Author: Kathy Scott

The Hypocrisy of the Annette Bosworth Trial by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, left a lot of women, including myself a little empty. “Leaning in” hasn’t been the problem. Often when women are leaning in, the men lean out and sometimes they even leave the room and slam the door shut, at least that’s how it feels […]

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Georgia Legislators Ignore FDA and Approve Cannabis Oil by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor As a mom, I wonder sometimes about how much I need to own it on various issues affecting my teen, especially as it relates to marijuana. With the marketing of “medical” marijuana in my home state of Georgia, I’m put at a disadvantage because I know that she’s getting word […]

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Did something happen at the University of Oklahoma this weekend? by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor This weekend a group of Oklahoma students did what organizations bigger than themselves (NBA, NFL, Justice Department) could not do, they brought an entire country to their knees and pulled the band-aid of racism off a wound that seems unlikely to heal. Yes, they did have help from a very […]

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I’m Running For Senator, Can I Count on Your Support? by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor  I was just formulating this thought: ‘Hey, I’m going to run for U.S. Senate.” I haven’t fully thought it through at all, so I figure I’ll fit right in with the politicians on the Hill. I’m going to run as Independent and when I win, I’m going to remain […]

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What #ThanksMichelleObama Really Told Us by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor On Friday, it seemed like school kids around the country were all sharing pictures of what appeared to be undigestible food provided by their school with the hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama. Some die hard POTUS haters took the opportunity to bash him once more for good measure:     Every major […]

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SheOwnedIt: Celebrating Fannie Lou Hamer by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor Fifty years ago, Fannie Lou Hamer took center stage at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. As founder of ‘Me and My 1000 Girlfriends, That’s Who!’ I am partial to the stories of our Girlfriends who changed the world without a degree from Harvard or a position at […]

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Linkedin Turns Blind Eye to Harassment and Stalking Reports. Sells Profiles. Makes Billions. by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor This is a cautionary tale for women. As a social media strategist, I am a member of just about every platform and I enthusiastically use them. Linkedin is the ONLY one where I consistently have had issues with harassment, inappropriate advances and unprofessional conduct. What’s more, Linkedin has done […]

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Does my resume make my hair look blue? by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor I like doing contract work. It allows me flexibility and I have the opportunity to meet new people, but I always keep my options. A few weeks ago a colleague sent me an email about a content strategist position for a start-up company. I’ll call the company K. I […]

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OWN IT: An 8 year-old Statute Women Need to Know #SEC223 by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor Throughout the centuries, women have abided by the “You First” mentality. The U.S. was founded on the principles that men were the head of the family and women had no say in decisions that affected family business. We have seen women stand by philanderers at public apology events. After […]

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OWN IT: The 10 Best Walking or Running Songs for Women by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor I don’t know about you, but one song can absolutely transform me from a fog of self-pity to a woman ready to take on the world! Not surprisingly, there are numerous studies to back up what I’ve always held true. Last year, Dr. Yana Ferguson led a study at […]

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