Women and Society

Companies & Leaders Giving Back This Holiday Season

Companies, Organizations & Leaders Giving Back This Holiday Season And Beyond The benefits that come with giving back go far beyond just ‘doing good,’ charitable work can help companies strengthen their company’s brand and visibility, build a solid and loyal consumer base, aid in recruiting and retaining employees aligned with company values, and even boost revenues. By Soulaima Gourani The…

Luvvie Ajayi Jones Wants Teens To Change the World

New York Times Bestselling Author Luvvie Ajayi Jones Wants Teens To Change the World by Making Good Trouble Ajayi Jones’ new book, ‘Rising Troublemaker: A Fear-Fighter Manual For Teens,’ helps teens see the characteristics in themselves that society deems troublesome are exactly what they can use to change the world. By A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez Before Luvvie Ajayi Jones was an internationally recognized…

World’s First Female President Reflects On Breaking Barriers

The World’s First Elected Female President Reflects On Breaking Barriers, Women’s Rights By Stephanie Fillion Even at 92, Vigdis Finnbogadottir, who became the first elected female president of a country in 1980, is still a consummate politician and continues to speak out for women’s rights. Finnbogadottir made a recent appearance at the Reykjavik Global Forum, where her attendance was celebrated by…

Ingrid Silva Is Working to Make Ballet More Inclusive

Ingrid Silva Is Working to Make the Ballet World More Inclusive “Black dancers don’t get a lot of opportunity to succeed because people don’t believe we exist in this art form,” says the Brazillian-born ballerina. But she’s determined to change that.  By Gabi Thorne I first heard ballet dancer Ingrid Silva speak at the 2018 Afro-Latino Festival. I’ve never paid much attention to the ballet…