Anti-choice activists are boycotting the American Girl doll series this holiday season, but strong sales expectations suggest the girl-power message is prevailing with shoppers. The high price of the dolls, however, means they aren’t for everyone.
If more businesswomen could fly airplanes, they would use the confidence it engenders to steer their careers higher. That is the premise of a New Jersey company that turns female executives into pilots.
One of the country’s oldest shelters has opened a gender-neutral search for a new executive director and hired a man to run the organization in the interim. Some feminists call the move a violation of the founding principles to protect women.
Home economics is no longer just about failed junior-high sewing projects. Now it’s a college discipline called family and consumer sciences and many of its students are graduating this month. Second in a series of eight on women and education.