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How Office Discrimination Worsened After Trump

How Office Discrimination Worsened After Trump

Since the beginning of the Donald Trump administration, it feels like everyone in the entire country is on edge. Multiple issues, from racism to sexism, have come to the forefront. And for many, everything has changed. Expectations and standards of compassion and decency are higher. But that has made our society’s pitfalls more obvious. As a Black woman writer who […]

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The Overdue Downfall Of Powerful Men Committing Sexual Harassment

The Overdue Downfall Of Powerful Men Committing Sexual Harassment

Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Donald Trump, Bill Cosby, and now Harvey Weinstein. These are names on the growing list of powerful men in Hollywood and media accused of sexual harassment and/or assault. But the commonalities between these men extend beyond their careers and infamous accusations. Another important attribute they share is their age. All of the men on this notorious […]

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The Perfect Pop Of Color

The Perfect Pop Of Color

As previously forecasted from the fashion runway, red is the color of the season. A red monochromatic outfit would be bold and memorable, but a simple red pop of color can make just as big of a statement. Rina shows us how: As I write this at the airport on my way home from New York Fashion Week, I’ve never […]

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The Latest Attack On Women’s Reproductive Rights

The Latest Attack On Women’s Reproductive Rights

In yet another blow to women’s health and reproductive rights, President Trump has officially reversed the Obama-era mandate requiring employers to include birth control coverage in insurance plans. On Friday, October 6, President Trump announced that employers, including colleges and universities that provide health insurance to students and employees, would now have the right to withhold birth control coverage on […]

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Post-Pregnancy Body Stigmas That Must End

Post-Pregnancy Body Stigmas That Must End

After giving birth, society expects new mothers to revert to their original body shape. But achieving such a task requires time and energy, which is difficult especially when there are newborn children to care. These stigmas must end because they cultivate a negative way of thinking and bring about undue pressure on mothers.   Author’s Note: Since many messages about post-pregnancy bodies […]

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A Simple Nail Design Trend For Fall

A Simple Nail Design Trend For Fall

Simple, minimalist nail art designs are in trend for fall! They add fun details to your overall look and are eye-catching without being too bold. In addition, they are very easy to do! Check out the tutorial from Alyson’s blog: This fall you might see more than just vampy and neutral cool shades on nails. Subtle art designs were popping […]

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Machismo On The West Coast And Beyond: The Reality For Women

Machismo On The West Coast And Beyond: The Reality For Women

On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, the second West Coast Family Investment Conference took place at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. The theme for the conference was “Exceeding Return Expectations, Sourcing the Best Deals & Aligning Values.” The conference program included a three-part series with a set of different speakers for each series. The first included Mira Veda, founder and editor-in-chief […]

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6 Harmful Microaggressions Tech Women Experience

6 Harmful Microaggressions Tech Women Experience

There is a stark gender parity in the tech industry that has been cultivated by bias held against women. And while there’s more awareness surrounding the issue, it is the unintentional and unconscious sexism that will be the hardest to confront. It’s best to recognize the microaggressions first to create a better work environment for women in tech. In recent […]

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How To Dress For Autumn When It’s Still Warm Outside

How To Dress For Autumn When It’s Still Warm Outside

Although the fall season has begun, San Francisco is still pretty warm! You’ll have to wait to break out your stylish sweaters and coats, but that doesn’t stop you from engaging in autumn trends. Liat shows us how: The weather is starting to get cooler, however it’s still not cold enough for sweater or boots as it appears everywhere, from […]

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An Alternative Method To Toxic Call-Outs

An Alternative Method To Toxic Call-Outs

If you witness unconscious sexism in the workplace, the perpetrator should know that he/she did something wrong,  for the sake of the receiver and the perpetrator.  But calling out the perpetrator could be potentially toxic and hinder progress. Here’s a different method that may be more productive and inclusive. There are so many varying opinions on the current state of […]

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The Illusion Of Work-Life Balance

Mother holding baby  and typing on laptop computer in kitchen.

“There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.” -Jack Welch Never has the topic of integrating work and life been so important to me as it is right now. Having given birth to my son a little over year ago, I am challenged by the public-facing commitments and the […]

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Achieve Minimalist Style With 4 Tips

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There’s beauty in simplicity. Minimalist fashion best encompasses this idea! With just a few key items, you can look fashionable and put-together. Rina shows us how: I’ve always been fascinated by the minimalist’s ability to create such stunningly classic ensembles with key pieces. Read on for 4 easy tips on creating a minimalist outfit. 1. Neutral tones are the way […]

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San Francisco’s Most Splendid Event Of The Year

Photo by Tiffany Rika Russell.

The San Francisco Symphony’s Opening Night Gala is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Some of San Francisco’s most influential people attend decked to impress in ball gowns and tuxedo’s, creating a visual feast for a first time spectator. There is no shortage of Silicon Valley’s tech pioneers, major philanthropists, political figures or cultural leaders in attendance […]

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