Stories of Empowerment
My sister Maureen and I have been blessed with a most marvelous mother. Every day she models what it means to be a strong and powerful woman. Growing up in India, I watched as my mother sat with impoverished women and their children, writing down their social histories, often even creating names so that […]
Last week we sent out an April Fool’s email with the subject line “Women Achieve Pay Equity With Men!” The next day we celebrated Equal Pay Day around the world. At Head First Development we take gender equality very seriously, but we wanted to bring awareness in a light-hearted manner. So we asked our mailing […]
Today is International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate with women from all over the world! As we celebrate the many achievements of women over the years, we also call for action on gender inequality wherever it exists. In the past year, many countries have seen victories with women taking on leadership roles, gaining equal rights […]
In a recent meeting, we found ourselves frustrated with the facts. Unequal pay. The glass ceiling. Limited access to education. Sexism. You get the idea. At Head First Development, we believe that a world reimagined begins with understanding the current realities, using them to frame conversations, and influence action. Fact #5: […]
Today marks the 98th anniversary of the day that women in the U.S. won the right to vote with the adoption of the 19th amendment to the Constitution on August 26th, 1920. Here is a quick history lesson from School House Rock – Sufferin’ Till Suffrage. Lucy Stone would be proud!