The Work that Girls Do

girls, marriage

Economics in action

Let us start by considering boys first. A boy of eighteen years old (or younger) may encounter the following options: (a) get out of school/college and take up the work that is available to him; (b) continue education in the expectation of a better job in the future. (This expectation may become a reality depending on his ability to do well in studies and the availability of better jobs).

There are some additional choices for a girl, and these can create certain complications in her life. In addition to these two options, she can opt to become a mother and motherhood can change her work/education options. (A boy can become a father at 18 but that need not change his job options). The way motherhood affects a girl, depends on social conditions. It depends on private arrangements, and social/governmental support to take care of kids. I have seen girls in…

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MOTHERHOOD CHANGE’S

sharing experiences while giving tips

Greeting Readers,

Motherhood changes us as women in many ways, physically, mentally, and emotionally, people and friends we once surrounded ourselves with changes, also believe it or not you move up in the spiritual realm as well. Continue reading to learn some coping skills and tips on forward movement into this new and ever changing stage of womanhood.

Becoming a Mother is known to be one of the biggest and best jobs you’ll ever have in this lifetime. It’s hard and very much challenging. After having a baby your focus is completely on your baby and your healing. After the first birthday you should feel comfortable in your position and you should know your child pretty well by then.

THE BODY: The body goes through so much from pregnancy to actually giving birth. It is as if you have ran a marathon and you are completely burnt out. We often…

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To All Women in Tech*

thoughts, leadership

Shedding Light

There are many “right ways” to be a woman in tech, and I hope that people have learned to welcome you with open arms. But at the same time, I worry that some women may not feel brave enough to ask if they are welcome.

I have something subversive to share with you.

I once felt that to be a woman in a male-dominated field (that’s just existing, not even excelling) you had to be as un-female as possible. I had this suspicion in the back of my mind that not allowing women to express themselves as women (but then also claiming them as part of your diverse workforce) — I had this suspicion that it was a lie.

Then I had two great chats with two great women, and I’m going to share their wisdom forever. And I’m writing it here so that you can, too.

  1. Helen 侯-Sandí and…

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