Monthly Archives: August 2011

Out front and open to others’ opinions

The more you put yourself out in front of the public, the more you open yourself up to opinions. And that’s one of the major deterrents for many women who — although certified experts in their fields — often decline … Continue reading

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Women: media interviews vs health research

Meeting with the energetic and engaging Martha Paynter of the East Coast chapter of LEAF last week to speak about the possibility of bringing Informed Opinions to Halifax, I learned something interesting: Although women are less likely to agree to … Continue reading

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Gloria Steinem: modesty and priceless advice

In the about-to-be-broadcast HBO documentary, In Her Own Words, subject and feminist role model Gloria Steinem  encourages young women to “Listen to the voice inside you and follow that.” And then – demonstrating her critical awareness of the serious limitations … Continue reading

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I Feel Great About My Hands profiles project in Halifax

As a still new non-profit initiative of Media Action (itself an office- and infrastructure-free, virtual organization supported by volunteers), Informed Opinions is always looking for creative ways to fund its work. So we were thrilled when 40 funny, thoughtful, inspiring … Continue reading

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