My Personal Definition of Feminism

by Julie Graber | on 1 Apr 2020

You'd think this would an easy one for me; someone asked me for my definition of feminism. In the past, I've undoubtedly used something along the lines of equal rights for women and men or equality among the sexes. 

But this time, something stopped me. Maybe it was that the individual posing the question asked me for my personal definition - what did it mean to me? This is what I discovered.

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Women Chairs: Who Does the Work?

by Julie Graber | on 27 Mar 2020

Research found that women directors step into leadership positions on boards up to two years faster than men. Is this a sign or progress or is it just a way to keep them busy?

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A Token for Vice President?

by Julie Graber | on 25 Mar 2020

Joe Biden recently made a commitment to pick a woman as his running mate (and also promised to nominate an African-American woman to the Supreme Court if given the opportunity - can you really call them tokens?

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When Women Seek Power

by Julie Graber | on 18 Mar 2020

Explaining the trajectory of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential run will undoubtedly be a hot topic in the post-mortems of this election cycle. A recent Guardian’s article on Warren's departure from the race suggested that Warren faced a common challenge for any woman seeking an executive role, whether it’s in business or politics. It's the problem we have with ceding to woman the power that comes from the position they're in - it's our problem with female authority.

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