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Women Empowerment

See How 3 Women are Harnessing Technology to Live a Purpose-Driven Life

Tae Yoo | Posted 03.05.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Shae, Lisa and Lucie all have taken different paths to finding purpose in their work, but the outcomes have been the same. They are helping others thrive, solving social problems and making an impact on their communities.

A Challenge for Women: Love Yourself Even When Society Says Otherwise

Nora Turriago | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Nora Turriago

It must be noted that the process of confidence and self-love is exactly that: a process. It doesn't occur overnight. Rather, consider every day an opportunity to practice reminding yourself who, exactly, you are. Love yourself unconditionally.

Reaction Action Time

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts
Amy Elias, MS

What you do to pull me through the reaction, the positioned postured action of devolving, evolving spiraling down to the bottomed out triangulation- T...

Africa's Poor Policies Letting Women and Girls Down

Mariéme Jamme | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Mariéme Jamme

Due to weak gender policies, lack of credible evaluation and measurement, implementation and monitoring, vaguely imported programs and the willingness to act, African governments are letting women and girls down.

IndieFlix: A Movement to Change the World One Indie Movie at a Time

Heather Martin | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment
Heather Martin

Imagine this scenario: You recently got divorced, are now a single mother, your father has passed away and you are running a startup. You have exactly six weeks of funding left when your business partner has a heart to heart conversation where he politely bows out of the business.

Ladies, 10 Tips for Discrimination at Work

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Miri Ben-Ari

Here is a list of 10 tips that I found to be effective and I hope that could be useful if you ever find yourself in a situation like that, you should always refer to an attorney for legal advice.

7 Ways Women Can Lift Up, Not Tear Each Other Down

Susan Skog | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Susan Skog

We can't afford to fall back into outdated, destructive ways: When we hold one woman back, we hold all women back. And when we empower and support each other, we all go big. The world is calling for us to go big!

5 Secrets Of A Go-Getter Girl

Shinjini Das | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

As we look forward to ushering in 2015, several goals and aspirations are in the rearview mirror. Some fulfilled dreams, some unfulfilled. Some incredible highs, some backbreaking lows. The go-getter girl in us reflects on the happenings of the past year, and she feels rejuvenated and hopeful about the gifts 2015 may bring.

Moving the World to Reach Peace and Compassion

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

How do you learn courage in a society full of fear? This question was addressed at the 14th World Peace Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

The Only Solution for Ending Violence Against Women

Tara Chklovski | Posted 02.06.2015 | Education
Tara Chklovski

With Technovation Dharavi, women pushed their daughters to go through the program and 15 girls actually created apps on safety for women, access to clean water and education. This is absolutely incredible considering that they competed with girls from the wealthiest schools in Silicon Valley.

Yes, I Can Compete In Beauty Pageants And Still Be A Feminist

Kiara Imani Williams | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Kiara Imani Williams

To the self-proclaimed feminists who judge me for my involvement in pageants, I want you to know that I do not compete in pageants for the attention of men. I am proud of my body, but it does not define me or validate my worth. I compete in pageants because I like them. Feminism and femininity can co-exist.

HIV Positive: Voiceless and Empowered

Barry Segal | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Barry Segal

This is a special guest post by Africa HEART, a Segal Family Foundation partner, for World AIDS Day. "Good Morning," I said to my children. They sta...

Bottom Line: It's All About Inclusion

Billie Jean King | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Billie Jean King

Ninety million people worldwide watched me step onto the tennis court to defeat Bobby Riggs in the "Battle of Sexes" 41 years ago. Looking back, my victory was more than a point of athletic pride -- it was about social change, part of a growing movement that showed women were equal to men.

The Deadly Wake-Up Call That Changed Everything

Carline Bejin-Dye | Posted 01.19.2015 | Women
Carline Bejin-Dye

I discovered that I had been living a life according to what other's believed was the norm. I learned that every experience is part of the journey and realized that my journey was my life's purpose.

4 Things That Women Need for Divorce Recovery

Natalie Gregg | Posted 01.08.2015 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Women are frequently the ones that ensure that their spouse's needs are met, the kids are fed, and their nests are in order. Amidst the cooking, cleaning, worrying, and loving, the can lose themselves. And when the divorce is final, they face an identity crisis.

The Power of Visionary Women

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

Thanks to the eyes of these photojournalists, I feel so much closer to all these women portrayed. I do not exactly know where they all come from, but I know for sure they are my sisters as well.

This Sexually Enlightened R&B Song Feels So Right

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.03.2014 | Comedy

Ladies, get ready. Because this guy is going to treat you "actually, sociopolitically right." As in, he'll make sure sex is a conversation in whic...

Women Empowerment Series

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 11.29.2014 | Women
Jasmine Crockett

In todays working world more women are breaking free from their corporate jobs and turning their dreams into reality.

Why You Need to Brag More and 3 Ways to Do It

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Taking accountability for yourself and your work means accepting the good along with the bad. If you own up to your mistakes, why shouldn't you own up to your victories? Here's how to start getting over the fear of healthy self-promotion.

20 Facts Everyone Should Know About Gender Bias in Movies

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Girls and women, infinitely diverse in their interests, appearance, ambition, ability, aspirations, make up more than 50 percent of the human population, but you would never know any of this watching our top grossing films. Despite decades of research, it is apparent that we are, as a culture, so used to women being marginal that we don't even notice.

Clintons Celebrate Female Empowerment As Hillary Ponders White House Run

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female ...

The Mean Out Of Mean Girl

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Jasmine Crockett

As you get older, you realize more and more some people don't have a nice bone in their body. Some people hide behind the Internet and bully and talk ...

On A Magic Carpet Ride

Christi Guthrie | Posted 10.19.2014 | Women
Christi Guthrie

Morocco has given the world more than gorgeous textiles and treasures. It has gifted us with the likes of Yasmine El Baggari. A Moroccan native, Yasmi...

Championing the Empowerment of Young Women - on International Youth Day and Beyond

Bill Reese | Posted 10.08.2014 | Women
Bill Reese

I was thrilled to receive a book signing invitation recently from a long-time friend, colleague, and champion of women's empowerment issues, Ritu Shar...

Inspiration From Misty and Under Armour: Are You Willing to Have What You Want?

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 10.08.2014 | Women
Tiffany Crawford

Often times in life it may "seem" as the odds are against you. It may seem like the cards are stacked against your favor. They are the moments that prepare you for what's to come. They prepare you for the message you are to share and the hearts you are to inspire.