Girl on a Mission

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

On the surface, the idea of “waiting until marriage” or choosing to wait for the partner you are going to spend the rest of your life with sounds noble. And […]

September 23, 2016 ×
TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

She is best known for her former role as host on the international Hollywood news show ‘Access Hollywood’, but there is a different side to TV personality Shaun Robinson that […]

September 21, 2016 ×
Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

It’s hard to imagine that with the lengths Mattel are going to, to give Barbie a makeover that is more relevant to the current culture of girls, women and female […]

September 15, 2016 ×
Activist & Musician Madame Gandhi On Girl Power, Feminism & Menstrual Stigma

Activist & Musician Madame Gandhi On Girl Power, Feminism & Menstrual Stigma

You may be familiar with her name, or at the very least you are familiar with her work and activism. Kiran Gandhi often goes by the name Madame Gandhi and […]

September 6, 2016 ×
Meet Astronaut Kate Rubins – Ground-Breaking Virus Hunter Testing DNA Sequencing In Space

Meet Astronaut Kate Rubins – Ground-Breaking Virus Hunter Testing DNA Sequencing In Space

This is what an astronaut looks like. More accurately, this is what the very first virus hunter astronaut in space looks like! Meet American astronaut Kate Rubins, who is part […]

August 18, 2016 ×
Four Indian Biker Queens Rode Through 10 Countries To Promote Female Empowerment

Four Indian Biker Queens Rode Through 10 Countries To Promote Female Empowerment

What do you do when you are passionate about the education of the girl child and feel there needs to be more advocacy and awareness in a number of countries […]

August 9, 2016 ×
Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

The definition of beauty is something that society has struggled with and debated for many, many years. Who has the final say? Is it the fashion industry that dictates the […]

July 20, 2016 ×
Poet & Activist Rupi Kaur On Pushing Social Boundaries For The Sake Of Intersectional Feminism

Poet & Activist Rupi Kaur On Pushing Social Boundaries For The Sake Of Intersectional Feminism

If you aren’t yet familiar with the name Rupi Kaur, we have no doubt you will be familiar with some of her work. The Canadian poet, artist and activist made […]

July 12, 2016 ×
The Untold Story Of A Civil Rights Activist Who Redefined What It Means To Be An Ally

The Untold Story Of A Civil Rights Activist Who Redefined What It Means To Be An Ally

When Lady Gaga sang her Oscar-nominated song ‘Til It Happens To You’ at the Academy Awards back in February, it was a powerful reminder that we shouldn’t have to wait […]

July 11, 2016 ×
This All-Female Festival Was Created To Bring Some Major Girl Power To The Festival Calendar

This All-Female Festival Was Created To Bring Some Major Girl Power To The Festival Calendar

No glow sticks or flower head bands required for this event! The inaugural Other Festival, held in New York on June 11 was the first all-female festival designed to celebrate […]

July 8, 2016 ×
Get Familiar With ‘GRLPWR Gang’ – A Collective Supporting Creative Women & Female Empowerment

Get Familiar With ‘GRLPWR Gang’ – A Collective Supporting Creative Women & Female Empowerment

Given that we are a site named GirlTalkHQ, as if we could pass up the opportunity to fangirl over a female collective called GRL PWR Gang. They are a group […]

June 30, 2016 ×
She Overcame Child Marriage, Abuse & Rape To Become Bollywood’s Most Successful Stuntwoman

She Overcame Child Marriage, Abuse & Rape To Become Bollywood’s Most Successful Stuntwoman

If you are an avid Bollywood fan, you will most likely have seen Geeta Tandon on screen without knowing it is actually her. As one of the industry’s most successful […]

June 24, 2016 ×