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Women in the World

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...

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 ...

Hillary Talks 'Unfinished Business'

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK and KEN THOMAS | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a rousing speech Friday about improving the future of women across the globe, gave no hint of plans for he...

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.

Will Meryl Streep Play Hilary Clinton?

AP | By JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Meryl Streep is fresh off her Oscar win for playing Margaret Thatcher. But she had an entire theater at Lincoln Center wondering if an eve...

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...

MURDER AND MACHISMO: Brutality Against Women Sweeps Central America

Clare Richardson | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

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...

Oprah Honored With Major Award

AP | ALICIA QUARLES | Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey was embraced in a hug by longtime friend Diane von Furstenberg as she took to the stage to accept a "Lifetime Leadersh...

'Women In The World: Stories And Solutions' Summit Draws Clinton, Queen Rania To New York

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A secretary of state. A top presidential adviser. An iconic film star. Fashion designers, TV anchors, and a queen. Those prominent w...