Posts tagged "women in power"

Five Ways Men’s Lives Would Be Better If Women Were In Charge

We live in a patriarchal society, where men lead and determine much of our what happens in our lives. But this isn't the way it is in certain parts of the world. Argentinean writer Ricardo Coler spent two months living with the Mosuo in southern China, where it's a matriarchy, and he spoke to Spiegel…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 29, 2009

Five Lessons We’ve Learned From Anna Wintour

We've been on the fence about Anna Wintour and her persona, wondering whether she puts on a bitch front because she can. However, after seeing her speak last Tuesday and watching the "60 Minutes" special and its outtakes, the Vogue editor-in-chief has our respect. And, she's taught us a few valuable lessons that explain and…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 19, 2009

Would The Financial Crisis Have Happened If More Women Were In Charge?

As we're all trying to figure out what went wrong in our banking system to cause the recession we're in, we're blaming just about anyone and everyone involved, especially the men at the top. Yes, I said the men. Not many of the folks getting blamed on the news are women, so it leads u…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2009

When Women Bully, We Hurt Each Other

A survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute found that most bullies are men -- but 40 percent are women. While male bullies attack men and women, female bullies tend to go after their own kind, targeting other women more than 70 percent of the time. My guess is that some women who want to feel…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 11, 2009

Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of The World

While Americans have been focused on Michelle Obama's wardrobe choices and how she's advancing the careers of younger designers, women in other countries are more concerned with how she's boosting their lives and self-worth. In India, one woman says Michelle "shows women that it's OK to have dark skin and to not have a son,"…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 28, 2009

Where Women Rule

We’ve all wondered: What if women ruled the world? While it may seem far fetched, we’ve already got a town -- McLean, Texas. It’s got one stoplight and a whole lot of unstoppable women. Since 2007, the mayor, her five aldermen, the post office master, the justice of the peace, school principal, the bank, nursing…

By: Simcha / April 22, 2008