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Put a Woman in Charge

With a few exceptions, men have been in charge for all of human history. Where has it gotten us? Men have mostly started wars and built monuments to themselves. Men have designed the structures of industries, religions and governments to benefit themselves and their...

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Do you have a book that needs publishing?

It's time for New Years resolutions. For some of my friends, or their friends, 2020 might be the year to finally publish that book they've been thinking about. Perhaps you've written a book and it's still sitting on a floppy disk somewhere. For the last few years I've...

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14-Year-Old Ph.D. Student

There was a time when the official policy in the USA was that African people were subhuman. There is a subset of Americans who still believe that. Enter Esther Okade, a Nigerian-British girl with a marvelous brain. Take a look at the equation that Ms. Okade is working...

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It’s a joke, okay?

This blog is about gender equity. It's not so much pro-women or anti-men; it's about equity. However, as a man, I think it's good to laugh at ourselves at times. After all, we men have been running the planet for 10,000 years, maybe longer; and we've pretty much...

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Women are Better at Business.

On a hunch, I googled "women better at business." I wasn't surprised at what I found. In an article in FitSmallBusiness.com, I found five reasons why women are considered better at business: In one study, firms owned by women averaged about 75% growth, compared to 45%...

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It’s Time For Women to Take Over

I recently watched a marvelous TED talk by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic titled, Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? Tomas is an organizational psychologist who studies human behavior in the workplace. He made some very interesting points: Organizations and...

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How Must a Woman Sit?

Is there a verse in the Bible or the Qur'an that specifies how a woman should sit? No. There is a verse in the Qur'an (24:31) that says that women should dress modesty and not display their "beauties". In the Bible, 1 Timothy 2:29, it says that women should adorn...

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Credit and Single Women

I received a kind note from Ryan Noonan of creditcards.com reminding me of the problems that women face when establishing and maintaining good credit. He pointed to an article on their website that gives a comprehensive summary of the problems and solutions for those...

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Bahá’í Wins Dissertation Award

Shabnam Raayai, a brilliant Iranian Bahá'í, who was expelled from Iran's best engineering university because she was a Bahá'í, was accepted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she received a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering. She then entered Harvard...

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I'm excited about what will happen to our planet over the next 1000 years. Women will be behind most of the good things. I'm the father of three wonderful women, the grandfather of one woman, and the great-grandfather of a little girl who will grow up in a world that women will help to shape. I'm delighted to be part of the conversation as the planet evolves into one of compassion and equity.

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