What We’re Reading: Fascinating Fast Reads

Take a break from your day and check out some of the articles we are loving. Here are some quick fascinating reads that revolve around women empowerment! 

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The Ghost Statistic That Haunts Women’s Empowerment

Although used with good intentions, statistics that aren’t based on substantial research or that are used to overgeneralize can be more harmful than helpful. This article explores the need for accurate data, both qualitative and quantitative, to close the gender gap.  

 

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When It Comes To Women In STEM Roles, The Results are Golden

Women are underrepresented in STEM roles, but through these blockbuster movies, women in STEM are being represented in a powerful light.

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The Fierce Female Characters of Film in 2018

This articles discusses the different powerful female roles featured on the big screen in 2018. Some favorites include Yalitza Aparicio as Cleo in “Roma” and Viola Davis as Veronica in “Widows.” For a deep dive on the impact of female characters in movies, check out this study by CAA and Shift7.

After reading these articles, we are left feeling inspired and hopeful. Let us know what articles you’ve been loving lately!

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