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Sports

UAE Figure Skating Champ Embracing Role Model Status & Encouraging Arab Girls In Sports

UAE Figure Skating Champ Embracing Role Model Status & Encouraging Arab Girls In Sports

In January, she took home the trophy at the FBMA figure skating competition for the fourth consecutive year, cementing Emirati skater Zahra Lari as a true champion in her field. […]

Causes

CARE Uganda’s Male Role Model Program Sees Men Leading The Fight Against Gender Violence

CARE Uganda’s Male Role Model Program Sees Men Leading The Fight Against Gender Violence

CARE International’s Uganda branch has launched a really great initiative which seeks to engage men to be important change-makers in the fight against gender-based violence. The Role Model Men program […]

Creativity

Badass Historical Female Trailblazers Brought To Life In “100 Days, 100 Women” Art Series

Badass Historical Female Trailblazers Brought To Life In “100 Days, 100 Women” Art Series

As we gear up to celebrate Women’s History Month in March, we realize this year has an even bigger significance that previous years, mainly because of the political climate we […]

Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

The Rio Olympics brought us two weeks of badass athletic achievements, especially among women who set records, broke them, and made history. And yes, it also exposed just how hideously […]

Working Women

Mechanical Engineer Suzanne Singer On The Need For More Native American Women In STEM

Mechanical Engineer Suzanne Singer On The Need For More Native American Women In STEM

Suzanne Singer is doing important work in the STEM world. She received her PhD. in Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley and works as a staff engineer at Native Renewables. In […]

Politics

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Hey ladies, it turns out Beyonce was right – girls really DO run the world, literally! There is a growing list of female heads of state around the world and […]

Working Women

She’s One Of The World’s Top Criminal Prosecutors & Is A Role Model For African Women & Girls

She’s One Of The World’s Top Criminal Prosecutors & Is A Role Model For African Women & Girls

Fatou Bensouda is a lawyer who holds one of the foremost legal jobs in the world. Since 2011 she has been the Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, becoming […]

Working Women

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, A Woman Of Color In The Science World, Is Breaking New Ground In Cancer Research

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, A Woman Of Color In The Science World, Is Breaking New Ground In Cancer Research

If you watch President Obama’s last State of the Union speech recently, you may recall him talking about the importance of cancer research. He tasked Vice President Joe Biden as […]

Girl on a Mission

This Woman Is Talking Openly About Her Mental Illness In Order To Break Down Stigma

This Woman Is Talking Openly About Her Mental Illness In Order To Break Down Stigma

It’s a topic we’re all familiar with, but not necessarily as educated or informed as we need to be. Mental illness is as serious as it is pervasive in our […]

Fashion & Beauty

Fitness Brand Signs Model With Down Syndrome As Their New Face

Fitness Brand Signs Model With Down Syndrome As Their New Face

It wasn’t too long ago that we see actress Jamie Brewer become the first model with Down Syndrome to walk the runway at NYFW for designer Carrie Hammer who has […]

Sports

Serena Williams, World’s Greatest Athlete, On Racism, Body Image & God

Serena Williams, World’s Greatest Athlete, On Racism, Body Image & God

Yep, we’ve unapologetically called it. Serena Williams is the world’s greatest athlete. Normally when people conjure up names to fit that prestigious description, they say men such as Michael Schumacher, […]

Girl on a Mission

How Lizzie Velasquez Went From Bullying Victim To Hero In ‘A Brave Heart’ Docu

How Lizzie Velasquez Went From Bullying Victim To Hero In ‘A Brave Heart’ Docu

If you were called the World’s Ugliest Woman on the internet, what would you do? If millions of people saw a nasty video that some Youtube user posted online making […]

Interviews

Singer Meredith O’Connor Goes From Being Bullied To Anti-Bullying Advocate

Singer Meredith O’Connor Goes From Being Bullied To Anti-Bullying Advocate

New York singer Meredith O’Connor is not your average popstar. Firstly, the rising star is only 18 and has already had a huge hit under her belt, but secondly, she […]

Causes

Meet The 18 Y/O Female Student Behind The No Makeup Selfie Phenomenon

Meet The 18 Y/O Female Student Behind The No Makeup Selfie Phenomenon

It is the latest viral craze to sweep social media. The ‘No Makeup Selflie’ phenomenon has seen almost every woman around the world post photos of themselves sans makeup, in […]

Entertainment, Interviews

Keltie Knight Gives Us An Insider View On Love, Hollywood, & The Pressure To Look Good

Keltie Knight Gives Us An Insider View On Love, Hollywood, & The Pressure To Look Good

Keltie Knight is one Hollywood personality who doesn’t necessarily play by the rules, and it has served her well! That’s not to say she doesn’t ooze professionalism, dedication, hard work, […]