Girl on a Mission

Get Familiar With “Periodical Diary” – The Digital Platform Designed To End Period Shaming

Get Familiar With “Periodical Diary” – The Digital Platform Designed To End Period Shaming

It’s 2017, people. And yet, period shaming and menstrual stigma is still a thing. But before you think, “oh that’s just an issue that affects people in countries like Nepal […]

November 9, 2017 ×
11 Year-Old Colorado Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device Inspired By Flint Water Crisis

11 Year-Old Colorado Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device Inspired By Flint Water Crisis

The future looks incredibly bright and hopeful if it is going to be run by young women like Gitanjali Rao. This 11 year-old genius has won the Discovery Education 3M […]

November 2, 2017 ×
Pro Motorcycle Racer Shelina Moreda Joins Covergirl’s ‘I Am What I Makeup’ Campaign

Pro Motorcycle Racer Shelina Moreda Joins Covergirl’s ‘I Am What I Makeup’ Campaign

The latest Covergirl lineup, features the kind of diverse and interesting women we wish beauty brands were promoting decades ago. Sure it’s still not 100% representative of every person in […]

October 31, 2017 ×
Australian-Based Saudi Artist Challenging Sexist Guardianship Laws Through Her Work

Australian-Based Saudi Artist Challenging Sexist Guardianship Laws Through Her Work

It was hard not to miss the numerous news headlines touting the announcement out of Saudi Arabia recently, stating that women will finally be able to drive legally. This has […]

October 27, 2017 ×
This Feminist Skateboarding Collective Wants To Disrupt The White, Male-Dominated Sport

This Feminist Skateboarding Collective Wants To Disrupt The White, Male-Dominated Sport

We love women who disrupt norms in the name of feminism. That is exactly what this group of badass skaters are doing for skateboarding culture. Collectively they are known as […]

October 12, 2017 ×
Woman Embarking On A 2000 Mile Trek Across India To Protest Against Rape & Misogyny

Woman Embarking On A 2000 Mile Trek Across India To Protest Against Rape & Misogyny

If there was ever a good reason to abolish the saying “don’t quit your day job”, Srishti Bakshi would be the embodiment of it. This badass woman is a former […]

October 5, 2017 ×
Sheilah reigns over her classroom at Valerian Nursery and Primary in Uganda. She is a member of Rhythmic Voices near the Kabalagala district of Kampala where sex workers ply their trade. By demanding universal education, the girls are disrupting the dynastic pattern of girls' following their mothers into prostitution.

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco Releases New Book ‘Wonder Girls: Changing Our World’

October 11 marks International Day of the Girl Child, a day where issues relating to girls, especially in countries where issues such as trafficking, child marriage, inequality, poverty and lack […]

September 28, 2017 ×
12 Female Veterans Pose For Pin-Up Calendar To Raise Money For Hospitalized Military Heroes

12 Female Veterans Pose For Pin-Up Calendar To Raise Money For Hospitalized Military Heroes

There has been plenty of discussion over Donald Trump’s contributions to various veterans organizations and causes, and whether he actually cares about them for realz. For us, we couldn’t give […]

September 18, 2017 ×
Meet The Youtuber Empowering Girls With Basic Mechanic Skills To Fix Their Own Car

Meet The Youtuber Empowering Girls With Basic Mechanic Skills To Fix Their Own Car

Meet Jessica Chou – the Los Angeles-based Youtuber who is empowering girls while also disrupting a male-dominated industry. Her channel is called Jessicann (And You Can Too!) and is filled […]

August 31, 2017 ×
Teen Girls From Kenya Aiming To End Female Genital Mutilation With An App Called iCut

Teen Girls From Kenya Aiming To End Female Genital Mutilation With An App Called iCut

Behold the next generation of social activists who are taking on one of the world’s most barbaric practices toward women. The teen girls pictured are from Kisumu, Kenya, and are […]

August 25, 2017 ×
New Study Shows Girls On The Run Org. Has Greater Impact On Girls Than Other Sports Programs

New Study Shows Girls On The Run Org. Has Greater Impact On Girls Than Other Sports Programs

We’ve shared a number of articles and studies outlining the benefits and positive impact of girls who are engaged in sports from a young age. This is a global truth, […]

August 21, 2017 ×
Student-Run Mentorship Program Aims To Empower Young Girls To Pursue STEMM Interests

Student-Run Mentorship Program Aims To Empower Young Girls To Pursue STEMM Interests

When it comes to the gender gap in STEM (science, tech, engineering, and math), it widens the more you look at older age groups. There are numerous studies showing how […]

August 10, 2017 ×
Indigenous Guatemalan Weavers Fighting Cultural & Corporate Appropriation Of Their Designs

Indigenous Guatemalan Weavers Fighting Cultural & Corporate Appropriation Of Their Designs

Many of us are familiar with their designs and craft work seen in clothing and accessories the world over. Some of the most well-known fashion brands in the world have, […]

August 3, 2017 ×
Anti-Sex Trafficking Org. In India Training Survivors To Become Lawyers To Fight For Other Victims

Anti-Sex Trafficking Org. In India Training Survivors To Become Lawyers To Fight For Other Victims

These are the faces of survivors who were not only given a second chance at life, but are now working to give the same opportunity to others. This group of […]

August 2, 2017 ×
Why College Women Are More Powerful Than We Give Them Credit For

Why College Women Are More Powerful Than We Give Them Credit For

We’re all about the female empowerment movement. But while most would say females in their adult years are the most empowered age group, there may be a different age group […]

July 19, 2017 ×