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August 13, 2014
WILD Conference set for Sept. 17-18
Women are encouraged to sign up now for the WILD (Women in Leadership Development) Conference set for Sept. 17-18 at the North Dakota Farmers Union Conference Center in Jamestown, as space is limited. “The excitement continues to build with our celebrity speakers, room and personal...
August 13, 2014 - 7:22am
March 28, 2014
N.D. first in growth of women-owned firms
FARGO — North Dakota ranks first for growth in number and economic clout of women-owned businesses in a new census-based report. North Dakota has an estimated 20,700 women-owned firms that employ 21,300 workers and have more than $3.2 million in sales, according to the fourth annual...
March 28, 2014 - 6:46am
January 22, 2014
Kurdish women fight for equality in Syria
MALIKIYA, Syria - Like her five sisters before her, Ahin left school to help her mother at home. Now she's training to fight. At a remote Kurdish militia base on the grassy rolling hills near Syria's border with Iraq, the stocky 19-year-old jumps and crawls with rows of women in...
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January 22, 2014 - 11:50am
December 11, 2013
Key findings on gender pay gap, workplace equality
Key findings on the gender pay gap and attitudes toward workplace equality, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center: —About 75 percent of women ages 18-32 say the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, compared to 57 percent of young...
News/Nation and World
December 11, 2013 - 1:50pm
December 6, 2013
Tech start-ups show little imagination on board gender diversity
SAN FRANCISCO - At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. But the company's board of directors is 100 percent male. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley,...
News/Nation and World
December 6, 2013 - 9:50pm
November 14, 2013
Women’s Expo set for Saturday
Ingstad Family Media will host its first Women’s Expo in Jamestown Saturday, with nearly 60 booths, plus break-out sessions on hairstyles and braids, self-defense, planning activities for kids and direct sales. There is no cost to attend the expo, which will be from 10 a.m. to...
November 14, 2013 - 6:58am
October 7, 2013
Coffee shops use feminine appeal
October 7, 2013 - 6:55am
September 24, 2013
Report: Saudi Arabia worst on women's legal issues
WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saudi Arabia tops the list of countries for laws that limit women's economic potential, while South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa have made the least progress over the last 50 years in improving women's economic opportunities,...
Nation and World/News
September 24, 2013 - 8:00pm
Hacker puts porn on local women's empowerment group website
FARGO -- For a few days recently, a website for a local women's empowerment foundation redirected viewers to a pornographic site if they were viewing it on a mobile device. The hacking turned out to be a catalyst for Diva Connection to change its name, said foundation organizer Chris...
September 24, 2013 - 7:55am
April 6, 2013
In first for Mormon conference, woman leads prayer
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- For the first time in the event's 183-year history, a woman led a prayer Saturday at the semiannual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jean A.
April 6, 2013 - 11:00pm
January 25, 2013
Sign up for winter BOW
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has a few openings available for a one-day winter workshop Jan. 26 at Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Darling, and a three-day workshop Feb. 22, 23 and 24 at Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau. A...
January 25, 2013 - 7:09am
July 28, 2012
Conference for women planned
The first annual Women In Leadership Development conference will be held on Sept. 21 and 22 at the North Dakota Farmers Union State Office in Jamestown. The conference is open to all women. The event is designed to empower women to become more involved in their communities and organizations....
July 28, 2012 - 6:59am
July 19, 2012
Letter to the editor: More women should be serving on N.D. boards
Buried in my paper files is the date the North Dakota Legislature passed the mandated gender-balance bill requiring boards and commissions appointed by the governor to be gender-balanced. It was sometime in the late 1980s, when we still had paper files.
July 19, 2012 - 7:20am
July 16, 2012
Report seeks greater support for ND women
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- An analyst says North Dakota should try harder to recruit women to run for state offices and the Legislature, and to serve on state boards and commissions. Linda Wurtz says North Dakota would get economic and public policy benefits from having women in a more...
July 16, 2012 - 11:03am
Women's group has strong roots in N.D.
FARGO -- North Dakota may be a considered conservative in the ballot boxes, but when it comes to leading the way for equality, the state has consistently moved forward. The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley remains both a strong advocate and educator on issues of voting...
July 16, 2012 - 7:37am