Women’s Issues

“I Have Learned Accommodation”: Lessons in Taking Up Space

The popular conversation around #BanBossy has sparked much needed dialogue about negative perceptions of women’s assertiveness.  The viral campaign brings attention to the way in which existing social and language queues di...

Is Your Beauty Routine Hurting Your Career?

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on your beauty regimen each day? In the shower: scrubs, deep conditioners and even a special brush to wash your face with (gotta have clean pores!)…then comes the real primp...

Gender Inequity in the Workplace

While the statistics continue to point to gender inequity in the workplace, tiny rays of light emerge for one demographic segment: Millennial women. This infographic points to a smaller pay gap between millennial men and women ...


What’s in a Word? Gender Stereotypes.

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the bestselling book, Lean In, has teamed up with the Girl Scouts to raise gender-inequality awareness and #banbossy. In an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, Sandberg shares...

No Need to Mince Words

We know our very own Kathi Toll carries strong views on the current state of feminism, but last week she concluded a three-week series with a particularly entertaining post. A few weeks ago I wrote a post that simply asked, Ar...

NAFE’s Top Companies for Executive Women

This month the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) released their annual list of top 50 companies for executive women. According to NAFE, these companies have made it their goal via policies and practices to have ...


Report: Women Entrepreneurs Are Some of the Happiest People

Any Career Girl entrepreneur can tell you that there are plenty of perks to being your own boss. Most of the time being able to make your own choices makes you much happier than when you were taking orders from someone else. Of...

Women Who Oppress Women

I’ve recently become aware of a strange phenomenon. It may be something that you’ve dealt with since so many people have already suggested to me that they’ve worked with someone like this. It was new to me, an...

Is Your Partner Controlling You?

Back in October, I gave a presentation at my sister’s sorority house.  The presentation itself was on Mindfulness and Body Image, with an “Ask the Therapist” Q&A  session at the end.  During the Q&A...


Photo-shopping & Retouching – Where Should Magazines Draw the Line?

Last week, Vogue unveiled its February 2014 cover featuring Lena Dunham of Girls and her corresponding photo spread. Dunham has been both celebrated and derided for embracing her curves and flaunting her full-figured form on ...