Women in the News: 5 Steps Forward

By Stephanie Milam

  1. “Brave” release: The new film features Pixar’s first female heroine. From what we can tell, the main character, Princess Merida, has an independent spirit similar to that of Mulan from Disney’s 1998 animated film.
  2. Single women in Iran are taking charge and making better lives for themselves despite their tradition-based culture.
  3. This year Qatar will send women to the Olympics for the first time.
  4. Study debunks “Queen Bee” myth, with more women professionals mentoring and developing other women.
  5. Users proclaim why they support women’s empowerment in the inspiring #ImWithTheLeague Twitter trend based on this article.

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