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Female Empowerment

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 12.24.2014 | 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 12.18.2014 | 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 12.11.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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.

3 Things Women Need To Stop Doing When Speaking In Public

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 11.18.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 10.15.2014 | 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 10.15.2014 | 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?