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With the International Women’s Day coming up, how could I not write about the inspiring women bloggers of Aha!NOW.
The highlight of this Women’s Day is gender equality, achievement, and empowerment of women.
Talking of gender, men are the subsets of women. Are you intrigued as to know how and why?
Well, this is what Vinay pointed out to me, and it’s so true.
“Man” is a part of “woman”. Realistically, basically biologically, a man cannot exist without a woman.
If there were no women, there would be no men, as simple as that. Don’t tax your brain much on that to figure out how. 🙂
But isn’t it strange and so contradictory that men try to destroy and dominate the very source of their existence.
Being raised by a woman, this man represses the women. Why does he do that?
Is it because of some faulty bringing up or a sense of insecurity that mars the superego of a man?
It’s understood if gender inequality existed in the primitive or dark ages.
But are we still a retarded race living in the retro ages?
Women should receive equal opportunities and facilities as available to men to excel, achieve, and empower herself.
However, this is not possible as she receives stiff resistance from men.
Why can’t men tolerate progressive women? Why do women still find it difficult to make a place in the so-called a man’s world? Is it really a man’s world?
I apologize to all the good and understanding men reading this post for the harsh words I’ve used here.
Not all men are like that; however, do not have this misunderstanding that this is a typical social scenario of only the third world countries.
It might sound strange, but even the United States suffers from the problem of gender inequality.
According to this Wikipedia article, gender inequality in the United States continues to persist in many forms. I quote:
“It includes the disparity in women’s political representation and participation, occupational segregation, the gender pay gap, and the unequal distribution of household labor.”
I agree that the situation is worse in the developing and third world countries.
Some countries even put a ban and restrictions on women’s pursuit for achievement and empowerment.
This proves that money has nothing to do with being modern, rather its thoughts that matter, not the technology.
More money and advanced technology does not make a man modern and civilized. Am I right?
You may raise the standard of living and call yourself progressive, but if you reduce a women to a womb bearer and a cheap worker, that’s regressive.
It’s brutality, not civility.
“Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him — or so they used to say. It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them.” ~ Dorothy L. Sayers
To highlight the state of women around the world and the need of evolution of “mankind”, the International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8th every year.
The IWD theme for 2015 is celebrating women’s achievements and calling for greater equality.
The UN calls for empowering Women and empowering Humanity.
This is the day to inspire women to strive for excellence, even if the odds are against her. Excel, prove, and power yourself.
“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.” ~ Roseanne Barr
I want to play my part and create this awareness of gender equality, and motivate you all to make it happen!
I bring to you 10 inspiring women bloggers, who I came to know at Aha!NOW.
“Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.” ~ Nancy Pelosi
Top 10 Inspiring Women Bloggers of Aha!NOW
Bloggers are awareness creators and change makers.
Women bloggers are the epitome of freedom, liberty, and empowerment for fellow women.
These women bloggers show that it is a world of equality, and women have equal powers to excel, online or offline.
These big girls of blogging are also big on achievements and empowerment. They have achieved what many men couldn’t.
But this post is not about making comparisons, but about awarding these awesome women bloggers of Aha!NOW.[This list is in an alphabetical order.]
Adrienne is the go-to-woman in blogging. There is no one better than her to teach you how to build relationships and a community.
She worked in corporate America, did affiliate marketing, excelled in blogging, and now has her own product called “Build a Blog Community” that bloggers seek from all corners of the world.
Adrienne, thank you for showing that women can be enterprising. You have demonstrated how women are role models for men.
Visit her blog: AdrienneSmith.net
Balroop is the person to go to if you need help dealing with your emotions.
She has spent much part of her life in doing what she loved, and that is teaching. Now she teaches about life on her blog.
Balroop, thank you, as being an educationalist you have helped young people to mold themselves to achieve success.
Visit her blog: Balroop2013.wordpress.com
Brenda is a blogger, a wife, an animal lover, and most importantly an author. She’s written many books, and shares her experiences with others to help them with their life’s issues.
I wonder how she manages her blog, “My Girly Parts” and “Just Like a Fine Wine”, and still manages to work at her job.
Thank you Bren for being able to do so much, because you tell so many other women that anything is possible, if you put your heart and soul into it.
Visit her blog: MyGirlyParts.com
Carol is an example for women to learn how to be an entrepreneur. She handles her many online businesses and carries herself better than what many men can do.
She has been into business for decades, gained enormous experiences, which she now shares in her mastermind community.
Carol, thank you for being an entrepreneur role model for women across the world.
Visit her blog: CarolAmato.com
Carolyn Nicander Mohr
Carolyn made her way into the male dominated profession and became a successful lawyer.
As a blogger, she has been the tech whiz and a role model for all technology bloggers. She beautifully balances her personal and professional life.
Being a mom of three teens, I wonder how she does it all! She was the first guest author of this blog, and is a very caring and loving person.
Carolyn, thanks for influencing women around the world into believing that nothing is impossible, and a woman can have her way to do what she likes.
Visit her blog: WonderOfTech.com
Corina does what many women would like to do – work from home. She has vast experiences of how working from home works.
So, if you‘re a woman, or even a man, you can gain by her work at home wisdom.
Corina, thank you for being the light to women, who cannot leave their home to pursue professional careers.
Visit her blog: NotNowMomsBusy.com
Donna is a blogging coach. She has worked her way from being a blogging novice to a blogging guru, with her own product called “Blogging Magic”.
She can help you create best of the blogs and turn them into money making machines. Donna means business, so if you are a woman and want to achieve success in marketing, she’s your guru.
Donna, thank you for helping women to become empowered and stand up for themselves.
Visit her blog: DonnaMerrillTribe.com
Ilka is a scientist, and her mission is to make science simple so everybody can enjoy and benefit from it.
If you have any science or life related questions, make sure to put it across Ilka. She is also a writer and a practicing counselor.
Ilka, thanks for showing women that they can pursue their interests and live the life they like.
Visit her blog: SimplyIlka.com
Lisa is a great help to all those women who have problems in their marriage and wish to lead a happy life.
If you are facing one of the most difficult decisions of your life, especially where divorce is concerned, Lisa will be a great guide to you. She has gone through a difficult life herself, and her experience will be valuable for you.
Thank you Lisa for your book “Girl’s guide to leaving a marriage”, which will certainly help women globally to set themselves free from bondage, abuse, violence, and a life of humiliation.
Visit her blog: LisaThomsonLive.com
Neamat is from Egypt but lives in Canada. She is a leadership guru, who can teach you to develop the mindset and skills to be a leader.
Are you lost in your life and unable to make a mark or prove yourself? Neamat will help you take control of your life and build your leadership brand online.
Thank you Neamat for motivating women to transform and empower themselves.
Visit her blog: NeamatProBlog.com
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So, these were the ten divas that are an inspiration to all women. They all believe in excellence.
I’m honored that I got to know them on my blog, Aha!NOW.
They visited it frequently and regularly, and shared their wonderful thoughts and views through the comments on the posts.
These wonderful women show us that women can achieve anything and empower themselves to live their life. They make it happen!
Thank you for being a part of my blogging journey as well.
Dear men, you need to wait for your turn to shine on Aha!NOW on the International Men’s Day in November this year. 🙂
I hope you too enjoyed getting to know about these successful women and would reach out and connect with them, if you don’t know them.
“Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity…If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man’s superior…If non-violence is the law of our being, the future is with women.” ~ Gandhi
Happy Women’s Day to all of you. 🙂
Over to you –
As a woman, what do you do to achieve and empower yourself? As a man, what do you do to evolve and eradicate the negative bias of gender inequality? Share in the comments.