Girl on a Mission

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 ×
Melinda Gates Writes An Essay About The Way Society Undervalues Women’s Time

Melinda Gates Writes An Essay About The Way Society Undervalues Women’s Time

Every year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation release an annual letter detailing the work they have been doing over the past 12 months in order to update those not […]

March 15, 2016 ×
This Woman Could Change Sexual Assault Laws & Give Survivors More Power Over Their Case

This Woman Could Change Sexual Assault Laws & Give Survivors More Power Over Their Case

The issue of rape and sexual assault has never been more pressing and more discussed than the past few years. With increasing research about the college campus rape epidemic in […]

March 11, 2016 ×
Afghanistan’s 1st Female Street Artist Painting Messages About Hope, Hijabs & Feminism

Afghanistan’s 1st Female Street Artist Painting Messages About Hope, Hijabs & Feminism

Move over Banksy, looks like you’re not the only artist making social statements on the streets! The woman pictured above is Shamsia Hassani, a street artist based in Afghanistan whose […]

March 1, 2016 ×