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This hive is for women & men; it's not a feminist hive (not that it would be a curse), it's a hive to uplift, support and empower women of all walks of life!
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  1. Nicole Chardenet
    Excellent & gutsy essay on what's wrong with diversity in tech, how feminist outrage is NOT helping, and what we can do to fix the problem in a far healthier and less divisive manner. Hopefully without anyone else getting fired for speaking their mind, whether one disagrees with it or not.
    Nicole Chardenet
    I’m An Ex-Google Woman Tech Leader And I’m Sick Of Our Approach To Diversity!
    medium.com We must stop fucking it up for the amazing women in...
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  2. ProducerCassiano Tavares
    The Power of Women...!!
    The Power of Women...!!What would you do if you found a precious stone ?? ... Are valuables... rare... and quite inaccessibles. No one see where they are  and are sought  intensely..!!The instant they are found, everyone runs to catch them...and once someone  has in his...
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    Brian McKenzie
    19/08/2017 #3 Brian McKenzie
    DeBeers. A cartel that contols the mining, distribution, sales and valuation of diamonds. They are an artificial hysterical object - purchase and fawn of them at your own folly.
    Cassiano Tavares
    18/08/2017 #2 Cassiano Tavares
    I totally agree .... as I always say, Woman is a Rare Jewel that we should always love and respect, no matter your beauty, race, color and creed ... !!!
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    18/08/2017 #1 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    A woman is no more or less for being a woman! Great buzz Thank you @Cassiano Tavares
  3. Nicole Chardenet
    The best way for women to support each other is to hold each other accountable & offer constructive criticism (when appropriate). I really like the personal power, personal accountability message of this piece. @Brigette Hyacinth @Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher @Sarah Elkins Did I miss anybody???
    Nicole Chardenet
    The Best Way to Support Women Entrepreneurs May Not Be What You Think
    www.inc.com It's not just about cheering them on. Here is what it takes to really support women...
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    04/08/2017 #3 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I think it shows compassion if the woman is called out in a manner that doesn't put her on the defense. Of course, that can be hard to avoid at times depending on the woman's personality. If someone has great potential, I would hope it would be helpful. I have no problem pointing out things to my husband (yes, I know.. he's a guy and we are married) but he does have a strong sense of pride and there have been times I've really had to think it through for a few days before saying, "Hey maybe if you... or I noticed..." then giving him my opinion of how I think others may view certain things or how he may be doing something that is self defeating even. Thanks for tagging me @Nicole Chardenet
    Nicole Chardenet
    04/08/2017 #2 Nicole Chardenet
    #1 I'm now keeping a list of my beBee friends, compatriots & cohorts-in-crime because this morning I did that on the spur of the moment and had other tasks to do and just came up with what few names I could think of! And then later figured I might get flamed by the guys for not including any of them :)
    Sarah Elkins
    03/08/2017 #1 Sarah Elkins
    Absolutely right, @Nicole Chardenet. If a woman has broccoli in her teeth, I'm most definitely going to let her know. I'll do it in private, as gently as I can, and then it's her choice whether to remove it or leave it there. If we "wilt at confrontation", we won't get anywhere. Good share, thanks, and you missed @Amy Blaschka!
  4. Producer🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    So Close Yet So Far – The Edinburgh Dream
    So Close Yet So Far – The Edinburgh DreamIt’s time like this in our life we realize the value of losing or gaining something that is just one step away! For those of you who know me pretty well virtually or if you don’t please do read “My Journey” would know that I am on an...
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    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    19/07/2017 #4 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    Thank you for the genuine advice dear @CityVP 🐝 Manjit , @Deb 🐝 Helfrich and @Jerry Fletcher The more I think about it the more clarity I get and sitting here on this beautiful rainy day all I want to do is count my blessings and name them one by one.
    Jerry Fletcher
    19/07/2017 #3 Jerry Fletcher
    Fatima, I'm reminded of a question my PhD daughter asked me, "Dad, why didn't you ever get your MBA?" My response was, "Honey, I didn't have time. I was too busy running advertising accounts and then you came along and life sort of got in the way. Besides, in my business I got a practical MBA because I had to understand all kinds of businesses." She brought that up last week when she was headed to New York and a meeting with a slew of other CIOs saying the reason she was invited was her ability to assess risk...practically.

    Yes. You have to decide and it is not easy but education must stop somewhere because the need for practical experience must be met somewhere along the way. You and only you will know when it is time to leave academe. Stay in touch.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    19/07/2017 #2 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    I agree with Manjit, @🐝 Fatima G. Williams, it is easy to offer easy wisdom from afar, but this decision has to be written deep within you.

    Now practically speaking, since I know you are not shy, the partial doesn't mean you have to miss out on participating in the classroom via skype or google hangouts. You can ask to be partnered with a buddy onsite, who makes sure to set you up to participate in real time, virtually. Or perhaps even approach professors directly, so that they can actively include you in any discussions.

    Or maybe, you can arrange for the partial for two years to be one full year onsite. Stating an empowering case for the learning and relationships that only happen in real life, guaranteeing the administration that with the additional year to arrange funds, you are prepared to work to be able to pay the second year's fee.

    This sort of brainstorming is part of the entrepreneurial way, as is creating a winning pitch deck to explain the non-standard way you'd like to go about applying this scholarship.

