More Women, Girls Needed in Tech Fields

Experts at a conference on “Women and Girls in the High Tech Economy” called for a drive to train more women and girls, saying that though business now is sluggish, the economy will rebound and business will be inseparable from technology.

Birth Helpers to Aid Pregnant Sept. 11 Survivors

In ancient Greece, doulas were women, often slaves, who helped at childbirth, and today the multiskilled doula is increasingly in demand. While midwives focus on delivery, doulas are coaches, listeners, hand-holders, teachers about motherhood.