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Working Women

Visionary corporate leader and speaker Deepa Purushotham | Image by Leslie Bohm

Visionary TED Speaker Deepa Purushotham On Women Of Color Redefining Power In Corporate America

What does it look like for the corporate world to truly advocate for marginalized voices, and elevate diverse leadership? Do DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) initiatives actually make a difference? According […]

Creativity

The Importance Of Diverse Voices In Children’s Literature

The Importance Of Diverse Voices In Children’s Literature

By Dr. Rachel Kowert Do you know, you are almost three times as likely to see a speaking animal in the central role of a children’s book than a Black, […]

Creativity

Four YA Summer Reading Rec’s That Will Inspire Body Positivity, Activism, Authenticity and Diversity

Four YA Summer Reading Rec’s That Will Inspire Body Positivity, Activism, Authenticity and Diversity

If you are looking for ways to fill your upcoming Summer vacation days, look no further than our new YA book recommendation list, courtesy of Penguin Young Readers. These four […]

Family Life

'Lali's Feather' by Farhana Zia, Illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman. Image courtesy of Peachtree publishing.

8 Children’s Books Celebrating AA/PI Heritage Month You Should Add To Your Collection

May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and in the spirit of our mission to amplify books that celebrate diversity and culture in America (especially in light of the frightening […]

Entertainment

No Surprise: The Top 25 U.S. Cities For Women Have Lower Wage Gap & Better Repro Health Access

No Surprise: The Top 25 U.S. Cities For Women Have Lower Wage Gap & Better Repro Health Access

March is a time to look back and celebrate women who have made history, but beyond that we like to constantly look for the changemakers of today, and how we […]

Contributors

All Are Welcome: Diversity & Inclusion Expert On Creating Change In The Workplace With Results

All Are Welcome: Diversity & Inclusion Expert On Creating Change In The Workplace With Results

The following is an excerpt from ‘All Are Welcome: How to Build a Real Workplace Culture of Inclusion that Delivers Results‘ (McGraw Hill, Feb 2022) from Cynthia Owyoung. Cynthia is […]

Fashion & Beauty

Why Is It Important For Brands to Include Sun Care For All Skin Tones?

Why Is It Important For Brands to Include Sun Care For All Skin Tones?

By Nicole McCray Diversity in the skincare industry quickly gains momentum as more brands include products for different skin tones and skin types. However, product diversity could use some improvement […]

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, […]