The Rise and Fall of Tupperware’s Brownie Wise

March 3, 2015 0

Brownie Wise was the marketing genius who created the in-home sales technique for Tupperware, giving more power to women. As head of sales, she grew the company to 100 million in revenue by 1958, becoming the first woman ever to grace their cover of Businessweek. Inventor Earl Tupper “grew annoyed when the press implied that his plastic products owed their success entirely to Brownie Wise’s marketing know-how.” […]

Edith Nourse Rogers (1881 – 1960)

March 1, 2015 0

“Investigations by the War Department and Edith Rogers uncovered nothing; and the incidence of disorderly and criminal conduct among the WAACs was a tiny fraction of that among the male military population, venereal disease was almost non-existent, and the pregnancy rate was far below civilian women. […]

Hello? Is anyone there? I want to talk to you about the U.S. Soldiers. Hello?

September 5, 2010 0

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MOM ALERT: DAUGHTERS LACK ROLE MODELS

September 2, 2010 0

My daughter’s sixth grade class participates in an annual tradition in her school called “The Wax Museum.”  The children choose a person/character they would like to represent, and then dress up during a special day […]

Remember When Being Perfect was OK?

August 24, 2010 0

Poor Miss Philippines didn’t practice this question before hand: “What is one big mistake you made in your life,”You know what, sir, in my 22 years of existence, I can say there is nothing major, […]

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