Strong Women: Are there other kinds?
Mary Carol was an orphan at 7, working full-time at Polaroid ten years later, my mom at 18, and a college graduate the year I graduated high-school. Then she worked as a cardiac-care nurse for 29 years, often the 11p-7a “graveyard” shift so that she’d be present when her sons got home from school. As a mother, she’s had many colorful challenges presented by 3 sons, and has handled them all with firmness and strength. Fortunately for me, my mother’s example etched an image of resilience and self-sufficiency, so it’s no surprise I’m very comfortable in this life surrounded by strong and independent women. I don’t know anything else.
Today, Kronos is holding a tweet chat about women in the workplace in honor of International Women’s Day, coming up on Saturday, March 8th . Jump in with your views today at 12pm ET using the Twitter hashtag, #Kronoschat. If you’re new to the tweet chat thing, Tweetchat.com is a good platform to use…
Here’s a wonderful infographic from Catalyst, titled The Ripple Effect: What’s Good for Women is Good for the World, plus a few of the posts I’ve written about the strong women in my life. I’m grateful for all of them.