Girl on a Mission

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 ×
Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

June 20, 2017 ×
Two Women Fighting Menstrual Stigma In Hong Kong By Encouraging Conversation & Education

Two Women Fighting Menstrual Stigma In Hong Kong By Encouraging Conversation & Education

How it is 2017 and menstrual stigma is STILL a thing, is beyond us. But as long as it exists, we will continue to write about it and raise awareness […]

June 14, 2017 ×
China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

You may recall the story of 5 Chinese feminist activists arrested in 2015 for “creating a disturbance”, which in real talk means they were organizing a march for International Women’s […]

June 13, 2017 ×
New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

Although it’s 2017 and America is known as “the most powerful country in the world”, there should be some major asterisks against that phrase, because in a lot of ways, […]

June 12, 2017 ×
Team Tactile | Brian Smale, Microsoft

How The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Program Is Giving Visibility To Young Female STEM Inventors

It’s no secret that there is a gender gap in the world of tech and invention. Women hold far fewer patents than men. A 2016 University of Washington study found that female students […]

June 8, 2017 ×
Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

May 22, 2017 ×
Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

If any of the words in the title of this piece made you uncomfortable, you aren’t alone. Although it is 2017, we still live in a world where the idea […]

May 18, 2017 ×
9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

If there is one compelling reason that all of us should be engaged in the discussions around climate change and the environment, it is the impact it will have on […]

May 15, 2017 ×