Reading

Alignment Matters by Katy Bowman

“Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now” by Douglas Rushkoff

“The Problem Isn’t Having It All — It’s Having It Perfect” on Medium

Scientists breach brain barrier

Conversion Via TwitterWorth the long read to follow this fascinating story of how a girl raised in the Westboro Baptist Church found her own voice through Twitter and eventually found empowerment to find her own life. — Jilly Badanes

Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion

Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family by Anne-Marie SlaughterThis book is about so much more than the passage I referenced in this post. Ms. Slaughter lays out a strong argument for why the next big thing in the women’s movement is actually a men’s movement. An excellent read for both men and women. — Ginny Badanes

Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende. -- If we've spoken in the last month, then we've talked about this book. The story is filled with independent women who have found ways to survive on as much of their own terms as they can muster in systems that never want to acknowledge their humanity. -- Bridget Geraghty

Gilgi by Irmgard Keun -- A recent translation from German of a story of a young woman trying to establish her independence in a society being overtaken by fascism, a book that was revolutionary at its publication in its depiction of women’s issues. -- Ellen Clarke

Single Women Are The Most Potent Political Force in New York Magazine

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem for spiritual and emotional nourishment. - Jennimaria Polamki

SPQR by Mary Beard - to prepare for a trip to Rome. - Jennimaria Polamki

Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon - to reflect on childhood and the power of love. - Jennimaria Polamki

When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics by Ellen MalcomThe EMILY’s List founder details her journey of launching an organization to bring equal representation to American politics. - Steffi Badanes

LISTENING: Quiet: The Power of Introverts — Susan Cain continues the narrative in her book through weekly discussions with introverts such as Arianna Huffington.

WATCHING: Fuller House — I can’t get enough of this.