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More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs, But Will They Ever Use Them?

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Anne Bernays leaves the Walter Lippmann House after teaching a fiction writing class for Nieman Foundation fellows at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Kayana Szymczak for NPR hide caption

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Gray-Haired Granny? An 85-Year-Old Writer Goes Punk Rock Instead

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Lydia Smith stands in the kitchen of her home in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles. She has lived in this apartment for 46 years, and now that she is on a fixed income, she pays rent with the aid of Section 8 tenant-based assistance. Megan Miller for NPR hide caption

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For Women, Income Inequality Continues Into Retirement

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Menopause: A Gold Mine For Marketers, Fewer Payoffs For Women

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If The Shoe Fits: The Rise Of The Stylish Comfort Shoe

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Disney's Snow White has a scene in which the beautiful queen/stepmother turns into an old hag. Scholar Maria Tatar says it's "probably more frightening for adults than children because it compresses the aging process into about 20 seconds." Disney hide caption

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Why Are Old Women Often The Face Of Evil In Fairy Tales And Folklore?

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A plastic surgeon performs a double-eyelid surgery on a patient at the BK Clinic in Seoul in August 2007. Han Jae-Ho/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Is Beauty In The Eye(Lid) Of The Beholder?

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For Modern Women, 'Ladylike' Means Strong And Sporty

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Megan Smith is the new U.S. chief technology officer. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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From Silicon Valley To White House, New U.S. Tech Chief Makes Change

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Caltech biochemical engineer Frances Arnold was awarded a National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Obama in 2013. Jason Reed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Is 'Leaning In' The Only Formula For Women's Success In Science?

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Is There Really Such A Thing As A 'Trophy Wife'?

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Lynn Good has had many mentors throughout her career — but few of them were women. "So I'm generationally on the early part of the ascent of women into leadership roles," the Duke Energy president and CEO says. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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Duke Energy CEO: 'I Don't Think Of Myself As A Powerful Woman'

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The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success

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Before creating The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling wrote and appeared in NBC's The Office. Isabella Vosmikova/FOX hide caption

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Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

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Can Changing How You Sound Help You Find Your Voice?

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Editor: New 'Cosmo' Woman Is 'Interested In Mascara And The Middle East'

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Michelle Howard is the first woman to achieve the rank of four-star admiral in the Navy. James Clark/NPR hide caption

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A Phone Call Helped Navy's First Four-Star Woman Embrace Her Path

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