After writing that post about Crypto Moms, I came across this piece on Pursuing Nothing and immediately sympathized with the writer’s plight. Like me, she is not actually a mom, or anyone’s … Continue Reading The Other Woman in Cryptocurrency
Now I’m not a mother, and I’m not sure I’ll ever be. But regardless, I love what the Crypto Moms are doing. I’ve talked before about Bitcoin: why it’s so incredible … Continue Reading It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Crypto Moms!
Last September, I wrote a post about Variety’s Power of Women Honorees. And today, Variety is at it again, honoring six incredible ladies in the entertainment industry with the Inspiration Impact … Continue Reading Variety’s Power of Women: Inspiration Impact Honorees
According to the latest of Lui Smyth’s Simulacrum new online survey of Bitcoin users, about 93% of all users of the cryptocurrency are male. Now it may not be a terribly representative sample, but … Continue Reading Ladies, Bitcoin is Awesome!
Media mogul Arianna Huffington has written an inspirational new book titled, “THRIVE: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder.” In her words, this … Continue Reading Arianna Huffington’s Third Metric of Success
If you haven’t heard of Susan Athey, you should go read about her right now… or at least, right after you read this anyway. 🙂 First, let’s take a moment to … Continue Reading One Bad Ass Economist
Sheryl Sandberg is one hell of a pioneer and Tough Cookie. We’ve talked about how male-dominated the world of tech has been, and how it’s about time women stepped up … Continue Reading The Rise Of Self-Made Women Billionaires
Isn’t it disappointing how simplistic and one-dimensional today’s female characters in films have become, particularly in action-oriented films? And I don’t just mean the heroines, although they are often severely … Continue Reading The Villains in Us
The tech industry is one of the most common fields accused of having low female representation – and I’d have to agree, having worked in tech at Google myself. But … Continue Reading There’s No Gender Gap in Tech (Salaries)
It’s probably one of the highest honors in the world of film and storytelling to be recognized and revered by the incomparable Meryl Streep. In this Cookie’s humble opinion, there’s … Continue Reading Why Joss Whedon Writes Strong Women
When Cate Blanchett won the Best Actress Oscar for her title role in Blue Jasmine last night, she couldn’t help but mention how incredible this honor is, not just for … Continue Reading Cate Blanchett on Why Female-Centered Films Rule
At the Women in Film reception on Friday evening, co-host Helen Mirren got up to speak and immediately proceeded command the attention of the room. “Shut up,” she said boldly, … Continue Reading Helen Mirren on Women In Film
Can you believe that women are still underrepresented in the film and TV industries? Well, I suppose I can believe it – but I wish I didn’t have to. But … Continue Reading Film and TV are Failing Women
I walked into work today, and my boss said to me, “You’re looking very Sarah Connor today.” “Thanks!” I replied. I think that’s the nicest thing anyone’s ever said to … Continue Reading Ever Told You Look Bad-Ass?
We’ve seen Iron Man, and Captain America, and Thor, and the Hulk hit the big screens in all their own glory – all those hunky superhero men who join forces … Continue Reading Finally – Black Widow Gets Her Own Movie!
In a tear-inducing speech at the Time to Thrive conference in Vegas today (which also conveniently happens to be Valentine’s Day), the incredibly talented actress Ellen Page came out of the closet (nay, … Continue Reading Ellen Page Busts Out of the Closet