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100th Anniversary: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire


At the beginning of the last century before protection for workers was high on anyone’s radar, a most appalling fire happened. – carlos Remembering the Triangle Fire Joshua Freeman On March 25, 1911, a fire that broke out in a bin … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Girls?


Math Scores Show No Gap for Girls, Study Finds By TAMAR LEWIN Published: July 25, 2008 Three years after the president of Harvard, Lawrence H. Summers, got into trouble for questioning women’s “intrinsic aptitude” for science and engineering — and 16 years after … Continue reading

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Why do bright girls give up?


  The Trouble with Bright Girls Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D., Motivational psychologist and author, Posted: March 1, 2011 07:36 AM Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are … Continue reading

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