Dore documents the hilarity, excitement and outright boldness (along with the scandalous moments) of the Movement. If you thought for one moment these women lacked chutzpah, Dore quickly disabuses you of the notion.
Imagine spending hours every day cooking your family's food over an open fire, your eyes burning and lungs struggling from the constant smoke. Then imagine spending additional hours, often in the dark of dawn or dusk, searching for the fuel needed to start cooking again.
Over the past few years, the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) has worked to highlight mechanisms for equipping current and future generations with the skills needed to enter the global workforce.
What does it take to become a woman who not only rises, but also shines? Over the past couple of years, through my personal journey and my work with women throughout the world, I have begun to notice a pattern of traits and actions emerging from women ready to shake things up in their own lives, make their mark, and BE the changes they want to SEE in the world. New rules are emerging. Here are seven of them.
The panicked decision by the government of India to ban a BBC documentary on the infamous 2012 gang rape of a 23-year-old woman, claiming it must do so to protect women in India, demonstrates that "protective" measures by governments actually hurt women.
Demanding that the metrics be changed for us and our contributions recognized is not necessary once we start contributing the way men do -- confidently, taking ownership, without apology, and without concern for whether everyone else feels included.
I wrote this blog to inspire women all over the world. The purpose of "A Letter To My Sisters" is to remind women that they are beautiful, smart, valu...
This International Women's Day is a fitting time to celebrate women's growing economic might and our ability to wield this power on behalf of the world's women. At last, we are beginning to see the potential for a sea change that could further propel a global movement for women and girls.
We have to stop this nonsensical idea that taking our full space somehow diminishes others. We have to stop apologizing for being who we're here to be. It is in the fullest, untamed expression of who we are that we can live on purpose.
Nearly 3 years ago May 2012, when I was a rookie, it felt unreal. I was the youngest one on the team, 19 and a sophomore in college. I didn't know what it was like to be a professional so this caused confrontation and delinquencies.
The beginning of March heralds the start of Women's History Month celebrations and the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) -- the advisory panel ...
Today I have the honor of interviewing Reema. Reema shares why and how she goes against the grain, taking risks in a culture where being a female entrepreneur is not the norm. I hope you gain inspiration from her story.
Hearing the words, "You are living in fear of the future" was a catalyst for me. It was as if my mentor took a key, put it in the lock attached to my mind and turned it ever so slightly... and slowly unlocked the door.
Safety is not linear; to ensure that a clinic can cope with a medical emergency such as the Ebola crisis and continue to handle routine care requires substantial strengthening of an entire health system.
The greatest gift people who don't approve of us give us is a more defined idea of who we are and who we choose to be. If we start changing who we are to gain approval, we lose ourselves.