Women’s Issues
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Becoming A Mom: Different Journeys

    The Mom topic continues today.  It’s moving from your mom to you as a mom.  This is written for women who think they’d like to become moms, are growing kids in their bodies currently, are currently growing k...

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5 Work Life Balance Truths for Every Businesswoman

Beginning with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer putting the kibosh on work-from-home arrangements, the last couple weeks have been full of debate surrounding work life balance for businesswomen.  Last weekend, the NY Times ran an essa...

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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...