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Empowerment

This Dove Campaign Will Encourage You to Define Beauty in Your Own Terms

Since its Campaign for Real Beauty was launched in 2004, Dove has continued to aim for a world where beauty is "a source of confidence, not anxiety." Read More »

25-Year-Old Erin Schrode Wants to Become the Youngest Woman Elected to Congress

When Erin Schrode announced her plans to run for Congress, she wasn't trying to make history — the 25-year-old activist would be the youngest women to be elected to the House. Read More »

4 Lessons We Can All Learn From Miss USA Deshauna Barber

Whether you watched the pageant or not, you probably have heard a thing or two about Deshauna Barber — or Miss District of Columbia — and her recent Miss USA win. Read More »

Alicia Keys Starts a Revolution By Saying "No" to Makeup

In a recent post in Lena Dunham's newsletter, Lenny, singer-songwriter Alicia Keys reveals herself in a #nomakeup movement to empower wo Read More »

Lady Gaga Teaches Us One Very Important Lesson

By Amy Elisa Jackson Read More »

See How This Artist Is Giving Bratz Dolls an Empowering Makeover

While Bratz dolls may not seem like an empowering toy for young girls, artist Wendy Tsao is working to change that through her "Mighty dolls" project.  Read More »

Empowering Women Through Education

March 1st marked the beginning of National Women’s History Month, a month-long celebration honoring the achievements of women. Read More »