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HBO Corrects Pay Gaps. A Win for the Time’s Up Movement and Reese Witherspoon.

The head of programming at HBO says that the network has examined all of its shows and corrected pay gaps among staff, inspired by “Big Little Lies” star and producer Reese Witherspoon and the larger Time’s Up movement. “One of the things that’s come out of thinking about the movement and some conversations with Reese, who’s really at the forefront, is…

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Bethenny Frankel’s Success Starts With Time Management

Bethenny Frankel builds multimillion-dollar brands, stars in TV shows, and vigorously defends every moment of her day. The secret? It starts with deciding what matters (and what doesn’t). By Jason Feifer “In my glamorous life of being a mogul today,” Bethenny Frankel says, “I cleaned up dog poop and steamed lotion off the carpet.” We are talking at 6 p.m. on a Thursday.…

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Norwegian Risgrøt Rice Porridge

Norwegian Risgrøt Rice Porridge Recipe Courtesy of The Modern Proper Risgrøt—a festive Norwegian rice pudding—is a heart-warming, soul-satisfying treat that is humble, almost too easy, and impossible not to love. Ingredients 1 cup Long grain white rice 2 cups Water 4 tbsp Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1/2 tsp Cardamom, ground 6 cups Whole milk 2-4 tbsp Butter 2 tsp…

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This Program Introduces Women to International Markets

By Marisol García Fuentes Support for women favors economic growth. A report by the McKinsey Global Institute indicates that a strengthening of gender equality could represent an increase of 12 trillion dollars to world GDP by the year 2025, which in Latin America would represent an approximate of 1.1 trillion dollars. According to World Bank data, globally, one in three companies is owned by…

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Melanie Perkins’ Startup Canva Gains Rapid Success

By Jessie Tu As a tech start-up entrepreneur, Melanie Perkins’ story is nothing short of remarkable. Last July, we reported her becoming one of the wealthiest women in Australia after her graphic design company Canva, which she co-founded with her husband Cliff Obrecht raised US$60 million in funding. This week, her company has hit an on paper valuation of $US15 billion ($19.7 billion) after securing a…

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3 Ways Positive Self-Talk Can Improve Your Life

By NICOLE ZASOWSKI Relationships are a gift. They challenge us to think outside of our own perspective and expand our ideas about the world. Many would report that relationships make life more enjoyable as they share life’s important milestones and the sweet in-between moments of the everyday with those that they love. And relationships give us powerful information about who…

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10 Remarkable African Women Breaking Barriers in Health Care

These incredible surgeons, GPs, gynecologists, and more are paving the way. By Aaron Rakhetsi  and  Nomthandazo Xaba The world of medicine truly evolved in 1847, when British physician Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to be admitted into a medical school in the US — and, two years later, when she was the first woman to receive a doctor’s degree.  In the 1800s, women faced…

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Yoga Exercises To Overcome Mental Fatigue

By Shilpa Dubey If you’re frequently feeling tired, overwhelmed, and emotionally drained, you may be suffering from mental fatigue. When left unchecked, persistent stress like this can result in burnout. And we want to avoid that stage. Because not only would our motivation levels, productivity, and performance decrease; even our symptoms would take a more physical nature, such as headaches, nausea,…

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