Post Tagged with: "industry"

American’s Largest Documentary Festival Puts The Spotlight On Female Filmmakers & Directors

American’s Largest Documentary Festival Puts The Spotlight On Female Filmmakers & Directors

There has never been a more important time to amplify the voices of female filmmakers, directors and storytellers, than now. Sure, we’ve been actively promoting women’s voices in film for […]

October 25, 2017 ×
Where Are All The Women Disrupting The Financial Technology Sector?

Where Are All The Women Disrupting The Financial Technology Sector?

By Weronika Slowinksa The financial sector is another industry where most of the business is conducted by men. Do not get me wrong, there is a significant percentage of women […]

April 18, 2017 ×
The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

The Surprising Industry Where The Odds Are Ever In Favor Of Women

Most of us are familiar with the gender wage gap in existence throughout the workforce today. In the US, women make 77c to every $1 a man makes, and that […]

November 29, 2016 ×
How The Transgender Model Movement Is Diversifying The Fashion Industry

How The Transgender Model Movement Is Diversifying The Fashion Industry

Not too long ago, if someone would have told you that a plus-sized model was to make the front cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, you would have shaken your […]

October 11, 2016 ×
How Women Have Gone From The Sidelines To Leading The Way In These Industries

How Women Have Gone From The Sidelines To Leading The Way In These Industries

Gone forever are the days when women “belonged” in the kitchen; the times when women wore pearls and pretty dresses because that is what society dictated; the times when they […]

July 16, 2015 ×
Model Ashley Graham Said She Loves Her Cellulite In A TED Talk…& It Was Awesome!

Model Ashley Graham Said She Loves Her Cellulite In A TED Talk…& It Was Awesome!

How often do you look in your mirror and tell yourself how damn beautiful and awesome you are? If you answered “not much”, you wouldn’t be alone. Which is why […]

June 9, 2015 ×
Meryl Streep & Lena Dunham Are Doing For Women In Film What Hollywood Will Not

Meryl Streep & Lena Dunham Are Doing For Women In Film What Hollywood Will Not

If you are an aspiring filmmaker, writer, director, producer, actor, heck even camera-person in Hollywood and you happen to be a woman, prepare to face the same uphill battle that […]

April 24, 2015 ×
Bjork Talks New Album Vulnicura, Kanye West & Female Producers Not Being Taken Seriously

Bjork Talks New Album Vulnicura, Kanye West & Female Producers Not Being Taken Seriously

Lately there has been a lot of talk about former Fox News host and former (and possibly current) Republican candidate Mike Huckabee and his new book ‘God Guns Grits and […]

January 30, 2015 ×
New Study Shows Female-Run Businesses Yield Better Long Term Results

New Study Shows Female-Run Businesses Yield Better Long Term Results

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg taught women to ‘Lean In’ with her book, and Huffpost founder Arianna Huffington is teaching women to ‘Thrive’ with hers. It turns out, they are onto […]

July 17, 2014 ×
Emma Thompson: “Never Let Yourself Be Defined By How You Look”

Emma Thompson: “Never Let Yourself Be Defined By How You Look”

Just because awards season has come to a close for another year, doesn’t mean we can’t continue to celebrate the messages and successes of industry folk who are making a […]

March 3, 2014 ×
How ‘The Model Alliance’ Is Revolutionizing Fashion By Protecting Underage Models

How ‘The Model Alliance’ Is Revolutionizing Fashion By Protecting Underage Models

When you think of underage models, you think of girls being exploited by older sleazy men in the fashion industry, pre-pubescent girls parading down the runways of the world modeling […]

February 24, 2014 ×
Plus Size Model Marquita Pring On The Growing Trend Of Body Diversity

Plus Size Model Marquita Pring On The Growing Trend Of Body Diversity

It’s a term that is a huge battleground in the fashion industry right now: Plus Size. It has been the topic of many conversations in the media focused on women […]

February 17, 2014 ×
Chelsea Handler: “Women Need To Take Care Of Other Women”

Chelsea Handler: “Women Need To Take Care Of Other Women”

Chelsea Handler is known for being a few things: A celebrity, a comedian, a late night talk show host, an author and an all-round ballsy chick! This week was no […]

February 14, 2014 ×
Meet The First Female CEO To Be Appointed In The Car Industry

Meet The First Female CEO To Be Appointed In The Car Industry

“At long last Detroit is getting some Girl Power!” says Forbes.com about General Motors naming its first CEO, Mary Barra. It’s a big win for women in the automotive industry, […]

December 16, 2013 ×
Disabled Model Says Fashion “Still Has A Long Way To Go” Toward Diversity

Disabled Model Says Fashion “Still Has A Long Way To Go” Toward Diversity

Meet Kelly Knox. She is a London-based model who has worked for major brands such as Debenhams, Proctor and Gamble, appeared in Marie Claire magazine, and has even walked the […]

December 5, 2013 ×