Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’
 

Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Pao, who put a spotlight on discriminatory behavior toward women in tech through a 2012 lawsuit, says the industry is not working fast enough to resolve its diversity problem.

 

For Female Farmworkers, Work Never Stops

 

Coachella Unincorporated, News Feature, Posted: Dec 28, 2016

Ramirez said leaving the fields was one of the most valuable lessons she was able to teach her sons.

John Glenn’s Earth Orbit Got a Boost from a Black Woman Mathematician

 

Northstar News, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Dec 12, 2016

Glenn was aboard Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962, carrying out the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission. Glenn circled the Earth three times in a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds.

 

Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Dec 09, 2016

Childhood abuse raises the risk of serious mental and physical problems later even well into victims’ senior years.

Man Pulls Off Woman's Winter Scarf Because He Thought She Was Muslim

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Simonetti said that after she sat in her car to drive to her job she felt shocked and couldn't work out what had just happened to her.

International Marriage Decreasing in South Korea

 

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Nov 21, 2016

South Koreans who were set to marry a foreigner was required to take “refinement education” prior to the wedding, while dating businesses that encourage international marriages also had to go through stricter guidelines.

Minnesota High School Students Show Up to Class in Hijab

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Nov 17, 2016

A couple dozen Duluth East High School students took it upon themselves to fight growing anti-Islamic rhetoric by wearing a hijab on Wednesday.

Health Care Should Not be Political

 

Hartford Guardian, Commentary, Judy Tabar, Contributor, Posted: Nov 14, 2016

Planned Parenthood has been here for 100 years, and one thing is clear: we will never back down and we will never stop fighting to ensure that Planned Parenthood patients have access to the health care they need.

 

For Women Candidates of Color, Progressive Doesn’t Always Mean Inclusive

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Anna Challet and Honora Montano, Posted: Nov 07, 2016

Despite San Francisco's liberal reputation, some female politicians still get the impression that the progressive establishment here doesn't want them around.

Janet Reno, 1st Female US Attorney General, Dead at 78

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: Nov 07, 2016

Janet Reno, who during the Clinton administration became the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general, has died of complications from Parkinson’s disease. She was 78.

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