Tag: gender equality

Sen. Cardin Joins Renewed Push in Congress to Adopt Equal Rights Amendment

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Photo courtesy of Sen. Ben Cardin/Twitter

Maryland’s senior U.S. senator and a group of his Democratic colleagues are leading an effort in Congress to adopt a long-awaited constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal protections to women.

Women’s Programming Workshop Comes to Baltimore, Sells Out

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Rails Girls Portland
Rails Girls Portland

Rails Girls is a roving two-day coding workshop aimed at getting more women involved in computer programming (a field you may or may not be surprised to learn has a serious gender imbalance). And it must really be striking a chord; its Baltimore event on March 1 and 2 has already sold all of its 75 tickets.

Mikulski Kept It Short and Sweet in DNC Speech

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Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski — “the first Democratic woman elected to the Senate in her own right” — spoke to the delegates at the Democratic National Convention last night. And unlike O’Malley the night before, she didn’t let her enthusiasm lead her into the uncanny valley of oversmiling. She also didn’t let her speech run over six minutes.

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