Now, more then ever, women in the United State are standing up for equality and equity in a way that was never addressed by the previous waves in feminist history. The prior waves of feminism in the United States have previously been criticized because the agenda only took into account the lives and experiences of … More If you could give a girl something no one could ever take away, would you?
Being thousands of miles away from my home country doesn’t make the reality and the severity of the potential harm the Trump Administration could cause feel any less grim. Only a short three days into the new administration and all I feel, every time I look at news headlines, is pure hopelessness. I know that … More To Mourn
More and more we hear about Human Trafficking but for many of us living in the United States we are unaware of the entire network and consequences. This is because unless it touches our lives, it is easy to write it off as a problem that has not affect on us. I urge you to … More What is a Woman’s Worth?
I will soon be celebrating my 27th birthday and this is the first birthday, in a long time, where I truly feel in the right place at the right time. This is a huge relief for me! I have spent the past couple days reflecting on what are my qualities that really make me, me. … More So long 26, cheers to 27
I know that for many of us are experiencing a countrywide sentiment that times are changing. Some of us see a better future but for most of my close friends and family, changes that are on the horizon for the United States seem bleak. As a woman, I am even more concerned. As a university … More “Take comfort in being one of the first generations of Women that can make your own Choice”
Every year on December 1, we observe World AIDS Day to remember those who’s lives HIV and AIDS has impacted. Today we will educate ourselves, and the community, about the realities of HIV and AIDS and how it transforms the lives of many people in our world. Today the World Health Organization (WHO) realized a … More We are Human: World AIDS Day 2016
After the election result for the 45th president of the United States came in, I decided to take a couple of days to unplug from social media and the news to really understand what this could mean. I have experienced many emotions regarding the results, mostly anger, fear, and sadness. I am worried for the … More Where do we go from here?
Weeks before a presidential election that could change the trajectory of this country, conversations about sexual harassment and the position of women and girls in our society is a hot topic. I’m sure that most of us have been unable to avoid reading at least a headline about where or not Donald Trump is some … More Let’s just stop
When I was writing my professional paper for my Master of Public Health program I used many tools to help me describe the relationship between stress and poor health outcomes, and the relationship between stress and gender roles. My topic was difficult to introduce because it was inclusive of many variables. During my writing process … More Where does the United States stand on Gender Equality?
What if I told you the future of our society is in the hands of one group of people. One group of people that throughout history, all over the world, are routinely held back based on their gender. Girls around the world experience a completely different reality than their male counterparts in many parts of … More The Future is in their Hands