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Sunday, January 29, 2006

The Fate of the GOP's Top Woman, Pakistan's First All-Female Crew

GOP's Top Woman Could Also Fall in DeLay's Wake - Women's eNews
Ohio Rep. Deborah Pryce, the top-ranking GOP woman in the House, is not under consideration for the party's top position being vacated by majority leader Tom DeLay. She is the sole woman in the nine major GOP House leadership positions.

20% jump in women-owned businesses - New York Daily News
Businesses owned by women grew by 20% between 1997 and 2002, twice the national average for all businesses, the Census Bureau reported. Women owned almost 6.5 million businesses producing more than $940 billion in revenue in 2002, a 15% increase over 1997, the bureau said in a report.

Stanford gives female graduate students paid maternity leave - AP
Female graduate students at Stanford University can take 12 weeks of paid maternity leave under a new policy designed to recruit and retain talented women, university officials said.

First all-female crew flies Pakistani passenger plane - AP
The first Pakistani passenger plane with a female pilot and an all-women crew flew on a domestic flight this week, making aviation history in the Islamic nation, an airline official said on Friday.


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