Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

July 24, 2014 by

Actor Kristen Bell channels her inner Mary Poppins in this hilarious new video for Funny or Die. She sings, dances, performs magical feats, and keeps a smile on her face while raising a banker’s kids, for minimum wage pay. Today marks five years since the last time Congress raised the federal minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour. ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Pioneering Food Writer Clementine Paddleford

July 8, 2014 by

Meet Clementine Paddleford (September 27, 1898 - November 13, 1967)... America’s culinary "it" girl of the 1950s. The pioneering food writer and columnist had an unparalleled ability to describe foods and their flavors, and is said to have intensively researched the articles she wrote for publications like ... [Read More]

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Everything You Think You Know About The ‘Women In Tech Problem’ Is Wrong

June 25, 2014 by

By Sabeen Ali - I'm a CEO, and I happen to be female, too. Every so often I read articles about what it's like being a woman in tech or a female-in-charge and there's always a common tone: “It's hard, but it's not too hard.” In an attempt to avoid sounding like we're complaining, weak or even slightly biased in our opinions, we tend to ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 10 Interesting Things You Should Know About Norma Vally… The Toolbelt Diva

June 20, 2014 by

This Woman You Should Know is so many things... a seasoned veteran of home repair and improvement, the former host of Discovery Home Channel’s series "Toolbelt Diva" and a show on Sirius Satellite Radio by the same name, an acclaimed author, a proud aunt, a mom to rescue kitty Dexter, an accomplished cook, ... [Read More]

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Petal by Pedal: Changing The Way We Think About And Buy Flowers

June 18, 2014 by

Following graduation from law school, Kate Gilman was waiting to start a new job at a litigation law firm in New York when she realized that although she enjoyed studying law, it was very different practicing it. Taking a big leap of faith, Kate changed her direction, tapping into her passion for creating positive change to launch Petal by Pedal, ... [Read More]

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Women In Space: Honoring Historic Female Firsts

June 16, 2014 by

Today in 1963, at the age of 26, Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to launch into space, blazing a trail for the many female space explorers who would follow. It was 20 years after Tereshkova's launch that Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, and since that time, more than 40 women have flown to orbit as NASA astronauts. Among the milestone achievements and ... [Read More]

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9 Women Write Open Letter To Tech Industry To Combat Sexism

June 10, 2014 by

Last week we shared some of the blatant sexism that was put on public display at recent events in the tech industry, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Fed up with the sexism, harassment and insults that continue to plague the industry they love and have dedicated their careers to, nine women have come together to voice their discontent. ... [Read More]

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MotherCoders: Adding Moms To The Coding Movement

June 3, 2014 by

Fact 1: Women hold only 26% of computing related positions. Fact 2: By 2020 there will be 1.4 million tech jobs; 70% of them will be unfilled. It’s these facts and a lack of resources that inspired Tina Lee, a working mom of two from San Francisco, to create MotherCoders, a tech orientation program designed for moms who want to learn ... [Read More]