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Women and Business: August 25th, 2017

Women and Business: August 25th, 2017

This week - During an interview with a YouTube personality, Angela Merkel says she wants to use social media to reach a younger audience during the election in Germany. Women in the military are rejoicing after the US Army lifts the ban on dreadlocks for female soldiers. Sheryl Sandberg is donating $100 million of her Facebook stock to charity and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai announces she’ll be attending Oxford University. At 65, Laura Val is the most decorated swimmer holding 355 records - nine more than Michael Phelps. 

Hollywood Fails Latest Test of Diversity With Fall TV Lineup Bloomberg

ESPN’s New ‘Countdown’ Host Samantha Ponder on Navigating Pay Issues as a Woman in Sports Media Variety

Meet the Trailblazing Black Servicewomen Who Are Embracing Natural Hair in the Military Vogue

Army Lifts Ban on Dreadlocks, and Black Servicewomen Rejoice NY Times

When It’s Hard for Women to Find Male Mentors The Atlantic

Naomi Campbell criticizes lack of diversity at Vogue The Guardian

Closing the Gender Gap in Technology: How the Founder of Girls Who Code Is Teaching Girls Coding and Confidence People

The Fight for Equal Pay: Women, Minorities on TV Still Making Less Than White Men Variety

Sheryl Sandberg Donates $100 Million of Facebook Stock to Charity Fortune

The Biggest Thing Big Business Can Teach Non-Profits Fortune

Malala Yousafzai Is Going to Oxford Fortune

The World's Most Decorated Swimmer Is a 65-Year-Old Woman Outside Online

Watch the Trailer for 'Firsts': TIME’s New Video Series on 45 Groundbreaking Women Time

Angela Merkel Talks Sexism, Emojis, and ‘The Rock’ Fortune

11 Fearless Women Who Hiked The Pacific Crest Trail This Year Buzzfeed

GM CEO Mary Barra Joins Disney's Board Amid Successor Search Fortune


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