Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO was at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Arizona, and asked by Maria Klawe (Harvey Mudd College President and Microsoft board member) what women should do if they feel uncomfortable asking for a raise.
By now you’ve probably heard of Elliot Rodger, the 22 year old man who killed six people (two of them were women) and injured seven others (one of those, confirmed as a woman) in Santa Barbara as part of his quest to get revenge on women who rejected him sexually. I haven’t been able to read many of the stories. I haven’t wanted to see what the media is saying on television. . . .
Contributed by Cristen While I disagree with Julie Bindel at the Guardian the British women’s beach volleyball uniforms are too skimpy, the Quick Response codes plastered on their bottoms aren’t so savory. In an attempt to drum up advertising revenue and media attention for women’s pro volleyball as the Summer Olympics approach, the British team debuted new sport bikini uniforms with the advertising code on their back that people can zoom in on with their smart phones. A spokesperson . . .
A few weeks ago, I was on my way back from a long, hard run through Manhattan. I had had a really shitty day, and while the run had been hard, I was hoping that it would send some welcome endorphins pumping through my body. I stood on the subway, sweaty but pleased with myself, with my usual cool-down music piping loudly through my headphones. As I stood there, I became aware that the man standing next to me . . .