#ReadingWomen2014 Recommendations

In this day and age, there is so much literature out there and the accessibility that technology provides for books has made our choices even wider and more diverse.To join the thousands of lists out there, to celebrate women writers and to embrace the wonderful #ReadingWomen2014 Twitter wave, I have put together a list of #ReadingWomen2014…
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Book Review: Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’

Although I am a feminist and believe wholeheartedly in female empowerment and equalizing gender opportunities, I am simply unconvinced by Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In philosophy and argument.I had been so looking forward to reading the Facebook CEO's perspective on success and how to make it in corporate America. Unfortunately, not only did she…
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Q&A: Nadia Wassef, Co-founder of Diwan Bookstores

The last two years have been exhausting for Nadia Wassef, co-founder of Egypt's Diwan Bookstores. Running Diwan was no longer about books, writers, and shops. It was nothing but crisis management, stress and financial pressure. Almost burnt out from having managed to overcome the financial crisis and two Egyptian revolutions, Wassef has relocated…
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