In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.
Without women's stories, we see only half of our world. Without women filmmakers showing us what it really means to be a woman within what has long been a patriarchal society, we cannot appreciate the many struggles women have experienced, nor the sweetness of the victories won.
He calls her "Jenny" and "babe" and suggests she eat a burger, joining a storied Esquire tradition we like to call: "Part Of The Problem."
Frustrated by the stereotypical portrayal of Asians in mainstream media, actress Chuti Tiu was motivated to write a film that reflected a more accurate and layered depiction of Asian-American culture.
We achieve success at Connecther.org when our stakeholders achieve success. Azmina Karim, a young woman from Bangladesh who is passionate about uplifting the voices of women and girls in her country, is one such stakeholder.
I'll never forget one of the first visual effects networking events I went to right after graduating at the top of my class. I expected to be able to mingle and make new contacts as a fellow professional in cool 3D software. Instead, I've never been groped so much in my life.
The Only Real Game follows passionate Manipuri baseball players fighting for happiness amid the daily chaos that threatens their lives. When U.S. envoys from MLB arrive to tutor Manipuri coaches, the love of a game shared by two disparate cultures becomes a powerful force for change and hope.
Young men and women all over the world should be in charge of telling their own stories.
If you look only at the categories for acting, women come in for an equal share of the Oscars, and are often held in higher esteem than the men. But peeking behind the velvet curtains, the scene shifts.
A real person has conflicting feelings all the time and contradicts themselves by accident (as much as we hate to admit it), and it's okay because we're all human. We don't know what we want or how we feel. Or we do. Both is fine. But characters everywhere need to do the same to come alive.
According to the Directors Guild of America (DGA), women directed only 14 percent of TV episodes last year. Of the 200 shows the DGA analyzed, 38 didn't hire a single woman.
"We understand any movie about lesbian hookers to be universal, whether or not you've actually seen one," says director Madeleine Olnek. She's temp...
Earlier this year, I heard about the Bechdel test. It wasn't long before I started thinking about the shows my kids watch and wondering how they would perform on a modified version of it.
Muffin top is the bit of blubbery overhang on a woman's mid-riff. Even it is barely noticeable, the female mind expands it exponentially to a monster truck tire. On this natural and normal belt, sadly, self-esteem dangles in despair. Is it possible to reclaim the muffin top as something positive?
It's truly refreshing that Sandra Bullock's character, Dr. Ryan Carter, is depicted in Gravity as an intelligent professional.
There are many things that are unique to women and remain the core of our strength. The female instinct can be very spot-on; the female way of doing business might bring more humanity and motivation into the work place.