that’s not about to stop you from reaching your career goals! You’re going to take advantage of the FMLA (the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993), use your 12 unpaid weeks to rest and care for your newborn, but...

End Pregnancy Discrimination in New Jersey Now!

There are a lot of things to worry about during pregnancy. Will my baby be healthy? Will I make a good mother? How will my other child react to being a sibling? Wondering if you will lose your job shouldn’t be one of them. Many times a pregnant worker has lost her job...

Gender Equality and Poverty Reduction

Women make up more than 50 percent of the world’s population but own only one percent of the world’s wealth. Even according to the World Bank’s latest World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development, while gender equality is a core development...