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Women in the World Summit

The Four-Letter Word Women Must Embrace to Have It All

Jacqueline Miller | Posted 04.20.2016 | Women
Jacqueline Miller

Is it possible for women to be, do and have it all? This debate will likely never end. At least not in my lifetime.

Improving the Lives of Women From Two Different Sides

Susan Danish | Posted 04.14.2016 | Impact
Susan Danish

Years ago Joni Mitchell sang about looking "at life from both sides now." With apologies to Mitchell, that's exactly how I felt recently in a 24-hour period...I saw two sides of the efforts to improve the lives of women and girls - efforts that are literally worlds apart.

Washington Post Reporter: 'I Could Have Been Anita Hill'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women

Veteran reporter Sally Quinn shook a packed theater at Lincoln Center Friday morning with one sentence. "I could have been Anita Hill," she said. Qui...

Cecile Richards: 'I'm Sick Of Men Telling Us What To Do With Our Bodies'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women

Cecile Richards has had enough with politicians who want to legislate women's health. The Planned Parenthood President made that much clear during a c...

Mindy Kaling Is Over People Thinking She’s The Same As Her Character

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women

Mindy Kaling and her fictional character Mindy Lahiri may share the same name, but it doesn't mean they're the same person. At Tina Brown's annual Wo...

Dare to Lead With Generosity

Shelley Zalis | Posted 05.07.2016 | Women
Shelley Zalis

Here are the Top 10 lessons I've learned from our daring pack in The Girls' Lounge that I shared at the Women in the World Summit:

Amanda Duberman

Meryl Streep On Why It's Harder For Men To Appreciate Movies About Women | Amanda Duberman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

Why is it so hard to get movies made about women? According to Meryl Streep, it might be because many male viewers lack the imagination needed to appr...

Why the Lack of Women in Politics?

Paige DeRouin | Posted 06.16.2014 | College
Paige DeRouin

The main problem is that there are currently not many women holding significant positions, making it harder for young women to find role models.

Why the Lack of Women in Politics?

Paige DeRouin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Teen
Paige DeRouin

On the second night of the Women in the World Summit, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) spoke of the gridlock in Washington and what women bring to the table in United States politics.

Why the Women in the World Summit Matters

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Andrea Chalupa

While it's easy to get caught up in the famous names gracing the halls of the Women in the World Summit, the main attraction is how the event gives a voice to the voiceless.

Jon Stewart At Women's Summit: 'I Still Naively Believe That We Can All Make A Difference'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.04.2014 | Impact

As its name suggests, the Women in the World Summit focuses on defiant and determined women who are making this planet a safer and more empowered plac...

Girls Rising: From Anne Frank to Malala Yousafzai

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.06.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

"Stories can conquer fear," Nigerian novelist Ben Okri once said. "They can make the heart bigger." There's a world of truth to that statement. As someone who comes from a long line of storytellers, I've always said that our lives are just long and rich stories, knit together over the years, that tell us not only about ourselves, but the human condition, as well.

Where Are the Leaders for Women, Not Just Women Leaders?

Pat Mitchell | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women
Pat Mitchell

As the decades of my own advocacy on behalf of women pile up, I'm ever more convinced that women lead differently if given the chance to express our genuine styles, passions, and priorities.

Focusing on Women in the World

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2012 | Women
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

There was shock and there was repugnance at what these women had been subjected to, mostly at the hands of men, but sometimes at the hands of other women -- at times their own mothers.

Katherine Bindley

10 Takeaways From The Women In The World Summit | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

Meryl Streep may have put it best when she said that being at the 3rd annual Women in the World summit in New York City was like being plugged in to a...

Media Figures Featured In The Daily Beast's '150 Fearless Women' List

Posted 03.06.2012 | Media

The Daily Beast announced its "150 Fearless Women" list ahead of the news organization's annual Women in the World summit. The summit brings together ...