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Female Role Models

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Tumblr Star

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Supreme Court Justice and glass-ceiling breaker Ruth Bader Ginsburg can now add another worthy accomplishment to her resumé: Tumblr star. The second ...

The Female-Centric Comic Book Series We Love

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Sometimes it feels like we hear too little about role model-worthy women. But one man is trying to change that -- through comic books. Darren G. Da...

What Wendy Taught Us: 5 Takeaways From Her Texas Standoff

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Wendy Davis was doing more than her job as an elected official, she was stepping into political and social history to deliver some powerful lessons that all women can benefit from grasping.

Goldman Sachs Managing Director: 'I Had To Be That Senior Role Model'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Women

As women continue moving into the higher ranks of jobs traditionally filled by men, they have to figure out how best to pave the way for others. J...

Moving Past 'Hot Mess' Chic

Emilie Aries | Posted 08.24.2013 | Women
Emilie Aries

If we're ever going to be able to "make your partner a real partner," like Sheryl Sandberg advocates, we've got to believe that men who love women who love their careers exist -- and know that we can attract them by not glossing over our achievements when we're dating.

Amanda Magee: I Went to Arianna Huffington's House and all I Got Was This Entirely New and Satisfying Way to See Things and Order My Life

Amanda Magee | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Amanda Magee

We weren't all mothers, we weren't all entrepreneurs, we didn't dress or look alike, but we all heard it: "There is no such thing as work life balance, there are just priorities."

Read The Queen Of Jordan's Inspiring Open Letter To Girls

Posted 06.17.2013 | Women

There's a lot to admire about Rania Al Abdullah, the Queen of Jordan. She's worked for Citibank and Apple, sits on the board of the United Nations ...

Prim Siripipat: My Dreams, My Life, My Journey As a Thai-American Female Sportscaster

Prim Siripipat | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
Prim Siripipat

Even the most successful people in life get discouraged, experience rejection, make mistakes and doubt themselves. In fact, adversity is inevitable, and it is those challenges that make us stronger.

The Power of Mentoring and Accessible Role Models

Jane Mosbacher Morris | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Jane Mosbacher Morris

With the millennial generation increasingly driven towards social causes, it's no surprise that aspiring women leaders are interested in working in the nation's capital on policy-related issues. And who can blame them?

Christina Mace-Turner: A Meaningful Life

Christina Mace-Turner | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Christina Mace-Turner

My parents disagreed about many things, but on the topic of success they were surprisingly united. Wealth was, if not the ultimate measure of success, a very important component of getting there.

Why Anna Kendrick Is My Hero (And Should Be Yours Too)

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 07.16.2013 | Women
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

I'm clearly not a movie buff, nor a Broadway aficionado. But I do consider myself to be somewhat of an authority on things that inspire women -- and she fits the bill ridiculously well.

Mary Richards and I Made it After All!

Susan Silver | Posted 07.13.2013 | TV
Susan Silver

I'm not one of those people who say there is nothing great on now. I love "Modern Family," "The Middle" and can appreciate "30 Rock, but the connection the MTM characters had, their reality, their humanity, seems to have jumped into the living rooms of the viewers and stayed until now!

Why Are We So Ashamed of Our Women Heroes?

Charles Clymer | Posted 07.03.2013 | Women
Charles Clymer

Society tells us young men can't think of women as role models, unless they're a family member, whereas young women can admire and seek to emulate anyone, regardless of gender.

A Love Letter to Shelly Lazarus

Liz Olson | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Liz Olson

Today, seven industry stand-outs will be inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame. Of those seven, six are men. Only one is a woman: Shelly Lazarus.

'Beyonce Is Not A Role Model'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.25.2013 | Women

Not everyone is happy to "bow down" to Beyonce. Last week, Rakhi Kumar wrote an open letter to Michelle Obama explaining why she doesn't consider ...

How Just Looking At This Photo Could Improve Your Leadership Skills

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.20.2013 | Women

Could simply looking at a photograph of Hillary Clinton while you're giving a speech make you a better public speaker? A new study on female leadershi...

Where Have All The Role Models For Girls Gone?

Shelley Emling | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Celebrities in the United States typically include singers and film stars and sports heroes. They also usually include people like Kim Kardashian who are simply famous for being famous. But -- once upon a time -- scientists used to be celebrities as well.

Sheryl Sandberg: The Gwyneth of Working Mothers

Reva Seth | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
Reva Seth

Their stories and advice is more aspirational than inspirational -- and, I would add, actually make the struggles that real working mothers face even worse.

Free To Be… Me

Dyllan McGee | Posted 04.27.2013 | Women
Dyllan McGee

I spent my early years in New York City, went to college, got married, had kids and just assumed this is how my life would be and how it has always been. It wasn't until I listened to the stories that are a part of MAKERS that I realized how these choices were privileges by any other name.

Making of MAKERS: Stories of Women That Changed America

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 04.24.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

The stories of courage, confidence and empowerment deeply touched me and reminded me of why I have the privileges I now have.

The Older 'Girls'

Mindy Utay | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Mindy Utay

Stars of the 20th century, they remain relevant today because they are relevant to themselves. How many women of any age can make that claim? In both Lee Radiziwill and Yoko Ono lies a power -- a spark of defiance that runs counter to the panic most women feel about aging.

Why Young Female Entrepreneurs Need Mentors

Sejal Hathi | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Sejal Hathi

It is vital that we rebrand S.T.E.M. as a woman's field, too, and demonstrate that every girl holds the power to be the next Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg or even Jane Goodall -- especially because I was once that girl, intrigued by the worlds of science and entrepreneurship.

The Dynamics of Change -- A New Vision for a New Girl Scouting Century

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 02.07.2013 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

I became the CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA at a pivotal moment in its history; my first year happened to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the founding of Girl Scouting, and as we celebrated that amazing milestone, we realized we also had a unique opportunity to take stock.

An Open Letter to Liz Lemon

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Krystie Yandoli

Saying goodbye to you during the "30 Rock" series finale was the hardest thing I've ever had to do. But my sadness can never overcome the overwhelming feeling of gratitude I have towards your fictitious, fabulous self.

Katniss Everdeen vs. Anna Karenina: A Catfight Long in the Making

Lisa De Bode | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Lisa De Bode

Marrying Mr. Right appears as important today as ever, or so Hollywood would have us believe. But by redefining what "He" looks like, Collins offered a welcome diversion from this paradigm