Shannon Sedgwick

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United Nations Foundation

Women Who Changed The World

When we think of famous inventors or great scientists, who could forget men like Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell? However, what about great</i> …

International Women’s Day

Every March 8th, we celebrate women.<p>It started like this: in 1911, German theorist and activist Clara Zetkin organized International Women’s Day to …

Feminism

I Am A Princess Affirmations | Disney Princess

Printable quotes and daily mantras from your favorite princess films. Brought to you by Disney Style.

Fiona's Book List: 13 Girl-Positive Winter Reads

Winter break: one of my favorite times of the year. It’s an opportunity to wear footsie pajamas and snuggle all day long, the city looks magical and …

Fiona's Blog: How to Fight With Your Best Friend

The title of this blog might have initially scared you (“Best friends don’t fight!” you exclaimed, with big, innocent Bambi eyes), but knowing how to …

A Lesson From Jo March

“I want to do something splendid before I go into my castle — something heroic, or wonderful — that won’t be forgotten after I’m dead.”<p>This …

5 Online Campaigns Empowering Women and Girls

Women make up half the world's population, but they face serious challenges—for instance, one third of the world's girls are married before age 18 …

Public Health

Girl Heroes and Detectives

Books and Advice

Rachel Simmons is <i>the</i> expert on helping girls become leaders. In a world that too often tells our girls to be quiet, not assertive; deferential, not …

5 Signs You Need A Digital Detox

While technology and social media have their advantages, a growing amount of research is proving that the overuse of both might be making us sick. …

The 7 Most Inspiring Ad Campaigns for Women in 2013

It's been a great year for women-empowering ads. Brands tackled everything from gender stereotypes (Pantene) to sexism (UN Women) to cultural …

Getty Image Collection

We've expanded the Lean In Collection to be available on iStock by Getty Images, providing premium creative imagery to suit all budgets.<p>A man up to …

Getty Images

Fiona's Blog: Taking a Stand Against Bullying in High School

On Friday, a group of seniors in my school took a stand against bullying, in what became one of my most memorable experiences in high school.<p>I, along …

Anna’s Blog: When the Bully is You

Today I want to discuss something we’ve all experienced to some degree — bullying. Humans are very prone to making others feel inferior. They mask …

Best Smart Movie Girls

By: Let's Talk About Race (Series) - What Color Crayons are in Your Coloring Box? - SF Public School MomSF Public School Mom

[…] I went with it and decided to subvert princess culture in other ways… For more on this read Cinderella Ate My Daughter – Dispatches From the …

Digital Glossary

"Netflix and chill"<p>A term popularized by Twitter and Tumblr users that is a euphemism for sex. It is commonly used to secretly communicate with a …

Parenting

About The Book

Your Daughter’s Healthy Identity Starts With YouAfter psychoanalyst Joyce McFadden treated countless women who felt alone and isolated in experiences …

Raising a Powerful Girl. Body Image & Identity. Raising Girls. Parenting | PBS Parents

How do you raise a powerful girl and what does that mean?<p>Powerful girls grow up feeling secure in themselves. They learn to take action, making …