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Women Senators; Education Budget; Forced Marriage

Women Senators; Education Budget; Forced Marriage

Women up for reelection in the senate, cuts in education & an insidious problem.

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TTC Extra: Baylor University Lawsuit

TTC Extra: Baylor University Lawsuit

A couple of Baylor University football players have been accused of sexual assault.

Women's News

Why I Think The Manchester Attack Was Aimed At Women And Girls
NPR

May 25, 2017  | Read More »

Early Tuesday morning I awoke to the horrific news of the Manchester terror attack. A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and injured dozens more at an Ariana Grande concert.

If You Can’t Retain Women, Don’t Recruit Them
Wired

May 25, 2017  | Read More »

I AM NOT a whistleblower or a leaker. I did not leave on the fiery coattails of a Twitter rant. Instead, I walked out of the building of a leading tech company on an otherwise unassuming Wednesday afternoon, the agreed-upon last day of my seven-year tenure, and took a deep breath.

Fighting For STEM Women In The Age Of Trump
Forbes

May 25, 2017  | Read More »

Here's something that nobody saw coming: President Donald Trump recently signed two laws designed to help encourage young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

The Tech Industry's Missing" Opportunity: Funding Black Women Founders
The New York Times

May 25, 2017  | Read More »

This is a tale of two tech startups. The first is a messaging app that allows a user to send a one-word greeting to a friend and nothing more. There is no messaging functionality, filtering features, or ability to provide a longer message. In time, it will come to send notifications for followers, with the message, “Yo,” and a link.


Blog

Mother Tongue

May 23, 2017 Mother Tongue

By Sallie Bingham:

This is for you, Keesha, laboring away in a windowless cubicle in Nashville to enable my new cell phone to work in France. This required two hours of ceaseless effort that included translating the questions of a higher-up male with an impenetrable East Indian accent, leaving me wrung out but never denting Keesha’s humor and calm competence.

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Women Senators, Education Budget, Forced Marriage

May 19, 2017 Women Senators, Education Budget, Forced Marriage

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the women senators up for reelection (and we talk with three of them), Trump’s education budget cuts, and forced marriage in America.  

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Ann Stone, Women For Trump; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor; Avis Jones-DeWeever, Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women; Patrice Lee, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum

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The Host

About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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