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We need to understand that representation matters, and girls of any shape, size, and personality can be successful in STEM fields.
"You are beautiful in your own way."
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The information technology industry is one of America's most thriving sectors, according to a plethora of industry experts. It's actually one of the most robust sectors in the world and also one of th...
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While we can all agree that Uber -- let alone the Uber + UN Women partnership -- is far from perfect, let's not lose sight of the bigger picture: The digital economy does have the power to democratize employment opportunities for women.
If we can instill self-confidence and self-love in girls at a young age, perhaps we can turn this distorted view we have of what beauty is around, so that "beautiful," will be the norm for everyone, rather than the exception reserved for the few.
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There was a time when women on television -- much like in real life -- were relegated to the roles of housewives, teachers and secretaries. In an industry that has always put breasts ahead of brains, TV is now thankfully portraying women in realistic careers onscreen.
Generally speaking, women enjoy a relative amount of safety in Canada. But safety is not equality. International Women's Day was born out of a long-standing movement to enable women to participate equ...