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Women Empowerment

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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!
  1. ProducerDonna-Luisa Eversley
    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...


    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 📝
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    04/02/2017 #17 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    #8 @David B. Grinberg ..big round of applause ..thanks for making it clear that discrimination against women should never be tolerated. I felt through each word in your comment, your support. 🍉🍐🍒🍓🌺🌼🌻🌹🌸😀😊
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    04/02/2017 #16 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    #7 Thank you @🐝 Fatima G. Williams, 🍒🍑🍓🌺🌷🌿🌴You have zoned in on a provocative line haha
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    04/02/2017 #15 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    #5 @Ken Boddie ..thanks so very much... You regal me with poems,
    and words right from your heart
    I appreciate your joyful ode
    Makes me forget my load! 🌹🍁🍀🍂🌸🌻
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    04/02/2017 #14 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Sushmita Thakare Jain...this is for you today my empowered friend.. Congratulations 😇
    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
    03/02/2017 #9 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    @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 🤗🤗🤗🤗
    Ken Boddie
    02/02/2017 #5 Ken Boddie
    Walk the walk and talk the talk,
    I'll be there watching,
    Like a friendly hawk.
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    02/02/2017 #4 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Pascal Derrien sometimes you are soo spot on I feel outed! hahaha.. bingo#3
    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..... :-)
  2. siraj shaik

    siraj shaik

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  4. ProducerGrace Killelea

    Grace Killelea

    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...


    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.
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    25/08/2016 #8 Javier 🐝 beBee
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    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!
  5. Virag Gulyas

    Virag Gulyas

    Food for thought! Virag Gulyas
  6. Virag Gulyas

    Virag Gulyas

    “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 Gulyas
    "We need to empower women in filmmaking" - Roy Zafrani
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  7. Virag Gulyas

    Virag Gulyas

    ‘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 Gulyas
    Pakistani women stand against new bill allowing 'light beating'
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    Virag Gulyas
    04/08/2016 #3 Virag Gulyas
    #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 Gulyas
    04/08/2016 #1 Virag Gulyas
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