Feminism | Posted by April D on 04/18/2012

Women as $ocially Aware Entrepreneurs

There are a couple of recent studies that may not be causal factors of one another, but their relationship is hard to ignore: women are more satisfied than men with the success of businesses that they start, and women tend to start businesses for social and environmental change, rather than money being the ultimate goal.

91% of women who owned small businesses felt their ventures were currently successful, as opposed to 80% of men – despite women being less confident about the state of the American economy. Business is all about enriching the flow of economy, and exchanging goods, services, and capital – but it’s undeniable that our physical world and its people are suffering. Being an entrepreneur doesn’t have to mean sacrificing the wellbeing of people and places in …

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Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 10/15/2011

Saturday Vids: Homecoming Queen Kicks Winning Field Goal

This shit’s as awesome as it is unreal – like, seriously, it belongs in a Lifetime made-for-TV movie. It would be even more awesome if the local anchor didn’t make an ADORABLE joke at the end about kicking in high heels, but what can you do?

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Feminism | Posted by Andrew L on 05/3/2011

Katie Couric: What Does Her Reisgnation Mean?

For fifteen year Katie Couric said good morning as the co-anchor of NBC’s TODAY show until 2006 when she left to become the new anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News with her first broadcast on September 5, 2006.

Couric had big shoes to fill, taking the seat once filled by Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather, but none so big as her own. Couric was the first solo female anchor of a weekday evening news program on one of the three traditional U.S. broadcast networks, later joined by Diane Sawyer on ABC. However, Couric is now expected to resign her role in June.

In five short years Couric was won a pair of Edward R. Murrow Awards for best newcast and interviewed the likes of President George W. …

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