    Approach this dilemma from the vantage point of your future business-person self.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    19/07/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Sometimes the silver lining is not where we thought it was, other times we voice an objective so passionately that someone recognizes our passion but the world of academia and the world of entrepreneurship are not exactly parallel lines.

    It is a splendid experience to have come so close to an Edinburgh MBA scholarship, and that effort was acknowledged by the lady who phoned and so this is bagged as a life experience. Entrepreneurship is not a road paved with success, there are some failures on the way which challenge an individual about persisting and moving on. Other times there is a temporary loss such as Steve Jobs losing his company when the Board parted company with him, only to find new roads which brought Jobs back to the original one he was on.

    Resilience is what is key and perseverance is core, entrepreneurship tests a person in a very different way than an MBA does. How does one explain the number of entrepreneurs who preferred practical action rather than serving academic time?
    http://jumpstartmag.com/20-successful-entrepreneurs-who-didnt-graduate-college/

    Then are academicians who question the whole premise and value of an MBA education in an increasingly VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous) http://www.mintzberg.org/blog/mbas-as-ceos and maybe only an MBA can come up with acronym like VUCA. It should not be me saying "don't give up", it should be one's own conscious saying "this is who I am".
  5. ProducerNicole Chardenet
    Cultural Appropriation and the Art of Belly Dancing, Part 2
    Cultural Appropriation and the Art of Belly Dancing, Part 2Cultural Appropriation and the Art of Belly Dancing, Part 1 Art is fluid. It can’t be corralled. Especially not in the digital age when the moment you upload something it’s immediately available in our...
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    Nicole Chardenet
    15/07/2017 #3 Nicole Chardenet
    #2 Thanks, Bernard, and thanks for stopping by. Couldn't have put it better myself. Art is like smoke or water; you can't grasp it or it will completely escape you.
    Bernard Poulin
    14/07/2017 #2 Bernard Poulin
    Excellent article about the "micro-aggression" of so-called cultural or artistic appropriation. Bravo to you!!! If we don't wish to influence what the eye can see and the heart takes in we should not create and if we do we should "put it out there" and shut up. How others take in what we have put forth is up to them, not up to us, a culture, a nation, or any other authority but the "receiver" of the expression. Artistic expression should never be nor will it ever be dictatorially controlled or managed by its creator or his/her environment: Again. Bravo!
  6. Nicole Chardenet
    What I love about this article is she takes personal responsibility for doing her job and doesn't let gender perceptions get in her way. She doesn't focus at all on men, she focuses on *herself* and how she can do the best job possible. True empowerment here, no self-limiting victimhood!
    Nicole Chardenet
    Never let them see you sweat: Advice from a woman in security
    bit.ly I've never missed an opportunity to grow in my career because of my gender, says IBM's Wendi...
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  7. ProducerNicole Chardenet
    Cultural Appropriation and the Art of Belly Dancing: Part 1
    Cultural Appropriation and the Art of Belly Dancing: Part 1If I argued I have the right to do something because I’m white, and others didn’t because they weren’t, the flames of vitriolic outrage from the left would leave me looking more singed than a poster advertising the Bill Cosby Sexual...
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  8. ProducerMohammed A. Jawad
    Canada’s Laudable Contribution to Empower Women in Entrepreneurship
    Canada’s Laudable Contribution to Empower Women in EntrepreneurshipFrom left to right, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, U.S. President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for a photo to promote the Women’s...
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  9. Rakesh Patel

    Rakesh Patel

    04/07/2017
    Mobile application development: Tips for women breaking into the tech business

    Careers are always messy as they are never scripted, do you agree? The statement turns out to be true especially for women working as underrepresented groups in the technology sector.
    Rakesh Patel
    Mobile application development: Tips for women breaking into the tech business
    onmogul.com “There Is No Force More Powerful Than A Woman Determined To Rise.”Careers are always messy as they are never scripted, do you agree? The statement turns out to be true especially for women working as underrepresented groups in the technology sector....
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  10. Nicole Chardenet
    Scarily accurate....
    If A Robbery Report Was Treated Like A Rape Report
    If A Robbery Report Was Treated Like A Rape Report Written/Directed/Edited by Cynthia Kao Cast (in alphabetical order) Pam Murphy (Officer Mulligan) Mark Schroeder (Tom) Paul Welsh (Officer Sakula) Crew...
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    Nicole Chardenet
    28/06/2017 #12 Nicole Chardenet
    #11 LOL. No you're not. You can't resist me, Brian. You will come back again and again and comment and spew hatred for what I write because I OWN YOU. :)

    You are OBSESSED with women. You are OBSESSED with feminists. Endlessly quoting laws in countries you don't even live in, and which don't affect you in the slightest, is an easier way of dealing with your personal shortcomings. Of wondering why women can't love you. Of wondering why you have to hide in a bass-ackwards country where women have far fewer rights than you'll admit. (There's an entire documentary on the bride-napping problem in Kyrgyzstan. But you know that already.) Learning about laws that don't affect you is easier than dealing with those feelings late at night, those doubts, those fears and insecurities that, even as you lie there and blame feminists for ruining everything, make you wonder deep down....

    "Why did she *really* make me go sleep on the couch? Was she really the crazy-ass bitch I've made her out to be or were my behaviour and words intolerable yet again?"

