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News for Tech Dolls for Girls

Courtesy of the New York Times
November 25, 2013

Who said girls want to dress in pink and play with dolls, especially when they could be building Rube Goldberg machines instead? That... READ MORE »»

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US Moves Ships to Philippines Disaster Area

By Luis Ramirez, Voice of America
November 14, 2013

PENTAGON — The U.S. military is preparing for a large, drawn-out operation in the Philippines, where each day reveals more devastation... READ MORE »»

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Smooth sailing for Yellen in front of Senate

By Annalyn Kurtz for CNN Money Magazine
November 14, 2013

Janet Yellen breezed through questions about the financial crisis, the Fed’s stimulus efforts and banking regulation, as the... READ MORE »»

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Cairo Women Bring Men Back on the Rails

By Annabell Van den Berghe, Courtesy of IPS News
November 14, 2013

Nihal Saad Zaghloul is an Egyptian woman in her late twenties. Like other young women, she faces the daily risk of sexual harassment... READ MORE »»

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Girls Fight Back Against Child Marriage

Courtesy of IPS News
November 12, 2013

Shirin Aktar, a young girl who resisted child marriage, poses with her mother outside their home in northern Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul... READ MORE »»

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Fusion Partnerships is sponsoring the Innovation For The Greater Good Conference OCTOBER 19th

Fusion Partnerships is sponsoring the Innovation For The Greater Good Conference OCTOBER 19th

Come join Fusion Partnerships in a day of networking and celebration honoring 15 years of community expert option app review organizing and collaborative action in Baltimore! On OCTOBER 19th from... read story

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Politics

Latinas Make Unexpectedly Large Political Strides

Latinas Make Unexpectedly Large Political Strides

By Christina E. Bejarano, author, assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas. She is a specialist in American politics, minority political behavior and political psychology.

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of California (right) is serving her ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives There are a growing number of Latinas, and other women... read story

October 27, 2013 • 0 comments

Travel

The Great Australian Road trip: Brisbane to Sydney

The Great Australian Road trip: Brisbane to Sydney

By Kristen Etzel, Staff Writer

When traveling you want to make the most of your time abroad. You spent a day to get to Australia so you might as well make the most of your time Down Under. Whether... read story

November 3, 2013 • 0 comments

International News

Girls Fight Back Against Child Marriage

Girls Fight Back Against Child Marriage

Courtesy of IPS News

Shirin Aktar, a young girl who resisted child marriage, poses with her mother outside their home in northern Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS RANGPUR, Bangladesh, Jul 5... read story

November 12, 2013 • 0 comments

Book Reviews

CHILDREN’S BOOKS REVIEW:  Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match

CHILDREN’S BOOKS REVIEW: Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match

By Dr. Bena Hartman, Staff Writer

When I was a teacher I spent countless hours searching for books that represented our nation’s cultural diversity.  Because my students were nearly all children of color,... read story

November 3, 2013 • 0 comments

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