Girl on a Mission

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 ×
India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

Someone should get in touch with Avril Lavigne and tell her it’s time to re-write her famous 2002 hit ‘Sk8er Boi’, because we’re pretty sure after reading this story about […]

June 22, 2016 ×
Love In Action: 9 Y/O Girl Makes Toiletry Kits For Homeless Women In Los Angeles

Love In Action: 9 Y/O Girl Makes Toiletry Kits For Homeless Women In Los Angeles

Most of us have come across homeless people where we live, and some of us may have even struggled with it ourselves. It is a difficult situation to address because […]

June 15, 2016 ×
Mentorship & Advocacy Org. Girls On The Run Expands To All 50 States Across America

Mentorship & Advocacy Org. Girls On The Run Expands To All 50 States Across America

If you haven’t yet heard about Girls On The Run, where have you been?!? But seriously, that’s why we’re here, to share powerful stories about women and girls who are […]

June 9, 2016 ×
Threats Won’t Stop This Teen Girl From Leading Afghanistan’s 1st All-Female Orchestra

Threats Won’t Stop This Teen Girl From Leading Afghanistan’s 1st All-Female Orchestra

What do you do when you are a teen girl with a dream and a passion, but social constraints forbid it? Do it any, obviously! It’s what teens all over […]

June 1, 2016 ×
“Not On My Watch!” This Teen Is Raising Her Voice To Stop Child Marriage In Refugee Camps

“Not On My Watch!” This Teen Is Raising Her Voice To Stop Child Marriage In Refugee Camps

The effect of a young girl raising her voice is nothing short of powerful and world changing. Syrian teen Omaima Hoshan is a perfect example of this. She lives in […]

May 13, 2016 ×
Yemen’s First Female Rapper, Amani Yahya, Is Using Her Music To Highlight Women’s Rights In The Arab World

Yemen’s First Female Rapper, Amani Yahya, Is Using Her Music To Highlight Women’s Rights In The Arab World

When you think of world famous rappers, a few major names probably come to mind: Kanye, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Biggie, etc. However, if you asked us, we would have a […]

April 26, 2016 ×
This Biology Student Turns Online Harassment Into A Feminist Reason To Promote Women In Science

This Biology Student Turns Online Harassment Into A Feminist Reason To Promote Women In Science

While law enforcement and governments try to update laws to better understand the way online harassment works, there are already people dealing with it in very effective ways. Take for […]

March 31, 2016 ×
‘Girls Who Code’ Founder Reshma Saujani Says Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

‘Girls Who Code’ Founder Reshma Saujani Says Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

We love Reshma Saujani. She is a badass entrepreneur and changer of many girls’ lives. As the founder of Girls Who Code and author of a book every woman should […]

March 29, 2016 ×
How The Girl Scouts Are Paving The Way For Female Empowerment And Girls’ Leadership

How The Girl Scouts Are Paving The Way For Female Empowerment And Girls’ Leadership

It’s girl scout cookie season, so we wanted to find a way to give a huge shout out to the organization that is world renowned for its inclusive manner of […]

March 15, 2016 ×