Balancing career and family: working women's dilemma

  Balancing career and family: working women’s dilemma by Gracy Silveira D'souza   ...more

A Man Needs a Maid

Friday, June 4, 2010 A Man Needs a Maid ...more

Does Taking Your Husband's Name (or Not) Affect How Much Money You Make?

Nine years ago this fall, I went to the closest Social Security office when we returned from our honeymoon and changed my last name to match my husband's. It wasn't an easy decision, and we went through a plethora of choices: keep our own names, combine them into one general family name, hyphenate my own while his remains a single last name. But ultimately, I decided (my husband didn't have feelings either way) to change my name despite my discomfort with having publications under my maiden name. ...more
I just got married two months ago, and leading up to it, I went back and forth on the last name. ...more

Gail Collins: "We did some pretty amazing things!"

by Chris LombardiThe Constitution Center in Philadelphia, perhaps best known in recent years as the site of President Obama's iconic speech on race, was packed this past Monday night....more

Who is The Household CEO and what does it take to fill her shoes? Find out TODAY!

  What does it take to fill the shoes of today’s Household CEO? ...more

Women May Soon Be Majority of Workforce

A full three weeks before the front page of The New York Times blared As Layoffs Surge, Women May Pass Men in Job Force, their own economic blogger, Casey B. Mulligan broke the news to blog readers: women are, for the first time, more than 49% of the workforce. ...more

Yes I think so..

Who Better to Help Women at the Department of Labor Than NOW President Kim Gandy?

Victories are beginning to add up for American women. President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He's signed a law expanding health care benefits for women and children under SCHIP. ...more

This mom's tips for weathering tough times

Originally posted on Yahoo Shine  by Vivian Steir Rabin ...more

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Michelle Obama

There weren’t many women in this day and age who I could say I admired and wanted to mold myself after… until Michelle Obama arrived on the scene! As an African American professional woman, it is truly refreshing to see a dynamic woman who not only is educated, professional and sophisticated, but also sets an example for professional wives and mothers holding down careers and families (or hoping to one day). When you see the Obama family, you can feel a sense of real warmth, unlike other political families who seem to “stage” hugs and “fake” ...more