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Access To Clean Water One Bag At A Time

Kate Sullivan | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
Kate Sullivan

Water. It is our most precious resource, and when disaster strikes, the lack of clean drinking water poses serious health threats in communities worldwide.

A Greener, Healthier Capital

Maggie Gyllenhaal | Posted 04.11.2014 | DC
Maggie Gyllenhaal

Lauren, founder of DC Greens, is working tirelessly to educate children and parents alike in our nation's capital about the importance of including fresh fruits and vegetables in our diets.

Entrepreneurship for Rural Women, Brought to You by Coca Cola

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Kay Koplovitz

Women living in rural areas of Africa and India are getting a boost into entrepreneurship by Coca Cola's Mutar Kent teaming up with inventor Dean Kamen to distribute clean water distillers.

Whose Body Is It Anyway?

Deborah King | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Deborah King

Freedom is hard. It's always required a revolution, and many battles. Let's not fall asleep and sink into a past way of thinking, of living. Let's dig deep within, root out old beliefs that no longer serve, and do what we must to be in charge of our own bodies, our own lives.

Helping The Next Generation Find Their 'Sputnik Moment'

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 05.19.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

It's imperative that parents, teachers, government and business leaders forge public-private partnerships to help young girls and boys find their competitive streak, patriotism, personal pride, and desire to think creatively.

Women in the World Summit 2012

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The Women in the World Third Annual Summit, which employs the tagline "Stories + Solutions," is to present an amalgam of visibly powerful women, emerging leaders, and courageous activists striving to make a difference.

Dowd, Hillary and the Feminist Champion

Ben Zweifach | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media
Ben Zweifach

Maureen Dowd took to her column yesterday to celebrate Hillary Clinton's speech at the Women in the World Summit, advocating a Hillary 2016 "glide path" to the presidency. This is a columnist who has built her career on attacking Hillary and mocking her legitimacy as a symbol of feminism.

Are Female Voters to Blame for the Failure of Female Candidates?

Keli Goff | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

Our country's inability to elect women to the highest or even second-highest office in the land begs the uncomfortable question: if women are the majority of American voters, then does the blame for the dearth of women leaders lie with women voters?

Katherine Bindley

10 Takeaways From The Women In The World Summit

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

Meryl Streep may have put it best when she said that being at the 3rd annual Women in the World summit in New York City was like being plugged in to a...

Are Women Mad Enough to Get the Job Done?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 05.11.2012 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Something is definitely changing in America, and my heart tells me there is no going back. We are angry and ready for action. But are we angry enough?

Media Figures Featured In The Daily Beast's '150 Fearless Women' List

Posted 03.06.2012 | Media

The Daily Beast announced its "150 Fearless Women" list ahead of the news organization's annual Women in the World summit. The summit brings together ...

Don't Know Melanne Verveer? Why you Should

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Women stand at the center of every type of dramatic change occurring in the world today: whether it's coordinating relief in Japan, consolidating democracy in Egypt or running Facebook.

A Report from Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

At the Daily Beast's "Women in the World" conference last weekend the theme repeated and over was that "women's rights may exist on the books and in the law, but not on the street."

The World Bank's Gaming Play

Dev Aujla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dev Aujla

A few weeks ago, the World Bank Institute launched a social network-based game called Evoke. In short, it's a ten-week crash course in changing the world.