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Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 12:02amFather’s Day is an opportune time to reflect on what fathers mean to us, not only individually, but as a society. Looking at entertainment is a means to understand how popular culture constructs some of our ideas. The top three lists of films with the “best dads” (Total Film, Time Entertainment, and Sabotage Times) showcase fifty-seven movie fathers. These fathers are admired for their unwavering protection of their children, whether this is through fighting terrorists or teaching them about the woes of growing up. The majority of these movies (54%) focus on the father-son relationship, while only 18% look into relationships between fathers and daughters. A study from the Western Journal of Communication shows that films targeting young girls often send the...0 comments
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 7:30pmDid you know that women are more likely to face negative social consequences for negotiating? This seems to go against the pervasive notion that women effectively negotiating for high...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:42pmLet’s try something. What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear “gun violence?” OK, what’s the second? Were either of those words “women?” In...
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 11:24am*By Áine Duggan*In his recent LinkedIn post, PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) Bob Moritz, Chairman and Senior Partner, shares steps CEOs can take to tackle the challenge of...
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NCRW and AmEx Foundation Welcome 2nd Cohort of Fellows, Building the Next Generation of Women Leaders in the Nonprofit SectorThursday, January 17, 2013 - 1:49pmBy Christina Lalama and Kelsey BayeOn Tuesday, January 8th, 2013, NCRW/AmEx Fellowship Program “Building the Next Generation of Women Leaders in the Nonprofit Sector” launched its...
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NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.