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WATCH: Obama Crashes Philly Conference With Anniversary Video for Michelle

Everyone knows by now that Michelle Obama graced Philly yesterday with a much-anticipated appearance at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. When we caught wind of […]

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Get Excited: Michelle Obama Is Speaking In Philly on Tuesday

In July, we told you that Michelle Obama would return to Philly one day this fall. That day has finally come: the former First Lady is […]


Michael Schulson Cooks for the “Hot Chicks” — and That’s Sexist

Usually, discussions about sexism in the restaurant industry focus on discrimination, harassment, and other barriers to success that women chefs face, or on harassment from […]

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We Chatted With the Philly Exec Introducing Michelle Obama at the Pa. Women’s Conference

The Pennsylvania Conference for Women outdoes itself every year. For 2017, the one-day event happening next Tuesday, October 3, will gather 12,000 attendees for sessions […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn

For hosting a celebration that unites diverse LGBTQ women, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn. […]

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What Philly Women Need (By Philly Women)

Philly has been a man’s town for too long. And hey, not to point fingers or anything, but maybe that’s exactly what’s wrong with this […]


Philly Organizers Urge Chamber of Commerce to Drop Wage Equity Lawsuit

For the first time since Philadelphia’s wage equity law has come under attack, members of the public came forward on Tuesday to express their support […]


Urban Outfitters Dragged for Lack of Diversity on Board

Urban Outfitters, a company that’s largely riding on revenue from women’s apparel, has a board that’s mostly made up of white men with law degrees […]


Pa. House Passes Resolution to Boost Number of Women on Boards

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed a resolution that pushes all Pennsylvania public and private companies as well as nonprofits to have a minimum […]

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Tonight: The Future is Female Festival

All month long, this program of 10-minute plays and staged readings has been popping up across the U.S. and Canada. Tonight The Future is Female […]


Philly Businesswomen Band Together on “A Day Without a Woman”

In celebration of International Women’s Day and in honor of women’s contributions to the global economy, women around the country are taking part in the […]

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Philly’s First-Ever LGBTQ Women’s Week Starts This Weekend

“The Revolution,” Philadelphia’s first-ever LGBTQ Women’s Week, is launching this week. Started by The Strong Catalyst, a local lesbian multimedia collective, the event is centered […]


Women Are Gaining Ground in Philly’s C-Suites — but Where Are Women of Color?

Women are making it to the top of Philadelphia-area corporations, universities and healthcare systems—but they’re getting there slowly. That’s according to the 2016 “Women on […]

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Philly NOW: Fire PPA Director Accused of Sexual Harassment

The Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women is calling for Vince Fenerty to be removed as director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority after […]


Philadelphia Region Among Worst for Women-Owned Businesses

Bad news for Philadelphia’s reputation as an inclusive, cutting edge, growing business ecosystem — the Philadelphia region was ranked 90th out of 100 cities for women-owned […]