Posts By Janet Hoffman
From “mommy juice” to “alcopops,” alcoholic beverages have become for many women the default response to any occasion. Reaching for a bottle of wine or something harder has become a […]
It’s completely natural to want more fulfillment, more achievement, more love, more of everything good—and to be happy. Happiness is the brass ring. Unfortunately, countless women say they are not […]
From the May 8th NY Times “In Her Words” column: Over half of women surveyed in a 2021 CNBC and SurveyMonkey poll said their mental health at work was suffering […]
Girlhood is a new nonfiction book by Melissa Febos, an author and professor. In her book, she mourns the innate sense of infinite possibility we experience when we are very […]
Lena Alhusseini works in the field of human rights and accountability. With an outstanding record of professional commitment to serving populations in need, Lena has been the director of Oregon’s child welfare program as well as the executive director of the Arab-American Family Support Center where she focused on helping domestic violence survivors in the New York City area.
When we look back to the past and consider what was historically considered to be the role of women, we usually think of the role of homemaker—a role that would naturally include baking. Today when we think of the role of women, we naturally consider the fact that women now play a significant role in creating a thriving economy. One Canadian woman, Wanda Beaver, combines these two roles—checking both boxes in one stroke.
One day in New York City, I passed a many-windowed bookstore and stopped to look more closely at an unusual window display. There must have been 20 books in this […]
In 2019, prior to the pandemic, of the companies that made up the 2019 Fortune 500 list, 6.6 percent had women CEOs—the highest number ever and a significant increase from […]
Before the onset of colonialism, the East African native population thrived as approximately 100 different sovereign and autonomous nations—with their own languages and cultures, laws and traditions. The creation of […]
Before the pandemic swept our society into new rules of behavior, scientific research—including a 2017 review of 40 other studies on public health consequences of isolation—had shown that loneliness can […]