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15 Mantras for Fierce Females

Skylar Liberty Rose | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Skylar Liberty Rose

Know your worth. Know every drop of the wonder that you are. Don't discard the parts that are tainted and broken. They count. Own them.

The Taboo That Still Surrounds The Aging Woman

Skylar Liberty Rose | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty
Skylar Liberty Rose

Nobody tells the carefree 25-year-old female that in another 25 years she'll be invisible. In Western cultures women of a certain age are not revered. They are subjected to the swipe of a metaphorical hand that casts them aside and signifies to them that they have all but expired.

Beautiful Video Shows Just How Empowering Pole Dancing Can Be

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.18.2015 | Women

Contrary to popular belief, pole dancing isn't always about looking sexy for other people. It can be empowering, too. In a gorgeous new video, 16 a...

An Apology to My Fellow Black Woman

Nancy Laws | Posted 02.17.2015 | Black Voices
Nancy Laws

My husband, whom I married at the age of 22 was my first African-American friend and the first black man outside of our close knit African community that I dated. Not only was he nothing like what I thought he may have been--neither were his mother and sister.

I Run a Small Business #LikeAGirl and Achieve Because Of It

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Small Business
​Jackie Nagel

A recent report on the state of women-owned enterprises was quite revealing. Despite the growing evidence that women build great companies, the average revenue of women-owned companies lags behind by 27%. Is it because they run their small business #LikeAGirl?

Why Emma Watson Is Every Woman's Girl Crush

Shinjini Das | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

As a classy, humble, well-educated, and eloquent woman, she has carved a niche for herself that will only continue to grow and gain momentum in the years to come. Congratulations, Emma Watson. You are undoubtedly the girl crush of women around the world. Continue trailblazing the path to gender equality!

Stop Arguing About Feminism

Lilian Klatskin | Posted 01.30.2015 | Teen
Lilian Klatskin

Overall, whether you consider yourself a "feminist" or an "anti-feminist," you care about women. So stop disagreeing and calling each other names, and realize what you agree on.

Meet Lean In's Big Sister -- She's All About 'Powership'

Heidi Mulligan Walker | Posted 01.30.2015 | Books
Heidi Mulligan Walker

For me, its true power lies in reading between the lines about how the partnership framework can be applied both formally and informally across the corporate infrastructure. Women, and companies who want to hire and retain them, should take note, this book is a welcome game changer.

16 Ways Women Succeed in Sisterhood and Society

Geneva Fonda | Posted 01.27.2015 | Women
Geneva Fonda

So whether we are entrepreneurs, employees, stay-at-home mothers, students, relatives, friends, or business associates, as women, our genuine affinity to one another need not be the exception. It should serve as the inspiration everyone else uses to reset their beautiful circles.

Women Are Posing Nude Online, And It Has Absolutely Nothing To Do With Sex

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.15.2015 | Women

On Herself.com, women are reclaiming their stories and bodies -- and it's beautiful. "Neighbours" and "Reign" actress Caitlin Stasey started the w...

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

How to Turn Your Passion Into a Business With Debbie Travis

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 01.08.2015 | Small Business
Jeff Steinmann

Whether your passion is decorating cakes, making pottery or home decorating, Debbie offers these 10 tips for creating a life that lets you do something you love and earn a living at the same time.

Why Women Entrepreneurs Matter

Lori Sokol | Posted 02.22.2015 | Impact
Lori Sokol

Upon first glance, you would think we would never have anything in common. As a child she attended a private, prestigious girls' school in Greenwich, CT, whereas I walked a mile each day to a public school from my home in the Brooklyn Housing Projects

Director Lesley Chilcott's New Film Spotlights Female Coffee Revolutionaries

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Colleen DeBaise

In the early 1990s, the price of coffee fell below the cost to grow it. Many local farmers had to abandon their fields. Men in the village left in search of work. All the women were left with their kids and their babies. They said, 'We can sit around and wait, or we can do something.'

6 Physical Features You Should Love

Kali Rogers | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

I want to show you how you don't have to just tolerate your body anymore, you really can love it. Even celebrities (gasp) have some "imperfect" features, and they completely rock them. The reality is, you're hot, and you don't even know it. So allow me to enlighten you, eh?

How to Raise $1.8 Million in 17 Days

John Bowen | Posted 02.08.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

In the life of a driven entrepreneur, a trial-by-fire moment can set the stage for big success.

My 2-Year-Old Daughter Was Pressured About Body Image And Marriage

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 01.11.2015 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

I will educate my daughter as best as I can. I will raise her to be strong, to fight back, to be herself and be proud of who she is. I will raise her to realize how ignorant a 50-ish man with salt-and-pepper hair can be. Who's with me?

America's Lagging Female Political Representation

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Two key differences emerge when comparing the US and democracies that are leading in female representation. The first is that many countries have implemented gender quotas, a mechanism that is unconstitutional in the US. The second is that countries using proportional representation systems often have higher female representation.

Why I'm So Glad That You're Not Good Enough

Katie Pitsis | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Pitsis

There is a big craze making its rounds at the moment where people are getting rid of their feelings of not being good enough and replacing it with the new belief that "I am good enough." I'm here to inform you that you are NOT good enough. And for that you should be deeply grateful!

The Danger Of Branding 'Female Empowerment'

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.02.2015 | Women
Jill Di Donato

So go ahead and hashtag your devotion, but learn the cause. Above all, think collectively -- meaning outside your own personal needs. Think about the needs of your sisters around the word and for generations to come.

Here Is The Richest Woman In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

When we think about the most powerful women in America, names like Oprah Winfrey, Janet Yellen, and Sheryl Sandberg come to mind. But measure sheerly ...

Celebrating One Year of #FutureisFemale with Moxie Media

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Marissa Bronfman

On October 8th we celebrated the first anniversary of Moxie Media's blog, Moxie Insider. One year, countless inspiring stories about #futureisfemale f...

One Rockin' Woman Who Does It All

Shelly Ulaj | Posted 12.07.2014 | Women
Shelly Ulaj

Since the inception of Women Empowered, I have come across many women from all walks of life and a considerable number of female entrepreneurs.

Hillary Clinton Touts New Granddaughter In Push For Female Empowerment

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As she weighs another bid for the White House, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday she has a "grandmother glow" that's fue...

9 Things Confident Women Do Differently

Kali Rogers | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Self-assured women not only admit their imperfections, they applaud them. They know where their strengths lie, where they can improve and when to get the heck outta dodge and let others take the lead.