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These days you might see women wearing jeans and open toed shoes to the office, but that wasn't always the case. A woman's work outfit used to be a two piece suit, complete with shoulder pads and heels. Thankfully, power-dressing has evolved.

Men want pretty and girls want rich, when it comes to mating. Although people might say they're looking for those qualities, in real life, men and women both like looks and earning power pretty much equally. And they pick people they like.

It's a clear sign of political progress. There are so many women in the Senate now, there are too few stalls and the Capitol has to add more to accommodate the Ladies of the Higher Chamber.

Leaders aren't just born, they're made and The New Leaders Council helps create them by training and mentoring outstanding progressive leaders. These young leaders all share big dreams to change the world of politics.

Often the latest movies only come to big cities, but "Girl Rising", a fascinating new film showcasing the trials nine girls from nine different countries go through in pursuit of an education, is playing in 169 different towns nationwide.
The 2012 Olympic Games in London was the first time all participating nations allowed women to compete, but there were still 1,233 more male athletes and 30 more medal events exclusively for men.

The state of the global economy dominated conversation in Davos last week, but women’s participation—not just in politics and economics, but also in the forum itself—was also a talking point. Just 17% of those in attendance were female. There was a panel “Women in Economic Decision-making,”—featuring, among others, the IMF’s Christine Lagarde, Harvard’s Drew Gilpin Faust, the European Commission’s Citizenship Vice President Viviane Reding, and Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg—dealt directly with the issue of women’s involvement at the highest levels of economics and business.

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