Social Media, Gender, and Revolution

It's been amazing to see how the aftermath of what is called the Arab Spring has allowed gender norms of Egyptian women to start shifting. At least, that is how it’s portrayed in the Western media....more
There's a link in the post to Mona Eltahawy. Watch it becasue she is a true revolutionary...a ...more

Personal Democracy Forum 2011: Women Out in Front

Being at a tech conference that was 50% women speakers felt different. When the women get up on stage and talk about concepts I don’t understand, I know things are shifting. At Personal Democracy Forum 2011 (PDF) in New York City the ratio of female to male speakers was 47% to 53%. PDF is a forum where activists, intellectuals and policymakers from all over the world gather to explore the digital age’s impact on governance and society. ...more

Woot! and Hear! Hear! I cannot understand why everyone isn't commenting. Such an essential ...more