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Listen to my Radio Interview summarizing my 3 books

Here is my Radio Interview from this week. In case you missed it. It was great talking about why I wrote the books and how I want to change the world! http://cirh2.streamon.fm/listen-pl-11116  

The nail in Hillary’s coffin was untrustworthiness!

This great article describes how I feel. A must read by Toronto lawyer Marie Henein. “It is the reaction to Ms. Clinton that shook me to my core – watching her struggle to be "relatable." To be cuddly. To assure the world that she was a good mom and grandma. To twist and contort herself out of shape. Her

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The nail in Hillary’s coffin was untrustworthiness!

Only 27 percent of TED talks are by women

Recent research shows that out of the more than 12,000 speakers in the TED talk series with over a billion watchers, only 27 percent are women. Apparently  June Cohen , Exec Producer of TED Media is concerned and is aiming for more women. According to Cohen, many women feel they are not ready to talk on

By |August 15th, 2013|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Only 27 percent of TED talks are by women

Lean Out – 50 Ways to Shift Corporate Culture so Women can Reach the Top

Here is the proposal for my new book I am writing. I am searching for a great publisher. Pass it along!  Lean Out – 100 Ways to Shift Corporate Culture  So Women Can Reach the Top by Maureen Fitzgerald, PhD (former policy lawyer) (copyright)   “Leaning In” is not enough  In her recent best-selling book “Lean In”

By |August 1st, 2013|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Lawyers, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Lean Out – 50 Ways to Shift Corporate Culture so Women can Reach the Top

Why do we think alimony is no longer necessary?

I just read about the Supreme Court of Canada decision on alimony. Here is how I interpret it (this is not a legal opinion!). If you get married in a church or a civil ceremony and you later get divorced, the courts will split all your family assets, caregivers will receive child support, and in some cases one partner (usually the

By |February 19th, 2013|Categories: Gender, Lawyers, News, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why do we think alimony is no longer necessary?