On today’s Satellite Sisters podcast, Liz reports on her college conference with Janet Yellen, Julie has a royal report including Pippa Middleton and Prince Philip and Lian shares what Google tells us about our lives versus Facebook. Plus Tuesday trends and a movie review of Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
First up, Liz and some college friends took in Janet Yellen’s speech at Brown University on Friday. Fed Chair Yellen wanted us to understand that removing the impediments from women’s full participation in the workforce could improve the US’s annual economic output by 5%, a huge number. Those impediments? Lack of paid maternity leave, childcare and flexible work schedules. Surprise. Liz admits the she was hoping for more behind the scenes dish from Yellen, but apparently Fed Chairs don’t dish.
Julie thinks Pippa Middleton’s No Ring No Bring rule for her wedding is grossly unfair, not just to Prince Harry but to everyone ever forced to attend a wedding solo. Julie celebrates Prince Philip’s retirement from public life by sharing his worst racist public gaffes.
Our Facebook Life versus your Google Life. Lian agrees. Don’t let Facebook make you miserable, says Seth Stephens-Davidowitz in the New York Times. Try googling “My husband is…” and see what comes up first.
Are you planning to take in the August 2017 total solar eclipse in the US? Liz is and she’s positioning the get “in the totality” in Central Oregon.
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