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Meet The First Hijabi Girl To Be Featured In Seventeen Magazine

Meet The First Hijabi Girl To Be Featured In Seventeen Magazine

Her name is Ainee Fatima, she is 22 and lives in Chicago. She calls herself a ‘Badass Muslim Girl’ and has a tumblr blog of the same name. She follows […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Cougar Town Star Wants Women To Stop Beating Up On Themselves

Cougar Town Star Wants Women To Stop Beating Up On Themselves

We are a society and an age obsessed with celebrities and follow their actions ritualistically. So what happens when that person we put up on their virtual pedestal doesn’t hold […]

Causes

This Campaigns Asks Girls: “What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?”

This Campaigns Asks Girls: “What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?”

It’s a great question, and one that we don’t often ask ourselves. Perhaps we are afraid of even the answer? As part of the ‘Lean In’ movement started by Facebook […]

Contributors

From Ethiopia To Atlanta, This High School Girl Has An Important Message For Teens

From Ethiopia To Atlanta, This High School Girl Has An Important Message For Teens

By Eden Mekonnen As a junior in high school, I must say that there are quite a lot of things that I’ve learned since my freshman year. I’ve transitioned from […]

Fashion & Beauty

Plus Size Mannequins Did Not Exist In The Fashion Industry Until 2 Students Designed One

Plus Size Mannequins Did Not Exist In The Fashion Industry Until 2 Students Designed One

Cornell University apparel design students Brandon Wen and Laura Zwanziger wanted to create a plus-size clothing line together to fill a gap in the market. But they were stopped by […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission

Fitch Please! How A Blogger Took On Abercrombie & Fitch

Fitch Please! How A Blogger Took On Abercrombie & Fitch

You know that saying “if you can’t beat them, join them”? We stumbled across something even better recently where it flipped the saying around to “if you can’t join them, […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Caitlin Crosby Says Music, Homeless People & Cellulite Are The Keys To Her Success

Caitlin Crosby Says Music, Homeless People & Cellulite Are The Keys To Her Success

We love Caitlin Crosby. She is a gorgeous, amazing and talented lady who is taking the entertainment and philanthropy world by storm. Haven’t yet heard of her? Well you may […]

Celebrities

This Size 10 Model Was Fired For Being “Too Big”

This Size 10 Model Was Fired For Being “Too Big”

It’s time for the fashion industry to wake up! How many viral movements and articles do we have to write to impress upon the decision makers that the consumers of […]

Girl on a Mission, Working Women

Teen Girl Invents Device That Recharges Cell Phones In 20 Seconds

Teen Girl Invents Device That Recharges Cell Phones In 20 Seconds

No need to wait for the super brains at Apple to invent something to charge your phone fast, because a high school girl has already invented it! No biggie… Her […]

Entertainment, Politics, Working Women

Melinda Gates Says “Reject The Cynics” Who Tell Us We Can’t Make A Difference Because Of Technology

Melinda Gates Says “Reject The Cynics” Who Tell Us We Can’t Make A Difference Because Of Technology

It’s graduation time in many countries in the Northern Hemisphere and one in particular got quite the media attention because of it’s famous guest speaker. Duke University in North Carolina […]

Sports

Paraplegic Woman Defies Doctors To Complete London Marathon On Legs!

Paraplegic Woman Defies Doctors To Complete London Marathon On Legs!

Claire Lomas was just another ordinary 32 year old British woman who loved horse riding and outdoor activities like many others. She was not famous nor was she a superstar […]

Celebrities, Entertainment, Working Women

Emma Watson “Being Sexy Was Never My Goal”

Emma Watson “Being Sexy Was Never My Goal”

British Actress Emma Watson is one fine young talented lady who deserves the title of role model. She was cast as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter at 9 years of […]

Body Image

Do You Have An “Awesome-Shaped” Body Like This?

Do You Have An “Awesome-Shaped” Body Like This?

Don’t worry, it’s not what you are thinking. In fact, it’s something crazy cool! A lady called Molly Alice Hoy, an illustrator and Los Angeles resident recently posted this on […]

Body Image, Entertainment, Girl on a Mission, Working Women

Female Billionaire Pledges To Give Half Her Wealth To Charity

Female Billionaire Pledges To Give Half Her Wealth To Charity

Spanx founder and creator Sarah Blakely, who is the youngest self-made billionaire ever at 41, according to Forbes Magazine has made a major financial commitment. She has signed on to […]

Family Life

Are Disney Princesses Damaging Our Daughters’ Ideas of Women?

Are Disney Princesses Damaging Our Daughters’ Ideas of Women?

According to photographer Jaime C Moore, yes. The Texan photographer embarked on a very interesting project with her 5 year old daughter. She wanted to do a creative photoshoot with […]