As we march into this new month ... of March ... it's time for a new podcast episode of Capital Women! This month, it's all about Pineapple—but we're not talking about the fruit, but instead a collaborative for women in the food industry. There's a lot to talk about when it comes to the news as well, from Michelle Obama's "unusually intimate" memoir to events on women in technology and women's history. Get excited!
D.C. is the nation’s top city for women in tech for fourth year in a row. [Technical.ly]
… Even so, salaries don’t reflect that. [DC Inno]
Here are eight essays on sexual discrimination and harassment in D.C., across politics, policy, and the media. [New Republic]
This online beauty store carries all-natural, D.C.-made products for black women. [Washingtonian]
Michelle Obama speaks about her “unusually intimate” memoir, which is set to release on November 13. [Newsweek]
Maryland has no women in Congress. But four are running for lieutenant governor. [The Washington Post]
March 13: Join editor Jessica Spotswood and contributors Dhonielle Clayton and Lindsay Smith to discuss The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls.
March 15: This panel discussion will focus on women in technology and emerging trends.
- March 17: At this panel discussion, learn about women’s history and the ERA.
Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.