women http://kalw.org en Interview with Kathleen Cha former AAUW president http://kalw.org/post/interview-kathleen-cha-former-aauw-president <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Education has always played a key role in social change, but it hasn’t always been equally available to both men and women. In the late 1800’s less than 1% of women between the ages of 18 to 24 were in college. College-educated women knew they were privileged, and decided to use that power to work for social justice. They created what became known as the American Association of University Women (</span>AAUW<span style="line-height: 1.5;">). The San Francisco chapter is the oldest branch in California, and the third oldest in the country.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Holly Kernan & News Producer 45066 at http://kalw.org Interview with Kathleen Cha former AAUW president Your Call: How can men oppose misogyny? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-can-men-oppose-misogyny <p><span class="s1"> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 44772 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How can men oppose misogyny? Barbecue of the Body: Sudanese women bring ritual to Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/barbecue-body-sudanese-women-bring-ritual-bay-area <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Sudan, where my family is from, there is an ancient beauty ritual that married women perform called </span>dukhan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It’s like a sauna, but with smoke.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 02:07:53 +0000 Hana Baba 43506 at http://kalw.org Barbecue of the Body: Sudanese women bring ritual to Bay Area Women in STEM: Interview with Stanford math education researcher Jo Boaler http://kalw.org/post/women-stem-interview-stanford-math-education-researcher-jo-boaler <p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 02:30:00 +0000 Jen Chien 43121 at http://kalw.org Women in STEM: Interview with Stanford math education researcher Jo Boaler The Spot 4.10.14 Title TK + 400,000 Stars http://kalw.org/post/spot-41014-title-tk-400000-stars <p>99% Invisible <strong><a href="http://99percentinvisible.org/episode/title-tk/">"Title TK"</a></strong> The name is important.&nbsp;It’s the first thing of any product you use or buy or see. The tip of the spear.&nbsp; Only the names that are most interesting and most pleasant on the tongue can survive in your memory.&nbsp;So it’s no surprise that companies—especially large ones like Sony or Procter &amp; Gamble—hire naming companies.</p><p>The Memory Palace: <strong><a href="http://thememorypalace.us/2014/03/400000-stars/">"400,000 Stars"</a></strong></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:06:40 +0000 Matt Martin 42138 at http://kalw.org The Spot 4.10.14 Title TK + 400,000 Stars