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Inside Edopia: Young Entrepreneurship Being Fostered In This Progressive Pakistani School

Inside Edopia: Young Entrepreneurship Being Fostered In This Progressive Pakistani School

This is the fourth edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The first, second and third editions are also available in […]

April 21, 2017 ×
India’s “School For Grannies” Gives Elderly Women The Education They Never Received While Young

India’s “School For Grannies” Gives Elderly Women The Education They Never Received While Young

It’s never too late to learn something new, and these elderly women in India are proving just that. The Aajibaichi Shala center, which translates to “school for grannies” opened in […]

April 14, 2017 ×
How My Disappointing College Experience Helped Me Understand Valuable Lessons About Failure

How My Disappointing College Experience Helped Me Understand Valuable Lessons About Failure

By Jessica Freeman I had never really understood the word “resilient”, used to describe a person who has gone through trauma and come out stronger for it, until long after […]

April 12, 2017 ×
#1000BlackGirlBooks Founder Marley Dias Is Publishing An Activist Book For Teens & Children

#1000BlackGirlBooks Founder Marley Dias Is Publishing An Activist Book For Teens & Children

The resistance is indeed real! Well technically, that should read: “the resistance is female”. A recent poll by Lake Research Partners found that women between the ages of 46-65 have […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: How A Progressive School Structure Fosters Education In Young Women

Inside Edopia: How A Progressive School Structure Fosters Education In Young Women

This is the third edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. This edition is exclusive to GirlTalkHQ. The first and second […]

March 31, 2017 ×
H&M To Donate Millions For Child Refugee Education, But What About Addressing Its Sweatshop Problem?

H&M To Donate Millions For Child Refugee Education, But What About Addressing Its Sweatshop Problem?

We recently came across an interesting article about a very important and timely issue. Global retailer H&M announced their H&M Foundation has partnered with the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, to […]

March 29, 2017 ×
10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

If your feminism is not intersectional, then how feminist is it? That is the motto we are focusing on this Women’s History Month, where activism, intersectionality, equality and marginalized voices […]

March 17, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: Teachers Become The First Step In Evolving Education In This Pakistani School

Inside Edopia: Teachers Become The First Step In Evolving Education In This Pakistani School

By Walter Yeates (This is the second edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Read the first piece here.) Recent debates […]

March 17, 2017 ×
This Progressive Pakistani School Uses Alternative Teaching Methods To Prepare Students For Success

This Progressive Pakistani School Uses Alternative Teaching Methods To Prepare Students For Success

By Walter Yeates With mounting concerns about the future of public education after Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as Secretary of Education along with lackluster testing results compared to countries around the […]

March 10, 2017 ×
Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

German-based innovative healthcare company Merck first launched their ‘More Than A Mother’ campaign in 2015 in Kenya, with the aim to reduce the suffering and stigma of infertile women. The […]

February 22, 2017 ×
How LA Film School CEO Diana Derycz-Kessler Is Mentoring Filmmakers & Promoting Media Arts Education

How LA Film School CEO Diana Derycz-Kessler Is Mentoring Filmmakers & Promoting Media Arts Education

In the San Diego University Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film’s annual ‘Boxed In’ report during the 2015-2016 period, it found that women made up 26% […]

January 17, 2017 ×
College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

The phrase “the future is female” should definitely be applied to Sarah Hesterman, a freshman at Long Island University’s Global College studying in Costa Rica who has also been chosen […]

January 11, 2017 ×