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Women Helping Women

Inspiring Campaign Highlights The Power Of Women Helping Women

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.23.2016 | Women

"Behind every successful woman, is another successful woman." That's the message behind Lean In founder and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new Lean In...

Relief for Depression: The Key May Be Individualized Help

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

With increasing demands at work, family responsibilities, and the expectation of what having it all should look like, statistics show depression affec...

3 Reasons Why Women Don't Help Other Women

Carol Vallone Mitchell | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Carol Vallone Mitchell

Is hell what women deserve for not helping other women? Not so fast... the blame also lies with men; particularly when it comes to reaching down and pulling up those looking to advance to the c-suite.

The Day A Near-Stranger's Kindness Saved My Family

Lorraine C. Ladish | Posted 02.23.2016 | Fifty
Lorraine C. Ladish

Facing eviction, one night I realized that I had to let go of my treasured possessions if I wanted to move forward. So the next day I visited a jeweler I'd met months before at a networking event. I'll never forget my 4-year-old happily admiring the bling, as I handed over my family´s history in exchange for cash.

6 New Years Resolutions for Women Entrepreneurs

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 03.01.2015 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

As a woman entrepreneur, I'm making a different set of New Year's Resolutions this year. I've created a set of purposes that I think might also inspire other women in the workplace, so I am sharing these resolutions here to help challenge the status quo and push myself and other women to hold ourselves accountable.

Revving for the Holidays: November 2014; Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 01.23.2015 | Impact
Jill Lynne

November is Native American Indian Month. As we rev up for the first of seasonal festive Holidays - Thanksgiving - we may gratefully recall how much of this traditional feast - maize, corn, pumpkin, cranberries...- was introduced to our forebears by the original native population.

She for She: Every-Day Ways Women Help Women

Francie Low | Posted 12.31.2014 | Women
Francie Low

The HeForShe movement got me thinking about how women help other women, "she for she," the every day kind. Sometimes only a girlfriend will do. My mom showed me how to do this too, driving our elderly buxom neighbor to get special bras only available at a store faraway.

Women Helping Women: My Chat With Mom Trends' Nicole Feliciano

Kimberly Inskeep | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Kimberly Inskeep

Nicole Feliciano is one of those women who has made hard choices in order to live her life more on purpose and in alignment with what she most deeply values -- and through doing so, she is inspiring so many other women to do the same.

When the Bad News Comes, Be There and Remain Faithful

Martha Nelson | Posted 12.25.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

This is the final part of a four-part series on death, and life, and decisions we face going forward into our final twenty or so years. (For the first...

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.

Laid Off by Corporate, Employed by Purpose

Oral Fixation | Posted 04.09.2014 | Black Voices
Oral Fixation

Three days ago, I celebrated the third anniversary of my lay-off. My marketing position was unceremoniously eliminated. I can recall the walk to the elevator with the Human Resources Manager.

Passing the Torch: Women Helping Women

Jane Wang | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Jane Wang

This is a story of how a one-woman run fashion startup helps one female tech entrepreneur on a global mission to bridge the digital divide for rural women in America.

What This Organic Food CEO Can Teach Everyone About Balance

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Sejal Hathi's Sisterhood

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

At 21, Sejal Hathi still has the voice of a teenager, but she's as articulate and confident as a seasoned entrepreneur -- which is exactly what she is. When she was only 15, she founded Girls Helping Girls, offering a sisterhood of emotional support.

Louise M. Guido: What Women Really, Really Want

Louise M. Guido | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Louise M. Guido

Given the increasing ubiquity of a mobile phone, using this device to learn is the key to educating women in developing nations. If you're trying to reach a woman farmer or business-owner in Kenya, she probably doesn't have a landline or a computer, but she does have a mobile phone.

'May I Please Have Some Water?'

Kara Gerson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Kara Gerson

As we recently celebrated World Water Day and approach Mother's Day, we are aware of the struggles women face around the world. Imagine, for a moment, the lifecycle of a rural African woman without access to clean water.

I Hate Lena Dunham

The Levo League | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women
The Levo League

Another woman's success doesn't take away from my own. If anything, it creates more opportunities for me to achieve my dreams.

The Greatest Gift of All: Sustainability

Rosetta Stander | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Rosetta Stander

The turnaround in my life was the day that an orphaned child said to me he could have as many children as he wanted to have, because someone from overseas would take care of them.

Help Women By Freeing The Girls

Posted 03.02.2012 | Denver

The well-published mantra from the second wave of the feminist movement may have been, "Burn your bra!" (whether they actually did or not is highly-co...

The Bean Project: Growing New Generations Of Women

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 12.03.2012 | Denver

"Women's Bean Project wishes to put itself out of business." That is the opening sentence for the organization's recent three-year strategic plan, ...

Swap 'Til You Drop At W Hotel

Tracy Hepler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Courtesy of Your Daily Thread. By Tracy Hepler Why Buy New When You Can Swap for New to You? Seasons come and go and so do fashion trends. S...

American Mom Helping Tanzanian Women

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

My interview with Anne Wells, founder of UNITE The World With Africa. The group empowers and facilitates meaningful giving and service opportunities between Americans and Tanzanians.