Links and resources for all of the passionate, powerful, purposeful women at YWCA Mankato Women’s Leadership Conference!

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Warmth and Competence

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Apple, Facebook add coverage for egg-freezing to benefit plans, report says Apple, Facebook add coverage for egg-freezing to benefit plans, report says
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) October 14, 2014


Let’s see, women find it difficult to get ahead in their careers at our companies so what should [...]

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I’ll be speaking in my hometown, Mankato MN, for the YWCA Mankato Women’s Leadership Conference on November 5th and 6th!

Early Bird registration closes this Friday October 10 so if you are in the area, register today!

My journey trying to figure out how to be a woman and a leader began in [...]

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Both men and women rank sharing household chores as the third most important ingredient in our recipe for a successful marriage, right behind faithfulness and good sex. Yet the latest data tells us that in dual-earner couples, mom is still doing more housework and more childcare than dad does. Surprisingly, when [...]

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Our daughter Kate was a pretty typical Reese’s-peanut-butter-cup-eating, fight-with-my-parents-to-eat-junk-food-because-it’s-a-god-given-right-of-childhood kind of kid.

Then we started watching Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution on TV when they were filming in Los Angeles. Jamie is a British chef who’s on a crusade to save America’s health by changing the way people eat. In the process he provides [...]

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In the New York Times piece “Till Death, or 20 Years, Do Us Part” Matt Richtel explores the meaning of marriage today, including proposals in Mexico City to create short-term renewable marriage contracts as brief as two years as a way to deal with how many marriages fail. Me, I’m not a fan [...]

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