Happy Friday! Enjoy our list of favorites for professional women this week!
- NOMINATED: Janet Yellen is the first woman to head the Federal Reserve, receiving President Obama’s nomination Wednesday. Read the article on USA Today to learn more about this historic moment for women.
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CONFERENCE: The Quarter Life Conference for 20 & 30-somethings is available online for anyone to watch! This free resource features videos from a variety of speakers offering advice on career and social justice. Check them out!
- READ: “Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank About Faith” focuses on the stigmas surrounding faith, gender and identity in the church today. To order from Amazon, click here. To support local or independent bookstores carrying the title, click here.
Video of the Week
Do you remember your first kiss? Thanks to this video, these two will never forget theirs.
- “The New Way to Kick-Start Your Career? Seek Out a Sponsor” —Penny Wrenn with LearnVest brings attention to a new trend in business development: adding a sponsor to your dream team to help get yourself and your career to the next level.
- “Why You May Be Tired” — Andrea Lucado sheds light on just how valuable liking yourself is, not only to you, but also to those around you.
- “The Night I Fought with the Devil” —Emily Wierenga with Prodigal Magazine shares her experience of waging war with Satan at an eating disorder conference, and how, in the end, she came out victorious.
A Pinterest Find
Feel like going away for a quick weekend? Here are 10 Fall trips you must take via USA Today.