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Mother’s Week

Monday, May 11, 2015

We’re smiling in the wake of Mother’s Day and all of the sweet posts and pics honoring Moms across the Web yesterday. In honor of our Moms, we have a Mom-filled list of must-reads this week. Note: these posts do not equal endorsements. We value diverse viewpoints and lively discussion. Have a great week. Moms are Hot […]

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What a Man Wants: Wives Vs. Daughters

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Washington Post recently reported on a study commissioned by A Woman’s Nation, “The Shriver Report: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man.” The study found that heterosexual American males had strikingly different expectations and preferred qualities for their wives and daughters, respectively. Men had a strong preference for daughters to be “intelligent,” “independent,” and […]

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Meet Caroline Harris!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

  Almost immediately upon meeting Caroline Harris,  it’s very clear she embodies what an empowered woman of today is all about. As the chief tax counsel for the country’s largest business lobby, and a wife with an adorable fur baby (who she of course makes time to run an Instagram for on the side!), she […]

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We Can Do It!

Monday, April 27, 2015

We’re very excited to celebrate powerful women programmers this week (more below). Later this week we’ll highlight a very empowered woman whose journey and accomplishments are sure to inspire you. Here’s what we’re reading: – If a woman wants a friend in Washington, should she get a dog? Read more from George Will in the Washington Post. – […]

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Why Don’t More Women Run for Office?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

While we cheer the growing number of women in Congress, we wonder why more women aren’t stepping up. According to a recent report by Shifting Gears, it is not a lack of ambition or even family demands that dissuade women from running for political office. Rather, it seems the realities of campaigning—the fundraising, the name […]

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Running the Week?

Monday, April 20, 2015

We’re cheering on all of our friends running the Boston Marathon today… and reading the following. Note: these posts do not equal endorsements. We value diverse viewpoints and lively discussion. Have a great week. Reads: Why Women Aren’t Having Children 15 Things All Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women Do Differently From Other Types of Women Thanks to TV’s […]

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Announcing Empowered Women

Monday, April 20, 2015

The following remarks are adapted from a speech delivered at the Empowered Women kickoff event in Washington, DC on April 15, 2015.  I’m Mindy Finn, the founder of Empowered Women, and I want to welcome you to our platform. Who is Empowered Women? I, along with some of the smartest, most dynamic women I know, […]

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RELEASE: New Platform Seeks to Expand National Conversation on Women’s Empowerment

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2015 Contact: Jamie Corley [email protected] New Platform Seeks to Expand National Conversation on Women’s Empowerment “We believe the state of women and girls in the U.S. should not be tied to a single group or candidacy for president.” WASHINGTON, D.C. — Empowered Women officially launched today with the unveiling of […]

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Pay Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Today is Equal Pay Day—and if you’re on Twitter or Facebook you’ve probably seen a lot of people talking about it! We all agree that women deserve and expect to be paid fairly. No woman should be paid less simply for being a woman… but how should we tackle the issue? From our manifesto, we applaud […]

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The Launch

Thursday, March 19, 2015

On April 15, we’ll launch Empowered Women to give voice to a new generation of strong, dynamic right-of-center women shaping policy, culture and community. Women and men from the centers of power in Washington, DC will come together for the kickoff party with Rep. Elise Stefanik, youngest Congresswoman in history and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, first female in […]

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