The Future Is Female!

“The future is female” is a phrase that was invoked often by Clinton’s supporters during her campaign for president and in recent years has become a rallying cry among women and feminists who advocate for more female everything. T-shirts and onesies and lapel pins have featured the phrase. Of course, it’s a hashtag. And although … Continue reading The Future Is Female!

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via Inspirational Woman Interview: Mary Ellen Iskenderian — Inspirational Women Series

Mary Ellen Iskenderian is President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, the global nonprofit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources they require to achieve security and prosperity. Ms. Iskenderian joined Women’s World Banking in 2006 and leads the Women’s World Banking global team, based in New York and […] … Continue reading via Inspirational Woman Interview: Mary Ellen Iskenderian — Inspirational Women Series

Women’s workforce: There is still a lot to be done

Picture Source: Blog http://www.girledworld.com/blog/ It has been a deeply challenging and emotional week. Be a woman, a mother, a foreigner with a strong accent and work are some of the challenges that me and you have to face every day. Waking up in the morning and already feeling down, thinking, questioning and realizing that I make less money, because I am … Continue reading Women’s workforce: There is still a lot to be done

Brazil’s Problem: Violence Against Women — Girls’ Globe

I am Brazilian and the facts listed below break my heart. According to the UN, Brazil has the 5th highest index of femicides in the world. According to PRI, “the number of women killed in homicides in Brazil keeps on increasing” Also according to PRI, this number is higher among black women, which highlights racial discrimination issues that also … Continue reading Brazil’s Problem: Violence Against Women — Girls’ Globe

“Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms…”

Hey Everyone, I am sorry for not posting anything last week, however,  I was frustrated by the election results. Everyone has your own opinion and we should respect the right of democracy. In addition, each of us must do our part by speaking up for our beliefs and for those that are being discriminated. According … Continue reading “Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms…”