KEEN TO BE is a weekly round-up of recent headlines and other fascinating news you may have missed!
How An Author Paid the Bills While She Wrote the Books: She worked as a librarian, a ghostwriter of young adult fiction, and magazine books editor. Here’s how she made ends meet. (Medium) http://bit.ly/2HgFGYi
Throwback Instagram “Thank You, Atoosa” Shows How Vastly Teen Media has Changed in Two Decades: “The teenage years are always just so awkward and awful … having a surplus of information now is no better than not having enough back then.”(Fashionista) http://bit.ly/2GVTwjs
Yuengling Sisters Dish on Running America’s Oldest Brewery: Yuengling has celebrated 190 years of making beer at its Pennsylvania brewery, the oldest in America. These four sisters, sixth-generation Yuenglings, talk about keeping the operation all in the family. (Today Show Video) https://on.today.com/2TdhOwa
Women Helping Women Isn’t Just A Rallying Cry. It’s Good Business (Refinery29) https://r29.co/2tJvpfo
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants the Country to Think Big: The Democratic socialist star came to D.C. to ‘swing for the fences’ and fix America (Rolling Stone) http://bit.ly/2VyaSX3
Dollars on the Margin: A living wage is an antidepressant. It is a sleep aid. A diet. A stress reliever. It is a contraceptive, preventing teenage pregnancy. It prevents premature death. It shields children from neglect. (New York Times) https://nyti.ms/2VqBd9o