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Best Coach for Young Women

Ira Israel | Posted 09.06.2016 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands." ~ Anne Fran...


Ari Nessel | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Announcing A New Grantmaking Program for California's Youth, by California's Youth. "Youth are organizing, youth are resisting racism, youth are weav...

USA Field Hockey Aims To Score By Growing The Game

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.30.2016 | Sports
Louis Bolling

If USA Field Hockey wants to be inclusive and truly grow the game, there are "millions" of youth ready to be introduced.

The Future Is Bright: Youth Are Re-Imagining Our Planet

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For the past 4 months across 5 countries, our team has held community meetings, worked the phones, had countless conversations, and traveled miles to find and support young environmental heroes. And the news is good!

Olympics Out Of Reach For Half-Million Girls Sitting On Sidelines

Kim Turner | Posted 08.25.2016 | Sports
Kim Turner

As the school year begins, and in celebration of this Women's Equality Day on Aug. 26, we can work here at home to reduce the pervasive sexism and inequity that females face.

Seven Ways to Orchestrate Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Amidst the sounds of bombs dropping in the Middle East one can hear sounds of guitar strings. A band of youth occupy the streets where united together...

20 Packing Hacks For Women Travelers

Courtney Lambert | Posted 08.16.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Ladies, we all know how overwhelming it can be to pack for a vacation, let alone a lengthy backpacking adventure halfway across the globe. It always begins the same way: an empty suitcase or backpack and a closet bulging with treasures of lace, silk and cotton.

Invest In Women As Peace And Security Changemakers

Peace and Security Funders Group | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics
Peace and Security Funders Group

Two years ago this month, Michael Brown's death sparked outrage across the United States, as we were forced to acknowledge unresolved racial tensions ...

How An 11-Year-Old CEO Is Using Tech To Help Save Honeybees

Mary Snapp | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Mary Snapp

Tabitha Babbitt. Ada Lovelace. Yvonne Brill. Mary Anderson. Bertha Benz. Do you know what these women have in common? Would you be surprised to l...

Finding the Hidden Gems: A Perspective on Making Micro Grants in East Africa

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As a funding organization working in over ninety countries, we have seen firsthand that the most powerful change comes from the knowledge and experien...

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...

Photo Essay: A Day In The Life Of Thaiza Vitória da Silva, Rio de Janeiro

UN Women | Posted 07.29.2016 | Women
UN Women

It is 5 a.m. when the alarm clock rings at Thaiza Vitória da Silva's home in Anchieta, a neighbourhood in northern Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The sun hasn't risen, but the 15-year-old handball player is already up and getting dressed. She walks to the bus station with her father Marcos and her little sister Thais Maria.

Olympic Runner Who Once Couldn’t Afford Shoes Donates Kicks To Kids In Need

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Good News

Brenda Martinez’s drive runs deep. When the 28-year-old Olympian was a young girl training in track and field, she was unable to afford running sho...

To My Little Woman Of The Future

Catherine Dietrich | Posted 07.25.2016 | Parents
Catherine Dietrich

At the tender age of three, we need to start teaching you about shaking off the shackles of gender stereotyping.

11 Phrases That Disempower Your Daughter

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Melody Pourmoradi

Let's lead our daughters by example. Living their best life starts at home and starts with us. Never underestimate the value of your words and their capacity to empower your daughter to live a life that is aligned with all that is authentic and meaningful for her.

When Storytellers Connect

Chika Oduah | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact
Chika Oduah

I learned about a documentary film project called, Nancy: A One Girl Revolution. Nancy is a young girl living in the remote hills of Kenya. Her world ...

5 Ways to Empower Girls to Code

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Vivienne Mayer

Part two of the Everyday Empowerment series for girls and women Imagine a brand new language is replacing English as THE leading international means o...

The Genderfication Of Entertainment

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jamie Silverman

It's no secret that Hollywood has been making efforts to diversify their representation of women.

The Secret To Girls Blazing Their Own Trail

Lauren Galley | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Lauren Galley

We truly take it for granted that the world is literally at our fingertips. My father often tells stories of going to the library and searching throug...

Modest Is Not Hottest

Abby Van Buren | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women
Abby Van Buren

I want to introduce this topic in the most basic form; Oxford Dictionary. Yes, a dictionary definition could be the most cliché article preface of all time, but there are few things that bring me similar satisfaction (other than peeling off a scab at the perfect stage...but that's gross).

Dating & Mating: Why 'Good Girls' Find Love - and Bad Girls Don't

Suzannah Galland | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

"My place for a drink?" Ella asked Chris, knowing full well she wanted more than wine to top off three hours of steak and stimulating conversation. ...

The Circle of Life Continues

Tammy L. Coia | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Tammy L. Coia

Moments, those times in our lives when we wish they could go on forever and ever. I just had a day like that. My youngest son got married and I watched as his life begins in a whole new way. That same day I sat with my other son and as we played with his daughter, my first grandbaby during the reception.

The One (Simple) Thing We Can Do to Protect Our Daughters

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 06.23.2016 | Parents
Scott Dannemiller

Dads, if we want to protect our daughters, it starts with our sons. And teaching them about consent.

Cute Ears: Sara Benincasa's Hilarious Body Image Take Down

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

The phrase "it's funny because it's true" floated across my brain, only most women typically don't pay to have others scrutinize their hips, thighs, breasts, or hair--most women get that treatment for free.

New Nancy Drew Mobile App Teaches Skills to Young Girls

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Kyriaki Chonacas

How invigorating to meet a humble brainiac, whose kind, compassionate, a feminist, in 2016 who's has pulled tote for almost two decades! Here's a message from the one and only Penny Milliken, CEO of HeR Interactive.