Women Speak: Jacqueline Patterson Brings an Equity Lens to the Fight for Environmental Justice

“Solutions have to be led by the people that are most impacted, so this is a call for women’s leadership and solution-making—and when you juxtapose that against the underrepresentation of women in solution-making and decision-making around solutions, it’s a clear call to action.”

Pussy Riot Takes On The Police State

On the anniversary of both the Russian Revolution and Donald Trump’s election, Pussy Riot released a new song and music video spotlighting the chaos of authoritarianism.

Women Speak: Neha Misra Brings Light—and Power—into the Lives of Women Around the World

Neha Misra is a social entrepreneur, poet, visual folk artist and global champion for improving sustainable energy access by advancing women’s leadership.

A Woman Who Dared—With ME

It was late afternoon, and I could barely get my body out of bed. In fact, I had been in bed most of the last few days—or was it weeks? Even with all that rest, my legs were still too weak to stand up.

Women Speak: Reetu Sogani on Mainstreaming Social and Climate Justice

“Climate change is not an issue of science, but an issue of social justice.”

Women Speak: Patricia Gualinga Montalvo is Leading the Fight for Climate Justice in Ecuador

“We will continue, because we are doing the right thing, and because we have an inner strength which moves us and connects us to the Earth and the sky.”

Peace Heroes: Pakistani Activist Mossarat Qadeem Responds to Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of providing “safe havens to terrorist organizations.” But Pakistani peace practitioners like Mossarat Qadeem have been putting their blood, sweat and tears into doing the exact opposite.

Faiza Dhocob is Fighting Terror in Somalia in the Face of Destruction

A ground-shaking terror attack that destroyed hotels, government offices and restaurants left the office of Witness Somalia—an organization aiming to help war-torn Somali society pursue peaceful pathways, free from violence, through empowering women and youth—completely destroyed.

Pledging to Help a Woman Rise

The 16th annual Asia Initiatives awards and gala was a night to remember—where philanthropy and leadership came together and held the hourglass of the future in the name of vision, commitment and action to uplift humanity.

Women in Hollywood Have Had Enough

Women in Hollywood are mad as hell—and they’re not gonna take it anymore.

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