Dotsie Bregel has created an online meeting place for Boomer women.
M.R.S. or Ph.D. No More!
As I’ve confessed before, I’m a bit of a numbers junkie so I was fascinated when I read an article in the Sunday New York Times by Stephanie Coontz entitled, “The M.R.S. and the P.h.D.: The Myth of the Spurned and Single Educated Woman”. The article was chalk full of statistics about the evolution of the educated woman, and her prospects for marriage.
Coontz noted that prior to...
I believe and work for many causes. Many causes need support in time and money. I am passionate about human rights, elimination of slavery in all forms, saving the environment, clean water and the rights of women and children around the world. Only through education and understanding can we improve conditions on the planet. Today is Eid ul-Fitr the celebration to end the fasting of Ramadan in...
Susan Silver on The Today Show
GB thought leader Susan Silver is a voice for women looking for love -- and not always in the right places! She's a frequent radio show guest, and recently made an appearance on NBC's The Today Show.
For women everywhere, O Magazine is an empowering medium that is dedicated to changing their lives. For senior editor Suzan Colon, having the ability to touch lives is just as empowering to her.
GB regular Susan Silver turns her sharp wit on a reality show that pits older women versus younger women and the media's focus on "hot" older women in TV shows.
Infamous Folk Heroines
March was Women’s History Month, but one month is
nowhere long enough time to celebrate all of the heroines in history. Some women deserve further recognition due to
extraordinary acts that earned them a spot in our history books. What makes these women worthy of remembrance is
how their personalities and deeds were perceived by their communities. Some are
considered heroes while others...
One of the world's top marketing experts says catering to women over 50 is the key to businesses succeeding.
The Silent Generation and the Power of the PUrse
Lose the Beige is not only the name of this blog, it's also the name of a
movement we are hoping to create among women’s groups. My friend and colleague in this effort,
Jackie, and I facilitated a workshop at the annual UCC (United Church of Christ)
women’s conference a few weekends ago. We conducted an intergenerational session
entitled, “The Power of the
Accomplishment is addicting
Yesterday, I had the privilege of cycling with five women. A few of these women are new to group riding. Saddling up and riding with women who are just learning is a great reminder of how far one has come. I could see the uncertainty each of them had when we started out. Each and every one of them had something to say that reflected a self-questioning not unlike the feeling of being in seventh...