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Women in the World

These Glasses Fit Kids With Special Needs Who Have Unique Facial Features

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.13.2016 | Good News

This woman's company has an incredible vision. Maria Dellapina, a single mother of four and optician by trade, founded eyewear company Specs4us back ...

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...

Women and Children Last? Ignoring Syrian Women Today and Their Historical Memory in Ancient Europe

Jeff Biggers | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
Jeff Biggers

Only a few street blocks from where foreign ministers from the US, Europe and various Middle Eastern countries met in Paris on Monday to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis, the former Syrian "mother of the homeland" of ancient Europe sat on display at the Louvre Museum.

Malala's Mom Opens Up About Going Back To School

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact

Three years after her daughter was shot in the head by the Taliban for daring to promote girls' education, Malala Yousafzai’s mother has spoken publ...

Amanda Duberman

Meryl Streep On Why It's Harder For Men To Appreciate Movies About Women

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Stranger to This Land

Robi Damelin | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Robi Damelin

Our work now in Israel and Palestine is cut out. We will continue to push forward a framework for reconciliation to become an integral part of any future peace process. We cannot afford to give up.

Origami-Inspired Personal Shelter Provides A Quick Solution For Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

Tina Hovsepian didn't just want to get an "A" on her class project -- she wanted to change people's lives, too. The architect is the inventor of Ca...

Women's Conferences Suck. A Recipe for Relevancy

Laura Goldman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Laura Goldman

After my initial elation at the rise of conferences for women, I decided to dig deeper and check if anything substantive is being accomplished at these events. Or are women's conferences simply an excuse for a feel good work day away from the office?

A Greener, Healthier Capital

Maggie Gyllenhaal | Posted 06.11.2014 | DC
Maggie Gyllenhaal

Lauren, founder of DC Greens, is working tirelessly to educate children and parents alike in our nation's capital about the importance of including fresh fruits and vegetables in our diets.

Tom Hanks' Amazing Tribute To Nora Ephron

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.05.2013 | Women

NEW YORK -- Tom Hanks remembered the late Nora Ephron with jokes and tears at Friday's session of the Women in the World Summit here. "Nora Ephron ...

Women in the World Summit 2012

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The Women in the World Third Annual Summit, which employs the tagline "Stories + Solutions," is to present an amalgam of visibly powerful women, emerging leaders, and courageous activists striving to make a difference.

Katherine Bindley

10 Takeaways From The Women In The World Summit

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

MURDER AND MACHISMO: Brutality Against Women Sweeps Central America

Clare Richardson | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home

On Thursday, March 8, in coincidence with International Women's Day, hundreds of influential women from over a dozen countries flocked to New York's L...