Global Fund for Women
"Radial Love: Female Lust" features 48 women artists from around the world interpreting ancient poetry.
From the 'Burkini Ban' to U.S. Olympic Fencer Ibithaj Muhammad: Changing the Conversation on Muslim Women
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?"
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.
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
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.
Beyoncé and Friends Rock the Sound of Change Concert: Global Women's Charities Benefit Directly Via Catapult
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.