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Fun and Games with Girls

on Tue, 2013-11-26 18:09

Girls' toy company GoldieBlox has removed a parody sung to the Beastie Boys song "Girls" after complaints from the band. But you can view it, with a different tune! Roughly a week ago, the company posted a YouTube promotion with a re-recorded, rewritten version of the song sung by a trio of girls as they set a complex Rube Goldberg machine into motion.

My favorite is the three girls' expressions watching the 'pink' commercial on TV. Even though this is a commercial, too, the message served up is a decent plea for change!

Four Role Models?

on Sun, 2013-10-13 20:54

This follow up interview with four different women on their journey as CEO's makes for interesting reading.

Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?

on Fri, 2013-10-04 09:55

Who gets hired John or Jennifer? Amazing findings assign blame on our culture...again.

Beauty Contests Should Die

on Fri, 2013-09-13 10:31

Courtney Martin again speaks out and makes the case for change in our culture so detrimental to girls and women.

How Might Unseen Barriers Be Overcome?

on Fri, 2013-09-06 10:07

How might a corporate culture tackle these unseen barrier to women rising in the corporation? Three academics suggest solutions after first stunning the reader with just how deeply ingrained and intractable these barriers are.