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Science Can Change the World

Feike Sijbesma | Posted 07.01.2015 | Science
Feike Sijbesma

The challenges we face in the decades ahead are many (just think about inequality, or climate change or the fact that still around 800 million people go to bed hungry every day), there is every reason to be positive. Why?

Prayers For A Tween Girl

Galit Breen | Posted 07.01.2015 | Parents
Galit Breen

What I learned from watching a group of just-out-of-school tweens on a hot summer night is that right here and right now, they have the exact right idea.

Clips From 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Girls' And Other HBO Shows Provide Life Advice For College Grads

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.30.2015 | College

Life after college can be weird, and a little intimidating. You've graduated, so that's good, and maybe you even have a job. But navigating ...

Meet the Cunninghams

Wendy Doyle | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Wendy Doyle

It's so easy to get caught up working for long-term change that sometimes we forget to stop and look at the differences we're making today. That's why I'd like to stop and take a moment to tell you about a remarkable family of strong women leaders whose involvement in various Women's Foundation programs strengthens and perfectly exemplifies our mission.

An Open Letter to Sasha Pieterse

Lauren Galley | Posted 06.23.2015 | Impact
Lauren Galley

I recently read an article on Ryan Seacrest's FB page and couldn't help but think about the fact that we are ALL "Under Construction." Throughout our lives we make choices that lead us on the most epic ride of all...life.

'Inside Out', a Girls Story

Simone Marean | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Simone Marean

In Inside Out, 11-year-old Riley moves from Minnesota to San Francisco, giving up her home, her friends, and her ice hockey team in the process. When the moving truck gets lost, she winds up in a sleeping bag on her floor. But the tragedy isn't what happens around her, but within her; not only does Riley stop feeling joy, she also becomes numb to her sadness.

The Future Starts Now

Kathy Kemper | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Kathy Kemper

The excitement of an 8-year-old going to a sparkling, high energy, university campus is a remarkable sight. Some of the kids in attendance have never thought of college as an option, some didn't believe they'd ever have access to cutting edge technology, and some of the girls thought tech was only for the boys.

Giving Girls a Sporting Chance

Anita Casalina | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Anita Casalina

It's summer time now and school's out. It seems like every park I pass has an organized group of kids engaged in some kind of sport. I realized recently that when I was a kid, there would have been a lot more groups of only boys.

The No More Lists List

Mary McLaurine | Posted 06.15.2015 | Comedy
Mary McLaurine

I am unwilling to accept the new list style of blogging that seems to be trending now. Here's why.

Lauren Duca

Gillian Jacobs Discusses Her Abortion Storyline On 'Girls'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment

Last season, "Girls" took on abortion and handled the subject matter with a frankness rarely seen on TV. In one of the more important scenes of th...

Keeping Daughters Safe When They Go Off to College

GalTime | Posted 06.12.2015 | College
GalTime

The roller coaster of college acceptances and decisions is finally done, and pretty soon, you'll be hauling hampers and hangers and laptops to your daughter's first dorm room.

11 Female Role Models on Shaping Your Life Story

Lauren Berninger | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women
Lauren Berninger

This past weekend, 40 aspiring teen leaders gathered for a weekend of inspiration to challenge the status quo, live confidently and change the world. It's a big undertaking, so we sought the advice, insight and stories of incredible female role models.

Engineer the Revolution: Top Ten Strategies to Diversify Technology

Techbridge Girls | Posted 06.10.2015 | Education
Techbridge Girls

Looking for talent to drive a new engineering design from prototype to product? She is a 5th grader in Oakland. Looking for expertise on clean tech to advise your venture capital firm? She is a junior in high school in Washington, DC. You may not have imagined these individuals as the solution to your workforce needs, but we do.

15 Lessons We Should All Learn From Regina George

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Deborah Stachelski

When Regina had holes over the nipples of her shirt, people weren't shocked. Instead, every other girl cut holes over the nipples of their shirts. Don't second-guess yourself; confidence is the sexiest accessory a woman can wear.

You Should Abandon Logic and Start Your Own Company

Annie Lascoe | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Annie Lascoe

On any logical level, I had no place making this move. My background was in social work; I had spent my professional life working in nonprofits. But I had a passion for creating change, a desire to see a very specific product on the market, and a vision of a better world for girls and women everywhere.

I Am Widow, Hear Me Cry!

Melissa Gould | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents
Melissa Gould

I miss Joel. I love Antonio. My friends feel the same way. Sometimes it's complicated. Other times, it's simple. Tears keep falling - on a hike, a phone call, even at a party. But I smile and laugh a lot, too. Life is so strange.

See Photos From The 'Girls' Season 5 Set

www.ew.com | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment

Lena Dunham and co. are in the midst of filming Season 5 of "Girls," and the cast’s Instagrams have given fans some clues as to what’s going on....

These Girls Dream Big Despite Hunger, Discrimination And Conflict

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.10.2015 | World

KUAJOK, SOUTH SUDAN -- The girls at Pariang primary school in South Sudan range in age from 5 to 25 years old. The older pupils study alongside the yo...

Why I Don't Buy Lady Mags

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

I refused to spend any more time or energy investing in someone else's ideas of girl culture or womanhood, not to mention the serious, serious doubts I had about all those sex tips. I decided I no longer wanted to be a part of supporting a culture that capitalizes on girls' self-doubts and insecurities.

Jemima Kirke Flashes Her Armpit Hair On CFDA Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment

Jemima Kirke worked the red carpet like a boss at the CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City Monday night. The "Girls" star donned a stunning red tw...

From 'Mommy' to 'Mama' to 'Mom'

Jamie Harrington | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Jamie Harrington

I love my new role, and I love watching my little girl grow into a beautiful tween with thoughts, ideas, jokes and just an amazing personality all her own. But I will always miss being 'Mommy.'

Indian Award-Winning Documentary 'Daughters of Mother India' -- Jarring Wake-Up Call for Men Like Me

Jim Luce | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Jim Luce

I left the theater in complete silence, with a mild headache and bloodshot eyes from the sheer force of my tears. I had never in my adult life, been more cognizant of my good fortune, my male privilege, my American cocoon.

Two-Thousand, Two-Hundred and Eighty Days. Period.

Lori Sokol | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Lori Sokol

For approximately 6.25 years of every woman's life, equaling 2,280 days, she has her period. And this incurs significant financial costs. With 70 percent of women using tampons, for example, she will go through an average of 9,120 tampons in her lifetime, adding up to over $1,700.00.

Film Margarita With A Straw -- Unexpected Brilliance -- From India

Jim Luce | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts
Jim Luce

The film Margarita With A Straw is so unexpectedly brilliant, on so many levels, that I was completely mesmerized. Focused on taboo within taboo, the fragility of our collective human condition and the joy and possibility of life, the film is required viewing.

Battling Breast Cancer One Mah Jongg Game at a Time

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact
Lindsay Goldstein

Three young women -- Alexis Miller, Moriah Berry and Jordyn Fishman -- co-founded Stay Strong and Mahj On, a fundraiser that developed out of their friendship and their moms' battles with breast cancer.