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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a pioneering advocate for women’s rights, who in her ninth decade became a much younger generation’s unlikely cultural icon, died on Friday. She was 87. The cause was complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, the Supreme Court said. By the time two small tumors were …

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Why Female Leadership Traits Are More Important Than Ever in Defining What’s Next

Six months into this pandemic, the future of business is still murky. Companies are struggling to find footing. Everyone wants answers. They’re looking for a leader to redefine and transform the workplace so that it can weather any storm. To put it plainly, we need leaders to focus less on their individual ideas regarding how …

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Why Women Leading the Climate Movement Are Underappreciated and Sometimes Invisible

The American scientist Eunice Newton Foote theorized in 1856 that carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could produce global warming three years before similar work by the Irish physicist John Tyndall, whose research on warming is often cited as the beginning of climate science.  Foote was also an early women’s rights campaigner, signing the 1848 Seneca Falls “Declaration of …

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These Councils Shape Doctors’ Future: Now They’re All Led by Women

Women in medicine are creating change, blazing their own path in a historically male-dominated profession. But with the COVID-19 pandemic deepening the longstanding inequities and crises in the health care system, the need for women’s leadership has never been more urgent. Fortunately, the AMA’s leadership has helped fulfill that need with three consecutive female presidents—including …

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