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Girard: 'Second Women's Movement'

July 19, 2007 1:41 PM

This week HGTV honcho Judy Girard, 61, announced she would be retiring at year's end, following a 10 year stint at parent company Scripp's, where she had also earlier served as head of the Food Network.

Girard, who had served as a mentor of women at the company is also a memberof AARP Foundation Women's Leadership Circle where female dynamos talk about what they want to do with the second half of their lives. "Female boomers have the power to change the world," she says.

For Girard that means staying on as a consultant to Scripp's, but to also go out and make a difference, predicting that female boomers have the power to start a "second women's movement," that will be bigger than the first one in the seventies. Right on Judy! Your many friends are rooting for you.

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Marianne Paskowski:

Update: An offer is out for this big gig, to a former Turner net GM who happens to be hiking around Europe right now. We all know who that is, but will he relo to Knoxville?

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