Author Archives: Shannon Lynberg

We Want to Hear from You!

We hope you are having a nice fall, and building some amazing life-long connections through your YWTF chapters.  We thank you for all of the hard work you are doing for younger women nationwide. We want to use this blog … Continue reading

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Younger Women’s Issues in the News

Australia Says It Will Open Combat Roles to Women, New York Times Wangari Maathai: A ‘Mighty Woman’ Who Spoke Truth to Power, from the Huffington Post Gains Made in Equality of Incomes in Downturn, New York Times States Attack Planned … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup

Recent research from Harvard University on how we can close the gender gap with small ‘nudges’. “Times Haven’t Changed for ‘The Help’ of Today, from Women’s ENews Obama Administration: Health Insurers Must Cover Birth Control With No Copays,  The Huffington … Continue reading

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A message from YWTF’s Volunteer Coordinator and YWTF’s Founder

***A message from YWTF’s Volunteer Coordinator, Shannon Lynberg and YWTF’s Founder, Alison Stein Dear YWTF Members, It’s incredible to think about the fact that YWTF started over six years ago, with a national meet-up that brought together over 100 younger … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

Women’s distance runners head to California, The Daily Iowan Supreme Court to decide whether millions of female employees can sue for sex discrimination, ABC News From the triangle fire to Wisconsin, rights for women workers, Huffington Post Abortion foes target … Continue reading

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Young Americans and Social Security

Cross posted from the IWPR blog: Young Americans and Social Security By Youngmin Yi Bloggers, policy experts, and politicians are urging young Americans to care more about Social Security, whether they are asking us to love it, hate it, tweak it, … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

The War on Women’s health, Huffington Post U.S. will keep helping Afghan women, Washington Post Forty years of Women’s Liberation, The Guardian Muslim women in America speak out, Christian Science Monitor Women take center stage at women in the world … Continue reading

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