Virtual Film Festival
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Women Seen and Heard Productions invites you to sit back and watch a film at your convenience at home with the added pleasure of discussing the film via a virtual meet-up with friends using Google Hangouts, Zoom or FaceTime. The films recommended are provocative and will make you think. They depict intelligent women at turning points … Read More

In Honor of Women’s History Month: Thank the Women Who Shaped Your History
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A lot of older women claim they didn’t have the diverse role models younger women enjoy today, but to be fair, the older generation did grow up reading Louisa May Alcott, Carolyn Keene and learning about Clara Barton and Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell. History books mentioned Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie, Rosa Parks, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, Eleanor … Read More

Speak Up on St. Valentine’s Day
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St Valentine’s Day is when people show their affection for a “significant other” or “others” by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love. It’s a perfect time to reach out across the miles, and not just to those with whom you are “in love,” but rather, to those you love and cherish. I have … Read More

New Role Models at the Podium: Raising Awareness and Making Waves
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As the holidays claim my attention, here’s what I’m thinking, noticing, and asking: 2019 Role Models Emerge from the Impeachment Hearings Women’s Voice: Will we ever get it right? Speaking up to advocate with passionate conviction: If you see a festering problem or an unmet need but don’t speak up, who will? I found it hard … Read More

Get Out the Vote (and Vote!)
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So many political issues face each of us as Americans right now that it’s easy to be overwhelmed and disparaging of the entire electoral process. Life today is complicated and uncertain. Amidst all the news coverage about the upcoming Presidential campaigns, you might find yourself wondering, “Will my vote even matter?” The current political environment has … Read More

Express Yourself to the Graduate: Tips and Tools
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There are some special occasions, like graduation day, that require us to focus on a single individual with a hearty “hooray!” Given coverage in the press and social media, we’re all aware of the wonderful commencement addresses that are being delivered by celebrities, scholars, writers, politicians, scientists, and CEO’s. These speakers have been in the public eye … Read More

From Candid to Can-Do
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Business photo created by katemangostar – www.freepik.comCandid conversations can move the needle in advancing progress, particularly if you’re speaking with someone who controls resources or shapes policy, or perhaps the listener can influence someone who does. If you’re feeling brave, here are a few tips for being upfront in conversations that can sway opinions: Be clear … Read More

Stand Up for a Change
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Imagine yourself in a group discussion about a controversial issue. Have you had the self-confidence to take a stand when your opinion was solicited? It’s reasonable to hesitate when you know that people in your particular social group see the world differently. For instance, it can be risky to be candid if your boss has strong … Read More

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