    Cya next time I write something, babylove ;)
    Brian McKenzie
    26/06/2017 #11 Brian McKenzie
    I see that the legal citations of relevant Canadian Law are of no consequence to you.
    It tells me everything I need to know about you.
    I am done giving you attention. In any increment or instance.
    Nicole Chardenet
    26/06/2017 #10 Nicole Chardenet
    #8 I think you should choose the motorcyle too. And good for you for derailing those weddings. I mean that seriously. You just saved a few women from dealing with widowhood after her idiot husband splattered his brains all over the pavement.
    Nicole Chardenet
    26/06/2017 #9 Nicole Chardenet
    #7 Oh blah blah blah, Brian, all a lot of silly talking points from those idiot 'red pill' or 'men who can't get laid' groups you hang out it. You don't even make sense half the time. Easier just to blame everyone else for your own self-created problems and play the viiiiiiiictim. Put on your Big Boy pants and recognize that your rage against the world is really your rage at yourself.
    Brian McKenzie
    26/06/2017 #8 Brian McKenzie
    And yes, when choosing between a woman and a motorcycle - I will always choose Motorcycle. I have lost count the number of men that I helped get a new bike after getting a divorce. Hell, I helped derail a few weddings with them too.
    Brian McKenzie
    26/06/2017 #7 Brian McKenzie
    This is why men are done listening to you and the women like you. The topic at hand is law, evidence and the prosecution that is aimed at putting men in the prison system on nothing more than the allegations of a woman. That now, in Canadian Legal Code, specifically denies evidence. Find that law here. http://www.parl.ca/DocumentViewer/en/41-2/bill/C-51/first-reading
    For those of you playing along and paying attention - you will notice this language for new sexual assault evidence is actually part of the New Canadian Terrorism Legislation. 8?/

    Canada also makes it a punishable offense for using the wrong pronoun of someone that identifies as one of the new 52 to 71 Gender Fluid identities, subject to fine and imprisonment.
    Find the text of that law here. https://openparliament.ca/bills/42-1/C-16/
    Pay close attention to Amendment 42.1, as men are already going to prison for 'words'.
    It is Orwellian Big Brother Thought Police - wrapped in wonderful slathered Diversity, Unity, Empowerment, Humanity, Dignity, Equality and Protection. But never mind them facts.

    You want to go off on a rant about an errant misanthrope .... maybe you should look at the morass you are living in and realize why the growing dissatisfaction against the machine you have built - clamored for, ranted and screeched for 40 years is breeding violence and rage that will yield dystopia / collapse / anarchy.
    And I give Not One Fuck to save it - I host my channels to awake, inform, and prepare men to do what needs to be done when the time comes; and it is Apathy Thirty Now.
    Enjoy the show - a growing number of men will not come and save you. A growing number of men are completely fine to let you enjoy all the just desserts of the mess you created.

    Where have all the Good Men Gone? - if they are paying attention - away from population centers and countries that support this Orwellian Totalitarian future.
    oh Canada, alas - I knew it well.
    Nicole Chardenet
    25/06/2017 #6 Nicole Chardenet
    #5 Brian, I don't take anything you say seriously when you go off on one of your whiny omega-male rants and I don't actually care about the law. I watched you recently make fun of some men here on beBee - twitting one about how he doesn't have any balls because he listened to a woman in his life - as if *you* had any testicles left. You're the most (self-) emasculated man I "know". And I wonder, Brian...how does that work out for you? Does it make you feel better, at least for a little bit, to crap all over people you don't know? To twit them about not being a 'real man' when in fact you writhe with jealousy that others can emotionally connect and you can't? Does it make the bad feelings go away for at least a little? Does it stop the endlessly cycling negative thoughts in your head? And deep down, does it make that chronic, nagging feeling of "not being good enough" seem less real? Does it make it possible for you to lie to yourself a little while longer, tell yourself that the problem is that women are all bitches and feminists all hate men and the problem isn't actually with your own twisted psyche? Because of *course*, Brian, the problem isn't *you*. The problem is *everyone else*.

    Sometimes I think the reason why you try to engage me in conversation is because it may well be the most attention you get from ANY woman :) Well fine, Buttercup, I'll give you some attention from time to time. I think it's good for you to read my posts and comments. In the immortal words of He Who Must No Longer Be Named, be careful or you might learn something :)

    If you were as smart as you think you are, Brian, you'd realize that I'm not the sort of feminist you're angry with. But you're so blinded by your rage you can't see who your real enemies are. But keep telling yourself that the problem is everyone else and not you. And if that doesn't work, go twit some guy for not buying a motorcycle. That'll make you feel better :)
    Brian McKenzie
    24/06/2017 #5 Brian McKenzie
    It must be exhuasting to be willfully ignorant of the laws in your own country. Still havent read it, I see.
    Nicole Chardenet
    24/06/2017 #4 Nicole Chardenet
    #3 It must be exhausting to be you. Between the depression and the hostility and the nagging insecurities...I kind of pity you but then I think, "He chooses to cower in his own prison, afraid to walk through the open door."

