The periodical “Woman’s Place” offers a series of personal experiences and grievances by women in various professions. Through compelling storytelling, it explains why women were discontent with the patriarchal system of their society. While the periodical consists of various other issues such as stereotypes taught to young children, self-defense, divorce, decision to keep an … Continue reading Woman’s Place
The image is taken from a Kodak Company magazine that represents its diversified employees with various careers and degree programs. The above image is of Rebecca Frederick Mooney, a development engineer, who graduated from Bucknell with a BS/EE degree and since then has been working with Kodak on manufacturing equipment and coloring HR disc into … Continue reading Kodak (The Right Place. The Right Time)
The above pamphlet is created by the National Organization for Women (NOW) that aimed to help women have an equal chance in every aspect of life. This particular pamphlet targets women and their daughters who may have ambitions of becoming a doctor, lawyer, and/or economist. After posing the audience with some thought-provoking questions, it presents … Continue reading Will She Have An Equal Chance In Life?
The Career Classics Spring ’85 was an advertisement taken from the Rochester Women periodical (1984-1986). Alongside the images of clothing are written descriptions of the clothing themselves that are described as being “soft,” “feminine,” “chic,” and most importantly are “easier to wear.” The advertisement clearly targets a specific audience and aims to sell its products … Continue reading Rochester Women- Career Classics Spring ’85
Jordan writes about the unfortunate economic status of women during the 1900s by providing statistical evidence. She states that the women (both black and white) are more intensively exploited than black males. Women made up a third of the labor force while the black made a tenth. She discusses how prestigious organizations prefer to hire … Continue reading 51% Minority Group
Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, mystic, and educator. He has traveled around the world and is active in social issues such as education, environmental initiatives, economics, and spirituality. In this interview with Juhi Chawla, he discusses the question if motherhood and career can go together. He argues that taking care of children is a full-time … Continue reading Motherhood and Career
The painting above is located in A.I.R Gallery in Brooklyn, founded in 1972. The artist, Susan Bee, attempts to challenge and take advancement against commonly defined gender roles and perceptions on how women are weaker than men. This particular painting uses oil, enamel, and sand to invoke the vivid colors. The fact that a woman … Continue reading Susan Bee: “Pow!”