Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Women's Wednesday Weblink

Women of Wednesday Weblink, You Rock! Thanks to each of you for welcoming this blog, the weekly eblasts and Facebook posts into your life every Wednesday for the past 4.5 years. May we all continue to thrive as women and be wayshowers for those coming up behind us. As this chapter closes, may women everywhere always ...

* Celebrate sisterhood.
* Share ideas.
* Embrace similarities.
* Discuss differences.


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Mary Wollstonecraft

“[I]f we revert to history, we shall find that the women who have distinguished themselves have neither been the most beautiful nor the most gentle of their sex.” 

eighteenth-century British writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Maria Bamford

"[impersonating her mother] Now, Maria, if a boy doesn't like you, I would just like you to know that he is intimidated by your beauty, because you are the most beautiful girl in the whole world and if you would stop doing impersonations of me I think other people would see that..."

stand-up comedian and voice actress

In honor of anyone who ever had a mother!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Anna Deavere Smith

"I made a real specific decision when I came out of school and most artists were writing about home - if you were a woman, you were writing about being a woman - and I decided not to do that, write about what you know. That's not what I do. I went as far away from home as possible in terms of the development of my imagination."

award-winning, Tony-nominated playwright, actress, author and Professor at NYU

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Ruth Bader Ginsburg


"My daughter Jane noticed a tremendous difference between Mommy's cooking and Daddy's cooking and decided Mommy should be phased out."


an advocate for advancement of women's rights as a constitutional principle
prior to becoming the second female Supreme Court Justice of the US

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

"I believe knowledge doesn’t have a gender divide. Women can use their instincts, intellects, thoughts and ideas to their advantage. Women are good team players and female bosses often make very democratic leaders. I am proud to be a woman and strongly believe that the world belongs to those who want to make a difference."

Chairman and MD, Biocon


Red Rickshaw Revolution a three-wheeled auto-rickshaw,

 painted red to represent strength and female solidarity, ended 10-day,
1,800-kilometer (1,100-mile) journey in Mumbai from its start in Delhi;
 intended to “raise awareness about the inspirational women
 across India and share their achievements.  Additional Article