We’re big fans of this ad from Verizon Wireless. Let’s work together to encourage girls to explore their passions!

"Talking with the women of the WPSP project this week, I was reminded of some of the important lessons I learned in the Peace Corps: the need for cultural understanding, the importance of treating every person with dignity and respect, and the recognition that leadership is a privilege, not an entitlement."

—  - Helen Drinan, President of Simmons College, from her latest blog post on The Huffington Post.

We’re so excited to have the amazing Women in Public Service Project at Simmons this weekend. This institute, titled “Reconstructing Societies in the Wake of Conflict: Transitional Justice and Economic Development,” is in conjunction with Mt. Holyoke College and Smith College.

We’re so excited to have the amazing Women in Public Service Project at Simmons this weekend. This institute, titled “Reconstructing Societies in the Wake of Conflict: Transitional Justice and Economic Development,” is in conjunction with Mt. Holyoke College and Smith College.

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Maya Angelou ‘87HD. She was an absolutely inspiring woman, and we hope her legacy lives on forever.
"Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it."

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Maya Angelou ‘87HD. She was an absolutely inspiring woman, and we hope her legacy lives on forever.

"Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it."

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Women-in-charge like Jill Abramson and Mary Barra may have been through the metaphorical wringer of late, but it’s top-level female leaders who are best getting their message across, according to the third annual Ketchum Leadership Communication Monitor, released today.

The survey tracked responses from more than 6,500 individuals around the world, examining perceptions of leaders in business, politics, community, non-profit, and union or organized labor organizations.

Business leaders claimed the greatest slice of admiration, but with a slim 29%. Political leaders ranked last, with 70% of respondents believing they failed to meet expectations.”

We had some good caps at Commencement!

We had some good caps at Commencement!

Says Nadxieli Nieto on why she started the site: “My literary mothers, the writers whose work I devoured late at night — cigarette in hand, propped against the flaking metal rails of the fire escape, my own mother exhausted from a day of work in the next room — were invaluable to me.”