But Amy Giddon, director of corporate leadership at Barnard College’s Athena centre for leadership studies in New York, found in original research that “there is a disconnect between women’s confidence in their skills and abilities – which is often high – and their confidence in their ability to navigate the system to achieve the recognition […]
It seems extraordinary that, having fought hard for the right to be heard, women risk not being listened to, or taken seriously, by adopting a speech impediment – one that is at best laughable, at worst vocally damaging. The STSD wholeheartedly endorses Naomi Wolf’s message (Young women, give up the guttural grrrowl and reclaim your […]
There are also dry-witted digressions on Where’s Waldo?, 18th–century male Scottish midwives, and the challenges of choosing an appropriate pet name (Douglas is one of her beloved dogs). If the moments of breezy, Seinfeld-ian observation don’t rest entirely easily alongside smash-the-state takedowns of casual misogyny and American exceptionalism, her acknowledgment of those disconnects goes a […]
Gadsby currently has more than a dozen U.S. tour dates available for pre-sale on her website, but there’s always a possibility of more. As she told THR, “We scheduled it with an Australian sensibility. So it’s like, let’s not get too excited and put too many dates out…I’ll see how the market responds. I don’t […]
According to The New York Times, Gadsby, in Douglas, discusses the autism diagnosis she received before the success of Nanette. She said at the time “it was a lot of pressure” to talk about that openly in front of an audience. “Everyone understands the coming-out story now: It is part of popular culture,” she said. “But […]
“We know that there are limitations but it’s very important for the Rohingya community in Bangladesh and in Myanmar to know that the world has heard them, the highest court in the land has made this decision,” said human rights lawyer Antonia Mulvey.
The 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) bomb was found Monday evening during construction near the Rhine River in the center of the city. A TV station and the opera house had to be evacuated during the defusing operation. Shipping on the river and air traffic overhead were also interrupted before the defusing operation got underway.
Musician of the YearDespite producing and playing on innumerable Golden-Guitar-winning albums, Mr Hannah did not win one in his own right until 2017 when he was named Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) Musician of the Year.
(CNN)There’s a reason the United States has no minimum age to file a patent. A good idea can come from anyone, no matter how young. (Just ask Robert Patch, a Marylander whose toy truck design was patented in 1963 at the tender age of 6.)
Then comes the actual trip, with the usual affronts; during his trip to France this past weekend to attend ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, President Trump skipped a planned visit to Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, citing rainy weather, and then traffic concerns — though Chief of Staff John […]