Post Tagged with: "TED Talk"

Boys We Like

Justin Baldoni’s TED Talk About Redefining Masculinity Is Both Timely & Necessary

Justin Baldoni’s TED Talk About Redefining Masculinity Is Both Timely & Necessary

Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. Charlie Rose. Kevin Spacey. Louis CK. Mark Halperin. You all know what these men are now synonymous with. They have become the key figures in the […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kimberle Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, & Blossom’s ‘Black Magic Woman’

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kimberle Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, & Blossom’s ‘Black Magic Woman’

Hell yeah it’s Feminist Friday, queens! This week’s edition of our ongoing series is unapologetically black, brown, and intersectional. In a world where mainstream and pop culture spaces are dominated […]

Celebrities

How Saying “Yes” To Everything For A Year Enabled Shonda Rhimes To Lose Fear & Find Her “Hum”

How Saying “Yes” To Everything For A Year Enabled Shonda Rhimes To Lose Fear & Find Her “Hum”

Her book is called ‘The Year of Yes: How to Dance it out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person’ and it is fitting title for a woman […]

Girl on a Mission

‘Girls Who Code’ Founder Reshma Saujani Says Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

‘Girls Who Code’ Founder Reshma Saujani Says Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection

We love Reshma Saujani. She is a badass entrepreneur and changer of many girls’ lives. As the founder of Girls Who Code and author of a book every woman should […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission

The Teen Girl Who Helped Change Seventeen Magazine’s Photoshop Policy Talks Body Image Activism

The Teen Girl Who Helped Change Seventeen Magazine’s Photoshop Policy Talks Body Image Activism

One of our all-time favorite news stories over the past few years is the story about a teen girl fed up with overly photoshopped images in the magazines she and […]

Health

TED Talk On Abortion Calls For Less Pro-Life/Pro-Choice Narratives, More Pro VOICE

TED Talk On Abortion Calls For Less Pro-Life/Pro-Choice Narratives, More Pro VOICE

If you are even remotely aware of the power of  TED Talk, then you will know what a huge deal it is that at the recent TED Women event in […]

Body Image

The TED Talk From A Burlesque Performer On Body Image That You NEED To Watch

The TED Talk From A Burlesque Performer On Body Image That You NEED To Watch

If there was such a thing as TED Talk University where you pick your major and watch the most incredible people from around the globe share 20-minute long nuggets of […]

Girl on a Mission

Monica Lewinsky’s Call For A Cultural Revolution In Groundbreaking TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky’s Call For A Cultural Revolution In Groundbreaking TED Talk

She was the woman whose name became synonymous with political extra-marital affairs. In fact when you hear the name Monica Lewinsky you immediately think of Bill Clinton, THAT blue dress, […]

Body Image

A Body Image Secret: Change Your World, Not Your Appearance

A Body Image Secret: Change Your World, Not Your Appearance

Jes Baker is one of our fave body image bloggers. Her website ‘The Militant Baker’ often posts critiques and thought provoking prose on how society, the media and advertising have […]

Entertainment

This Ted Talk Breaks Down The Shocking Amount Of Time Women Spend On Their Appearance

This Ted Talk Breaks Down The Shocking Amount Of Time Women Spend On Their Appearance

Tracey Spicer is an Australian journalist and media personality. She can regularly be seen presenting the news, and has done so for a very long time. She has also just […]

Entertainment

Maysoon Zayid: “I Got 99 Problems, Cerebral Palsy Is Just One!”

Maysoon Zayid: “I Got 99 Problems, Cerebral Palsy Is Just One!”

After you watch this Ted Talk by comedian and actress Maysoon Zayid, you will not forget her. Ever. She is hilarious, smart, talented, brave, and successful. The other tiny detail? […]

Body Image, Entertainment

“Image Is Powerful & Superficial” Model Reveals Downside To Being Beautiful

“Image Is Powerful & Superficial” Model Reveals Downside To Being Beautiful

“Being Fearless means being honest” says supermodel Cameron Russell in her TED Weekends video (below). She spoke about her decade-long career in front of the lens which started at a […]

Sports

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

A wonderful TED talk from Australian Cross Country Skier Janine ‘The Machine’ Shepherd. She had Olympic dreams, but after a tragic accident was declared a paraplegic by doctors. But her […]