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Journalist Yvonne Nkaka Uwicyeza | Image courtesy of Girl Effect

Visually Impaired Journalist Yvonne Uwicyeza Redefining What’s Possible For Young Women In Rwanda

By Hayley Mundeva for Girl Effect Imagine waking up–still feeling tired–wondering what time it is.  “Is it too early?”, you ask yourself. “Or is it time to start my day?” […]

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Diva Co-Founder Carinne Chambers-Saini On Revolutionizing The Menstrual Market

Diva Co-Founder Carinne Chambers-Saini On Revolutionizing The Menstrual Market

Did you know that menstrual cups were invented in the late 1800s, and first entered the market in the 1930s, but it only turned mainstream almost 80 years later! Although […]

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This Palestinian Non-Profit Employs Local Artisans, Empowering Women With A Living Wage

This Palestinian Non-Profit Employs Local Artisans, Empowering Women With A Living Wage

Written by the staff at West Bank organization Child’s Cup Full Child’s Cup Full is a non-profit 501(c)3 foundation that financially supports women in the West Bank. Our mission is […]

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Leveling-Up Our Self-Worth With Wisdom From Achieng Agutu – The “Tantalizing Confidence Queen”

Leveling-Up Our Self-Worth With Wisdom From Achieng Agutu – The “Tantalizing Confidence Queen”

It has been a grueling couple of years living under the cloud of COVID-19 and the global devastation it inflicted in so many ways. Increased isolation periods have exacerbated loneliness […]

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Women’s Voices Now Director On Her Mission To Amplify The Voices Of Global Women Through Film

Women’s Voices Now Director On Her Mission To Amplify The Voices Of Global Women Through Film

There’s a lot to be concerned and even fearful of in the world today, and a simple newsfeed scroll can easily confirm these fears on a daily basis. So where […]

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Miranda Malone and another NPH volunteer with some of the "pequenos" | Photo by Alex Hanel, NPH International

How An Org. Dedicated To Lifting Girls Out Of Poverty Changed The Course Of My Mother’s Life (And Mine!)

By Miranda Malone If only we, as women, knew we had such power. Power to not only enrich our own lives but positively change the destiny of little girls who, […]

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Business “Fairy Godmother” Ashley K. Stoyanov Ojeda Releasing Spanglish Guidebook For Latina Entrepreneurs

Business “Fairy Godmother” Ashley K. Stoyanov Ojeda Releasing Spanglish Guidebook For Latina Entrepreneurs

According to insights from the 2020 State of Latino Entrepreneurship Report, Latino-owned businesses are becoming the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. small business ecosystem. And as Victoria Arena from Latinas in […]

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Global Health Expert Launches Company To Revolutionize Access To Sexual Wellness In The Femcare Space

Global Health Expert Launches Company To Revolutionize Access To Sexual Wellness In The Femcare Space

When it comes to women supporting women, few have done it with more heart, soul and strategy than Kate Roberts, CEO of  The Body Agency, based in Washington DC. The Body Agency was […]

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Our Chat With The Reigning Queen Of Social Media Body Positivity – Brooklynne Webb

Our Chat With The Reigning Queen Of Social Media Body Positivity – Brooklynne Webb

Social media can be overwhelming at times, and it’s easy to see so much negativity that gets a lot of attention. But social platforms have also become a place where […]

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“Am I Running Out Of Time?” Dr. Sanaz Ghazal Working To Dismantle Stigma Around Fertility

“Am I Running Out Of Time?” Dr. Sanaz Ghazal Working To Dismantle Stigma Around Fertility

When it comes to family planning in the US today, recent data is quite interesting to look at, especially given the impact of the pandemic on families and decisions around […]

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Why Early & Epic Female Mentorship Matters Now More Than Ever

Why Early & Epic Female Mentorship Matters Now More Than Ever

By Illana Raia, author of ‘The Epic Mentor Guide’ When I was working as a corporate lawyer at a global firm in NYC, I noticed that my middle school-age daughter […]

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Seen on the flight deck of the space shuttle Challenger, astronaut Sally K. Ride, STS-7 mission specialist, became the first American woman in space on June 18, 1983. Image by NASA.

New Book “Nailing It” Profiles The Paths Of 25 Luminaries Who Defied The Odds To Attain Success

The following is an excerpt from ‘NAILING IT’ by Robert L. Dilenschneider, published with permission from Kensington Books, Copyright 2022. This excerpt focuses on the extraordinary careers of Sally Ride […]

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Meet The Woman Championing Private School Access For BIPOC Families

Meet The Woman Championing Private School Access For BIPOC Families

If you are a parent and are in the stage where you are thinking about where to send your child or children to school, the thought of affording private school […]

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CEO & Author Janessa Rose Perez Redefining Motivational Speaking And Activism

CEO & Author Janessa Rose Perez Redefining Motivational Speaking And Activism

By Mercedes Vizcaino Although Latinas have been disproportionately affected the most by the economic fallout the pandemic has inflicted, accounting for 45% job loss in the U.S.; there is also […]

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L to R, The Artemis Fund Team Leslie Goldman, Diana Murakhovskaya and Stephanie Campbell

Woman-Led VC Fund Invests In Female-Founded Companies, Aiming To Democratize Wealth

According to Harvard Business Review and Crunchbase, only 2.3% of Venture Capital funding in 2020 went to female-founded companies. By this appalling statistic you’d be forgiven for thinking that means […]