Empowerment

Women in Music president discusses organization’s push beyond gender equity to other areas of diversity

According to its president, Nicole Barsalona, the Women in Music (WIM) organization encourages storytelling as a way to inspire younger musicians and show them what’s possible.Continue...

Educating girls is an overlooked solution to the climate crisis

We’ve all heard the most common ways to reduce climate change: limit our consumption of animal products, ditch fossil fuel-powered cars, reduce food waste, transition to solar and wind energy, and so on.Continue...

Why we should know Chanel Miller’s name

In 2016, BuzzFeed published the victim impact statement of a sexual violence survivor known then as either the “Stanford victim” or “Emily Doe.”Continue...

Student Start-ups: Red Gold of Afghanistan is empowering Afghani women

Nazaneen Qauomi, MMIE ’19, Herman Kaur, MECE ’19, and Mustafa Ansari, MMIE ’19, have combined international relationships, female empowerment, and delicious products into one business through their startup, Red Gold of Afghanistan.Continue...

Miss America’s axed swimsuit competition sends mixed messages

The recent changes to the Miss America pageant are said to mark the end of an era and spark newfound empowerment. However, these decisions may come with troubling consequences.

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Finding inspiration outside of normal confines

Despite living in a world where men dominate politics, engineering and other powerful societal roles, my own personal world growing up taught me to not think for a second that there was anything a woman couldn’t do.Continue...

Perspectives: Talks On International Women's Day

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Queen’s Half The Sky dessert night. The event featured 3 speakers who spoke about women’s rights in third...Continue...