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Youth Olympics Promotes Campaign To Combat Eating Disorders In Young Athletes

Youth Olympics Promotes Campaign To Combat Eating Disorders In Young Athletes

Being an Olympic-level athlete is one of the most prestigious honors anyone in the sports field can achieve. And while some men and women instantly become home-town heroes overnight because of their performance on a track, field, pool etc, inside can be a very different story. Because they are held […]

August 21, 2014 ×
Telegraph UK Creates Resource To Encourage Women In STEM Fields

Telegraph UK Creates Resource To Encourage Women In STEM Fields

When it comes to working in any of the STEM industries or courses, there are a number of issues that women may encounter. There is a huge lack of women working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics worldwide. The reason for this is because the industries are […]

August 20, 2014 ×
Dalya Al Muthanna Becomes 1st President & CEO Of General Electric In The Gulf

Dalya Al Muthanna Becomes 1st President & CEO Of General Electric In The Gulf

Talking about women in leadership will not become redundant until we reach a more even playing field. When you look at the amount of female CEO’s of major corporations around the world, we are few and far between. To be more precise, women only make up 5.1% of CEO’s in […]

August 20, 2014 ×
New Campaign Encourages Women To ‘Go Boldly’ In The Direction Of True Beauty

New Campaign Encourages Women To ‘Go Boldly’ In The Direction Of True Beauty

The world is in no shortage of superficial images and messages in the media, fashion and advertising. We are constantly bombarded with people and companies telling us that once we change the way we look and spend a lot of money doing it, we will be happy. But that is […]

August 20, 2014 ×
Indian Acid Attack Survivors Show Strength In New Photoshoot

Indian Acid Attack Survivors Show Strength In New Photoshoot

Acid attacks are one of the most de-humanizing crimes in the world. The perpetrator does not want to kill the victim (although in some cases that tragically does happen) rather, they want them to live in shame and isolation. While it happens to both men and women around the world, […]

August 19, 2014 ×
Hollywood Had A Blockbuster Summer Thanks To Its Female Stars

Hollywood Had A Blockbuster Summer Thanks To Its Female Stars

The summer isn’t quite over for the majority of us in the northern hemisphere, but the summer box office season has. Upon careful reflection of ticket sales, many Hollywood pundits and media blogs have found a common thread amongst the season’s highest rated films: they all featured female lead roles. […]

August 19, 2014 ×
Modcloth Becomes 1st Fashion Co. To Sign Anti-Photoshop Pledge

Modcloth Becomes 1st Fashion Co. To Sign Anti-Photoshop Pledge

It’s fast becoming a fashion trend that customers and consumers are sick of. The media has had a field day calling out brands such as Target, H&M and many others for their photoshop blunders, and even some magazines have decided to curb the amount of editing they do to the […]

August 19, 2014 ×
The Geekie Awards Female-Dominated Prod. Team Weigh In On Gender In Hollywood

The Geekie Awards Female-Dominated Prod. Team Weigh In On Gender In Hollywood

On Sunday August 17th, Hollywood played host to the 2nd annual Geekie Awards, which is the brain-child of producer, host and self-confessed Geek Girl Kristen Nedopak. She created the show because she felt there wasn’t a single awards ceremony to celebrate all the things that the geek world encompasses: gaming, […]

August 18, 2014 ×
Just In Case You Forgot, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Still A Proud Feminist

Just In Case You Forgot, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Still A Proud Feminist

Back in January, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt appeared on the ‘Ellen’ show and got everyone talking. Not because of a movie or another project he was in but because he came out of the closet. The feminist closet, that is. He spoke openly and expertly on why he is not afraid […]

August 18, 2014 ×
Sophie Simmons Has Something To Say About Thigh Gaps

Sophie Simmons Has Something To Say About Thigh Gaps

Sophie Simmons is the daughter of legendary rock star Gene Simmons from K.I.S.S. While she may have garnered attention from her famous family name, and the reality show she was in (‘Family Jewels’ on A&E), she is using her own voice to set herself apart and put something positive into […]

August 18, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP: Are You The Chosen 5%?

WEEKLY WRAP UP: Are You The Chosen 5%?

Are you the chosen 5%? Do you think we are talking about wealth or economics? You’d be wrong. But you’d be right in thinking that number represents something dismal. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders who cited  a study by the Renfrew Center Foundation for […]

August 16, 2014 ×
Landmark Italian Law Aims To Shut Down Pro Anorexia & Bulimia Sites

Landmark Italian Law Aims To Shut Down Pro Anorexia & Bulimia Sites

Eating disorders are a huge problem amongst young men and women. In particular, anorexia and bulimia are the most well-known, but there is still so much about most of these diseases that it is important to talk about them openly and educate those around us. Social media and blogsites are […]

August 15, 2014 ×