Do We Need A Men’s Movement To Create True Equality?

This week APPCityLife’s CEO and Business Development Associate are attending the invitation-only Women Entrepreneurs Conference in New York City. Here is a post from our CEO, Lisa Abeyta, about her reaction to Keynote Speaker Anne-Marie Slaughter.

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Who wants to join us in changing the dialogue and mindset? I’m in.

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Tonight kicked off this year’s Women Entrepreneurs Festival in New York City with a keynote address by Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the New America Foundation. Slaughter, who has enjoyed an illustrious career wearing a multitude of hats and who gained national recognition with her essay in The Atlantic, Why Women Still Can’t Have It All, made an observation tonight in her address to 250 women entrepreneurs that has inspired me to begin thinking differently about the way I raise my sons and the environment I create for the men who work for our company, APPCityLife.

“I have three sons,” Slaughter said, “and I know that things would be very different if they were daughters. If they were daughters, I would tell them that they could be anything they want to be, that they can…

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