Women’s Issues
Deborah Spar

Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and Perfection

Fifty years after the Equal Pay Act, why are women still living in a man’s world?* This compelling question opens the ‘about section’ of a website showcasing the new book, Wonder Woman: Sex, Power, and The Quest f...

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Are You a Genderist?

Pssst — Joss Whedon just became my hero. I’ve always loved this guy — a true wordsmith if I ever met one and this past Monday he outdid himself in a speech he delivered at the Make Equality Reality event cha...

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Lean In Again?

Last week I facilitated a women’s discussion group for an organization of which I’m a member. It was our kick-off session, so it felt fitting to use Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ 2010 Ted Talk as our discussion topic. I...


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Communicating With Confidence

So much of our success as career women depends on confident, effective communications – on our ability to persuade others to action, advance our ideas and value, and to stay calm during challenging situations. So, how d...

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How To Prep For Your Chat With Kate White

This evening CGN is delighted to host Kate White, former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, on #careergirlchat at 8:00 EST. In preparation, I’ve read her most recent book, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, listened to...

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The ‘F’ Word

This past Saturday, I attended an absolutely delightful event hosted by the popular Midwest Style Bloggers. A beautiful venue combined with great information and a ROCKSTAR swag bag made for a lovely morning. Later as I chatted...


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Are We Our Own Worst Enemy?

Starting from a young age girls are told how beautiful they are. The tomboy, the ballerina, the first grader with glasses, and the girl who may be a few pounds heavier than her skinny best friend are all constantly told that th...

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I Am So Much More Than A Number

The newest Special K advertising campaign dubbed ‘You are so much more than a number’ leaves me feeling uneasy. If you’ve not seen it, the sixty-second spot begins with what appears to be a grand opening of women’s clot...

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Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Look At This First…

Women are taking on entrepreneurial ventures in unprecedented force. If you’re one of the millions of women thinking about going into business for herself in the next couple of years, first take a look at this infographic...


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High Heels in the Corner Office [Infographic]

Career Girl Network is delighted to feature NBRI’s infographic, which presents data about how women stack up today in the executive world, and what companies and women alike can do to improve their corporate standing. Si...