As March -- Women's History Month -- comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on those women artists in the past who have paved the way for women artists today, challenging fiercely held stereotypes and creating great art.
Women, both locally and all throughout the world, are becoming a powerful force in the philanthropic sector.
May we celebrate a future where women know their worth, their potential and their ability to change the world. Move over Harry, the girls can take it from here.
The presence of women in powerful positions continues to shock and awe, further solidifying women as the "other" when it comes to positions of power.
The reality is that women's contributions to our nation's history are not limited to one month in a year, and so learning about them should not be limited either.
Immigrant women in Georgia need a driver's license in order to navigate their lives with dignity and without dependence on others, including their abusers in the case of domestic violence survivors.
Imagine what we could accomplish in these next 50 years if we were to "think big, unite and use our power." Imagine women, men, girls and boys each seeing themselves as equally valuable human beings. Imagine how life would look and feel then.
Even conscientious women and men who are focused on social justice are often unaware that March is an annual event that pays tribute to women who have changed our world.
The Two Out of Three Club is a sorority of women dedicated to keeping each other from living full lives. Few people know that the sorority exists, and fewer still realize that they are active members of it.
All month we have been commemorating Women's History Month. As March comes to a close there is no better way to recognize women's history than by celebrating the Affordable Care Act. That's because we are confident the law will go down in history as landmark legislation.
It's insufficient to devote one month a year to the story of more than half the population, and problematic to ghettoize women's history as if it isn't integral to our understanding of all history.
It's easy to dismiss this "ban bossy" public service campaign as just an overzealous effort to help girls or even a shrewd business move to sell more copies of Sandberg's book, but this campaign is indicative of one of the main problems with feminism today -- the idea that women are victims in need of more and more special protection.
But when it comes to filling the fastest-growing jobs in our economy in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), women do not come close. In fact, the latest census found that only 26 percent of STEM workers in the United States were women, meaning a full 74 percent of all STEM jobs are filled by men.
I leaned in to my ambitions despite my fear. I decided I had no choice but to forge ahead using what has always gotten me through the toughest periods of my life: faith and hard work.
Thorn's husband was caretaker of the Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg, so after the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), the work of burying the dead was left to Elizabeth and her father. Elizabeth was six months pregnant at that time.
The 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) generated unprecedented political will and funding for girls' and women's health and rights. Unfortunately though, the MDGs are quickly coming to an end just when we are beginning to gain momentum.