Zonta Club of Berkshire County shared Yes She Can's post.
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You go girl!At 16 years old, Australian explorer Jade Hameister is the youngest person to ever complete the polar hat-trick by reaching the North and South Poles and crossing Greenland, but even she has to deal with loudmouth critics who have opined that her place is in the kitchen. In 2016, after the then-14-year-old become the youngest person to ski to the North Pole from outside the last degree of latitude (a distance of about 60 miles), she gave a TEDx talk in Melbourne in which she encouraged young women to embrace an adventurous mindset, and to resist societal pressures that discourage them from their ambitions. Male YouTube commenters took offense to Hameister’s message, as users flooded the page with the phrase, “Make me a sandwich,” an internet meme that mocks women for having ambitions aside from making food for a man. She responded : ... See MoreSee Less
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This year, celebrate #ZontaRoseDay and #IWD2019 with a donation to the Rose Fund in honor of someone you admire. Your contribution enables Zonta to empower women and girls worldwide. www.zonta.org/donate #ZontaEmpowers ... See MoreSee Less
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Zonta invites you to celebrate #ZontaRoseDay and #IWD2019 by recognizing someone special in your life with a donation to the Zonta International Foundation in their honor. www.zonta.org/donate #ZontaEmpowers ... See MoreSee Less
Zonta Rose day och Internationella kvinnodagen närmar sig. Fira med en gåva till ZIF och skicka en virtuell ros till någon som betyder något för dig! Din gåva gör skillnad och tillsammans kan vi påverka och förändra en kvinnas värld. Tack för din gåva! 🙏 D21 Foundation kommittén 2018-2020 Donera online www.zonta.org
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"I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy." —Marie Curie
#HonorAndEmpower #Zonta100 #WomenInHistory #WomenInScienceDay #WomenInScience #WomenInSTEM #MarieCurie ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks to Zucchinis Restaurant and Lynne and staff for collecting for the Period Project. If you’d like to donate, you can drop off there, order from our Amazon wishlist http://a.co/4Fy9rby or get in touch with us here for pickup! Thank you. (250 packs to be assembled and distribute on March 16th) ... See MoreSee Less
Please don’t forget MA passed the equal pay act last year, because right now women working full-time earn only 84.3% of what men earn and gap is even larger for women of color... it’s past time to change that! The link below has details. #EqualPayforEqualWork
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Zonta Club of Berkshire County shared Participant Media's post.
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Out of the roughly 3,500 Medal of Honor recipients, only one was a woman. That woman was Mary Edwards Walker. 👊 #LeadingWomen
In this powerful series produced by our friends at Look What SHE Did, women tell the stories of incredible women through the years. Prepare to be awestruck by their achievements, their tenacity & their fearless visions for a better world. ✨ ... See MoreSee Less
Zonta Club of Berkshire County shared CBS News's post.
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Leave it to Steven Tyler to have a scarf cutting ceremony to open Janie's house, inspired by Aerosmith's hit song. Big voice, big heart <3
WATCH: Steven Tyler just opened a home for abused girls named "Janie's House," which was inspired by the 1989 Aerosmith hit "Janie's Got A Gun" https://cbsn.ws/2UGsDD2 ... See MoreSee Less