I am a junior, majoring in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Advertising.  I also have an A.A.S. degree as a legal s...
My Family I have two daughters, Jayden (age 9) and Taylor (age 6).  I am divorced and share custody, so I get to spend tim...
<ul><li>This is me and my boyfriend Kendall – he’s a huge Cubs fan--he even has two Cubs tattoos.     I love baseball no ...
Work Experience <ul><li>I worked for Athletic Republic (formerly Frappier Acceleration Sports Training) for over 6 years a...
India <ul><li>A country in South Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Geographically the 7 th  largest country in the world. </li></ul><...
Women of India <ul><li>According to The Hunger Project ( www.thp.org ), there are seven major areas of discrimination agai...
Women of India <ul><li>BBC News reports on May 9, 2010: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Despite comprising nearly half of India's ...
Women of India <ul><li>The Washington Post reported in August 2008:  ( http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/articl...
Women of India
Women of India <ul><li>Dowry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Although it is against the law, some women are required to pay a dowry ...
References <ul><li>Biswas, Soutik.  “A Victory for India’s Women.”  bbc.co.uk .  BBC News.  Web.  9 March 2010. </li></ul>...
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  1. 1. I am a junior, majoring in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Advertising. I also have an A.A.S. degree as a legal secretary.
  2. 2. My Family I have two daughters, Jayden (age 9) and Taylor (age 6). I am divorced and share custody, so I get to spend time with my kids every other week. My boyfriend of two years also lives with us. Taylor – age 6 (almost 7) Jayden – age 9
  3. 3. <ul><li>This is me and my boyfriend Kendall – he’s a huge Cubs fan--he even has two Cubs tattoos.  I love baseball no matter what team is playing, but I like to watch the Redhawks, Twins and the Cubs the most. </li></ul><ul><li>One day we hope to visit every MLB stadium together. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Work Experience <ul><li>I worked for Athletic Republic (formerly Frappier Acceleration Sports Training) for over 6 years as an Event Planner and Training Coordinator until the company moved to Utah. </li></ul><ul><li>Also have Office Manager and Legal Secretary experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, I am working with the Publications office at MSUM as writer in a work study position. I am writing articles for the Alumnews magazine, Area Woman, and helping with testimonial videos for the new MSUM website. </li></ul>
  5. 5. India <ul><li>A country in South Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Geographically the 7 th largest country in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd largest population in the world with 1.18 billion people. (China is first with 1.3 billion) </li></ul><ul><li>The most populous democracy in the world. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Women of India <ul><li>According to The Hunger Project ( www.thp.org ), there are seven major areas of discrimination against women in India: </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of education </li></ul><ul><li>Malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Health </li></ul><ul><li>Over worked </li></ul><ul><li>Unskilled </li></ul><ul><li>Mistreated </li></ul><ul><li>Powerless </li></ul>
  7. 7. Women of India <ul><li>BBC News reports on May 9, 2010: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Despite comprising nearly half of India's population, only 54% of women are literate, compared with more than 76% of men. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At least 4.5 million girls are out of primary school, nearly double the number of boys. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Far too many women still die during childbirth - India's maternal mortality rate, according to the World Bank, is about 450 per 100,000 live births.” </li></ul></ul>http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/soutikbiswas/2010/03/a_victory_for_indias_women.html
  8. 8. Women of India <ul><li>The Washington Post reported in August 2008: ( http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/24/AR2008082401665.html ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ For India’s middle-class urban women, the past decade has brought unprecedented opportunities to advance in a social order long dominated by men. But a powerful male backlash has accompanied the women's revolution, an upwelling of resentment that has expressed itself in sexual violence and harassment.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ the number of reported instances of domestic violence, rape and dowry killings is spiking in South Asian cities, according to women's groups, demographers and sociologists.” </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Women of India
  10. 10. Women of India <ul><li>Dowry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Although it is against the law, some women are required to pay a dowry to their husbands-to-be in exchange for marrying them. Some parts of the country are worse than others. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bride Burning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In cases where the dowry is not paid, the bride-to-be is punished by being burned to death. Their cause of deaths are often claimed to be from kitchen fires. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Child Marriages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Girls live with their parents until puberty, then are often given away for marriage. Child marriages are illegal as well, but laws are not enforced. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. References <ul><li>Biswas, Soutik. “A Victory for India’s Women.” bbc.co.uk . BBC News. Web. 9 March 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Coonrod, Carol S. “Chronic Hunger and the Status of Women in India.” thp.com . The Hunger Project. Web. June 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Wax, Emily. “In India, New Opportunities for Women Draw Anger and Abuse From Men.” Washingtonpost.com . The Washington Post. Web. 25 August 2008. </li></ul>

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