Women’s Issues
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Happy International Women’s Day from Career Girl Network

March 8th may not be significant to many, but it certainly should be, because today is International Women’s Day! And while there might be a lot of social media buzz about this day, very few really know what to do about i...

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Today, Career Girl Network is Thankful for You!

It’s a day of Thanksgiving across the United States, and while of course, we here at Career Girl are thankful for our friends, families, jobs, opportunities, and other traditional Thanksgiving praise-worthy people and thi...

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Are We Living in the Pink Ghetto?

On this Labor Day,we’re highlighting what has come to be known as the “pink ghetto.” It’s a trend in business that unfortunately means that though women are making up a majority of the workforce, we̵...


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Changing (or Keeping) Your Name – How to Let the World Know

When I married my husband just over a year ago, I made it perfectly clear that I was keeping my name. I even posted about it on Career Girl – check out that article here, “The Name Change Decision.” Yet even a...

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It’s Presidential Debate Season – But Where are the Women?

When it comes to the political process, women are used to being marginalized. Women make up just 16.8% of seats in Congress, and while women are nearly 50% of news anchors, less than 25% of all news stories are reported on by w...

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It’s Still Happening: Fatwas Against Women

I hate to be the one to break it to you, ladies, but here in America, the truth is we live in a bit of an ivory tower. Sure, we have a glass ceiling to shatter, a C-suite to break into, and what the media is commonly referring ...


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Vogue Bans Too-Skinny Models

Vogue Magazine and its infamous Editor Anna Wintour are the end-all-be-all arbiters of the fashion world. But Vogue isn’t all needles and thread. In its over 100 years in existence, Vogue has launched and nurtured some of...

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Honor Your Mother

One of my favorite nonprofit organizations, one that is incredibly close to my heart, is finding a new way to honor our mothers during this time leading up to Mother’s Day. Women Thrive Worldwide is an advocacy organizati...

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What Do Career Women Want

“What do women want?” A question the romantic comedy genre has been trying to answer for years. Mel Gibson was hit by lightening and suddenly could hear all the low self-esteem, self-sabotaging thoughts of the women...


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4 Great Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s easy to let holidays like Mother’s Day sneak up on you. We’re just six days away from Mother’s Day 2012 and chances are, you may have forgotten to buy Mom that gift yet this year. To help you on you...