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Dan Clarendon

aspiring television writer, editor, blogger, pilot penner, gay husband, Photoshopper, journalist, native Tampanian, one-time New Yorker, transplanted Chicagoan, IB diploma recipient, City Year alumnus, Hampshire graduate, cat lover, dog whisperer, Taurus, Olympics addict, mixtaper, colossus, klutz, southpaw, culinary wanna-be, cookie monster, cathedral-builder, auteur, punster, pen pal, sounding board, unabashed hedonist, frequent couch potato, bon vivant, good man in a storm

Women and People of Color Aren’t Getting the Work They Need For Promotions

Not all jobs are glamorous, but a lot of jobs entail glamour work, the kind of work that leads to promotions—and, as Joan C. Williams and Marina Multhaup have found, the kind of work that is disproportionately denied to women and people of color. As Williams and Multhaup write in Harvard Business Review , glamour work “gets you noticed by higher-ups, gives you the opportunity to stretch your skills with a new challenge, and can lead to your next promotion. It’s the project for a major client, t
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In The #MeToo Era, Pyeongchang Is Providing A Resource No Other Olympic Host Has Offered

South Korea has its own version of the #MeToo movement, one known as "You Are Not Alone." And though Jeon Won Hee says that movement hasn't fully transformed South Korean culture, it may have inspired the organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics to open four Gender Equality Support Centers at Olympic sites, including the one where she works as a counselor. The offices' purpose is to combat sexual assault at these Games and NBC News reported Pyeongchang is the first Olympics host to provide such resources.
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He Thought His Entire Family Had Died In The Holocaust. Then Came A Miracle.

Yad Vashem, Israel's official Holocaust memorial, operates the Names Recovery Project in hopes of chronicling the stories of the Holocaust's six million Jewish victims. But the project's online database also helped a 102-year-old man named Eliahu Pietruszka realize his brother had actually survived. And though his brother passed away in 2011, as reported by The Associated Press, Pietruszka got to meet his brother's son for the very first time in 2017.
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Celebrating The Extraordinary Life Of Naomi Parker Fraley, The Real ‘Rosie The Riveter’

Naomi Parker Fraley — who passed away on January 20 at 96 years old — lived a life of relative anonymity, even as her likeness became an emblem of feminism and determination. It wasn't until 2015 when Fraley was recognized as the real "Rosie the Riveter," the inspiration for the woman rolling up her sleeves, flexing her muscles, and exclaiming, "We Can Do It!" in the famous World War II-era poster.