Young Women

Maverick aims to connect and empower young women and girls.
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Your vote not only decides who's sitting in the Oval, gubernatorial, or city council member office. It will impact the trajectory of our country and how it influences your daily life.
The survey highlights the pressures felt from a young age – that girls feel they are not pretty enough, thin enough or perfect.
Mellony, from our pioneer class, says it best. "The press wanted to know what it was like to be in the first all-girls' public
“Working for Swaumu has made me financially independent,” says Naema Mfagasi, Hussein’s assistant, who specializes in embroidery
Last year, I traveled to the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, a temporary home for 80,000 Syrian refugees who fled their country's
There is also a slight discrepancy in how often women should be screened, whether an annual visit is necessary, or if every
You’re in for one hell of a ride, but don’t worry –- you got this.
Time and time again, women are told, like children, to sit down, sit still, sit quiet. And since I'm barely an adult to begin with, who is going to believe me?
These 8 young women are making a difference at an early age and inspiring others to do the same.
Empowering girls and women is powerful. Today, we know it is the key to economic growth, political stability, and social transformation. World leaders, experts and scholars alike are giving their voice to this critical endeavor.
Do what you say you're going to do. Tell the truth.
A young reporter requested an interview about what advice I would give to younger women. I assumed my wisdom was needed because I'm older and still dress myself and use the toilet unassisted.
As someone who makes new connections for a living, I know it can sometimes be daunting and draining. If you are an introvert, you may find it exhausting to attend a large conference.
As a 34-year-old feminist working for women's rights and social justice since being a teenager, I've encountered my fair share of older feminists that regurgitate this narrative over and over.
The number tops the previous high set in 1940.
In order to close the ambition gap, however, those who already hold positions of power, and are frustrated with the lack of young women excelling at work, will have the next move, guiding us as we take our first steps into the workforce.