Women Supporting Women by Brenda J. Thomas Ph.D.

Women Supporting Women by Brenda J. Thomas Ph.D.

The Huffington Post and other media have published articles about women not supporting each other.  These women appear to be focused on their individual success but not the success of other women. In turbulent times like these when women’s rights and well-being are in peril in and out of the workplace it is imperative that women remain positive and look for action oriented solutions. Learning to be supportive of each other and to work well…

Respect Yourself by Maria C. Ramos Ed.D.

Respect Yourself by Maria C. Ramos Ed.D.

I cannot get the words of the Staples Singers song Respect Yourself out of my head. It’s been playing on a continuous loop since I participated in the Women’s March on Washington. Specifically, the line “If you don’t respect yourself ain’t nobody gonna give a good cahoot, na na na na, respect yourself”*. That day in Washington, women proudly expressed their dignity and their outrage that anyone try denigrate them or take away their rights….