2015 Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Good Works Teams

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WBCA Good Works Team On-Court Recognition in Tampa at the 2015 NCAA Women’s Final Four Connecticut vs Maryland (Photo courtesy of Allstate)

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and Allstate Insurance Company recently announced the 10 student-athletes named to the 2015 Allstate WBCA Good Works Teams®. For the third year, this prestigious award […]

Thoughts On Emma Watson’s HeForShe Speech At The United Nations


Watson at the U.N. (Photo Source: “OK!” UK)

UN Goodwill Ambassador, and Brown Graduate Emma Watson gave the contemporary speech on gender equality that the United Nations and the world needed to hear. FOX News eloquently covered the speech by pulling quotes out of context, dismissing the purpose of the speech all together, […]

#BringBackOurGirls: What Social Media Is Doing For Missing Nigerian School-Girls

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Relatives of the missing girl visit the burnt out school building

On April 14, 2014, over 200 school girls aged between 16 and 18 years old were abducted from their school in Chibok, north-eastern Nigeria. The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram have identified themselves as being the perpetrators behind the attack, the most […]

Your Man Reminder App: A Fun Way To Remember Your Breast Self-Exam

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We have heard it all before, literally. Honestly, can you even remember the last time you weren’t hearing about how you ought to be checking yourself for signs of breast cancer? Not that this is a bad thing, of course, we all should do it and it has probably saved […]

Malala Day: Happy Sixteenth Birthday Malala Yousafzai

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Malala YousafzaiPhoto Credit: A World At School

What did you wish for your sixteenth birthday? Truthfully, I was hoping for roses from my boyfriend, a car from my family, and passing my drivers permit on the first attempt. Malala Yousafzai is asking the United Nations to help ensure that every child, especially girls […]

Dr. Judith Salerno To Serve As Susan G. Komen CEO And President


Dr. Judith Salerno and Nancy Brinker(Photo Credit: Susan G. Komen)

Susan G. Komen has hired a new CEO and President, Dr. Judith Salerno. Dr. Salerno previously served as Executive Officer of the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C.. She is also the former Deputy Director of the National Institute on Aging. She earned […]

Catapult Crowdfunding Platform Developed By Women Deliver To Help Women And Girls


Michelle Byrd and Maz Kessler at Mom+Social(Photo Credit: Jessica Urgelles)

Has concern about how much money a charity or project is actually getting from your contribution ever prevented you from making a donation? Maz Kessler and Jill Sheffield hoped to alleviate that concern when they created crowdfunding platform Catapult. The idea was developed […]

Sir Patrick Stewart Fan Video On Domestic Violence Goes Viral

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A video of Sir Patrick Stewart (that’s Capt. Jean-Luc Picard for non-Trekkies), in which the actor poignantly addresses his childhood experience with domestic violence, went viral this past week. The clip, taken by a fan at last week’s Texas International Comic Convention Comicpalooza, depicts a passionate Stewart discussing the domestic violence he grew up […]

Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy And Another Woman’s Perspective On Breast Cancer


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I was a junior in college when my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I am the oldest of four children, and my youngest siblings were just freshmen in high school. My main concern was for my mother, but my thoughts often drifted to worrying about my siblings. They […]

Aging Brilliantly By Oprah In O, The Oprah Magazine

May issue of O, Oprah's magazine

May issue of O, Oprah’s magazine

O, The Oprah Magazine’s May issue hits newsstands on April 16th and the theme of the issue is all about aging brilliantly. Oprah shares what she knows for sure about age, about accepting where you are in life, and loving your age. I once had someone post […]

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