    Don't believe everything you read on Red Pill, sweetie pie :)
    Brian McKenzie
    23/06/2017 #3 Brian McKenzie
    Have you read the law?
    Facts over feels - evidence matters, unless you are in Canada.
    Nicole Chardenet
    23/06/2017 #2 Nicole Chardenet
    #1 Hey Brian, did you know you know that you can get online therapy to help you with your anxieties and hostility against women? When you're so easily threatened by half the human race, *women own you*. There is help, even for someone running and hiding from his emotional problems in some far-flung foreign country.. http://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/issues/men-issues

    Good luck :)
    Brian McKenzie
    23/06/2017 #1 Brian McKenzie
    A robbery would yield evidence, and investigation would require proof. (to avoid against fraud and graft)
    In Canada - evidence in Assault cases is no longer required - it is indeed, EXEMPTED. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is expanding rape shield provisions to include text messages and other communications of a sexual nature or for a sexual purpose, either from before or after the sexual activity in question.

    Go read your own laws.
  11. Nicole Chardenet
    Bill Cosby wants young men in America to be very, very clear on the finer points of sexual assault law they may not be aware of - Apparently, and who even knew this??!?! - it's actually illegal now to drug and rape women! Those damn feminists!
    Nicole Chardenet
    Bill Cosby to hold town halls on sex assault, publicist says - CNN.com
    www.cnn.com "This issue can affect any young person, especially young athletes of today," his publicist said. "And they need to know what they're...
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  12. ProducerNicole Chardenet
    Camille Cosby: What Did She Know And When Did She Know It?
    Camille Cosby: What Did She Know And When Did She Know It?While the rest of the world waits for the Bill Cosby Trial, Part Deux, I will take the road to hell less traveled and ask, What the hell is wrong with Camille Cosby? What did she know and when did she...
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    23/06/2017 #5 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #4 I agree, educating women to file a report immediately is key. I think there need to be more organizations women/girls can turn to that can walk them through the process. Through education girls and women could possibly learn of organizations they may trust. Many times all someone needs is an advocate in order to get enough courage to report ASAP.
    Nicole Chardenet
    22/06/2017 #4 Nicole Chardenet
    #3 Rape is a very sticky wicket. People are beginning to realize there are different shades. Not all rape is as cut-and-dried as one might think. You know, like women who didn't want to have sex but 'agreed' to it because they were a little afraid, or they regretted it later, etc. In Ontario I expect we're going to start having a conversation about "how drunk is too drunk to consent." I do think there needs to be a real push to get women to go to the police *immediately* despite the very real fears they have of how they're treated. If you wait too long the evidence is gone and there's a good reason why it's hard to convict someone on lack of evidence, for *anything*, not just rape. We need to reform the justice system and enforce the laws on defense lawyers who ignore them, but we also need to reform women's brains and make them realize that if they wait too long *he's gonna get away with it*.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    22/06/2017 #3 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #2 I have a feeling if he's found not guilty after a second trial there will be a civil law suit which would be appropriate. You're right, he's ruined. It is sad, I admired Bill Cosby for years. He was a funny man and many of us had high regard for him because of his Pound Cake Speech. It's beyond shameful what women have to go through in this country to PROVE rape. So many men do get away with it because juries do have a hard time convicting men based only on circumstantial evidence. I guess 30 plus women with similar stories who don't know each other are all liars. I'm sure what makes it more difficult for the jury is the fact that they waited so many years to become vocal about this. I'm not blaming the women.

    If Camille knew about this, yes- it would make her an accessory unless she fears him for some reason. I know women who are lawyers as one example, were abused mentally or physically by their husbands and it took some years for them to get the courage to walk away from their marriage and/or report their husbands. So, there are many highly intelligent women who are still too afraid to leave. We will never know in Camille's case- but at this point if she knew, she would have a responsibility to speak up. This is all so sad.
    Nicole Chardenet
    22/06/2017 #2 Nicole Chardenet
    #1 Thanks, Lisa! I don't know if a second jury will find him guilty...frankly, sexual assault is very difficult to prove even if a woman goes immediately to the police before destroying the evidence in a shower, and years after the fact...I don't expect they'll be able to prove anything "beyond a shadow of a doubt." Doesn't matter though...Cosby is done. His name and reputation are ruined. I find myself not even wanting to quote him anymore and he came up with some great ones over the years between his comedy routines and his work on Fat Albert, which I watched when I was a kid, and his famous (or infamous) Pound Cake Speech when he said out loud what a LOT of people were thinking, and took the s**t from blacks who were mad he said it in front of the white folks.

