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“Change Can’t Wait”

“The Future in the US: Young, progressive, female – and non-white” Remember how enthused people were when they discovered the magic of the three syllables of “Yes, we can”? Well, if it […]


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MARY ELLIS, WORLD WAR II SPITFIRE PILOT

  For her, flying a spitfire plane was the most natural thing to do: Mary Ellis, born on February 2, 1917 in Oxfordshire, evidenced interest in this exotic occupation very early in […]


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HISTORY? HERSTORY!: “OVERLOOKED NO MORE”

If you are as tired as we are of the oft-heard complaint that women lack role models, because, unfortunately, “there have hardly been any women worth mentioning and/or knowing about”, you might […]


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IN MEMORIAM

We mourn the loss of two great personalities who have served – and will continue to do that – as role models for women and men:           Aretha […]


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NEW ZEALAND COULD BE FIRST – AGAIN!

She continues to make history: Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, just returned from a 6-weeks-maternity leave. Who said it couldn’t be done? The world’s youngest female leader is now anxious […]


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DO YOU KNOW THE «CHATHAM HOUSE RULE»?

If you are one of the ever-growing group of people who are frustrated at and with meetings, the Chatham House Rule might be of interest to you (fans of John Irving will […]


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LIVING ON BORROWED RESOURCES

August 1st: Earth Overshoot Day 2018 Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year: As of today we […]


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