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A New Community for Women in CS&E

Learn more about the new community for women studying computer science and engineering from Lean In, Anita Borg Institute, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Escaping the Office Housework with Being a "Prima Donna"

How office housework holds women back at work.

The Brotherhood of the Stay-at-Home Dad

Stay-at-home dads now account for more than 16 percent of at-home caretakers.

To Make the Most of Meetings, Avoid “Manterrupting”

Read about the phenomenon of "manterrupting" (and what we can do to stop it!).

Saying “I Do” to Equal Partnerships

A majority of young adults say that their ideal relationship would be an egalitarian one. How can couples work together to increase equality in their relationships?

New Year's Resolution? Join A Lean In Circle

Keeping a New Year’s Resolution can be hard, but it helps when you’re supported by others. Sheryl Sandberg has an idea that will help you achieve your goals: join a Lean In Circle.

"This Is What I Want to Do with My Life"

Captain Kellie McCoy on becoming the first female engineer officer to join the Army’s storied 307th Engineer Battalion.

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Leadership Lessons From Admiral Michelle Howard

The highest ranking woman in naval history knows what it means to lead the charge.

Gay Pride Parades From Around the World

In 1969, a violent confrontation at Stonewall Inn helped galvanize the LGBT movement. Four decades later, millions all across the globe are celebrating the milestone.

We're #NotSorry

In sequel to viral smash, Pantene urges women to stop apologizing.

The Army’s 1st Black, Female 2-Star General on Diversifying the Army

"If you're not seated at the table, you are on the menu," Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson says.

Letters From Dad

Read Father's Day letters from Matt Lauer, Gov. Bobby Jindal, Shaquille O'Neal, and more.

One Stowaway And The History Of Women In War

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, MAKERS honors the daring women who fought to serve their country and pursue careers in the armed forces.

91-Year-Old Woman Breaks Marathon Record

"You're never too old to do it," Harriette Thompson said at the finish line.