Power (And Mentorship) For Girls!

Many tout the rhetoric of “the American Dream,” saying that hard work does pay off. But as a girl, mentorship was the missing piece of my dream.

Gloria Steinem is (Still) My Hero

I’m one of the lucky ones. 45 years ago, at the dawn of the tumultuous 1970’s, I got the goods on the inalienable rights of women.

The Year I Turned 25: Surviving and Speaking Up After Sexual Assault

“She questions whether I knew what was happening when I was drunk. She asks me why I didn’t tell him to stop earlier. She asks me if I’d flirted with him. She asks me if he could have thought he had consent.”

We Are the Men

They keep asking me the same question at Himalayan Hospital in Dehradun, India: “Is there a man with you?”

Bred to be Hunted

The genuine anger and aggression, the hate of young misogynists is horrifying—but what is most disturbing to me is that this is considered socially acceptable and, now, even amiable. 

Unpack Your Unconscious Biases With Us (And Win Tickets to Emerging Women Live!)

Unpack an example of your unconscious bias with us and you’ll be entered to win one of two complimentary tickets to ​Emerging Women Live​!

A Gap Between Girl Power and Girlhood in the Classroom

The notion that girls are treated equally as boys and that girl power stories are the norm does not line up with the reality of everyday sexism in America. A new study is proof.

Listening to Learn: Becoming Allies with Muslim Women

75 community members greeted each other and quietly took their seats as Muslim women were given microphones. For two hours of uninterrupted time, the speakers shared about their lives, their faith, the challenges they face and ways everyone in the room could be allies.

The UN is Finally Taking on Cultural Appropriation

Indigenous advocates have been calling for a ban on the cultural appropriation of their cultures for years—and now the United Nations is finally taking note.

Taking My Son To See Wonder Woman Was Just As Important As Taking My Daughter

In Trump’s America, our girls—and possibly, more importantly, our boys—need strong female role models.

Error, no Ad ID set! Check your syntax!