    I suspect Camille Cosby is an enabler who knew what he was doing with those Quaaludes and if she did, then that makes her an accessory to the abuse and degradation of other women. I hope she's proud of herself. For all the good she's done, for all that she could be a role model for many (and while researching her I was impressed with just how far she'd come since 1963), now I see her as just another Tammy Wynette dimbulb. And maybe a racist one at that.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    22/06/2017 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Wow @Nicole Chardenet, this should go viral! You spoke for many. I wondered why Camille has been so quiet and supportive of the Cos too. It's not a conspiracy theory all these women made up. FFS, it's obviously the truth. I can only wonder, no matter how strong Camille is now, is she also in a controlling and/or abusive marriage or is it just as you stated, she's an enabler? Unless she speaks out, we will never know but I go with enabler. He's a wuss and would not have drugged all those women otherwise. i guess the only thing that makes me happy is the fact that he wasn't a serial killer and they are still alive to tell their story. I have a feeling a second jury will find him guilty. Seriously, wth was wrong with the first jury and all the facts presented to them??? Again, as you said, It's the OJ syndrome, how could innocent Bill Cosby who was loved and adorned on the TV screen do this to women?! Time for society to wake up and smell the crap they choose to ignore.
  13. ProducerLaura J. Nigro, MS ● SciEnspire!
    In Praise of Dedicated DADS, Great COACHING, and Baseball
    In Praise of Dedicated DADS, Great COACHING, and BaseballDecades ago, two men chose me for the little league hardball team that they coached. No girl had ever played in that league, and my family and I weren’t previously acquainted with either fellow. But they both welcomed me onto their team as one who...
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    Laura J. Nigro, MS ● SciEnspire!
    19/06/2017 #2 Laura J. Nigro, MS ● SciEnspire!
    #1 ... says another dedicated father-coach in his own right  — Thanks so much, Carl! (and Happy Father's Day!)
    Carl Nordgren
    19/06/2017 #1 Carl Nordgren
    I can only imagine someone who writes so well about coaching must be a very good one herself.
  14. Nicole Chardenet
    What an amazing young woman! This is what happens when you encourage young girls into STEM programs.
    Nicole Chardenet
    HARVARD THINKS IT’S FOUND THE NEXT EINSTEIN — AND SHE’S 23
    www.linkedin.com By Kat Merck | March 23, 2017  Harvard University believes the world’s next Einstein is among us — and she’s a millennial. At age 23, Sabrina...
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  15. Lada 🏡 Prkic

    Lada 🏡 Prkic

    05/06/2017
    A BALANCED LIFE OF A WORKING WOMAN?
    Work and life can't be balanced equally. Every woman who is able to organize the professional and personal life, and successfully handle multiple tasks is a brilliant management strategist.
    I'm still working on my strategy. 😵 What about you, multitasking ladies?
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
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    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    06/06/2017 #3 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #2 Good one :)
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    05/06/2017 #2 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    #1 Too much tasks and too few hands. She wears a Bluetooth earpiece. 😂😉
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    05/06/2017 #1 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    Your missing the mobile in one hand 😁😁😁😁😂😉🤣😎
  16. Producer🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    Women entrepreneurs are shaping the future of global business !
    Women entrepreneurs are shaping the future of global business !Women entrepreneurs are shaping the future of global business with the power to make a change. Women have been instrumental in building positivity. The key to a successful entrepreneur is persistence and purpose. Women in developing countries enjoy...
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    Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    26/07/2017 #50 Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    This is very important: "Women now make up 40 percent of new entrepreneurs in the US. The highest percentage since 1996, according to the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity!.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    23/06/2017 #49 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    #48 I hope we do meet soon Fatima!
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    20/06/2017 #48 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #47 Thank you @Pamela 🐝 Williams I've mised you. How are you? I'll get you one or paint one for you when we meet up in the near future.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    20/06/2017 #47 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Ha! That is the first time I've seen my name in art! For years I never met another Pamela and now I come into contact almost daily.
    If anyone can be an entreprenuerial success it is you Fatima. Your strong spirit will take you far my sister!
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    08/06/2017 #46 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #45 Thank you @Brigette Hyacinth Your pretty awesome and I admire you alot #Stayawesome
    Brigette Hyacinth
    08/06/2017 #45 Brigette Hyacinth
    Thanks a lot @🐝 Fatima G. Williams Such Phenomenal women. Thanks for the mention. You have such a generous spirit. I admire your strength and your drive. May success always follow you on your journey.
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    07/06/2017 #43 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #42 That's really awesome of you to do that. Keep rocking it Jennifer.
    Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    07/06/2017 #42 Jennifer 🐝 Schultz
    Thank you @🐝 Fatima G. Williams - one thing that I try to do in growing my business - is to help other female entrepreneurs, like me, who are starting off. Just an example this morning, one of my boutique customers reached out because she loved that I started my own clothing boutique and wanted to know if I would answer some questions as she was launching a boutique herself. Now someone else might have said "no", because we are competitors - but, I really thought that it would have been nice if I had someone when I was starting out to talk to - so I wanted to help and answered all her questions.
    Katyan Roach
    06/06/2017 #41 Katyan Roach
    Thanks so much for the mention @🐝 Fatima G. Williams. Nice work and lets all continue to help and support each other. #hugs
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    05/06/2017 #40 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #36 Yes Bill and amazing people like you are making it all happen with your support. A big thank you on behalf of WiM.
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    05/06/2017 #39 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #35 A topic close to your heart right. Should have got some tips from you.
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    05/06/2017 #38 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #37 Thank you Sarah together we raise each other up. Continue to stay awesome you are making a difference in many lives. I'm super proud to know you all. I don't need celebrities when I know all you awesome people 🤗🤗🤗
    Sarah Elkins
    05/06/2017 #37 Sarah Elkins
    @🐝 Fatima G. Williams, I'm honored to be listed in this group of incredible women, thank you!

