10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

"Stop interrupting me."  "I just said that." "No explanation needed." In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My brother, on the other hand, was considered the class comedian. We were very typically socialized...

Rejected Princesses.com #11 – Mai Bhago

Rejected Princesses.com #11 – Mai Bhago

Introducing the eleventh Rejected Princess: Mai Bhago, 18th century Sikh warrior-saint and only survivor of the Battle of Khidrana. A quick bit of background, since it may be that you, like me, do not know a ton about Sikhs. You probably know that they’re the guys who...

Neerja Bhanot

Neerja Bhanot

  On September 5, 1986, mere hours before her 23rd birthday, Neerja Bhanot turned to see 4 heavily-armed terrorists boarding Pan Am flight 73, where she was a flight attendant. She dashed to the cockpit to warn the pilots, but was caught by one of the hijackers,...

A Call To Men

A Call To Men

Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don't "act like a man." Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat and abuse women and each other. His solution: Break...

How can we empower our young women?

How can we empower our young women?

Let’s look at what happens to Saibhang Kaur in KAUR Sarah teasing Saibhang Kaur about “priorities.” In the first school scene, Sarah invites Saibhang Kaur over to her house to listen to the new “Only U” album. But when Saibhang Kaur chooses science club over “Only U”...

Run Like A Girl

Run Like A Girl

Using #LikeAGirl as an insult is a hard knock against any adolescent girl. And since the rest of puberty's really no picnic either, it's easy to see what a huge impact it can have on a girl's self-confidence. Always created this great campaign "to make sure that girls...