We all have at times sensed that our opinions and our ideas don’t matter now that we’re middle-aged women. For women of color, that feeling is often doubly intense. Gail Dudley explains how this happens—despite good intentions—and how to move ahead.
Melanie Howard explains why she won’t shoot her students, even for a bonus, and why any plan to arm teachers is not only unethical, it will never work.
After a job layoff, Dawn Raffel did something scary: She went back to square one and learned a whole new profession. Here’s how it unfolded.
This rising political force and fierce feminist is being hailed as the Democrats’ best hope for the 2020 election. Lorraine Glennon takes a closer look, and finds that not all women are ready to back the New York senator. Here’s why.
Once again, a male Kennedy is getting “presidential contender” buzz (yawn), but let’s not ignore his aunts and female cousins who are long-time powerhouses. Here, several talk about the predominance of men in leadership and in the Kennedy political dynasty.
For the first time since the Harvey Weinstein reckoning, Rosanna Arquette talks about how her warnings about him may have hurt her career, her true heroes and why her long-time work supporting exploited women and LGBT youth has become more important than ever.
After years of being a mother and working for herself, Helen Darling decided to get a “real job.” Here’s how she snagged one—in high tech no less.
The executive behind the upcoming award show with all-female presenters talks about how she’s shepherding in a new era of pro-women workplaces–plus her best scripts for dealing with sexism on the job.
So many women earned our awe this year and inspired us to be even bolder. With great difficulty, we narrowed the list to 13 and are thrilled to honor them here. Who did we miss?
Hands that have loved and worked and played for decades have profound beauty, as these women who create with their hands show us.