    The key to this post, for me, is the recognition that we must all help each other. When you're successful, and your bring others into your loop, you all succeed at an even greater level. We raise each other up and improve our entire community. Thank you for being part of this encouragement and growth!
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    05/06/2017 #36 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    They are doing a great job in all companies, look at the great women at WiM, Women in Manufacturing Organization based in Atlanta Georgia
    Michele Williams
    05/06/2017 #35 Michele Williams
    "The key to a successful entrepreneur is persistence and purpose. "
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    04/06/2017 #34 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #32 Thanks dear @Cyndi wilkins How could you not be 🤗🐝🤗
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    04/06/2017 #33 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    #31 Thank you @Sara Jacobovici and yes I agreed to Mr. Manjit's point. The contribution of the WPD group always raises the bar of the discussion high and extremely valuable.
    Cyndi wilkins
    04/06/2017 #32 Cyndi wilkins
    "Successful women manage, see patterns, and synthesis complex information with highly developed multi-sensory and intuitive capacities."

    I think you nailed it with that one line @🐝 Fatima G. Williams View more
    "Successful women manage, see patterns, and synthesis complex information with highly developed multi-sensory and intuitive capacities."

    I think you nailed it with that one line @🐝 Fatima G. Williams...as women are more likely to trust our 'intuition'...Humbled to be on your list;-) Close
    Sara Jacobovici
    04/06/2017 #31 Sara Jacobovici
    Sorry for coming into this discussion so late @🐝 Fatima G. Williams and thank you for the mention in your sensational buzz! I like that you first focused on the unique aspects and challenges of women but then spoke of the qualities and vision of entrepreneurs in general because I have to echo @CityVP 🐝 Manjit's comment. "Fatima, when we are focused on moving towards equality we are comparing women to men, but the future requires us to compare ourselves to human beings and this is what raises the bar on what we deem to call humanity." Thank you Fatima for your inspiration and drive to move us in the right direction.
  17. Nicole Chardenet
    Heard this brief interview on the CBC this afternoon while I was making lunch. Ontario has, to my American brain, a fairly bizarre and often overly-broad idea of what rape and sexual assault are. Like Ms. Young, I think there are definitely some very grey areas that aren't rape - like being badgered into it and then later claiming, because you really weren't into it, that it was 'assault'. I myself would like young women to be socialized to be quite clear with themselves on what they want, and communicate it clearly, without all the near-legalese mishigoss people have to go through practically just to negotiate a simple kiss.
    Nicole Chardenet
    'I really do think it has gone too far'
    www.cbc.ca When it comes to consent, Cathy Young says we shouldn't confuse the law with morality. She argues conversations about consent have begun trivialising what she deems legitimate sexual assault and rape...
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    Nicole Chardenet
    26/05/2017 #2 Nicole Chardenet
    #1 Men Who Get Totally Off Wanking? Most of you aren't 'getting enough' LOL. You can't recruit the ones with social skills, baby boy...the rest of you are simply lost causes whether you've got your own Reddit forum or not ;)
    Brian McKenzie
    26/05/2017 #1 Brian McKenzie
    When "Good Morning" can be and has been considered a Sexual Harassment incident, I fully encourage men and boys not to talk to women / girls at all - and certainly never date them.
    Hell, even air conditioning and holding the door is now "sexist" - 8?/
    MGTOW - we are growing and recruiting - we have had enough.
  18. Nicole Chardenet
    You've been warned :) Nicole Chardenet
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    Brian McKenzie
    23/05/2017 #7 Brian McKenzie
    I never believed in Santa Clause either.
    Nicole Chardenet
    23/05/2017 #6 Nicole Chardenet
    #5 Brian, I sincerely wish you weren't as miserable as you are. I know you don't want my sympathy but you have it anyway. I won't fight with you and if you insist on hanging around me on beBee you will get regular reminders that you have the power to make your life better. It's a choice...do you want to live miserable and angry for the rest of whatever's left of your life or not? Do you even *know* what a moment of peace feels like? Aren't you even the least bit *curious*?
    Brian McKenzie
    22/05/2017 #5 Brian McKenzie
    you are out of your cotton picking mind.
    I change countries every year; passports every 5 - I have no ties to anything. No inclination of ever settling down. The world - is a mess - I have no intention in joining 'society' ever again.
    I enjoy my freedom just fine.

    But yes - it would have been better if two drunk drug addled hippies f*cking in a parking lot would have not.
    Nicole Chardenet
    22/05/2017 #4 Nicole Chardenet
    #3 You want a fight with a feminist and you won't get one with me. I see what you are, Brian. Seriously. You're a man who's built his own prison with the door wide open and you're afraid to step through to freedom. It's frightening, isn't it? It comes with responsibility and it's so much easier to blame women, your parents, and everyone else for your problems. I hope some day you have the courage to leave your prison. It's much nicer out here in the sunshine.
    Brian McKenzie
    22/05/2017 #3 Brian McKenzie
    meh- I will celebrate when I see a f*cking chart, graph, appropriate historical citation or projection curve - double bonus if it is devoid of cat images and 'empathic' buzz words that muddle about in a word cloud.
    Nicole Chardenet
    22/05/2017 #2 Nicole Chardenet
    #1 I knew this would get your goat. Not why I posted it, but I knew it would be a side bennie :)
    Brian McKenzie
    22/05/2017 #1 Brian McKenzie
    Not once in my life has a woman ever produced data, charts and research in an argument - it is always feels, emotions and pandering empathy. It would be a welcome change to see a data precedent chart from an XX widget.
  19. ProducerMilos Djukic

