58: The Self-Empowered Woman: Statistics

Dear Followers, For a change of pace, today there will be no "profile" of a woman worth getting to know. Instead, I'm going to share a few thought-provoking statistics (thanks to Betsy Towner).... From 1479 till 1458 B.C. a female Pharaoh (Hatshepsut) reigned in Egypt The first woman to earn a medical degree, in 1849, was Elizabeth Blackwell Over 10 million women own businesses in the U.S. … [Read more...]

11. Title IX

Dear Followers, Did you know what U.S. Army General Ann Dunwoody, jockey Julie Krone, TV journalist Lisa Ling, and writer Anna Quindlen have in common? These amazing women, like the others in Chapter 11, were comfortable (rather than frightened by) taking risks. The major news story of the week is the death of Senator Ted Kennedy, and whether Republican or Democrat, today's women all owe him a big Thank You for his work as a key supporter … [Read more...]