Post Tagged with: "activist"

Activist Hannah Song Left Corporate Job To Launch Non-Profit Helping North Korean Refugees

Activist Hannah Song Left Corporate Job To Launch Non-Profit Helping North Korean Refugees

North Korea has been in the news quite prominently of late due to its leader Kim Jong Un testing nuclear weapons throughout 2017. The issue of potential war with the […]

December 20, 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 ×
Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

When you think of some of the greatest people-powered movements in recent American history, the Civil Rights and Women’s Liberation movements certainly spring to mind. They helped shape an entire […]

May 26, 2017 ×
Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

If you do a google search for recent news stories about educational textbooks across the United States, you’ll find some pretty abysmal articles. Whether is the heavy influence of the […]

November 1, 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 ×
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 ×
Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

If you ever hear someone talk about a person being “too young” to do anything of significance in the world, be sure to mention the name Zuriel Oduwole. This 14 […]

May 10, 2016 ×
Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Leilani Munter isn’t your average Nascar driver. She is doing more than just revving up the fans for one of America’s favorite pastimes. She is is driving change (see what […]

May 3, 2016 ×
Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

We love Harnaam Kaur! In case you have not yet heard about this badass confident woman, she is a British-Sikh body image activist who has just made history by becoming […]

April 7, 2016 ×
Activist & Artist Maya Azucena Raises Her Voice For Victims Of Domestic Violence

Activist & Artist Maya Azucena Raises Her Voice For Victims Of Domestic Violence

By Maya Azucena I am an advocate for Art as Power. As such, I truly believe that in addition to music being my business, music is my “Superpower” – A […]

March 3, 2016 ×
FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Activist Amber Rose & ‘Jessica Jones’ Actress Rachael Taylor

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Activist Amber Rose & ‘Jessica Jones’ Actress Rachael Taylor

By now many of us are familiar with activist and media personality Amber Rose’s passion for feminism. She has admitted in recent times how her experience being shamed for her […]

November 19, 2015 ×
Activist & Author Gloria Steinem On Playboy, Planned Parenthood & The Patriarchy

Activist & Author Gloria Steinem On Playboy, Planned Parenthood & The Patriarchy

You know the name, and we’re pretty sure you already know what feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem stands for. She is a representative of the Women’s Rights movement form […]

November 5, 2015 ×
Liberian Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee On Planned Parenthood, Power & Faith

Liberian Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee On Planned Parenthood, Power & Faith

One of our favorite women’s conferences to watch each year is the Women In The World summit hosted by Tina Brown in New York. The diverse array of women featured […]

October 28, 2015 ×
South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

South Africa’s Leading LGBTQ Activist On What It Actually Takes To Change The World

By Hannah Meyer In 2008, Ndumie Funda found herself grappling with the deaths of her fiancé, Nosizwe Nomsa Bizana, and close friend, Luleka Makiwane. Both women had died of AIDS […]

October 14, 2015 ×
She Hates Child Marriage & Advocates Girls Education-Meet The Malala Of Syria

She Hates Child Marriage & Advocates Girls Education-Meet The Malala Of Syria

We’re all familiar with the story of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, activist and author who was shot in the head by the […]

June 22, 2015 ×