half the sky movement

Those of us still working to bring loving care to China's orphans know we've only just completed the first leg of a very long march.
The charities love it, too. The musicians who choose to support them through Music for Good aren't just individual donors, they're megaphones through which the charity reaches fans and friends via the ReverbNation website, email and social media.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgThese are the voices of our future leaders, students of the Asian University for Women (AUW), the first women's liberal arts college in Asia. These women wake up everyday with a passion to make a difference for themselves, families, and cultures.
I didn't have to win a trip abroad, get the internship or have much experience in this field to make my mark. Anyone can paint, and the more that do, the brighter the picture, the deeper our impact, the better our world can be.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgInspired by the courage of these amazing Cambodian people, most of them women, I decided to bring their bravery back to the states by sharing their stories, and actualizing my own.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgIn our modern society we forget that maternal mortality is a threat that still plagues the world.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgNeedless suffering and death can be avoided if women are invested in and valued culturally for more than just their reproductive capacity.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgWomen in developing countries are finally starting to dream big. At young ages, they can dream of being entrepreneurs, politicians, business owners, community leaders.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgNo matter where you are on the globe, we are all women. Let's challenge each other to accomplish small victories that lead to real change by taking action now.
2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgThis nine-month-old child was precisely the size of her newborn brother. This infant's small head peaking out of the blanket showed signs of despair; sunken, glassy eyes shot right to my heart.