Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Anne-Marie Slaughter

"We may need to put a woman in the White House before we are able to change the conditions of the women working at Wal-Mart. But when we do, we will stop talking about whether women can have it all. We will properly focus on how we can help all Americans have healthy, happy, productive lives, valuing the people they love as much as the success they seek."

 Anne-Marie Slaughter  The Atlantic: Why Women Still Can’t Have It All
professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University, and the mother of two teenage boys;
served as the director of policy planning at the State Department from 2009 to 2011.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Sarah Attar

"A big inspiration for participating
 in the Olympic Games is being one of the first women for Saudi Arabia to be going. It's such a huge honor 
and I hope that it can really make 
some big strides for women over 
there to get more involved in sport."

 800-meter runner. For first time in Olympic history,
every country competing at the London Games will include female athletes
after Saudi Arabia agreed to send two women to compete in judo and track and field.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Lisa Williams

The only thing that my past serves today
 is for my girls to know that I understand them."

founder/executive director of Living Water for Girls, a nonprofit organization
that cares for victims of sexual exploitation ages 12 to 18

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Nora Ephron

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

Nora Ephron filmmaker/writer