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Today's Wonder Women

Mia Ives-Rublee | Image: Kisha Bari

Activist Mia Ives-Rublee On Being A Leader In The Movement For Disability Rights

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Today's Wonder Women

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Harvard Law School’s First Deafblind Graduate Fighting For Disability Rights And Inclusion In Hollywood

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are doing every day. […]

Causes

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International Artist SONI withanEYE Candidly Shares About Her Recent Fundraiser Trip To Puerto Rico

With our rapidly changing news cycle right now, it can be hard to keep up with the pace of stories coming at us each day. When Hurricane Maria devastated the […]

Contributors

Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

By Marie Unanue The story of Phatty and Payaso came to me while watching our overweight cat plop his big belly down at the front door of our apartment to […]

Creativity, Interviews

‘Feminist Baby’ Finds Her Voice In Author Loryn Brantz’s Follow-Up To Her Viral Children’s Book

‘Feminist Baby’ Finds Her Voice In Author Loryn Brantz’s Follow-Up To Her Viral Children’s Book

Whether she is smashing the patriarchy or punching nazi’s, author Loryn Brantz‘s badass little character she created in her now-viral book ‘Feminist Baby’ is nothing short of a one-woman revolution. […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Interviews

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 […]

Interviews

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Causes, Sports

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 […]

Fashion & Beauty

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 […]

Contributors

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 […]