The Thom Hartmann Program: Why Do Dangerous Times Call For Dangerous Women?

I visited Thom Hartmann’s show to talk about my book, Becoming a Dangerous Woman recently. We discussed some of the ways in which the world is dangerous right now — especially for women and girls — and I told him why I believe that older women (and men) have the potential to become the most dangerous force for good in the world. Watch it here!

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New Podcast Episodes About 'Becoming a Dangerous Woman'

Looking for a new podcast to listen to? In recent weeks as part of my book tour, I've talked with several podcasters, including Robin Morgan at WMC Live, Virginia Prescott at Georgia Public Radio’s On Second Thought and Mary-Charlotte Domandi at Santa Fe New Mexican Radio Cafe about my new book, Becoming a Dangerous Woman.

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Podcast: Santa Fe New Mexican Radio Cafe

I had the pleasure of speaking with Santa Fe New Mexican Radio Cafe host Mary-Charlotte Domandi about my new book Becoming a Dangerous Woman this week. We talked about what it was like for myself and other women working in the 1970s and 1980s, the progress we’ve made, and the better outcomes we see when women are equal players in the workplace, in the boardroom and in politics.

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Equality Can't Wait...

Today's announcement from Melinda Gates that over the next 10 years she will be committing $1 billion to promote gender equality is one of those game-changing moments that activists dream about. Finally, a big bet on WOMEN! Equality can’t wait and we can’t play our part from the sidelines.

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Media That Matters to Add to Your #MustList!

Last week, I wrote about some new books, podcasts and movies that I am excited about and wanted to share with you. So many of you expressed interest — and I had more recommendations than I had time to include — that I've chosen to write another posting this week with additional suggestions that are "musts" for the "must read/must listen/must watch" lists which fortunately are getting longer when it comes to women-led, women-written initiatives!

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Fall Preview: Don't Miss These Great Books, Movies and Events

For the past few years, I've written an annual summer post about the books I'm reading. This summer however, nearly all of my free time was spent working on the final edits for my upcoming book, Becoming a Dangerous Woman, that is finally (!) off to the printing press. So here’s quick blog post highlighting some of the books (and movies, podcasts and gatherings) that I'm excited about reading, watching and visiting this fall.

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Dangerous Times Call for Dangerous Women

These are dangerous times, but in such times, there is an opportunity for women to step up to these challenges. In my new book, 'Becoming a Dangerous Woman,' along with my personal stories from the frontlines of media as a journalist, documentary producer, executive and as an engaged advocate for greater representation, access and opportunity for all women, I talk with 15 women from around the world who are already leading this work.

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Becoming a Dangerous Woman — A Declaration and a New Book Title

Titles are tricky — both the personal titles that often follow our names in an introduction and certainly, titles of books which, according to my book editor, can make all the difference in whether potential readers see value in what a title promises. I had an opportunity to go public with my new "title" of dangerous woman earlier this month as a commencement speaker at the University of Miami. 

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Connecting Women Leaders to Accelerate Positive Change

This month, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, I’m convening a women’s leadership forum at the Rockefeller conference center in Bellagio, Italy. Along with Ronda Carnegie, one of the TEDWomen co-founders, we’re gathering a group of women leaders from all over the world on the frontlines of change in culture, media, business, social enterprises and government.


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Women's History Month Is the Perfect Time to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

If you know the history of this struggle, you know that an ERA amendment was passed by Congress in 1972. But in order for an amendment to become part of the Constitution, it needs three-fourths of the states to ratify it and that hasn’t happened yet. But momentum around ratification is building and may happen very soon.

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