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It’s not surprising that literary powerbroker agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh and I started our first lunch talking about our shared passion for bringing people — in particular other women — together for the purpose of sharing stories and feeling the power of community. For Jennifer, this passion led her to create the Together Tour and for me, it’s been TEDWomen, now in its 7th year.
I had the pleasure of speaking with reporter Cheryl Harbour recently for a cover story in this month's GRAND Magazine. We talked about advice I received from my own grandmother growing up in Georgia and what I've learned from being a grandmother myself.
If you're looking for some inspiring, instructive and provocative books to add to your summer reading list, these recent books from 2016 TEDWomen speakers are worthy additions.
From inspiring sunrise sessions at Maroon Bells to enlightening sundown conversations at the Belly Up Bar, the Aspen Institute's Spotlight Health Forum covered a lot of ground in search of common ground on the need for more accessible health care, challenges to reproductive justice and rights, and increased support for caregivers.
Last month, the Black Lives Matter movement was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize, a global prize that honors those who pursue “peace with justice.”
TEDWomen is on the move. 2017 marks the seventh year of this annual conference focusing on the global narratives, innovations and ideas of women. This year we go to New Orleans!
As Bono so eloquently stated at this year's Skoll World Forum, "capitalism is not immoral, but it is amoral, and it needs instructing." The community of innovators, disruptors and entrepreneurs who gathered in Oxford last week are innovating ideas for change that are worth sharing.
Earlier this year I spoke with writer Emily Brooks from Luxure Magazine. We talked about the state of women and girls in the world today and what I hope to achieve in the work that I do, advocating for women and girls.
Any excuse to travel to Africa is a good enough one for us, so with little hesitation, my husband and I accepted the invitation to participate in the first ever Acumen Global Fellows Gathering in Navaisha, Kenya, last week.
International Women’s Day celebrates the vision and passionate commitment of women and men everywhere to continuing the work towards a more equitable world.