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Open Letter: We must take action now to preserve Net Neutrality and protect women’s and girls’ voices online

  The FCC’s current attempt to eviscerate Net Neutrality is a direct threat to our work and could have disastrous consequences for women & girls. With the public comment deadline looming, and a final decision from Chairman Wheeler and the FCC coming soon after that, it’s time to take action — urgently. Not sure what […]

#DigiFem2 tweetchat with National Organization for Women, Tuesday, June 17 from 12-1pm EDT

The National Organization for Women (NOW) and Fem2pt0 are teaming up for #DigiFem2 Tweetchat on Tuesday,June 17 from 12 to 1 p.m. EDT. The conversation will focus on various topics affecting women across the country, and utilizing social media to bring our community together.  We’ll be providing information on NOW’s upcoming conference, and our experts […]

Action, Learning and Gender in Mozambique: A Pause

By Solange Rocha and Michel Friedman, Gender at Work, Facilitated by Oxfam Canada  “I met myself again and valued myself more, not only at work but in my whole life, day to day” (participant’s comment) In music, a pause means the sound of silence, a time between notes.  For participants in our Gender Action Learning Process […]

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us!

Editor’s Note: This Thanksgiving our bloggers say “Thank You” to their family, friends, heroes and to anyone who played an important role in their lives. I would like to Thank the amazing Fem2pto community for its support all these years and all the people who have been on my side since I moved to DC in […]

Veterans Day: Today we honor women’s role in the military

Today we honor all veterans who served our country. However, we would like to specifically highlight the role of women in the armed services.  In 1950, the percentage of women in uniform was just 2 percent. Today, of the 1.4 million service members on active duty, about 14 percent are women the US Department of […]

Women in Tech: Investor Panel

A great event is happening next week in LA. The General Assembly launches their Women In Tech Network quarterly series featuring women in startups and tech.  Their panelists will discuss how they find and discover new startups, what they are looking for; and levels of investment. They will also discuss trends in LA startups, and hear from […]

Round Up: How the Shutdown affects Women’s lives

We put together a roundup on how the shutdown affects women’s lives: NPR, Shutdown Leaves Program Feeding Women And Infants In Lurch Among those affected by the chaos of the government shutdown are 9 million low-income women and children who may be worrying where next week’s meal is going to come from. They rely on […]

Marissa Mayer is the 1st Woman to be Featured No.1 on FORTUNE’s 40 Under 40 Business Leaders

Fortune just released its annual 40 Under 40 List and Marissa Mayer came it at No. 1, making her the first woman ever to be ranked No. 1 on the list. While Mayer leads the way, this year’s list also includes more women than ever before, with women in 14 of the 40 total spots. Some […]