Stories – in a man’s world

A Comedy Writer's Story

A COMEDY WRITER’S STORY by Alexandra Rushfield

A story about joining a top-rated TV comedy writing team Continue reading ...
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Wendy Tokuda

A SHY TV ANCHOR by Wendy Tokuda

A story from a successful TV news anchor about her extreme shyness Continue reading ...
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Sohini Chakraborty

AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN by Sohini Chakraborty

The traditional way of life in India is that children continue to live with their parents or their families until ...
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Renel Brooks Moon

FINDING MY VOICE by Renel Brooks-Moon

I’ve been announcing San Francisco Giants’ games for many years and every game is a new experience; it’s more fun ...
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Terri Lyne Carrington

FULL CIRCLE by Terri Lyne Carrington

A story about being a jazz drumming protege in a male-dominated music world Continue reading ...
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IN VINO VERITAS by Ginny Lambrix

I had to convince the French owner of the company, Jean Charles, that I could be completely happy in grubby ...
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Sharon MacFarland

MOVING PAST THE FEAR TO EMPOWERMENT by Sharon MacFarland Burrus

Doing this work for women’s health and wellness is the wind in my sails and gets me excited every day ...
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Ode to Gray

ODE TO GRAY by Michele Maggiora

A story about stopping the ritual of dyeing her hair, and letting it go gray Continue reading ...
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Caution Men Working sign

OF MEN, A MACHINE AND A PRETTY COOL MOMENT by Anne Singer

A story about saying "yes" to a construction worker's street-side invitation Continue reading ...
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Gloria Steinem

ON SELF-ESTEEM by Gloria Steinem

A story about an experience in her pre-feminist days that led her on the path to activism Continue reading ...
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SOMETIMES IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS by Sara Arason

One day, though, it occurred to me that what I want might matter. What makes ME happy might be important, ...
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Dianne Reeves

TALKING TO THE DEVIL by Dianne Reeves

Ironically, one song in particular Endangered Species, which I wrote with a good friend, seemed to sum up the situation ...
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Tabra Tunoa

THE ADVENTURE OF CHANGING ONE’S WORLD by Tabra Tunoa

A story about the creative life, moving abroad, and operating a business with full integrity Continue reading ...
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Rocio Ortega

THE LAWMAKER by Rocio Ortega

Respect is paramount in my family. Not only respecting the elders and our traditions, but - most important for me ...
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Caroline Paul

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S FIRE by Caroline Paul

Join me now at a fairly typical fire. That’s me, crawling down a hallway. I’m hauling hose, but you can’t ...
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