Monthly Archives: June 2012

Women at Woodstock

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  Save the date: October 7-10, 2012. The Women at Woodstock  event — BA50 is a media partner — will bring together women of a certain age to share, inspire and motivate. Held at the Emerson Resort & Spa; go here for more information: http://womenatwoodstock.com/the-event/workshops

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All (The Atlantic)

Ms. Slaughter dispells the myth of having it all which has kept women whispering to themselves – “How can I meet my families needs and be a full time professional”? Well, under the current pressures of todays work environment – the challenge is too exhausting. Work/Life balance is out of reach for most full time…

Sally Koslow on Slouching Toward Adulthood: Observations From The Not-So-Empty Nest (HuffPost50)

Trying to figure out when (or if) your kids will leave the nest for good? Sally Koslow, in her new book Slouching Toward Adulthood: Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest, writes about “adulescents,” her term for young, educated, 22 to 35-year old capable adults who find themselves back at home, largely supported by their parents. Sally…

This Is What 60 Looks Like (HuffPost50)

Robin Bobbé considers herself the modern 60. After a career in the print casting business for advertising, she’s become a later-in-life model. She writes, “At 60, I am what is known as a real people model. My type is attractive, relatable and real.” This Is What 60 Looks Like (HuffPost50)

Ms. Magazine And 40 Years Of Change (HuffPost50)

All hail Ms. Magazine, the publication that helped educate the world about feminism and what it means to embrace change. Writes Marlo Thomas: “With an editorial team staffed by revolutionaries, Ms. not only had the wisdom to imagine the perfect combination of image and cover line to capture the concept of an important issue, it…

Buddhists’ Delight (The New York Times)

For those hoping to escape their frenetic lives and gain back some sense of simplicity, many are seeking the balance and harmony of the Buddhist tradition. The author discusses what she coins the “ Newddhists:” Burned-out BlackBerry addicts attracted to its emphasis on quieting the mind. Buddhists’ Delight (The New York Times)

She Did It / Boston Event – November 13, 2012

Betterafter50.com, in partnership with the Lewis Institute and the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College invites you to step into the next phase of possibility. SHE DID IT/Boston is about finding what it is you want to do next, taking the first steps to get there, and leaving with the contacts that can…