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International Day of the Girl: Why Science & Math Programs Matter

Camille Crittenden | Posted 10.08.2012 | Education
Camille Crittenden

Few efforts could better serve the "interests of society" than strengthening programs for girls to explore the full range of subjects available to them.

Lena Dunham Was Louis C.K. For Halloween

Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

She may have landed a massive book deal on Monday, but Lena Dunham still gets star struck ... at least by Louis C.K. "I'm intimidated by Louis. He ...

What TV Taught Us This Week

Posted 10.05.2012 | TV

From Emmy surprises to fall premieres and show renewals, we certainly learned a lot from the TV world this week. "Homeland" stole the show on Emmy...

Countdown to Ethiopia (and About That ONE Campaign)

ONE | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
ONE

ONE is not a charity.​ It's a "nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa." ONE never asks for your money, just your voice.

Lena Dunham Book Bidding Hits How Much?!

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.04.2012 | Women

If she scores this jaw-dropping book deal, Lena Dunham won't be just one of the "Girls" anymore. Bidding for Dunham's upcoming book skyrocketed to...

Where the Girls Aren't: What the Absence of Female Friendships on Network TV Reveals

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 12.01.2012 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Perhaps the lack of prominent female friendships in network television is the response to a kind of cultural anxiety in the wake of books and articles trumpeting "the end of men."

A Weekend of Women's Empowerment: Why 12 Year Olds Should Be Attending the WIE Symposium

Lauren Berninger | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Lauren Berninger

While I listened to the amazing panels at this past weekend's WIE Symposium, I wondered why so many women in attendance were only just engaging with their true purpose at age 30 or 40. Here is what they wish they'd known, and why sixth graders should be empowered now.

The Faithful Shopper: Kute Kids

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Back to school shopping is over, and the kids have all their electronics, books, pens, supplies and everyday needs in hand. But is your shopping done? Here are a few spectacular shops to outfit your little ones through the rest of the year!

Will Hannah And Marnie Make Up In Season 2 Of 'Girls'?

Posted 09.26.2012 | TV

As the Season 2 premiere of "Girls" draws just a little bit closer, the cast is divulging a few details about what's to come. Will Hannah (Lena Du...

Viewers 'Don't Want To See Me Nude' On 'Girls'

Posted 09.25.2012 | TV

Some of the stars of "Girls" will no doubt get naked in Season 2 of the HBO series, but Rita Wilson won't be partaking. Wilson -- who will guest s...

10 Rules for Emerging Women Leaders

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.24.2012 | Women
Tabby Biddle

I believe the world is ready for feminine leadership and that women leaders are the solution to the world's ills.

Lena Dunham 'Pitched The Nakedness' In Emmys Opening Sketch

Posted 09.24.2012 | TV

Lena Dunham may not have taken home an Emmy for "Girls" on Sunday night, but she certainly made an impact in the ceremony's opening sketch. Dunham ...

HBO's 'Girls' Loses Big At Emmys

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

Despite being nominated for 4 Emmy awards, "Girls" -- written by and starring Lena Dunham -- didn't manage to take home any Emmys on Sunday night. ...

Louis C.K. Wins Two Emmys!

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

Louis C.K. took home the Emmy for Outstanding Writing For A Comedy at the 64th annual Emmys awards ceremony for his work on "Louie". The FX show be...

Emmys 2012 Photos, Live Updates & More!

Posted 09.24.2012 | TV

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards kick off at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on ABC live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kim...

'Girls' & 'New Girl' Shine, But TV Remains Tough Business For Women

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 11.21.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES — At first glance, the television industry is in the grip of female empowerment so strong that men seem relegated to an afterthought...

Jimmy Kimmel Talks The Emmys, Honey Boo-Boo, and Being the Ugliest Woman Anyone Has Ever Seen

Hulu.com | Posted 11.21.2012 | Comedy
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The Women Who Change Honduras

Claire Diaz-Ortiz | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Joining other delegates America Ferrera and Alexis Bledel on ONE's first trip to Latin America -- and their first outside Africa -- I went to learn about how a country new to me was using the power of technology to transform the lives of their female citizens.

Christina Hendricks On 'Downton Abbey'?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 11.19.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Christina Hendricks, Julie Bowen and Jesse Tyler Ferguson have earned repeat Emmy nods for their work on their regular shows, but ...

WATCH: Even More 'Sh*t Girls Say'?

Posted 09.18.2012 | Comedy

"Shit Girls Say," the Twitter account-turned-web series that sparked about a million parody videos, is back with their fourth episode. While those...

The No. 1 Job Tip To Launch A Social Entrepreneurship Career

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 11.17.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Getting on-the-ground work experience is so important early in your career. It's the one thing college graduates lack. I would much rather hire someone from a so-so university who has actually done field work versus someone with a degree from a great university with just a theory.

WATCH: 'Girls' Season 2's First Teaser

Posted 09.17.2012 | TV

"Girls" is headed back to HBO in January, and Lena Dunham's already working on getting her viewers excited. Set to an upbeat tune, Hannah (Dunham),...

Sarah Jessica Parker: 'Girls' Is Very Different From 'Sex And The City'

Posted 09.14.2012 | TV

As two HBO series set in New York City that are centered on four female friends, "Girls" and "Sex And The City" were bound to draw comparisons. Bu...

How to Grow Girl Entrepreneurs (Hint: It's Not What You Think)

Tereza Nemessanyi | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Tereza Nemessanyi

We all know we need more women in tech. More women investors. More girls studying technical topics in college. More girls learning to code in high school, middle school, and earlier

The Most Fearless Surfer

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

Despite having to beg for survival, despite being constantly teased and taunted by men and women who say surfing is inappropriate for girls, despite living in a country where 2 million children suffer acute malnutrition, Nassima, at just 14, had managed to beat all the local boys in an annual surf contest.