No sex, and other lies we tell pregnant women | Sofia Jawed-Wessel

“When we tell women that sex isn’t worth the risk during pregnancy, what we’re telling her is that her sexual pleasure doesn’t matter … that she in fact doesn’t matter,” says sex researcher Sofia Jawed-Wessel. In this eye-opening talk, Jawed-Wessel mines our views about pregnancy and pleasure to lay bare […]

3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman | Leila Hoteit

Professional Arab women juggle more responsibilities than their male counterparts, and they face more cultural rigidity than Western women. What can their success teach us about tenacity, competition, priorities and progress? Tracing her career as an engineer, advocate and mother in Abu Dhabi, Leila Hoteit shares three lessons for thriving […]

How women wage conflict without violence | Julia Bacha

Are you setting out to change the world? Here’s a stat you should know: nonviolent campaigns are 100 percent more likely to succeed than violent ones. So why don’t more groups use nonviolence when faced with conflict? Filmmaker Julia Bacha shares stories of effective nonviolent resistance, including eye-opening research on […]

The Glass Ceiling Isn’t Going To Break Itself – Huffington Post Australia

Huffington Post Australia The Glass Ceiling Isn&39;t Going To Break ItselfHuffington Post AustraliaIf we want to get things done we have to go out and do them. 15/11/2016 5:37 AM AEDT | Updated 4 hours ago. Leila Stennett RESULTS Australia Campaign Director. Getty Images. Rather than lamenting the situation, get […]

Breaking your own glass ceiling – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail Breaking your own glass ceilingThe Globe and MailFollowing the movements of C-suite women has become a spectator sport. When former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz received her now infamous phone call, professional women started counting the number of females they knew who still occupied the top ranks.and […]

Hillary Clinton to spend election night under actual glass ceiling – SBS

SBS Hillary Clinton to spend election night under actual glass ceilingSBSAfter becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party, Mrs Clinton congratulated her supporters at July&39;s Democratic convention for helping put "the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet". Now, her campaign has confirmed …Hillary Clinton will […]