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When I learned about Paksy Plackis-Cheng, I knew I had found a like-minded colleague. Paksy’s impactmania shares my core values and personal mission of recognizing and celebrating women whose work and stories deserve greater acknowledgement and appreciation: women with impact, whose legacies should be held as models for future generations.
If you're looking for some inspiring, instructive and provocative books to add to your summer reading list, these recent books from from TEDWomen speakers are worthy additions.
This week the Supreme Court effectively endorsed the silencing of women in a 5-4 ruling about forced arbitration clauses. In a biting dissent, justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg called it “egregiously wrong.”
Last week, leaders of the Cannes Film Festival signed a pledge to improve gender parity at film festivals. Progress? Yes. But there’s something you can do to help.
For Earth Day, I collected a playlist of 10 TEDWomen talks that highlight innovative ideas, cutting-edge science, and the power that each of us has to safeguard our planet and make our world better for everyone.
There were exhilarating, inspiring, and important connections made throughout the week — part of the magic off putting good people in the same place, ready to share ideas and partner for greater impact.
Several new projects focused on presenting and preserving women's stories previously underrepresented in history books, media and museums are worth seeing during Women's History Month.
I first met Eve Ensler in a bombed-out theater in Sarajevo in 1998. She was already known by many as the playwright of the groundbreaking play "The Vagina Monologues," which she had performed off-Broadway as a one-woman show. Today, 20 years later, I reflect on Eve's work with V-Day and the incredible movement she started.
At Sundance Film Festival's annual Women's Leadership Brunch this year, I had the privilege and responsibility of moderating a panel intended to highlight some of the activism and initiatives that have emerged from the #MeToo movement. I wanted to share a lightly edited version of my remarks introducing the panel and some highlights from our discussion.
Looking ahead to 2018, I hope these talks can inform how we channel the new awareness and activism of 2017 into strategic decisions for women’s rights. Could we eliminate economic, racial, cultural and gender inequities? Imagine these as goals for a newly energized and focused global feminist community.