Tag Archive: Women Empowerment

“A Path Appears”, Blake Lively visits Boston’s Sex Trafficking Victims

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PBS now features “A Path Appears”, which is a a three-part documentary highlighting sex trafficking in the US as well as all over the world. In the episode that aired January 26th, Blake… Continue reading

Winning in Life with Pat Summitt

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Lewis Howes asks the question “what is your definition of greatness” to all his interviewees. We all have greatness in us, and some show it more than others. Pat Summitt was a woman… Continue reading

Viola Davis Makes History as First Black Woman to Win Lead Actress Emmy

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History was made on September 20th during the 67th annual Emmy Awards when Viola Davis became the first black woman to take home the Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy. Davis was awarded this Emmy… Continue reading

The Dapper Chicks ‘Suit Up’ in New York

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A new women’s equality group is making waves on social media and gaining notice by the day. Who are they? The Dapper Chicks of New York, or DCNY. Comprised of seven women, DCNY… Continue reading

Gender Wage Gap Narrows for New Women College Grads: Fed Research

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The wage gap between recent male and female college graduates is narrowing and, in some cases, even reversing, but that those earnings gains by women dissipate the longer they remain in the workforce,… Continue reading

Opinion Writer Slams Sorority Recruitment Video and Calls for Messages of Female Empowerment

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Hollywood tends to portray sororities and fraternities with a crazy-wild-party lifestyle. Frat parties, hazing, keg stands, and more—typically a “white America” fantasy college world. The stereotypical jerk frat boy, the bimbo blonde (though… Continue reading

Why Amy Schumer Became the Ultimate Boss Lady with Trainwreck

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By now, most of you have seen or heard of the movie Trainwreck, starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Amy Schumer, the comedian, writer, and producer, is most known for starring in Inside… Continue reading

35 women, 1 story: Cosby accusers unite for NY magazine

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Bill Cosby had it all; money, fame, power. Because of his celebrity status he also thought he could get whatever he wanted at any time, including 35 female bodies, dignity, and trust. Power… Continue reading

Ambitious Women Deserve Our Praise, Not Our Disdain

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No one with ambition has come under fire more than Hillary Clinton. As early as 2006, a survey by The New York Observer found a “virtual cottage industry” of anti-Clinton literature. Her political… Continue reading

Meet the First African American Woman Named Principal Dancer For American Ballet Theater

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In it’s entire 75 year old history, the American Ballet Theater has never had an African American woman named Principal dancer, until now. Misty Copeland was finally given this honorable title after making the… Continue reading