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April 21st, 2015: Edition 10
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IN THE HEADLINES

The TIME 100 List Has So. Many. Feminists!

Look at all the feminists!! That was our main thought as we scrolled through Time's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world this week. Here's just a sample of the activism among the women who made the cut.

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Meryl Streep Somehow Gets Even More Awesome

Just when we thought we couldn't love her any more, she goes and does something like this. Meryl Streep is launching a writing program for female screenwriters over 40 in partnership with New York Women in Film & Television.

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One Female Executive Is Not Enough

But some companies may think it is. A new study found a that after hiring the first woman to fill an executive position, the chances of that company hiring a second woman executive dropped by 51%.

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WHAT WE'RE READING

Is There Joy In Power?
Our short answer: yes, of course, if you use it well! Bonnie Marcus profiles four female executives who embrace their power as a positive force to influence others.
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Navigating Tradeoffs In A Dual-Career Marriage
If you and your partner both have careers, your lives are likely "filled with negotiation." Here's how to approach them without sacrificing your relationship.
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Hillary For President: No Joke
An old joke from the 90s reminds us that once upon a time, Hillary's presidential campaign was unfathomable. We've come a long way since then.
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GOOD STUFF FROM OUR FRIENDS

Gender Gap Grader  is undertaking an industry-by-industry analysis of the gender gap in representation. They've already tackled angel investing and airline pilots, with assessments of more industries to come in the near future. They can fill you in on their  #GenderDataRevolution on their website .
QUOTE OF THE WEEK

"I want everyone to realize that we need feminism ... I want you to have someone come into the school and educate everyone about feminism ... I don't think that's too much to ask."
- Sophie, a middle-school student in Ohio, after her t-shirt with the word "FEMINIST" on it was censored from a class photo. The principal has since apologized, and Sophie has led a successful campaign to bring discussions of feminism into her school.

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