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Women Hold Less Than 30 Percent of County Offices Throughout Ohio

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Women Hold Less Than 30 Percent of County Offices Throughout Ohio

By Tyler Buchanan There are more county sheriffs in Ohio named Scott than there are sheriffs that are women. There are also as many Johns serving as county engineer as are women. Across Ohio’s 88 counties, there is a striking disparity between the number of men and women serving in elected office.  In sum, women make […]

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Shop Talk: Local Apparel Brand Offers Gender Equal Clothing

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Local Apparel Brand Offers Gender Equal Clothing

Passionate about filling a perceived hole in the market, clothing company Olly Awake offers gender equal clothing. Founder Kevin Terry Smith and designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart teamed up to create the brand, and together they are making and selling articles of clothing that redefine fashion gender types, while also asking consumers to rethink their own preconceived […]

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Thurber House Presents Amber Tamblyn

  Thurber House Presents Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn experienced a crisis of character while trying to break out of her child acting career to become the writer and director she dreamed of being as an adult. After a low period of disillusionment, she entered into an Era of Ignition–a time of self-reflection that follows personal upheaval and leads to a call […]

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Thurber House Presents The Belladonnas: Evenings with Authors

  Thurber House Presents The Belladonnas: Evenings with Authors

Imagine a world where all erotica is written by feminists. Their daydreams include equal pay, a gender-balanced Congress, and Tom Hardy arriving at their doorstep to deliver a fresh case of LaCroix every week. Both light-hearted and empowering, New Erotica for Feminists is a sly, satirical take on all the things that turn feminists on. […]

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Women in Business: Addressing Pay Equity

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Women in Business: Addressing Pay Equity

For every dollar a man earns, women earn only 78 cents on average. For African-American and Hispanic women, the gap is even wider. This event examines how we can achieve equal pay for equal work, and provides resources to help women succeed. You’ll also get a free professional headshot. Need to look the part? We’ve […]

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As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

It’s no secret that the nation is severely politically polarized. Wearing a particular red hat can get the word “racist,” “misogynist,” and any other -ist word thrown at you. You can witness a fight over any post, tweet or comment, watch hundreds go up in arms over the style of shoe First Lady Melania Trump […]

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National Program Centralizing Women’s Issues to Visit Columbus, Provide Training

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega National Program Centralizing Women’s Issues to Visit Columbus, Provide Training

In the last year alone, a constant push has established itself to diversify voices and participation in politics and leadership. The emergence of organizations training women to run for office, like She Should Run, Emerge, Ready to Run, and Vote, Run, Lead, proves that. Galvanize, a program launched by national organization United State of Women […]

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