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This 13-Year-Old CEO Has Put Over 18,000 Books Into The Hands Of Kids Who Need Them

August 31, 2016 by

A book. One single book. Many people don't realize how important having one book in their life can be to a child. But believe me, just one book can mean the world to a child. I know this because I have seen the joyous expressions on children's faces as they receive a book, not just any book, but their very own book. My name is Meagan Warren ... [Read More]

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When Your Birth Plan Goes So Wrong That There Is No Baby To Bring Home…One Woman’s Story

August 30, 2016 by

By Marlene Kern Fischer - Before I was a blogger I was (and still am) an avid blog reader. I enjoy learning about other people’s lives through their stories and gaining a perspective on things that are unlike my own experiences. ... [Read More]

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9th Graders Start First-Ever Feminist Club At Alabama High School, Make Us Burst With Pride

August 30, 2016 by

In July, our co-founders attended the UN Empowering Women And Girls 2030 Summit where, after a chance encounter with an inspiring NASA In-space Manufacturing Project Manager, they learned about a group of pioneering 9th grade girls who have started the first-ever feminist club at their high school in Alabama. ... [Read More]

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New Campaign Challenges Google To Change Its “Objectively Sexist” Word Definition Examples

August 30, 2016 by

United by a desire to make a difference for women’s equality, Georgia Patch and Kiah Nicholas have started #redefinewomen, a social movement that turns to the power of the people to “help change the way women are perceived, by changing the way women are defined.” As two ... [Read More]

You Clean Up Nice… A Funny Music Video “For All The Ladies Who Are Done Being Judged”

You Clean Up Nice… A Funny Music Video “For All The Ladies Who Are Done Being Judged”

August 29, 2016 by

Written and starring writer, improvisor, and funny mama Laura Eichhorn, this is "You Clean Up Nice", which she describes as "A funny music video for all the ladies who are done being judged. We're beautiful and powerful just the way we are." Laura is a graduate of iO West and The Second City Hollywood Training Center. ... [Read More]

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

August 26, 2016 by

“2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees.” These are just some of the numbers that have defined the brilliant and trailblazing Katherine Johnson’s legacy. Katherine is the NASA mathematician who served as the brains behind one of the greatest space missions in US history: ... [Read More]

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One Student’s Thoughts On The Illusion Of Equality… And The Need For Justice

August 26, 2016 by

By Mint Kovavisarach - On the 27th of February, I attended a lecture at London School of Economics on “The Ideas of Equality: Feminisms of the 21st Century”. I was privileged to hear a panel of four different speakers: two of whom left a big impression on me. Many of the subjects that were touched upon ... [Read More]

As She Preps For Rio, Meet  Tatyana McFadden – Paralympic Superstar, Advocate For Inclusion

As She Preps For Rio, Meet Tatyana McFadden – Paralympic Superstar, Advocate For Inclusion

August 25, 2016 by

In just 13 days, roughly 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries will compete in 528 medal events in 22 different sports at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (September 7–18). Among them will be 12-time Paralympic medalist (3 gold), 14-time world champion, and advocate for inclusion, Team USA Paralympic Wheelchair ... [Read More]

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