When I saw how excited my clients were, simply off of knowing that President Obama was in the area, I realized that he had powerful influence over my African-American clients who are suffering from mental health issues.
Overturning Roe v. Wade has never been about saving babies. It's about controlling women, and the religious extremists will continue masking this hidden agenda until they are exposed.
What has been done with regards to research and innovation, particularly on a college campus, especially within the academic circles of scientists, engineers and architects?
These women may have come from all corners of the globe and speak different languages, but one trait unifies them: They all want to create more opportunities for women and girls through sports.
Once again the media found itself in a feeding frenzy with the pregnancy and subsequent birth of the new little royal Prince George. I remember thinking to myself, isn't it 2013? As a woman who grew up in the '70s I find it hard to understand why we still look to being a princess as being ideal.
Tis month marks the 25th anniversary of the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988, a landmark piece of legislation that -- among other things -- put an end to state laws that required women to have male relatives sign business loans.
Despite the atrocities of the Taliban, a twelve-year war, and struggles against gender-based violence, Joya spoke with me about why she refuses to relinquish her fight for a free Afghanistan.
The woman is the pillar of the family and, by extension, is the cornerstone of society. However, she receives little support and recognition, and in addition to educating and training future citizens, we now demand many other things from her as well.
The ultra-poor are global development's last mile -- the last remaining households that have yet to reap any benefits from widespread economic growth, or from existing development interventions like microfinance, community health workers or community-based schools.
After almost 3 weeks in Florence (Firenze), Italy, on my year of exploration, I am wondering - How did I get here and what in the world am I doing??? ...
I made my way through my dark kitchen from the sidewalk basement entrance with a flashlight and a prayer.
When I think back at the child I was when I earned my own driver's license and the pride I felt of being able to drive to school, the store or just around the neighborhood, it makes the injustice of the adults, mothers, and professionals in Saudi Arabia who are refused a license all the more insufferable.
To narrow the gender gap between men and women in politics it is imperative that it is understood that the root of the problem does not necessarily relate to a lack of interest, rather a lack of ambition to carry out political candidacy in a politically male-dominated world.
I'm no expert, but I do have suggestions for some women in tech who really have their boots on the ground, and are doing good work.
Strong women love Capricia Marshall. She speaks often of her gratitude toward Hilary Rodham Clinton, her longtime mentor, and of fostering mentorship: "Pay it forward, ladies." She also makes no apologies for leaving her dream job to focus on her role as a mother.