DiversityMay 10, 2016
A 100-Year-Old Will Grace The Pages Of Vogue For The First Time
Move over Gigi and Kendall. Make way for 100-year-old Bo Gilbert. The silver-haired centenarian will be the first model of her age to grace the pages of British Vogue as part of an upcoming issue to celebrate the magazine’s centennial. Rocking designer duds (those glasses are Valentino!), Gilbert also posed for photos to run as ads for upscale British department store, Harvey Nichols.Read the full article
March 28, 2016
Krishna Devotees Look to Provide for This Life
For Roger Siegel, the last half-century has been the proverbial long, strange trip. It started in New York, where, as an idealistic college dropout in the early 1960s, he tutored Harlem schoolchildren. It included civil rights marches in Alabama and peyote hikes in the Nevada hills. From Our Advertisers It took a major turn in San Francisco in 1967, when Mr. Siegel became Gurudas, a disciple in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, or Iskcon, a.k.a. the Hare Krishnas.Read the full article
May 15, 2015
Celebrating All Brave Women This Mother's Day
Mothers have a lot in common. As we bring life into the world, and foster and care for others, we are driven by an intuition to love and protect -- striving to raise healthy, happy children. This Mother's Day, I am taking the opportunity to celebrate all mothers, but especially those who are up against some of life's biggest challenges. It might surprise you to learn that every year there are 1.5 million women living with HIV giving birth around the world.Read the full article
March 9, 2015
The Diversity Committee: Creating an Impact in D.C.
When TTN Member and co-founder of TTN-DC's Diversity Committee, Isabelle Schoenfeld, attended one of her first DC chapter events she met some wonderful women and the topic was thought-provoking and insightful. But one thing Isabelle noticed was that the attendees did not reflect the rich diversity of women 50+ in the DC metro area.Read more...
November 25, 2014
America in 2050: Even Older and More Diverse
WASHINGTON — Significant population shifts mean the United States at midcentury will be both older and more diverse, promising fundamental changes in American cultural and economic institutions. The projections on aging, part of a report issued Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, will have dramatic ramifications for Social Security and health care programs.Read the full article