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Mita Mallick (Unilever Head of Diversity and Cross Cultural Marketing) speaking at the National Archives Rightfully Hers Exhibit Grand Opening May 2019. | Image: Paul Morigi/Getty Images

Speaking After Nancy Pelosi Transformed How I See Myself On Stage — Here’s How

By Mita Mallick for Fairygodboss I am not sure what’s worse: to speak before or after Speaker Nancy Pelosi. If you speak before her, no one is really listening to […]

Politics

10 Life Lessons From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

10 Life Lessons From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

It’s not easy being a woman—especially in the workplace. Historically, women have been underrepresented in positions of power and leadership. Luckily, there are strong women in every industry who are […]

Politics

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

With only 32 per cent of Member of the House of Commons being women, there is still a heavy imbalance between the genders in this sector. But what women are […]

Politics, Working Women

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Women have made serious strides leading up to 2019. Thanks to the “Year of the Woman,” when more women than ever ran for political office […]

Interviews

VoteRunLead Investing In The Record Number Of American Women Running For Office

VoteRunLead Investing In The Record Number Of American Women Running For Office

In the lead-up to the 2018 mid-term elections, there is one particular group of people on every politically-active person’s mind – women. Ever since the 2016 Presidential election which saw […]

Girl on a Mission

‘Everyday Sexism’ Founder Laura Bates Talks Paid Family Leave, Women In Leadership & Sexual Assault

‘Everyday Sexism’ Founder Laura Bates Talks Paid Family Leave, Women In Leadership & Sexual Assault

If you aren’t familiar with Laura Bates, it’s about time. She is a British activist who started the Everyday Sexism project in 2012, an online platform where women share their […]

Politics

Afghanistan’s Lone Female Governors Defying Sexism & Religious Conservatism To Do Their Job

Afghanistan’s Lone Female Governors Defying Sexism & Religious Conservatism To Do Their Job

We’ve posted quite a few articles on the women who are pushing through long-held gender barriers in Afghanistan, and it should be noted that one of the biggest proponents of […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Alicia Keys’ Film About Refugees, & The Case For More Women In Politics

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Alicia Keys’ Film About Refugees, & The Case For More Women In Politics

We love our Feminist Friday series! It’s the perfect way for us to end the week and check out some cool and interesting videos that are being shared online. This […]

Family Life

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

While many people were getting excited at the thought of an all-female ticket with Hillary Clinton and her speculated Vice Presidential pick in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as they spent […]

Politics

New World Order: Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor, Anti-Establishment Candidate Virginia Raggi

New World Order: Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor, Anti-Establishment Candidate Virginia Raggi

Welcome to the new world order: where straight, white, baby boomer men are slowly becoming less and less of the overwhelming majority when it comes to positions of political power […]

Politics

Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel Being Named TIME Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’ 2015 Matters

Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel Being Named TIME Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’ 2015 Matters

She is the head of Europe’s most powerful economy and the world’s fourth biggest economy, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel certainly knows it. She became the first ever female Chancellor […]

Politics

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand On Family Leave, Sexual Assault & Women In Politics

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand On Family Leave, Sexual Assault & Women In Politics

Many of us are familiar with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. She is well-known among millennial women as the legislator who has been fighting against campus sexual assault, as well […]

Politics

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Party Wins Historic Victory In Myanmar Election

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Party Wins Historic Victory In Myanmar Election

If you have been keeping track of political news over the past week, aside from the usual daily spurts of US presidential campaign news, you may have heard the historic […]

Politics

There Are 100 Women In US Congress For The First Time In History!

There Are 100 Women In US Congress For The First Time In History!

Well the midterm elections are over, and for some, seeing the Republicans take control of the Senate with majority seats may have been a disappointment, but a change might be […]

Politics

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Advice On Failure, Power & Making A Difference

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Advice On Failure, Power & Making A Difference

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D) has been in the news lately, and it’s not just because she has a new book out ‘Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change […]