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Why Is An Educated Nigerian Girl Such A Threat To Extremists & Terrorists?

Why Is An Educated Nigerian Girl Such A Threat To Extremists & Terrorists?

This is a question which has been swirling in my head almost a month after the nearly 300 Nigerian girls were kidnapped by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. Everyday citizens […]

May 14, 2014 ×
Over 200 Nigerian Girls Were Kidnapped…So Where’s All The Media Coverage?

Over 200 Nigerian Girls Were Kidnapped…So Where’s All The Media Coverage?

It makes me sad to think we live in a world where over 200 girls (Associated Press puts the official number at 276 girls) are kidnapped from school all at […]

May 7, 2014 ×
My Three Major Problems With The Sexist Snickers Commercial

My Three Major Problems With The Sexist Snickers Commercial

I’m sure most of us have already seen this Snickers commercial, and shared it on our social networks. When I first started watching it I had a visceral reaction because […]

March 31, 2014 ×
Why Building A Brand Is Vital To Millennials

Why Building A Brand Is Vital To Millennials

“Building your brand”. It is a phrase we millennials hear often. Why is it important? Do we have to work in sales or business to have a brand? What if […]

March 17, 2014 ×
Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]

March 12, 2014 ×
The Very Thing You Fear Will Be The Key To Your Freedom

The Very Thing You Fear Will Be The Key To Your Freedom

As I was driving home in Los Angeles on a busy Monday evening, as soon as my car left the on-ramp and settled nicely into the middle lane I breathed […]

February 3, 2014 ×
Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: “Accepting Yourself Is More Important Than Success”

Lena Dunham Vogue Cover: “Accepting Yourself Is More Important Than Success”

It finally happened. After all the rumors of Anna Wintour “courting” Girls creator/writer/star Lena Dunham, she appears on the US version of Vogue for February 2014. It is the first […]

January 17, 2014 ×
Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

Why Women’s Rights (And My Personal Life) Became Better Thanks To Nelson Mandela

This past weekend I went to see the new movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name. The fact that the former South […]

December 13, 2013 ×
Hey World. Stop Censoring Revolutionaries. They Create Change!

Hey World. Stop Censoring Revolutionaries. They Create Change!

The notion of a revolution, a revolutionary, or a revolutionary idea is an uncomfortable one. While decades later we cite examples of the founding fathers of America breaking away from […]

October 24, 2013 ×
“I’m Happily Dating An Unappreciative Jerk Who Secretly Watches Porn” Said No Woman Ever…

“I’m Happily Dating An Unappreciative Jerk Who Secretly Watches Porn” Said No Woman Ever…

Well actually, it’s not so secret because you’ve caught him a few times, right? If I could make money off the amount of times my girlfriends repeated this title, I […]

August 5, 2013 ×
Forget The Spice Girls Coz Girl Power Started With This Greek Woman 300 Years Ago!

Forget The Spice Girls Coz Girl Power Started With This Greek Woman 300 Years Ago!

I bet you never learned this one in school. And trust me, it’s something important that every girl should know about growing up, whether you are interested in history or […]

July 19, 2013 ×
The Day I Turned 30 Something Unforgettable Happened…

The Day I Turned 30 Something Unforgettable Happened…

Well it happened. I finally turned the big 3-0. It was a day that was built up with great anticipation in my mind and many ponderings of what the next […]

July 18, 2013 ×