My mother is part of that generation of women who embraced Gloria Steinem and fought long and hard for freedoms that we today take for granted. And, wow, does that make her mad. Women today should be grateful, she says, for everything her generation did to move the needle on our place in society. By taking for granted all that she and her peers accomplished—think about something as basic as having a credit card in our own name without our husband’s approval—we diminish their struggle. I may be a successful career woman and parent, but my reaction to this argument remains ever that of growing up in a different generation. Read More
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Author book signings will be held near the bookstore, in the Education Pavilion inside Exhibit Hall A.
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Stephanie Kaplan Lewis
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Gloria Mayfield Banks
Dr. Jacqueline Hornor Plumez
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Randy Kamen, Ed.D.
By Denise Boyd, Senior Marketing Program Manager, Tyco Security Products
Recently, I committed to becoming a coach for Budget Buddies, a non-profit based in Chelmsford that offers financial help for low-income women. I’m no financial genius, but I was fortunate to have good role models many women just don’t have. And I hope to pay that forward. Read More