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3 Things Women Need To Stop Doing When Speaking In Public

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 09.20.2014 | Fifty
Jacqueline Wolven

Listen Up Ladies of a Certain Age. You know, you 40 to 60-year-old women. Midlife Ladies. What I see and hear you doing when you are public speaking and in social situations has got to stop. It probably starts earlier, but we are women who have seen a little bit more and done a little bit more so we should know better.

Building the Next Generation of Brave Girls

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 09.05.2014 | Women
Ola Ojewumi

Braveness means accepting rejection but treating failure as an essential part of success. True bravery is the realization that other women are not your competitors and that we can all assist one another. It's also about wholeness.

Meet the College Student Mentoring The Next Generation of Women Leaders

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women

Some college students spend their summers doing internships. Rising University of Pennsylvania senior Katyln Grasso spent hers running her own busines...

Are You a Pushover? Seven Ways to Get Deliberate in Your Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you allow yourself to be a pushover you are not honoring yourself, thereby you directly contribute to the erosion of your sense of self and your relationships. Love yourself. Here are seven ways to get deliberate and activate for yourself.

Rape Stole My Soul

Robin Hoffman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Robin Hoffman

Rape stole my belief in myself and left in its wake a corpse lying in a heap on an unmade bed. Rape took away the little girl I loved and put an actor in her place.

Teen Girls Get Muddy and Do Beautiful Things in Peru With The Advice Project

The Advice Project | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
The Advice Project

They say home is where the heart is. And where is the heart but a place that makes a person feel good, strong, smart and adventurous - a place where instead of feeling self-consciousness over looks, a teen can make conscious decisions to do beautiful things?

The Female Double Bind Part IV: The Bra Burning Man Hater vs. The Ignorant Girl Traitor

Kali Rogers | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

It took me YEARS to admit that I was a feminist. I hated the word, I hated the stigma, and above all I hated what I thought it meant. After years of education, research, and soul-searching, I am proudly coming out of the closet.

The Marriage Statistics That Women NEED to Stop Worrying About

Kali Rogers | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Should girls go out of state in order to be closer to their boyfriend's new occupation? Should they plan their life around someone who isn't their husband? Should they demand a ring before they make any big choices? And if they do so... are they now..."that girl"?

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Eve Ellis

In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.

Boardroom Hokey Pokey: That Dance That Women Do

Kathleen Long | Posted 08.09.2014 | Women
Kathleen Long

For me, as a leader and an executive, what you see is what you get. I either put my whole self in, or I take my whole self out. And yes, sometimes, I shake it all about. For me, that's what it's all about. I'm not apologizing.

Does Brazil Matter for Brand Owners?

Jonathan Hall | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Jonathan Hall

The short answer is yes. The numbers are eye-opening: the fifth biggest country in the world and the sixth richest. Blessed with natural resources and a $7bn luxury market.

WATCH LIVE: S.H.E. Summit Empowers Women Across The Globe To Make A Difference

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.05.2014 | Women

As more and more people recognize the need to redefine success in the workplace, at home and within ourselves, women especially have an opportunity to...

When Female Friendship Fades: 5 Signs It's Time to Cut the Cord on a Failing Friendship

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

Sometimes we wonder if we're the problem, or if it really is her. Then there's the issue of mixed feelings because at some point she had been a good friend, and you feel badly the relationship has changed. But is that a good reason to hang on?

How I'm Showing My Daughters The Truth About The Female Body

Zanthe Taylor | Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents
Zanthe Taylor

For the last few years I've been indulging in nudist behavior. With my kids. In public. And it's been wonderful.

Minnie Driver, I Love You, But You Blew It

Anastasia Basil | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Anastasia Basil

Let's find something else to chat about -- like the starving babies in Haiti and what we can do about it. The media beast has tricked us into focusing too much on how we look, rather than who we are and what we contribute to the world.

Have You Found Your Calling in Life?

Maura Sweeney | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Whether big or small by conventional standards, we all possess unique life callings. Put to use, they invigorate our spirits and enliven others as well.

Banks Wants Every Woman To Feel Like A 'Goddess'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

Banks, one of our 20 artists to start listening to in 2014, has released "Goddess," the first single and title track off her debut album. Another fant...

'What Is Asian Beauty?'

Sam Dabestani | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Sam Dabestani

Beauty is inner-strength and self-belief, kindness to others, humility, and seeing the depth in other people rather than dismissively judging them by superficial measures. It's knowing all the things you are truly capable of being and achieving in this world and wanting to strive to do it.

Straw-Man Feminism: What Beyoncé and Miley Have in Common

Rose Courteau | Posted 06.16.2014 | Celebrity
Rose Courteau

After centuries of being objectified, our chief feminist demand, as reflected by the stars we've elevated to celebrity status, is the right to be sexy. This is, to put it bluntly, farcically sad.

10 Ways Women Can Make Each Other Feel Wonderful

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

As a clinical psychologist, woman, mother, colleague and friend, I often wonder why we fall short as women and fail to support each other in all kinds...

Girls Who Dream Become Women With Vision

Queen Rania of Jordan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Queen Rania of Jordan

What unites them is their strength, resilience and resourcefulness. They're all role models. They are blazing trails. I couldn't be prouder of them. So, the "baton" that I pass to all of you is their stories, their example.

My College Dreams Are Finally Coming True (and I Graduated Two Decades Ago)

Valerie Alexander | Posted 05.23.2014 | College
Valerie Alexander

If a young person in your life is college-bound, make a big deal of it! Have an acceptance dinner, throw a college shower to give her everything she needs. Pair that teenage matriculant with an older, college-grad family member to be a mentor, confidant and friend.

Video Art Piece Asks 'How Does Freedom Dress?'

Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion

A veil is just a piece of cloth, but it often takes on enormous political and social implications that can fail to take the agency of the wearer into ...

What Lupita Nyong'o Speech Can Teach Young Girls

Catherine Okafor | Posted 05.03.2014 | Women
Catherine Okafor

Lupita Nyong'o has been making her rounds on-screen at award shows and in the magazines, detailing her effortless fashion style. However, the moment that I felt a sense of connection with Lupita was during her speech on beauty standards and self-image.

This Is The Real Problem With Male 'Strength'

Posted 02.20.2014 | Women

Girls need to be beautiful, boys need to be strong. Girls need to be delicate, boys need to be athletic. These are the messages hammered into the ...