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Not Anywhere Close to Person of the Year: Why Time Magazine Is Wrong About Pope Francis

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Even if true, and the Pope were actually trying to make significant change, you don't get an "E" for effort in real life. Time's award is meant to note significant impact, not good intent. But worse, the Pope has not actually shown good intent, only good media skill.

Hope and Progress in Oman

Doug Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Doug Bradley

Ornithologists may have discovered a rare species of owl in Oman. But there's an even rarer breed of higher education exhilaration in this tiny nation, an excitement that is igniting a flame of hope and possibility in a world that so desperately needs it.

Do Boys Face More Sexism Than Girls?

Michael Kimmel | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Michael Kimmel

2013-02-20-300x70_blog_lets_talkcopy.pngWhen it comes to education, are boys the new girls? Are they facing more discrimination than their female peers, just because they are sexually different?

Right On, Prime Minister

Amy Cooper | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Amy Cooper

Lets help make sure that every child, no matter his or her gender, is given the opportunity to unlock that potential.

Women's Global Forum Day 2: Women Investing in Women

Elinor Steele | Posted 12.18.2012 | Impact
Elinor Steele

Using various types of media and hands-on activities such as seminars and workshops, new-found female leaders can go one enlighten a larger population of women across the country.

Empowering Girls, Enriching Developing Nations

Joelle Wyser-Pratte | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Joelle Wyser-Pratte

What often goes overlooked is the financial opportunity that many countries sacrifice by not encouraging girls to receive an education and doing everything in their power to help girls go to school.

"Let It Be a Lesson": The Yearning for Learning, as a Force of Nature

Susan M. Blaustein | Posted 12.11.2012 | World
Susan M. Blaustein

Malala Yousafzai's tragedy is our tragedy; may she live, and may this astonishingly beautiful young woman continue to inspire us. But her story teaches us that the hunger for learning is unstoppable.

Why Smart Girls Give Up

Phyllis Stuart | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Phyllis Stuart

The WIN Awards show doesn't simply applaud actors, writers, directors, producers and media which advance dimensional female media images. The WIN Awards are a media advocacy instrument designed to level the playing field for all women.

A Ritual of Hope

Kristin Lindsey | Posted 11.14.2012 | Impact
Kristin Lindsey

Imagine the stress of children waking up in Haiti, the DRC or other places ravaged by nature or by man. How easy is the transition from child soldier to student?

Why Etsy's Sending Women To 'Hacker School'

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women

Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, is sending women to Hacker School this summer. Marc Hedlund, Etsy's vice president of engineering,...