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Why Being Diagnosed With An Invisible Illness Can Be A Blessing In Disguise

Ashley Grof | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Grof

Less than one year ago, it would have been difficult for me to come up with a reason how something positive could come from being diagnosed with an in...

Hard Moments

Ashley Grof | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Ashley Grof

Those hard moments that sometimes last longer than we'd like can help us be empaths and more open to others. Self-knowledge, awareness, experience, a...

Intimidated By Ambition

Ashley Grof | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Ashley Grof

Having high ambitions is not wrong and in fact, most people who are greatly successful, become so, only because they've dared to dream big. Being ambitious is not wrong, as it's the first step to success and it leads us to work towards what we want.

The Most Amazing Superpower

Susan R. Lichtenstein | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Susan R. Lichtenstein

So what if Superman can fly? Olivia Pope has him beat. My daughter's friend got me started watching the TV show, Scandal. I know the show is ridicul...

Stop Policing Women's Voices

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.20.2016 | Women

On Wednesday, Amanda Terkel, managing editor for politics here at The Huffington Post, called a professor at Northwestern University's Medill School o...

A Letter to Women Everywhere

Diane Fender | Posted 03.05.2017 | Women
Diane Fender

Dear Beloved Women, How are you doing, really? This is a question a group of friends and I have been asking ourselves on a weekly basis. We meet toge...

Women's Voices: Are They Fully Heard?

Caroline Turner | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
Caroline Turner

In our western culture, in particular in the U.S. corporate world, women's voices are not "suppressed." But they are often not fully heard. Why not?

How My Estranged Father's Death Healed Our Narrative

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 09.15.2016 | Women
Sara Bobkoff

Alzheimers is a disease that takes the story of your life and throws the pages of memory up in the air. Many blow away. But some land right in your hands.

This Woman’s Beatboxing Skills Will Make Your Jaw Drop

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.28.2015 | Women

Beatboxing has historically been an art form dominated by men, but as Kaila Mullady proves, women make just as awesome human drum machines. Mullady ma...

Want A Lesson In How People Judge Women's Voices? Start A Podcast.

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women

"Whiny." "Empty-headed valley girls." "Sorority girls with zero insight." When two women decide to record their voices and put it out for public consu...

7 Ways Women Can Lift Up, Not Tear Each Other Down

Susan Skog | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Susan Skog

We can't afford to fall back into outdated, destructive ways: When we hold one woman back, we hold all women back. And when we empower and support each other, we all go big. The world is calling for us to go big!

The Art of Surviving Breast Cancer

Antonia Marrero | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Antonia Marrero

Marion Behr discovered that typically, survivors feel responsible for helping others through the ordeal of cancer and find purpose in that mission. By sharing their honest stories, survivors are doing just that.

Here's One Place Where Women Can Talk Openly About Sex

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.12.2013 | Women

What happens when women aren't able to talk about sex openly? According to Melissa Tapper Goldman, director of the documentary "Subjectified: Nine ...

Crowdsourcing the Feminine Intelligence of the Planet: Interview with Jensine Larsen

Tabby Biddle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Tabby Biddle

Jensine Larsen is the founder of World Pulse, a global media platform and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice. Photo credi...

Women in Film: A Prevailing Imbalance Continues

Lisa Levart | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
Lisa Levart

My heart skipped a beat when I heard the reknowned film director Deborah Kampmeier was in production for a movie based on the Sumerian Goddess Inanna.

In A World of Women, What's Happened to the Female Voice?

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

As a woman with a naturally high pitch (dear God, please don't tell me I sound like a sexy baby), I'm conscious of the fact that people do generally tend to pay less attention to female speakers.

Sam Stein

Albright: 'I Can't Understand Why Any Woman Would Want To Vote For Mitt' | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There's been no shortage of musing over Mitt Romney's failure to win over female voters. The gender gap is pronounced, and with the...

Women in U.S. Leadership: What's Next?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

More women's voices are needed in public leadership. In the U.S., there are 72 women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 17 women in the Senate, and only six female governors. Our numbers are clearly out of proportion.

Why It Sucks to Be a Woman Today

Jen M.L. | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Jen M.L.

Don't let these men make laws that affect your bodies without at least speaking up -- for or against. Let them know how you feel and let them know what you want.

Dubai-based Woman Brings Women's Voices to the Forefront

Tabby Biddle | Posted 04.03.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

After observing that women have trouble taking credit for their success, and therefore miss out on a lot of opportunities, Canadian-born Susan Macaulay grew frustrated.

Project Runway Winner Anya on Finding Her Voice

Deborah Stambler | Posted 12.28.2011 | Women
Deborah Stambler

"For young girls and their moms, fashion is an opportunity to discuss identity, self-respect and pride. It shows women there are ways to be expressive without being disrespectful to yourself. "

The Challenge of Creating A Female 'Voice of Authority'

MORE | Posted 11.07.2011 | Women

As Couric takes her seat at the anchor desk of CBS Evening News, her correspondents and producers in the field will be flooding her with images of war...

Will Politicians Listen to Pastors?

Jim Wallis | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Our country is in the midst of a clash between two competing moral visions, between those who believe in the common good, and those who believe individual good is the only good. It's time our leaders in Washington listen to someone other then themselves.

Empowering the Voices of Women to Achieve the MDG's

Carol Peasley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Peasley

Investing in girls and women should also be a means of empowering them and putting them at the center of the development debate. They should be at the table when political leaders and donors define how new funds will be allocated.

The Problem Of Women's Self-Expression: A Scientific Perspective

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Why are women so focused on the "other?" Are men also hung up on what others think? Louann Brizendine, M.D., a neurobiologist, says our distinct female biology provides an explanation.