Girl on a Mission

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 ×
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 ×