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