Tag Archive: Empowerment

It’s a (Wo)man’s World Music Artist Feature: NAO

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Once in a while, I will feature a talented female music artist who is not very well-known in the music industry. Although we have women like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift dominating the Top… Continue reading

John Legend Wins MAJOR Points for Empowering Video

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Cue the goosebumps!  John Legend has outdone himself and has found a beautiful way to empower women not only with his music, but with his newest music video for You & I. The Music… Continue reading

Recent Studies Shine Light on the Oscars’ and Hollywood’s Diversity and Inclusion Crisis

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Ahead of the 2016 Oscars, the Women’s Media Center, which conducts research and advocates for women in the media, released a study showing that only 19% of Oscar nominations for non-acting roles have gone to… Continue reading

Why entrepreneurship is important

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Entrepreneurship is a buzzy topic thanks the success of a few small and humble companies like Facebook, Snapchat, and Uber. Yes, the world of entrepreneurship and innovation is a trendy one, yet its trendiness… Continue reading

See the ads nominated for a new award dedicated to busting gender stereotypes

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Take a minute to watch some of the ads nominated for the Cannes Glass Lion, a new award celebrating work that tackles sexism in advertising. To sell stuff, advertising campaigns have historically preyed… Continue reading

Lean Cuisine’s New Message Says No to Scales, Yes to Girl Power

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As summer swoops in, advertisements flood social media and TV screens calling for women to get that perfect “summer body.” Diets, workout routines, meal plans, and beach bodies drown us with unrealistic expectations.… Continue reading

Dear Future You: What Would You Write?

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Long ago are the days spent pouring my heart out in my diary. Once my little sister got her sticky fingers on mine and broke the lock, I vowed to never write in… Continue reading

Skateboarding Offers Opportunity For Girls in Afghanistan

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Skateistan is a non-profit that connects youth and education through skateboarding in Kabul, Afghanistan, having now expanded to Cambodia and South Africa since its inception in 2007. What is striking is that over… Continue reading

Insights from My Early Days of Entrepreneurship

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Two months ago, I quit my job in economic consulting. The two and a half years I spent in the industry were some of the most transformative years of my life. I developed… Continue reading

The Exciting Thing that Happened for Women this Week

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Given that Sunday March 8th was International Women’s Day, this week everyone was talking about the challenges facing women today and the hurdles that still lie ahead of us. In celebration on Sunday,… Continue reading