Category: she-files

Best Friends Fighting Racism Through Resources

LONDON/DENVER/LOS ANGELES/SMITHVILLE, MISSOURI: It all started off with a conversation between two former roommates --who ended up best friends-- from the University of South California. After the murder of George…

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Theater in the Time of Covid

LONDON--Katie Posner and Charlotte Bennett, the joint artistic directors of British touring theater company Paines Plough, have been mentors to each other for over a decade. So when the job of artistic…

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Covid-19: Girls Face Risks to Their Futures But Women Mentors Bring Support

SAN FRANCISCO — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our lives, a startling truth has been realized that, sadly, mirrors trends of all global crises. Women and girls, particularly…

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COVID-19: A Day With My Quaran-teens

DENVER — My family woke up with renewed enthusiasm. It was day one of virtual school. Online classes for my three teenage daughters started at 8:30 a.m. MT. My sleepy…

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COVID-19: I Now Have Two Full-Time Jobs At Home

St. Louis, Missouri, USA: "This is Not a Snow Day" folks, Dr. Asaf Bitton called out in an article on Social Distancing. Families in the U.S. are looking at a…

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Pollyanna: A Literary Heroine For Our Time

LONDON-All my life I have constantly battled between being an optimist and a realist, teetering on the verge of being a glass-half-empty or glass-half-full kinda gal. And in these upsetting…

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The Young Woman Tackling American School Shootings Tech On

DENVER—When Shreya Nallapati heard about Emma González's now-famous proclamation "We call BS!" at a February 2018 gun legislation rally in Florida, she realized she couldn't stand idly by and watch…

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Top Stories for Women and Girls of the 2010s

DENVER/LONDON — At the end of a calendar year it's natural to step back and reflect on the past 12 months. What went well? What didn’t go well? What were…

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Behind the Lens of “The Elephant Queen”

London—It is a rarity that you see a film and for days after you are still thinking about it, mulling over scenes and talking to anyone who will listen about…

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Cuba’s Female Entrepreneurs Part Two: Local Design with an International Edge

Havana-- Dador is arguably Havana’s hottest and most contemporary fashion brand with a boutique that looks like you have just stepped off the streets of Paris or Rome. Customers enter…

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