Post Tagged with: "representation"

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Feminist Activists Challenging The Male-Dominated Political Landscape

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Feminist Activists Challenging The Male-Dominated Political Landscape

It’s no secret that women are not equally represented in the majority of nations around the world in government. Well, except for Rwanda, where women actually outnumber men at a […]

August 14, 2017 ×
Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

When it comes to diversity, representation is everything. It’s easy to talk about the need to diversify, but what counts is when certain companies or industries make an actual effort […]

July 12, 2017 ×
I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

I Write Children’s Books Feat. Diverse Characters So Girls Of Color Feel Represented In What They Read

By Avril O’Reilly For a very long time I have been working on a book project that I didn’t think anyone would want. I felt that my books had a […]

June 12, 2017 ×
Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

For many parents raising young children, books are an integral part of their learning and development. Along with reading and comprehension skills comes their ability to recognize images and concepts […]

May 31, 2017 ×
Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine Shines Spotlight On Amputee Pamela Reynolds For Their #PerfectlyMe Campaign

Seventeen Magazine launched their #PerfectlyMe in October 2016 coinciding with the day they dubbed National Body Confidence Day (Oct 17). In the launch announcement, the publication stated this was more […]

January 25, 2017 ×
New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

November 21, 2016 ×
NYC Mayor’s Office Launches Initiative To Increase Representation Of Women In Film & TV

NYC Mayor’s Office Launches Initiative To Increase Representation Of Women In Film & TV

The New York City mayor’s office has launched a groundbreaking initiative that is aimed at increasing the representation of women in film and TV. It is being described as a […]

November 7, 2016 ×
SheKnows Media Releases New Femvertising Study & Announces Winners Of 2nd Annual Femvertising Awards

SheKnows Media Releases New Femvertising Study & Announces Winners Of 2nd Annual Femvertising Awards

In 2015, SheKnows Media held the very first #Femvertising Awards, an event celebrating the most empowering advertising campaigns which we are seeing a huge wave of around the world. Dove […]

September 30, 2016 ×
Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

It’s hard to imagine that with the lengths Mattel are going to, to give Barbie a makeover that is more relevant to the current culture of girls, women and female […]

September 15, 2016 ×
Fashion Industry Icons Zac Posen & Joe Zee On Playing Their Part In The Body Image Revolution

Fashion Industry Icons Zac Posen & Joe Zee On Playing Their Part In The Body Image Revolution

A true revolution means everyone is on board and benefits. While we have made women’s body image one of our main focuses on the site, we have also started to […]

April 18, 2016 ×
Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

By Jarrett Hill I don’t know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me. […]

April 11, 2016 ×
Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

Toy Brand Goldieblox Asks “What If All The World’s Famous Action Heroes Were Girls?”

When you think of all the biggest, and most iconic superheroes in the world and throughout history, what names come to mind? And while you are thinking of them, what […]

November 25, 2015 ×
Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

In case you missed it, the newly revamped Ben Affleck and Matt Damon series on HBO ‘Project Greenlight’ returned to the small screen with an explosive first episode that firmly […]

November 3, 2015 ×
This Calendar Will Challenge Your Idea Of What A Feminist Is Supposed To Look Like

This Calendar Will Challenge Your Idea Of What A Feminist Is Supposed To Look Like

And by challenge your idea of feminism, we mean that in a positive empowering way. Folks, we get it, the word feminism or the idea of calling oneself a “feminist” […]

November 2, 2015 ×
Matt Damon Misunderstood Diversity, Thankfully We Have Viola Davis Who Knows It’s Vital

Matt Damon Misunderstood Diversity, Thankfully We Have Viola Davis Who Knows It’s Vital

Yep, we’re on a bit of a Viola Davis kick, and who wouldn’t be after her historic Emmy win over the weekend!? If you are familiar with this website, you […]

September 24, 2015 ×