Ipsita Divedi: Artwork as a Force for Change

I am Ipsita, a feminist illustrator, currently based and brought up in New Delhi. I am currently freelancing with different feminist organisations and working on some new projects. I did my Masters in Gender and Development in University of Sussex and also have an undergrad degree in Political Science from University of Delhi. Tell me... Continue Reading →

The World with Maryam and Nivaal Rehman

Maryam and Nivaal Rehman Interviewing Ambassador Melanne Verveer at the Girl Up Leadership Summit (2019) "We think that the education of girls can truly transform them, and eventually their communities too. When an educated girl starts implementing changes for the better in her family and community, the whole society changes, cultural shifts occur and ultimately... Continue Reading →

Amanda Mozea: Someone You Must Meet

Amanda hosting yet another inspirational MEDIAGIRLS podcast Tell me a little bit about yourself! Hello! My name is Amanda Mozea and I am a Nigerian-American born and raised in western Massachusetts. I graduated from Harvard in March of 2018 (I took a semester off to work on the Clinton Campaign in Florida) where I studied... Continue Reading →

Alexis Alcalá and Women Going Beyond

Having inadvertently stumbled upon Women Going Beyond through a graduate course in International Women's Health and Human Rights, I immediately needed to learn more. Upon chatting about this inspirational NGO with its founder, Alexis, I maintained a deep-seated urge to get further involved. WGB aims to provide self and professional development skills to young women... Continue Reading →

Introducing Christina Kwan and The Road Uncovered

As she ascended the corporate ladder, Christina confronted many commonplace struggles: doubt, anxiety, and the infamous imposter syndrome. Nonetheless, she persisted, learning to trust her instincts and take action, even if it meant doing something foreign, or simply being bold. When she neared the highly-coveted top, Christina looked at her surroundings, and wondered, "Is this... Continue Reading →

Nadia’s Initiative: A Nobel Peace Prize Laureate’s Fight to End Human Trafficking

Olivia Wells is the Director of Programs for Nadia's Initiative. She designs project proposals for development initiatives in Iraq; manages project implementation and reporting to funders and governments; and works with legal partners to facilitate the process of ISIS's legal accountability for war crimes and crimes against humanity, while simultaneously advocating for governments and international... Continue Reading →

Maddi Niebanck: A Powerful Road to Recovery

Maddi Niebanck embodies the word resilience. She is the author of Passion for Fashion; leading the editorial portion of a new handbag line, Cara Benevenia; and is also writing a new book while simultaneously kick-starting a blog surrounding her experience with neuro rehab and stroke recovery. Yes, you read that correctly. Maddi is absolutely crushing... Continue Reading →

Lizard Is Writing: Hannah J. Shaw’s Perspectives on Blogging, Reading, Writing and More

Hannah J. Shaw was (and remains) my saving grace. As the author, writer, inspiration and creativity behind the impressive Lizard is Writing, Hannah provides advice to writers of all levels. From conceiving more enthralling or intricate plot lines to simply bettering a piece of writing or overall writing style, Hannah guides writers all over the world. Back to why Hannah is my favorite human... Continue Reading →

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