Did you catch the article last week in the New York Times about the contents of fridges and whether it correlates to political leanings? Such a nutritionist geek kind of article. I admit that I did very poorly, only 53% correct. (Turns out the average was 53%, so right in there.) What was interesting to …
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The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, founded in 2011, has a mission to support the participation of women around the world in peace-building, post-conflict reconstruction, strengthening economies, health and prosperity.
The Successful Farming website offers articles on just about everything related to agriculture and farming including a section by women in agriculture. Women bloggers write about all kinds of issues related to farming and the life on the farm from their perspective.
Pam Koch Leading the Way – Nutrition educators often lead the conversation around food access and equity. It is hard work to move policy against the profitable powers of the food industry.
Check out the interview of Dr Alex Johnston by Emma Mordaunt, The Nutrition Press. Great information about what it is like to be a researcher, how she decided to pursue nutrition research and some of the challenges.
Want some scoop on best employers and whether they are a good match for the kind of career profile you have? Check out “top 100” employer rankings and a 7 category career profile description by Universum, a global leader in employer branding strategy and communication.
Technology Growing on Farms –Moisture, acidity and nitrogen sensors in soil, farm management software, 3-D modeling, robots applying chemicals are some of the technologies that are enabling farmers to micro-manage crops in order to cut labor costs and inputs, increase yields, and increase profits.
Eco-friendly Sustainable Food – David Gelles reports in the Sunday Business section of The New York Times that Unilever’s chief executive officer has made sustainable production a priority; less water used, more efficient packaging, soybean production eco-friendly.
Spurred to Action and Career – Meeting at the Supreme Court, old friends Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Gloria Steinem, both in their early 80s, discuss expectations and choices for women in the 50’s, what led them to become leaders of the women’ rights movement and their careers.
According to author Eckhart Tolle, our “incessant mental noise” is usually full of judgement, comment, complaints, labels, criticism and blocks our ability to connect with our true selves.