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Contributors, Girl on a Mission

New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

New Novel Reveals The Untold Story Of Environmental Activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas

By Lori McMullen Marjory Stoneman Douglas died on May 14, 1998 at the age of 108. She was, even in her later years, the boldest environmental activist you likely know […]

Girl on a Mission

Actress/Singer/Activist Malynda Hale On A Mission To Make More Black Voices Heard

Actress/Singer/Activist Malynda Hale On A Mission To Make More Black Voices Heard

America, it’s time we had a talk. A REAL honest, uncomfortable, lay-it-all-out-on-the-table kinda talk. There are many people leading the way on important conversations regarding topics that are being unearthed […]

Entertainment

Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week With “Mama Gloria” – A Film About Chicago’s Trailblazing Black Trans Icon & Activist

Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week With “Mama Gloria” – A Film About Chicago’s Trailblazing Black Trans Icon & Activist

November Friday 13 – Friday 20th, 2020 is national Transgender Awareness Week, and today, Friday 20th is Transgender Day Of Remembrance. So there is no better time to spread the […]

Girl on a Mission

How The Girl Scouts Empowered Me To Start A Business And Solve Problems In Entrepreneurial Ways

How The Girl Scouts Empowered Me To Start A Business And Solve Problems In Entrepreneurial Ways

By Naomi Porter The future is not what it used to be, thanks to the global pandemic. Work has changed, and no matter what career young girls ultimately pursue, they’re […]

Girl on a Mission

8 Year-Old Aryana Sahai Created A Line Of Bracelets To Help Girls In India Escape Poverty

8 Year-Old Aryana Sahai Created A Line Of Bracelets To Help Girls In India Escape Poverty

Don’t ever let anyone tell you age is an important factor when it comes to changing the world or making a difference, because as 8 year-old Aryana Sahai from Florida […]

Today's Wonder Women

Mia Ives-Rublee | Image: Kisha Bari

Activist Mia Ives-Rublee On Being A Leader In The Movement For Disability Rights

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Today's Wonder Women

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Harvard Law School’s First Deafblind Graduate Fighting For Disability Rights And Inclusion In Hollywood

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are doing every day. […]

Causes

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International Artist SONI withanEYE Candidly Shares About Her Recent Fundraiser Trip To Puerto Rico

With our rapidly changing news cycle right now, it can be hard to keep up with the pace of stories coming at us each day. When Hurricane Maria devastated the […]

Contributors

Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

By Marie Unanue The story of Phatty and Payaso came to me while watching our overweight cat plop his big belly down at the front door of our apartment to […]

Creativity, Interviews

‘Feminist Baby’ Finds Her Voice In Author Loryn Brantz’s Follow-Up To Her Viral Children’s Book

‘Feminist Baby’ Finds Her Voice In Author Loryn Brantz’s Follow-Up To Her Viral Children’s Book

Whether she is smashing the patriarchy or punching nazi’s, author Loryn Brantz‘s badass little character she created in her now-viral book ‘Feminist Baby’ is nothing short of a one-woman revolution. […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

Interviews

Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

Author Rifka Kreiter Talks Civil Rights, Feminism, & Being A Child Of The Sixties In Her New Book

When you think of some of the greatest people-powered movements in recent American history, the Civil Rights and Women’s Liberation movements certainly spring to mind. They helped shape an entire […]

Interviews

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

Get Familiar With Fannie Sellins – The Woman Who Fought For Labor Rights For Women In The 1900s

If you do a google search for recent news stories about educational textbooks across the United States, you’ll find some pretty abysmal articles. Whether is the heavy influence of the […]

Entertainment

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

If you ever hear someone talk about a person being “too young” to do anything of significance in the world, be sure to mention the name Zuriel Oduwole. This 14 […]

Causes, Sports

Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Leilani Munter isn’t your average Nascar driver. She is doing more than just revving up the fans for one of America’s favorite pastimes. She is is driving change (see what […]