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10 Steps To Getting A Raise

Rana Florida | Posted 11.01.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

If you're doing an outstanding job, your bosses will do what it takes to keep you. All that you need is a plan. Here's one you can carry out in ten easy steps.

How to Get a Raise Without Asking

Brian Ainsley Horn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Brian Ainsley Horn

Here is a five step process to not only get a raise, but to transform how your organization values you forever." I call it "microspecialization."

'Social Entrepreneurs Challenge' Kicks Off, Rewards Innovators And Crowdfunding Virtuosos!

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

On Tuesday, The Huffington Post and the Skoll Foundation launched the Social Entrepreneurs Challenge, a fundraising initiative for organizations striv...

The Future of Egypt Depends on Investing in Women

Dina Powell | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Dina Powell

If the new Egypt, the most populous Arab nation in the world, empowers its women fully, it can also become the strongest, most prosperous and hopefully most peaceful nation in the region.

Taught to Be Worthless

Gina Reiss-Wilchins | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Gina Reiss-Wilchins

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpg We are not going to propose the complete and immediate elimination of these poems from Cambodian schools and homes -- that's not realistic, nor is it our right. Instead, we ask that Cambodians examine these poems critically, with a modern and analytical eye and a healthy amount of skepticism.

Self-Love and Self-Awareness Are Not Just Words

MotherWoman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

By Kathy Morelli You'll experience a lot of changes in your personal life during the nine months of pregnancy. Everything from your emotions to your ...

Why We Are Empowered

Jamie Mittelman | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Jamie Mittelman

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgThese are the voices of our future leaders, students of the Asian University for Women (AUW), the first women's liberal arts college in Asia. These women wake up everyday with a passion to make a difference for themselves, families, and cultures.

WATCH: The Crucial Role Men Play In Empowering Women, Girls

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

The HuffPost RaiseForWomen competition, which comes to a close on Thursday, has received notable support from one specific group -- the fellas. Me...

How Exactly Is a Girl Empowered by Sport?

Women Win | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Women Win

When provided with the opportunity, we know that girls can significantly benefit from the economic, emotional and physical self-determination that an intentionally-crafted sport for development program can offer.

Raise For Women Twitter Giveaway

Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

Help us spread the word about the RaiseforWomen Challenge which supports non-profits geared toward helping women around the world by retweeting HuffPo...

Girls at Great Risk

Shomira Sanyal | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Shomira Sanyal

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgIt is distressing that a society cannot guarantee safety to its children.

Family Planning 101: Delaying Marriage and Motherhood in India's Heartland

International Center for Research on Women | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
International Center for Research on Women

By Jennifer Abrahamson Uttar Pradesh, India - Shrimati is two years behind in her studies, a reflection of her circumstances, not her capacity to lea...

But At Least You have a Healthy Baby: Traumatic Birth and Maternal Mental Health

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact

By Catharine McDonald The title line to this article is one I have overheard many a times---always conscious not to use it myself, this phrase is a c...

Literacy and Networking for Afghan Women Through Texting

Afghan Institute of Learning | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Afghan Institute of Learning

The use of text messaging opened up a wider world for the women and girls who participated in the program and would do the same for other women who had access to phones.

Are Financial Institutions Serving Women Well?

Mary Ellen Iskenderian | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Mary Ellen Iskenderian

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpg Is it enough to have an institution with a stated commitment to serving women? Or does an institution have to serve a client base that is proportional to the male-female population in the region? Or are there other factors we need to measure?

Women as Agents of Change

Trisha Mani | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Trisha Mani

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpg We must take a stand if we want the 21st century to be one of change and reformation, one that converts oppression into opportunity for women worldwide.

One Life at a Time

Avery McCall | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Avery McCall

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpg I had never heard of issues like sex trafficking and obstetric fistulas, let alone how prevalent they are. I couldn't believe that so many girls and women suffered and the rest of us let it continue.

Hindsight is 20/20: Taking Personal PPD Experiences and Helping Other New Moms

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact

By Ivy Shih Leung Not every pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum experience is blissful. I should know. I had a bumpy road to motherhood complete w...

A Life More Enlightened: Giving Girls a Second Chance in Egypt

International Center for Research on Women | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
International Center for Research on Women

By Allie McGonagle Glinski Beni Suef, Egypt - The lives of many adolescent girls living in Upper Egypt resemble those of young children in perpetuity...

What Are Women For?

MotherWoman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

By Samantha Wilde When the news broke many months ago that the U.S. birthrate had hit its lowest level since 1920, I didn't know it. I was too busy c...

Half the Sky Movement Diary

Robert Hanna | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Robert Hanna

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgThe story began with an image. Somaly Mam had snuck into the brothel and took a snapshot of a 12-year-old Vietnamese girl.

Why I Support the Edna Adan University Hospital...and Why I'm Asking You to Join Me

Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital

Many in Edna's position might have justifiably chosen to rest on their laurels. Instead, upon retiring from WHO, she decided to continue giving back to her country. Edna is a humanitarian of a different sort -- cut from the same cloth as Mother Teresa or Paul Farmer.

Men and Boys Are Key to Empowering Women and Girls

Helene Gayle | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Helene Gayle

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgPrograms focused on the empowerment of girls and women are a solution to poverty. But empowering a woman with the skill to make a blanket or feed her family is not enough.

Protecting the Most Vulnerable by Ending Child Trafficking

Perri Peltz | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Perri Peltz

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgIn the United States, we have a growing and significant problem where young girls are sold for sex. As part of our global commitment to improve the lives of women and girls, we can't forget these vulnerable girls in our own communities.

Education for Girls: Why Are We Still Talking About This?

Tracy Middendorf | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Tracy Middendorf

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgEducation is a pretty basic right. If we can't make sure it's available to everyone, we're not doing so well.