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How Against Me! Singer Laura Jane Grace Uses Her Platform To Advocate For The Trans Community

How Against Me! Singer Laura Jane Grace Uses Her Platform To Advocate For The Trans Community

By Chelsy Ranard Against Me!, a punk band from Gainesville, Florida, was formed in 1997 by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace. However, prior to 2012, the Against Me! frontwoman […]

December 6, 2017 ×
Local UK Choir Using Music To Amplify The #MeToo Message For Domestic Violence Survivors

Local UK Choir Using Music To Amplify The #MeToo Message For Domestic Violence Survivors

By Fay Turner-Paxton #MeToo, the two little words we all read for days on social media. Those who were previously nervous to disclose became empowered, the oblivious became educated and […]

December 1, 2017 ×
Five Lessons I Learned From Embarking On An International Jet-Setting Lifestyle

Five Lessons I Learned From Embarking On An International Jet-Setting Lifestyle

By Elena Murzello In 2007, I went to Tokyo for the first time. I stayed with my friend in her tiny apartment, where it was simply but tastefully decorated. Perched […]

November 24, 2017 ×
CEO Of Rideshare App Kango Writes Timely Op-Ed About The Need For More Women In Tech

CEO Of Rideshare App Kango Writes Timely Op-Ed About The Need For More Women In Tech

By Sara Schaer In light of recent revelations in both Hollywood and Silicon Valley, it’s important for women to keep sight of their aspirations and dreams, to help each other […]

November 22, 2017 ×
Creator Of The Kaia Method Launches “I Will Stand” Movement To Bring Healing Through Dance

Creator Of The Kaia Method Launches “I Will Stand” Movement To Bring Healing Through Dance

By Hannah Blake The “Me Too” movement was courageous and loud, and now it’s time to ride that momentum and continue stepping into empowerment. Moving from shame and guilt in […]

November 21, 2017 ×
280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

By Liz Greene Twitter can be a double-edged sword. Most of the time, we enjoy it — it strengthens our friendships, connects us with the brands we love, and keeps […]

November 21, 2017 ×
Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

Fostering A Work Environment That Is Open To Discussing Mental Health Issues

By Melissa Lobo A young doctor beginning her Masters in Public Health at a prestigious University in Asia was pleasantly surprised to find a scholarly environment that was highly accommodating […]

November 20, 2017 ×
How A Female Immigrant Business Owner Is Working To Break The Fashion-Tech Barrier

How A Female Immigrant Business Owner Is Working To Break The Fashion-Tech Barrier

By Angela Pan I still remember the day when a well-respected man in the technology investment field told me female entrepreneurs would never succeed. Today, I stand as founder and […]

November 20, 2017 ×
How A Series Of Difficult Life Circumstances Made Me Realize The Value Of Financial Empowerment

How A Series Of Difficult Life Circumstances Made Me Realize The Value Of Financial Empowerment

By Ashley Gershenson I am a licensed financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual—a Fortune 500 company and global leader in financial and lifestyle long-term planning. My primary focus is preparing women […]

November 16, 2017 ×
Singer/Songwriter Sonali Talks About Battling Lyme Disease & Rediscovering Her Love For Music

Singer/Songwriter Sonali Talks About Battling Lyme Disease & Rediscovering Her Love For Music

By Sonali I’ve wanted to be an artist for as long as I can remember. Every single move I made from the time I was a little girl, including signing […]

November 13, 2017 ×
Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

By Naitore Nyamu-Mathenge, Equality Now Program Officer It was a vicious crime, attracting international condemnation and media outrage across the world. One night in 2013, a 16-year-old girl was gang […]

November 10, 2017 ×
The Working Mom Burnout – How Companies Can Help Change The Conversation

The Working Mom Burnout – How Companies Can Help Change The Conversation

By Amber French Since the crash of 2008 the working world has shifted. Companies are running leaner than ever resulting in people working longer and harder. Of those employees, a […]

November 3, 2017 ×
As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

November 2, 2017 ×
What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

Trafficking for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. The illegal industry nets $99 billion each year and is closely linked to other organized criminal activity such […]

October 26, 2017 ×
5 Incredible Female Authors Who Should Be On Your “Required Reading” List

5 Incredible Female Authors Who Should Be On Your “Required Reading” List

By Kevin Nelson From the time they are born, until the time they leave this world, many women live with gendered expectations of their lives that are still being dismantled […]

October 24, 2017 ×