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Full Schedule Planned for the First Annual Milford Readers and Writers Festival
August 31, 2016
Milford, PA is buzzing in anticipation of the inaugural Milford Readers & Writers Festival, taking place Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, offering participants a host of both free and paid events that have been designed “to ignite conversations between people who love to read books and people who write them.”
There are so many incredible events and creative personalities, with more coming on board every day, it is useful to have a handy summary of the events …
WAMU. 88.5, the NPR member-station in Washington, DC. Two-hour magazine program highlights news, political issues and social trends and includes listener’s calls, emails and tweets.
The Political History of Women’s Magazines, Thursday August 27, 1 p.m. (ET)
Guest Host: Jonathan Capehart
Giovanna Gray Lockhart Washington editor, Glamour Magazine
Suzanne Braun Levine Former editor, Ms. magazine and the Columbia Journalism Review
Bonnie J. Morris Adjunct professor, Women’s Studies Program, Georgetown University
Forget school, the end of summer marks the start of the fashion year. While women’s magazines packed this year’s September issues with the usual …
Thursday, Sept. 17
Mary Alice Fortin Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To read about the twenty women honored and Allyn Hulteng’s interview – Women in Business 2015 – with Suzanne Braun Levine click here.
second acts for the greater good
I’ll be in Los Angeles on October 22 for an Encore.org Board meeting. Those gatherings are always stimulating, inspiring, and informative – smart people trying to make change by empowering people over fifty to solve societal problems. (I will also be able to see my son, Josh, for dinner – a real bonus.) Encore’s annual conference (February 9-11, 2016, in San Francisco) will celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Purpose Prize, which honors folk who have done work in their Encore years that contributes …
Interested in continuing to learn in retirement? The New School’s Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP), located in New York City’s Greenwich Village, is open to retired or semiretired people in their early fifties onward who want to actively participate in cooperative learning and instruction.
People of all backgrounds pursue serious, peer-led inquiry through our lifelong learning program. The IRP encourages individuals to challenge themselves by taking part in study groups and assuming academic and administrative leadership roles. Each person’s learning experience is enriched through regular exchanges with enthusiastic learners with diverse …
Throughout the next 18 months, I will be traveling around the country learning about the experiences of women with disabilities within the medical system. I will be gathering their stories for an exciting project of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (yourcpf.org) called: Transforming Healthcare for Women with Disabilities.
WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES FACE MANY CHALLENGES. HOWEVER, TOO OFTEN ONE OF THEM IS FINDING ADEQUATE BASIC HEALTHCARE. SO CPF CREATED A COLLABORATIVE NETWORK AIMED AT CHANGING LIVES TODAY. THIS PROJECT IS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY 100 WOMEN IN HEDGE FUNDS.
The statistics around healthcare for women …
New book with Shebooks.netApril, 2014
At a length that respects their time. In a format that fits their busy lives. Short e-books for women… Shebooks.
Shebooks is the new e-book publisher of great short stories by women, for women. We publish short memoirs, fiction, essays, and long-form journalism by some of the best writers in the United States and beyond, both well known and yet to be discovered. Each Shebook is between the length of a magazine article and a book—long enough to immerse yourself for a plane ride, or a good …
9th Annual San Miguel Writers’ Conference – A Bilingual Conference of Writers & Readers in Magical San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. February 12-17, 2014, “Creative Crossroads of the Americas”
The 2014 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop will be April 10-12 at the University of Dayton (OH), Erma’s alma mater. It is sold out.
Feisty Side of Fifty conversations with Mary Eileen Williams on blogtalkradio.
Joining Women with WHOA! Darryle Pollack and Lynn Forbes – at WHOA! Network – Where Women are Seen and Heard at Every Age
A Bilingual Conference of Writers & Readers in Magical San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. February 12-17, 2014, “Creative Crossroads of the Americas”