    Milos Djukic

    02/02/2017
    An Empowered Life
    An Empowered Life Question To Self...Do I have the skills, authority, capability, autonomy, motivation to take charge of my life?That is one of my questions to self, as I grow older. I am accountable to the 'me' I want to be, and have been throughout my life.If I...
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    Lynn Carroll
    18/04/2017 #19 Lynn Carroll
    Love it! Empowerment is something I've grown into as well. Thank you, @Donna-Luisa Eversley.
    Sushmita Thakare Jain
    04/02/2017 #18 Sushmita Thakare Jain
    #14 @Donna-Luisa Eversley this is a poem we all would love to read 😇✌I'm flattered and will be working more...want to grow 📝
    Laura Mikolaitis
    03/02/2017 #13 Laura Mikolaitis
    A beautiful message and lovely and vibrant poem, @Donna-Luisa Eversley. While we have definitely made strides in many areas there are still road blocks, aren't there? I continually deal with the label of "being a woman" in the work place and fighting for equal pay. It's an exhausting battle, but one that I have to fight. Not just for me but for those that come after me, and for those who haven't found their voice yet. It's disheartening to watch the inequality that reverberates throughout our society, and sometimes within the confines of our own environment. If you are a strong, intelligent woman who is passionate and not afraid to speak her mind, you risk being labeled as a bitch. And for a while, I let the labels and judgement hold me back from being me. It's freeing to walk the walk though and I'm so glad I finally broke free from the "can't" handcuffs.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    03/02/2017 #12 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    What a great conversation you had with your daughter @Donna-Luisa Eversley. Believe me, the things you speak about now may not seem to be resonating with her but your words will. You walk the talk and that's what matters. Your poem sounded like something Maya Angelou would have written, I really like it. Very inspirational read.
    Michele Williams
    03/02/2017 #11 Michele Williams
    Wonderful and empowering buzz, @Donna-Luisa Eversley. Thanks for tagging me. I went to a talk on women in tech today. Wonderful programs on coding and robotics for girls sponsored by University of Iowa and others.
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    03/02/2017 #10 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    You know all the pebbles on the street.
    A very kind gesture of a self made person :)
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    03/02/2017 #9 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    @Donna-Luisa Eversley, our Queen Sunshiny Bee, you are truly amazing. This is a beautiful and meaningful poem and one that all women should be able to enjoy.
    David B. Grinberg
    02/02/2017 #8 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks for this awesome buzz, DL. Put simply, sex-based discrimination against women and girls should never be tolerated -- period! Moreover, sex discrimination includes sexual harassment, pregnancy bias and gender-based wage discrimination (equal work for equal pay).
    Further, I would be remiss without mentioning the many other types of discrimination ranging from the workplace to every place, including (but not limited to): race, color, religion, national origin/ethnicity, age/looks, disability, genetic information/DNA, etc.
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    02/02/2017 #7 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    Beautiful Beautiful buzz dear @Donna-Luisa Eversley Love the message.

    Confident glow of womanhood at its peak is what this buzz poem tells me.

    To all the amazing women in the world including the lovely bubbly one @Donna-Luisa Eversley 🤗🤗🤗🤗
    Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    02/02/2017 #6 Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    Thanks @Donna-Luisa Eversley ;)
    Ken Boddie
    02/02/2017 #5 Ken Boddie
    Walk the walk and talk the talk,
    I'll be there watching,
    Like a friendly hawk.
    Pascal Derrien
    02/02/2017 #3 Pascal Derrien
    Rites of passage is very often associated when one is entering a new era but it is also a rite of passage when you leave one.... maybe you are both in the same zone at a different time in your life :-) I am watching you walking..... :-)
  20. siraj shaik

    siraj shaik

    08/03/2017
    International Women's Day.. wishes from everyone to every woman residing across the globe..
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    #NOWWENO
    #NOWWENO"Nspire Network™ is one of the fastest growing home-based projects in the world. Never before has a company been more committed to bringing first-class nutritional and wellness products to the global market, while simultaneously creating an...
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  22. ProducerGrace Killelea

    Grace Killelea

    24/08/2016
    Women shouldn't have to take off their engagement rings to get hired
    Women shouldn't have to take off their engagement rings to get hiredEarlier this week I replied to a post written by a male recruiter/search executive. He suggested women should not wear their engagement rings to a job interview in case their ring was larger than the other women in the office who might see her as...
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    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    25/08/2016 #16 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #15 LOL... I call my sister-in-law Goofy because of her laugh which is a "ughhuh ughhuh" type of laugh reminiscent of Goofy's. That and the fact that she's a riot. That woman can have be busting a gut in no time.
    Grace Killelea
    25/08/2016 #15 Grace Killelea
    Thank you---just sign me "goofy'#12
    Flavia Toro Rodriguez
    25/08/2016 #14 Flavia Toro Rodriguez
    #13 This can be the case for a little percentage of women, but this is not my case, and not is the case for a great percentage of women.
    We are a lot more than a beautiful body or face
    Randy Keho
    25/08/2016 #13 Randy Keho
    It shouldn't be surprising that situations like this not only exist, but are perpetuated. Perception is 99 percent of most people's reality.
    How many guys have been suckered by an attractive barmaid who doesn't wear her rings? She flirts with them to earn a living. They're called tips.
    Is that wrong? Or is it living in reality?
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    25/08/2016 #12 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Here's an unasked for tip, Grace. Feel free to ignore it. Twitter has a "follow-me" web intent. It's just a link that will take a person to a screen where they can follow you with a single click. Yours is https://twitter.com/intent/follow?screen_name=gracekillelea

    You can use it in a post, an email, or anywhere else you can add a link. You can also connect it to an image.

