24/7 girlfriend advice online

June 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
There's a new Web site for women with everything from style tips to career advice. It's a place where you can connect with others and with the woman you want to be. Co-founder and editor-in-chief of BettyConfidential.com, Deborah Perry Piscione, joined us to share more about the Web site and to reveal the results of a recent survey of "The View from the Bay" viewers.

The results from "The View from the Bay" and BettyConfidential.com poll: "If you could, would you change your role from stay-at-home mom to to working woman or vice versa?" can be found on www.bettyconfidential.com.

About BettyConfidential.com
Who is Betty? Good question! She's your best friend and confidante at her most fabulous; she's irreverent and in-the-know. In a nutshell: BettyConfidential.com is an extraordinary resource and place for women to connect, get inspired, and talk about everything (not just celebrity and fashion)!

BettyConfidential.com offers a place for women (ages 25-49) to raise their voices, be heard, and express themselves about real "day-to-day" issues in a confidential "room full of women" atmosphere. With interactive content that includes lifestyle stories, advice columns, advocacy and politics, and "feel the pulse of women" polls, the mission is to help women better navigate their most active stages of life - from dating to career to parenting to maintaining identity.

BettyConfidential.com was co-founded by bestselling author and television commentator Deborah Perry Piscione and Internet Entrepreneur Shaun Marsh in March 2008. CNN's Soledad O'Brien serves as Chairman of the Advisory. Deborah Perry Piscione, a bestselling author and political and cultural commentator, conducted a multi-year research project on the issues impacting the contemporary status of American women, and Shaun Marsh, a Silicon Valley technical leader experienced in building online communities, met in 2007 and began germinating the idea of a comprehensive online service for women.

Deborah's research showed that irrespective of the all the educational attainment or economic advancement among women, there was a deep desire to connect to other women who were similarly-situated in life stage.

For more information, visit BettyConfidential.com

About Deborah Perry Piscione
If being a co-founder of BettyConfidential.com isn't enough, Deborah Perry Piscione is a bestselling author, on-air political commentator, and public speaker. She is the co-author (with Dr. Julianne Malveaux) of a Washington Post bestseller entitled Unfinished Business: A Democrat and a Republican Take on the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face (Perigee, September 2002), and a television and radio commentator on CNN and National Public Radio. As a television and radio commentator, Deborah has appeared as a guest on The Today Show, Wolf Blitzer Reports, The McLaughlin Group, The O'Reilly Factor, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Politically Incorrect, and has been a featured guest on PBS, BET, and National Public Radio programs including Justice Talking, Public Interest and The Tavis Smiley Show. She has been featured in leading women's magazines such as Ladies' Home Journal, and in newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, and Sacramento Bee. Early in her career, Deborah served as a congressional staffer for then-U.S. Senator Connie Mack, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and a political appointee for President George Bush (41st president), and specialized her legislative and executive career in foreign policy. From these positions, Deborah gained a breadth of writing experience in op-eds, political speeches, and press releases, and later became a freelance writer for magazines such as Ladies' Home Journal and National Geographic Traveler. She has won numerous awards including a Gracie Allen Award for her participation in a debate for NPR's Justice Talking, and a distinguished award from The White House Project.

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