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Girl on a Mission

Why White Kids Should Read Books About Non-White Protagonists

Why White Kids Should Read Books About Non-White Protagonists

By Payal Doshi Often a ‘well-intentioned’ person has said that my novel about a girl from India who embarks on a magical quest to find her brother would be perfect […]

Working Women

More Than A Check Box- Receiving the Recognition I Deserve Beyond My Race & Gender

More Than A Check Box- Receiving the Recognition I Deserve Beyond My Race & Gender

By Reshma Moorthy, CEO of Frontier Technologies Inc Any woman, especially a woman of color, knows the feeling of stepping into a room full of people who don’t look like […]

Entertainment

It’s Time For Gen Z To Lead The Conversation About What It Means To Be An American.

It’s Time For Gen Z To Lead The Conversation About What It Means To Be An American.

By Cameron Katz It’s 2006, and my parents are driving my sister and I somewhere that feels really far away. I’m six and she’s five, and we’re watching ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ […]

Interviews

The FFFL team (Dr. Sophia Yen furthest to right) at the 2020 SheEO Summit.

Get Familiar With The Female-Led Org. Keeping Corporate Diversity Initiatives Accountable To The Public

We’re all familiar with diversity initiatives and what they can potentially represent. Especially in the corporate environment, where we see a huge lack of women in leadership, and especially minority […]

Body Image

Body Image Expert Releases Body Positive Book To Change The Way The World Sees Female Beauty

Body Image Expert Releases Body Positive Book To Change The Way The World Sees Female Beauty

Each of us has our own unique relationship with body image, and it’s safe to say it is hard to find a person on the planet who consumes media, fashion […]

Fashion & Beauty

How Body-Positive Clothing Brands Benefit All Women

How Body-Positive Clothing Brands Benefit All Women

As each new year begins, many companies clear out their old inventory and flood their shelves with new wardrobe items. While most brands prepare their seasons based on trends, buyer […]

Interviews

Black Women Of The C-Suite: QualityWorks Founder & CEO Stacy Kirk Talks Diversity In Tech

Black Women Of The C-Suite: QualityWorks Founder & CEO Stacy Kirk Talks Diversity In Tech

Every successful entrepreneur has one sentence in common: “My parents thought I was crazy.” So it goes for Stacy Kirk, one of the only Black female founders of a major […]

Working Women

Entrepreneur, Author & Business Coach Joyce Johnson Speaks On Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Finance

Entrepreneur, Author & Business Coach Joyce Johnson Speaks On Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Finance

By Joyce Johnson Wall Street and the finance industry as a whole look a lot like an “all white boys club.” The industry does little to disguise their homogeneity. However, […]

Contributors, Entertainment

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

A few months ago, when speaking about our industry, a fellow actor and dear friend of mine said to me, “if your truth isn’t accepted somewhere, why would you want […]

Contributors

Why Tolerance, Diversity & Inclusion Should Be Non-Negotiable Human Rights

Why Tolerance, Diversity & Inclusion Should Be Non-Negotiable Human Rights

By Aneeza Haleem “Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” — Maya Angelou Tolerance, diversity and inclusion should not be political […]

Feminism

'Collisions' still image | Photo: Frazer Bradshaw

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Films And Videos Showing How Immigration And Diversity Is Our Strength

Welcome to another Feminist Friday column! That part of the week where we share a handful of our fave videos right now, centered around an intersectional feminist theme. We have […]

Interviews

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

She’s a writer, filmmaker, activist, educator, and mother, whose work is all about changing the equilibrium in Hollywood when it comes to representation of especially women of color. A-lan Holt […]

Working Women

Diverse STEM Teams ‘Do’ Better Science — Yet Only 30% of Scientists Are Women, Study Finds

Diverse STEM Teams ‘Do’ Better Science — Yet Only 30% of Scientists Are Women, Study Finds

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no surprise that, regardless of the industry, diversity is good for business. Despite that common knowledge, however, women only make up 30 percent of […]

Entertainment

Cover of 'Women In Gaming: 100 Pioneers of Play' book by Meagan Marie

The Problem With Gaming: The Outdated Insights Industry Bosses Are Using To Curtail Diversity

For the non-computer-game-players among us, mention a ‘gamer’ and an all too familiar stereotype might spring to mind. Traditionally, avid computer game fans are imagined as young, white and male […]

Working Women

Why Using More Inclusive Language In The Workplace Can Benefit Small Businesses

Why Using More Inclusive Language In The Workplace Can Benefit Small Businesses

As a professional or business owner, you know that there are a lot of elements that have to remain in balance in order to ensure business success. After funding and […]