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What Eva Longoria Learned in the Barrios of Cartagena

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.02.2015 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

When New York Times journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn invited her to go to Cartagena, Colombia to film a documentary companion to their latest book, A Path Appears, she was ready.

Actress Malin Akerman Joins Nicholas Kristof to Support The PBS Series: A Path Appears

Allison Carmen | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Allison Carmen

The three-part series A Path Appears will premiere on PBS on January 26. I highly recommend it for anyone who is interested in learning more about the challenges our global community faces today, and the uplifting understanding of how we can each make a difference to improve the quality of life for those most in need.

Lucy Liu's Heart & Actions Beyond The Digital Screen

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

For most people, Lucy Liu needs no introduction; her illustrious film and television career has made her a household name. As the child of Chinese ...

Nicholas Kristof: A Path Appears

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

With the success of their first book, Half the Sky, Nicholas and his wife Sheryl WuDunn exposed the harsh realities of slavery and sexual exploitation...

At Least We Get to the Stars: Authors Walk the Walk

Michele Weldon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Michele Weldon

What better way to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary than with 1,900 of your biggest fans?Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and authors Nicholas Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, did just that at the 28th annual Chicago Foundation for Women luncheon.

Here & Now

K. Sujata | Posted 09.17.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

No matter where you focus your attention, the issues affecting women and girls are vital to the well-being of our world. There are bold, resilient and powerful women right here in Chicago who are confronting these issues head on with innovative or proven solutions.

GlobalGiving: The Opportunity to Give Where It's Personally Meaningful

Alice Korngold | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Alice Korngold

You can support solutions run by innovative, grassroots projects and organizations that are working to educate children, feed the hungry, build houses, train women (and men) with job skills, and hundreds of other amazing things.

This Mother's Day, Help Mothers Around the Globe

Eva Hausman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Eva Hausman

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgOn Mothers' Day 2011, we mothers gave birth to the Mothers' Day Movement. By moving the apostrophe, we have pledged to make Mother's Day more meaningful by asking family, friends, and donors to rethink their giving priorities.

7 Easy Ways to Make an Impact on International Women's Day

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

If we all adopted Malala's attitudes, we'd be much closer to protecting and empowering women and girls around the globe. Yet, here's the great news: we don't have to endure personal tragedy in order to take a stand for equality. Even simple actions can create change.

Jessica Prois

New Facebook Game Highlights Trafficking, Maternal Mortality

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 03.07.2013 | Impact

UPDATED: March 5, 2013 12:16 p.m. In the charity world, the telethon appears ancient and the PSA feels trite. So what's next for advocacy and aware...

Games for Good: Zynga.org, Giving and Social Good Through Gaming

Amy Neumann | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

"Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water -it will make ripples throughout the entire pond." -- Bryan Matteo The be...

Who Are the 'Sheroes' In Your Life?

Reena De Asis | Posted 12.02.2012 | Impact
Reena De Asis

"Sheroes" are everyday people doing extraordinary things! They are the courageous women and men who actively stand up for women's rights.

The Muslim Mother Teresa

Kate Grant | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Kate Grant

Edna is as tough as General Petraeus, as compassionate as the Pope, as tireless as Michael Phelps, as beautiful at 75 as Tina Turner, and has a 'get-it-done-no-excuses" work ethic to rival Bill Gates.

Oppression into Opportunity: How Ethical Shopping Can Hold Up Half the Sky

Francine LeFrak | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

Often times their world is not easy, having to travel full days to Nairobi to buy beads not even made in Africa, rather imported from the Czech Republic.

Nicholas Kristof's 'Half The Sky' Movement Takes On Maternal Mortality

Emily Heinz | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact

Every 90 seconds, a woman dies giving birth. That's the starting point of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's newest series of films, Half the Sk...

WATCH: Nicholas Kristof Releases Trailer For Film Series On Plight Of Women Worldwide

Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact

When Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn published "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" in 2009, they brought unprec...

Gene Demby

Tavis Smiley: 'This Is Our Last, Best Chance To Turn This Around'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 03.15.2012 | Black Voices

"Two decades ago we were celebrating what was the Year Of The Woman in '92, and now we're dealing with a war on women in 2012," Tavis Smiley said on a...

Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Kate Grant | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
Kate Grant

The exhibit challenges you to open your eyes, open your mind, open your heart, and most of all to act to improve the lot of the world's women. The enemy is not men. The enemy is indifference and its evil twin inaction.

Nicholas Kristof To Launch Humanitarian Facebook Game

Posted 01.13.2012 | Impact

Though his writing has impacted people worldwide, prolific journalist Nicholas Kristof is set to parlay his dedication to humanitarian issues to an ev...

17 Smart Books You Must Read This Summer

Lisa Bloom | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Lisa Bloom

How do you find great books to read? Here's a reading list of books that will stir you, provoke you, keep you up at night and make you late for work, and get your grey matter sizzling.

The Time is Ripe, Let's End Contemporary Slavery

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

Timeliness is important when confronting a monumental challenge like sex trafficking. However, social change only occurs as a result of an ongoing struggle, and stakeholders cannot sit and wait for the right time.

Nicholas Kristof Helping End Girl and Women Slavery

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Girls are kidnapped as young as seven and eight years old, and then sold into brothels. Young women are forced into prostitution by trickery and coercion. Why should this matter to you?

Aspen Ideas Fest 2010: Stars Come Out For Intellectual Summit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Aspen has long been known as a playground for the rich and famous. During the Aspen Ideas Festival, that maxim may be more true than ever. The July ...

Meryl Streep, Megan Mullally & More Attend The White House Project EPIC Awards (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On a warm Wednesday night in New York, powerful women turned out in droves for The White House Project's 2010 EPIC Awards to celebrate women's leaders...

Favorite Friends I've Never Met

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Because of social networking I have a new circle of virtual friends who I enjoy and respect, even though we have never met or for that matter, may never meet.