In the second half of Carol Connolly and Emmet O’Cuana’s discussion about Women in SF, the pair list Octavia Butler, Mira Grant Lauren Beukes, Sheri Tepper and Liz Williams among their favourite writers, along with some honourable mentions
This week, we rank hot women with dark hair. Are Charisma Carpenter, Veronica, and Witchblade on the list? Take a listen and find out!
Proportionately, more female soldiers work in counterinsurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan than in other parts of the military. So what’s behind the numbers, and how can the military best use women for those operations? We look at the military jobs women may be better at than their male counterparts with Army Reserve Maj. Paula Broadwell, researcher at the Center for Public Leadership; and retired Army Sgt. Genevieve Chase, founder of American Women Veterans.
“I think that men recognize the invaluable contributions women make. That’s not to dismiss the challenges that exist for women in the military. There’s still cases of rape and sexual harassment, but I think it comes down to educating men on the value of women in their units and then enforcing discipline and standards as far as their behavior.” —Army Reserve Maj. Paula Broadwell, researcher at the Center for Public Leadership, on the increased roles for women in the U.S. military
Last year, women made up the majority of the U.S. workforce for the first time ever. There are more women earning college degrees than men. Are women taking over the position of power in society, or are things just balancing out after years of male domination? A panel of experts debates.