The Nugs: How to Make the Most of Your Mugshot
On this day: In 1912, Camp Fire Girls was incorporated as a national agency, officially becoming the first secular, multicultural organization for girls. The organization had originally formed in 1910, a few years before the Girl Scouts, and put an emphasis on being outdoorsy (shoutout to our grandmas who knew how to light a fire by rubbing two sticks together). Boys were eventually admitted in 1975.
- While most of us spend years training ourselves to apply eyeliner without stabbing our eyes out, beauty vlogger Anne Custodio is leaving us in the literal dust: She put out a six-minute video in which she applies a full face of makeup, contouring and all, while riding on the roof of a motorcycle sidecar.
- New America CEO, former Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department, and Girlboss Radio guest Anne-Marie Slaughter answers seven questions about why networking—individually, but also on a macro, global scale—is going to be vital under Donald Trump’s presidency, and why women and young people “get it,” when older men often don’t.
- Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda reached new levels of squad goals when Tomlin recently appeared at an event rocking a clutch that featured Fonda’s mugshot from the 1970s. The photo was taken after Fonda was falsely arrested for drug smuggling in 1970—charges that raised some eyebrows, considering Fonda’s prominent role as an activist against the Vietnam War. Though the clutch is presently sold out, t-shirts and mugs are all for sale on Fonda’s website, with proceeds benefitting Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential.
- Inspired by the rebuke Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued to Senator Elizabeth Warren after her determined reading of Coretta Scott King’s letter criticising Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Chelsea Clinton is publishing a children’s book called She Persisted. The picture book will feature 13 persistent, game-changing women from U.S. history: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Nellie Bly, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Clara Lemlich, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, and Sonia Sotomayor.
- From the President and CEO of PG&E Geisha Williams (who is the first Latina to lead a Fortune 500 company) to the Executive Vice President of Global Distribution at HBO, Bernadette Aulestia, here is a list of the 50 most powerful Latinas of 2017 from the Association of Latino Professionals.
- India doubled its maternity leave from three months to six months, putting it among the top ten countries with the most comprehensive policies. Meanwhile, the U.S. carries on with its bad look: Current laws protect you from getting fired for 12 weeks, but your employer isn’t required to pay you. First Daughter Ivanka claims she wants to do something about that. We’ll see.
- Marion Kelly literally danced onto the world stage last week when she and her 18-month-old brother interrupted her professor father’s interview on BBC News. Within seconds of the original video, you can tell the four-year-old DGAF and carries herself with all the je ne sais quois of a serious badass-to-be. But when she showed up in a trench coat and pink reading glasses for a follow-up interview (during which she busted out a lollipop and went to town, super casual), any and all doubts that Marion is going to grow up to be a wrecking ball were put to rest. The Internet had a lot of fun photoshopping her into 7 potential future careers.
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