Girl on a Mission

Texas Teens Go Makeup Free To Change The Standards Of Beauty

Texas Teens Go Makeup Free To Change The Standards Of Beauty

An amazing group of girls at a high school in Texas started a revolution that caught the attention of national media. They wanted to do something positive for their fellow […]

April 16, 2013 ×
The Women Who Made America (And Made Your Future Possible)

The Women Who Made America (And Made Your Future Possible)

PBS has just recently aired this incredibly powerful documentary by the Makers team called Makers: The Women Who Made America and after watching it online via the PBS website, we […]

March 5, 2013 ×
Two Young Sisters Sick Of Being Fat Start Weight Loss Club Inspired By ‘The Biggest Loser’

Two Young Sisters Sick Of Being Fat Start Weight Loss Club Inspired By ‘The Biggest Loser’

These are two young girls who are starting out young and also setting a healthy trend for the rest of their lives! Alyssa, 8, and Makayla Esparza, 9, from San […]

February 4, 2013 ×
Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Oscar Winning screenwriter Diablo Cody, best known for her films Young Adult (one of our fave films ever!) Jennifer’s Body, Juno and TV series United States of Tara just to […]

January 31, 2013 ×
From Calcutta To California: Indian Girl Escapes Arranged Marriage, Becomes Millionaire

From Calcutta To California: Indian Girl Escapes Arranged Marriage, Becomes Millionaire

Chanda Zaveri was 17 years old when her parents had arranged for her to get married. This scenario is very typical for young women in India. But what was not […]

January 31, 2013 ×
Shooting Survivor Gabrielle Giffords Pleads With Congress “You Must Do Something!” About Gun Violence

Shooting Survivor Gabrielle Giffords Pleads With Congress “You Must Do Something!” About Gun Violence

Today the US Senate held it’s first hearing on Gun-related Violence in over a year, as the recent shooting events of Sandy Hook Elementary, and Aurora Colorado shooting have become […]

January 30, 2013 ×
“A Woman’s Body Should Not Hold Shame” Jada Pinkett-Smith Likens Human Trafficking To Slavery

“A Woman’s Body Should Not Hold Shame” Jada Pinkett-Smith Likens Human Trafficking To Slavery

Jada Pinkett-Smith is a woman on a mission. She is so passionate about fighting for women’s rights globally and she was a guest on Katie Couric’s talk show to talk […]

January 15, 2013 ×
Meet Miss America’s First Autistic Contestant

Meet Miss America’s First Autistic Contestant

Forget Honey Boo Boo, remember the name Alexis Wineman. The Miss America beauty pageant was held in Las Vegas on Saturday night and was won by Brooklyn native Mallory Hagan. […]

January 14, 2013 ×
Plus Size Blogger Says Focus On Her, Not Her Looks

Plus Size Blogger Says Focus On Her, Not Her Looks

Blogging is like chocolate. Everyone wants it, wants a piece of it and we can’t get enough. But how do you create a blog or content that other people will […]

January 10, 2013 ×
Inspirational 10 Year Old Honors Her Late Father’s Wishes on Christmas Day

Inspirational 10 Year Old Honors Her Late Father’s Wishes on Christmas Day

Christmas is that time of the year when we all want to spend it with family, friends and those we love. Being selfish is a justified trait during the season […]

January 1, 2013 ×
Anorexic Girl Receives ‘Fan Mail’ From Others Wanting To Copy Her

Anorexic Girl Receives ‘Fan Mail’ From Others Wanting To Copy Her

Eating disorders are no joke, and should not be touted in any way as some sort of “thinspiration”. Unfortunately there are so many misconceptions about what eating disorders are, what […]

December 21, 2012 ×
US Honors Student, Musician And Self-Confessed “Geek” Wins Miss Universe!

US Honors Student, Musician And Self-Confessed “Geek” Wins Miss Universe!

Olivia Culpo last night was crowned Miss Universe 2012. It is the first time since 1997 that a US girl has taken the title (Brooke Lee won it back then). […]

December 20, 2012 ×
Nashville Musician & Grammy Camp Alum Pens Touching Tribute Song For Sandy Hook Victims

Nashville Musician & Grammy Camp Alum Pens Touching Tribute Song For Sandy Hook Victims

Christina Jamra is a musician based in Nashville, and is also part of the Grammy In The Schools organization, attending their camps as an up and coming muso. We love […]

December 20, 2012 ×
Ann Curry Prompts America To Random Acts Of Kindness In Honor Of Sandy Hook

Ann Curry Prompts America To Random Acts Of Kindness In Honor Of Sandy Hook

NBC anchor Ann Curry has copped a lot of flack in the press especially over her Today Show firing. But ever true to her journalist person, meaning it’s not about […]

December 19, 2012 ×
Brazilian Teen Blogger Uses Social Media To Expose Problems Within Her School

Brazilian Teen Blogger Uses Social Media To Expose Problems Within Her School

Remember the name Isadora Faber, as she may very well be a future Brazilian president in a few decades (or less!). The 13 year old from Santa Catarina is just […]

December 19, 2012 ×