Upcoming DWMC Luncheons

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
TBD
Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Carmel Valley
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn, 1000 Aquajito Rd, Monterey CA

 

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Our Next DWMC Luncheon

When: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Eric Dahl, PhD, Naval Post Graduate School, National Security Policy, will speak on "Who's Watching Us and Why Should We Worry?"

You Should Know About...

Great article in the NY Times: 

"Political parties and organizations need to work much harder to recruit female candidates and ensure access to campaign cash to turn around the stubborn underrepresentation of women in elective office. So said panelists on Tuesday at a public forum on women and politics sponsored by the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C...."

Here's the link: The road to parity for women in politics: Follow the money.

A great editorial from the Sacramento Bee: 

By the Editorial Board
To talk about income inequality in 2015 is largely to talk about women. In California – as in all but four other states – women account for the majority of workers making minimum wage. About 2 out of 3 of those female low-earners support families, either wholly or partly. Four in 10 are the struggling sole breadwinners in their households. Women and their children constitute the majority of Californians living in poverty. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article16423145.html#storylink=cpy
 

We've had this article from the Wall Street Journal recommended to us by several people, and wanted to pass it on. In recognition of International Woman's Day, here's "A Better World. Run By Women" written by Melvin Konner in the March 6, 2015 edition of the WSJ.

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If we value what we've inherited for free - from other women - surely it's right morally and ethically for us to wake up and say, 'I'm a feminist.

- Annie Lennox