    The format is always https://twitter.com/intent/follow?screen_name=twitterHandleWithoutThe@
    Juan Imaz
    25/08/2016 #11 Juan Imaz
    well written!
    Flavia Toro Rodriguez
    25/08/2016 #9 Flavia Toro Rodriguez
    #8 Maybe because we took off our engagement rings for the interviews :P
    @Grace Killelea, great post, I can't believe that there are people giving that kind of advices nowadays...
    And totally agree, I don't want to work in a company that thinks that my engagement ring is more important that my talent.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    25/08/2016 #8 Javier 🐝 beBee
    We have a SUPER team with a lot of women :-) CC @Flavia Toro Rodriguez @Ana Elisa Llera @Marta Carretero Garcia @Netta Virtanen @Marta Pardo Morales @Adriana Bevacqua García @Virginia Silveira @Cristina 🐝 Valmaseda de Leiva @Ana María Fernández Soriano @Teresa Gezze @Catalina Serrano @Tifany Rodio and more !!!! all the team at https://www.bebee.com/producer/@javierbebee/bebee-the-team
    Cepee Tabibian
    25/08/2016 #7 Cepee Tabibian
    Welcome to beBee @Grace Killelea! This was an eye opening article! I've briefly worked in HR and the thought of evaluating a candidate based on a wedding ring sounds ludicrous. Suprised as well that this mentality exists for some in the workplace. Thanks for sharing!
    Jim Able
    24/08/2016 #4 Jim Able
    But should men have to remove the rings from their noses before getting hired?
    Brian McKenzie
    24/08/2016 #3 Brian McKenzie
    Just 2.7% odds of getting hired. Delicious. 8?/ I am going to have a drink and ponder the appropriate engagement ring for my spirit animal. PS - a pre-nup is nearly as patently worthless as the marriage certificate / license - neither has a legal binding status or precedence once lawyers and judges appear. Ask around.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    24/08/2016 #2 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    "When a man gives a woman an engagement ring, he buys the least expensive ring that he believes it will take to get her to agree to the proposal. " SAY WHAT?? What is this? A proposal or a contract negotiation?

    Maybe I'm no authority on the subject. I've been married twice. Or, does that MAKE me an authority? I mean, two women said, "Yes." Whatever.

    A man buys the most expensive ring he can afford. I have never heard of anyone doing anything else.

    On to the subject of this post. I guess it's possible that some people would be put off by a huge rock. Some may also be put off by a little one, or none at all. Let's just leave it at some people will be put off by (fill in just about anything here).

    I agree, @Grace Killelea, the whole idea is ludicrous. I may not have hired as many people as you, but I don't think I've ever hired, or not hired, someone based solely on their jewellery or lack thereof. The idea is laughable.
    Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    24/08/2016 #1 Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    Good grief, I am just amazed at some of the stuff that still occurs in the workplace Grace. This is very relevant, and a practice that simply needs to stop. I loved how you wrapped this up, as it speaks volumes. . . "In today’s talent wars, if you focus on the size of woman’s diamond and not the size of her talent, intellect, ability or potential - you deserve to lose." Right on! I hire for talent, I could care less about sex, race, religion, orientation, etc. It's all about the value a candidate brings to the table. Thanks for the post and bringing awareness to the issue.

    Hmmm, I do sometimes wonder what message my wedding "ring" sends, considering its a tattoo! Be well Grace, great post!
  23. Virag🐝 G.

    Virag🐝 G.

    07/08/2016
    Food for thought! Virag🐝 G.
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    Virag🐝 G.

    04/08/2016
    “If we truly want to achieve equality in filmmaking, we have to be very careful and give women the chance to win the regular awards too."
    Virag🐝 G.
    "We need to empower women in filmmaking" - Roy Zafrani
    misscareerless.com "We need to empower women in filmmaking" Interview with Roy Zafrani film director. I've come across Roy's works while working for an NGO. And I...
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  25. Virag🐝 G.

    Virag🐝 G.

    04/08/2016
    ‘A light beating’ for the wife if she defies the husband.

    This time we visit Pakistan where a new rule allows (what's more encourages) men to hit women...
    Virag🐝 G.
    Pakistani women stand against new bill allowing 'light beating'
    misscareerless.com Recently in Pakistan, The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has proposed its own women protection bill, recommending ‘a light beating’ for the wife if she defies the...
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    Virag🐝 G.
    04/08/2016 #3 Virag🐝 G.
    #2 Fully agree. But what happens when a legal system encourages you to act against women? Can we get back from there? This article was written by a Pakistani woman, who managed to escape to the USA and now writes about women empowerment.
    Virag🐝 G.
    04/08/2016 #1 Virag🐝 G.
    Do you stand with women empowerment? Here is a hive for you!
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