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Womens Voices

The Art of Surviving Breast Cancer

Antonia Marrero | Posted 10.22.2014 | 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 | World
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 cred...

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 | World
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.

Progressive Women's Voices: Changing the Face of Media, One Woman at a Time

Ileana Jiménez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ileana Jiménez

Being a part of Progressive Women's Voices has allowed me to amplify my voice while shaping the conversation on issues that are crucial to me and to my students -- diversity and inclusion, equity and justice.

Arianna and Silda Wall Spitzer on The Time of Our Lives

Elizabeth Hemmerdinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

On March 31, 2009, attorney Silda Wall Spitzer and Arianna Huffington were the headliners at a luncheon held by Womens Voices for Change. The theme of the day was personal reinvention.