When asked to write a full story in six words, legend has it that novelist Ernest Hemingway responded: “For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.” I first discovered this six word storytelling prompt in Not Quite What I Was Planning, a
Here at Accountable in Action, we sure talk a lot about women. The halls of our Orange County office (i.e. Sarah Barton’s living room) are buzzing with statistics, tales of injustice and theories on how we can change the world.
You might be a feminist if: you celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday. In case you missed the copious amounts of mom-recognition posts on Facebook, yesterday was Mother’s Day. Whether your mom is still around or not, it’s undeniable how great an
It wouldn’t be a completely perfect Tuesday if I didn’t start the day off with one of my favorite movies: Mean Girls. I promise, this has a point… Gretchen: [to Cady] If only you knew how mean [Regina] really is…
Katie Ellis Her day job: Executive Director, Opus Community Foundation/Opus Bank Hails from: San Diego, currently lives in Orange County Fun fact: Katie is an avid surfer. In high school, she started teaching surf lessons and turned it into a certified business.
Last Thursday, I boarded a plane at 5:30 am for a trip to Orange County. As I boarded the plane, the female flight attendant said, “Ugh. Why do we have 6 am flights? It’s for all of those businessmen.” I
“Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.” Susan B. Anthony was a pioneer for her time – a women’s rights advocate,
Yesterday, the United States celebrated two special occasions: Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the second inauguration of President Obama. The two moments overlap and, in many ways, intertwine. To honor the spirit of both occasions, I found it rather