I am a proud member of the National Association for Professional Women. This is a GREAT group of fierce business women who know how to get things done. I have the honor of speaking at this month’s event in honor of sexual assault prevention and stress awareness month. The best part is all proceeds go…

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An institution can refer to large organizational realms such as politics, academia or corporations or smaller units like a family. When generations of gender bias are steeped into our psyches from the moment we’re born, reinforced through school, the media and eventually the workplace–that’s some STRONG and BITTER tea. I’m as guilty as anyone. There…

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While the former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice scandal became a household name, other similar and more egregious crimes committed by NFL players seemed to have fallen off the radar. FUMBLE! The Greg Hardy domestic violence case is a good example. Last July, the Carolina Panthers defensive end was convicted by a judge of…

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… to include journalists that are so deeply uneducated about a subject they’re investigating they do harm. I would bring Don Lemon back to the shop: this one should be recalled. His questions to Joan Tarshis were the result of his lack of information regarding the psychodynamics between a rapist and his target. His perspective…

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When a teenage boy, who regularly engages in cat-calling on the street, was asked if it would be okay for someone to treat his mother or sister that way, he was repulsed by the idea and was quick to give an emphatic “no.” How is it that boys and men know it’s degrading and disrespectful…

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I delight in the “F-word” and frequently pepper my casual conversations with it. However, when it comes to professional interactions or an argument, I generally refrain from using it because it feels like a last resort in those cases. When people start dropping the f-bombs in an argument, my first thought is, “oh, they just…

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