Welcome to issue 2 of The Ladies! It’s a listing of tidbits we have enjoyed reading on what is happening with women and girls around the world along with things to do/see/read/buy. Please click here to subscribe: Subscribe to The Ladies by Email
Check Out These Books!
–The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know
–The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self
What Can These 100 Year Old Women Teach Us About Beauty?
Take a look at these beautiful elderly women showcased by Arianne Clement as part of the Ground Truth Project. Click here to visit The Guardian.
Women’s Greatest Financial Regret – and How to Avoid It
Ladies, it’s time to invest! According to CNN Money, 41% of females identify not investing more as their greatest financial regret. Click here to read the article.
Primaries foretell ‘Year of Women’ for Next Congress
Women now make up over 46 percent of all donors in the 2018 election cycle. This increase in contributions is also reflected in the number of women who have decided to run for Congress. The Democratic Party reports that the number of females running for House seats — a record 309 — is up by 146 percent from 2016, and the Republican Party reports a 35 percent increase. Wow! This is great news. Read the full article on The Hill.
Did You Know That Births Are Rising for Women in Their 40’s?
The United States is in the midst of a baby bust as birth rates fall in every age group of women except for one: women in their 40s, according to government statistics released this week. Click here to read the article on USA Today.
All Women Crew Circumnavigating the Globe
Read About the first ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. Read about it here.
Women.NYC Has Launched in New York City
New York City Launches Game-Changing Website to Help Women Succeed. New York’s Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen says, “Women have waited long enough for equal pay, power and respect. In New York City, we aren’t going to wait any longer. Click here to read more on Harper’s Bazaar.