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Journalists Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, the authors of a new book on self-assurance, on how we can all boost our confidence.
Women may be lauded for our communication skills, so why aren’t we communicating about money?
In the final segment of their special four-part series, the gals of Stuff Mom Never Told You take on the word “bossy,” and what it means to be a female boss.
Sharon Meers, the author of ‘Getting to 50/50,’ on the frogs she dated — and the man princely enough to understand gender equality.
In his new book, Baby Bust, Stew Friedman reveals some surprising changes in the way men and women view parenthood.
The founders of Verily have pledged not to use photoshop on their pages. They explain why we need more realistic beauty standards.
The author of The Book of Jezebel talks feminism, female supportiveness and leaning in.
Good for Girls
Because you can’t be what you can’t see.
Hint: The most successful covers portray women no differently than they portray men.
Like a Boss
“It’s good to lean in. But we can also sit tall.” Author (and competitive rower) Henriette Lazaridis Power on letting go of ego to get ahead.
Sally Kohn has a ritual: Minutes before she heads on set, she ducks into a hallway, spreads her feet, stands up perfectly straight and puts her hands on her hips, chin tilted up. She holds the pose for two full minutes. Then she walks on camera.
Each week, the Lean In tumblr will spotlight women who made a lasting mark on the world — yet didn’t always end up in the history books. This week we celebrate Nichelle Nichols, barrier breaking actress.
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Lean In Stories
A U.S. Foreign Service Officer encourages students in South Korea to lean in and fight their fears.
An actress overcomes her anxiety to aid a meaningful cause for women.
A stay-at-home dad shows that men can take care of the kids, too.
Mentors & Role Models
An early lesson provides a lifelong path for a courageous young woman.
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