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The Rise of Women in the Defense Industry

In July, there was an article the rise of women transforms the defense industry. I thought that this was a pretty cool and inspiring story, given my almost 10 years working in aerospace, and my passion for women in engineering … Continue reading

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Good Girls Need to Go Bad to Excel at Work?

Have you ever had a feeling that being a good girl when you were younger and while in school did not help you to build your career or go up the ladder? As this article about The Dark Side of … Continue reading

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Being a Woman in the “Mans” World

Even though it’s been ~40 years since the second wave of the women’s movement, in which there was a focus on gender equality in laws and culture, there are still many industries that are considered to be “men’s” fields, including … Continue reading

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Has the Tide Turned? The Rise of Women CEO’s

The 2012 listing of the Fortune 500 includes 18 female CEO’s in 2012. After a few years of a decreasing number of women at the top of organizations, this is great news for women, whether you are already near the … Continue reading

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What Happens to Girls in STEM?

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Finding What You Want

A post this week from a blog that I’ve been turned on to from a friend reminded me of an article last year that I meant to share. The friend of a friend writes Frenemom, a witty and sarcastic blog … Continue reading

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