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Disney President of Production Says There's a Competitive Advantage to Female Empowerment

With "Beauty and The Beast" earning Disney $700 million dollars to date (and on track to break $1 billion), Sean Bailey, President of Production at Walt Disney Pictures, says to expect some collaborations in the Disney princess franchise. Read More »

See Striking Photos From the Pioneering Photographer of the Victorian Age: Julia Margaret Cameron

As the site Women You Should Know puts it, Julia Margaret Cameron was the British A Read More »

Women in Gaza Are Welcoming the Sport of Baseball Despite Societal Challenges

As baseball's spring training gets underway across the country, halfway around the world in Gaza, women are challenging social taboos and stepping up to bat. Learning the rules and being trained by a coach, women in hijabs are coming together to form their own baseball league. Read More »

How This Monthly Subscription Box Is Helping Black Women and Working to Eliminate Racism

After the 2016 election ended, people across the country began wearing safety pins on their clothes to show support to vulnerable groups that included minorities, women, immigrants, and LGB Read More »

Senior Undergrad Clarinda Blais Is Teaching Philosophy to Homeless Shelters and Changing Lives

Clarinda Blais, 22-year-old Boston University senior and philosophy student, founded the Free Philosophy Project almost two years ago with the goal of closing the class divide of homeless people, and those people who are not homeless, Read More »

'Love Is Possible After Abuse': Domestic Abuse Survivor and Prevention Advocate Marries the EMT Firefighter Who Saved Her

In 2012, Melissa Dohme (then 25 at the time), was stabbed 32 times and beaten by her ex-partner Robert Burton. When two bystanders called 911, Cameron Hill was the EMT firefighter on the scene. Read More »

This Country May Likely Become First Western One With a Paid Menstrual Leave Policy

In recent news for women in Italy, the country may likely become the Western hemisphere's first-ever country to create an official policy around paid menstrual leave for female workers, the Read More »

Get to Know Author Megan Marshall and Her Life's Work Studying Women's Stories

Author Megan Marshall is no stranger to unearthing the stories of women. Most recently, Marshall studied five women over the last three decades and plans to share her findings in an event on Tuesday at the New York University's Center for the Study of Transformative Lives. Read More »

These MAKERS Made Fortune's 2017 World's Greatest Leaders List

Featuring men and women of all backgrounds, MAKERS Samantha Bee, Ava DuVernay, Melinda Gates Read More »

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