Global Fund for Women

National Women’s History Month is over…and I’m exhausted. So many events, so many conversations, so little time. So what’s
"Radial Love: Female Lust" features 48 women artists from around the world interpreting ancient poetry.
The notion that Muslim women need outside guidance in order to dress appropriately--and I dare any of you to say that to Ibithaj Muhammad's face--is one of countless belittling attitudes about Muslim women that I hoped to challenge in the global exhibition I curated for Global Fund for Women.
I am so inspired by Berta and other resilient women around the world who passionately stand up for human rights, who stand on the front lines and defend their communities, despite the target that work puts on their backs.
International Women's Day is coming up on Tuesday, March 8 is International Women's Day and it is time to take a look at where we are.
Despite well-meaning political declarations, the achievement of basic human rights is far from reality for too many women around the world.
"Entrepreneurial women tend to hide behind the paperwork, instead of just jumping in, feet first. Just do it! At first, I started down that rabbit hole and realized: What am I spending my time and energy and money for?"
From the Internet to mobile phones, technology enables us to connect with each other and the world around us in new and innovative ways. Yet there is a serious gender gap when it comes to technological access, literacy, and influence.
We are told that Thomas Edison's search for the filament of the light bulb succeeded only after more than 6,000 failures. Today, start-ups hear the message that failure and experimentation are the route to innovation and, ultimately, success.
If it's true that in life we are known by the company we keep, why not expand that company after death? Especially if you've kept remarkably good company.
There's nothing that I care more passionately about than matching opportunities with philanthropists for transformative change. This year, I'm excited to make #GivingTuesday my new favorite holiday and look forward to watching this virtual philanthropic community grow and thrive.
On a spirited and sunny Sunday morning on October 13, 2013 in Fremont, California, 650 men, women and children enthusiastically
17. Marie Stopes Foundation -- Marie Stopes Foundation is the leading reproductive and sexual health care provider for both
How does a person of good will work with others, across the planet and across the years, to scale up to help out everyone? I've realized, in the past few days, that a solution could involve nonprofits which focus on vetting on-the-ground nonprofits.
Capped off by a hit-laden set from Chime for Change co-founder and Artistic Director, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (which saw her joined onstage for "Crazy in Love" by her husband, Jay-Z), the list of performers and presenters just might blow your mind a little.
This month, as many of my colleagues around the world celebrate motherhood, I work towards a future where all the mothers in my community have access to safe and healthy pregnancies -- a future free of the cries that once filled the homes of my neighbors.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgWhy women's health? Because when women control their bodies they control their destinies.
2013-04-08-globalmompullfinal.jpg The Global Fund for Women has been a game-changer, a bridge builder and a force for constantly widening the circle of the movement for women's rights.