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Entries from April 2008

Chicago: LUCY

April 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Lucy is 24, a native Chicagoan, and an assistant editor for the post-production company Optimus, which produces commercials. She is an aspiring film-maker and screenplay writer and is our dear friend who came with us on the Southern stretch of GIRLdrive: through Austin, New Orleans, and Memphis. (The photo on the left was taken in […]

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"Beyond the Waves"

April 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is PART I of a series of blog entries devoted to Contemporary Art and Feminism On March 30 I had my first feminist public speaking gig (well…since the mock debate on abortion in 5th grade). I was invited to be the youngest panelist for “Beyond the Waves: Feminist Artists Talk Across the Generations” at […]

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Our date with Step Up Women’s Network

April 21st, 2008 · 5 Comments

Emma and I spent a few hours yesterday at an event called “Cool Women, Hot Careers,” a panel and workshop focused on helping teen girls make their professional dreams reality. It was hosted by Step Up Women’s Network, an amazing organization that we have recently hooked up with. Step Up is a non-profit committed to […]

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Chicago: AMY

April 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Amy Schroeder: 31, founder and editor-in-chief of the women-focused pop culture magazine Venus, through-and-through midwesterner, Third Wave feminist. “In our new issue, we have a feature on the Greatest Female Guitarists of All Time. The reason we did it is because Rolling Stone in 2002 did a cover story on the Greatest Guitarists of All […]

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