Category: she-files

Photographer Redefines What It Means for Girls to Be Pretty

DENVER AND ATLANTA VIA PHONE—Atlanta-based photographer Kate T. Parker is a force of nature. The self-described mom, wife, photographer and Ironman is challenging advertising and media norms, and redefining what…

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Betty Who: Pop Music’s Classically Trained Star

LONDON AND NEW YORK VIA PHONE—For a famous pop singer, Betty Who (real name: Jessica Anne Newman) is refreshingly open, warm and bubbly. And when I share that I met her…

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What Does It Take to Turn a March into a Movement?

DENVER/LONDON VIA EMAIL: After millions of people gathered around the world last weekend in marches supporting women’s rights, a big looming question remains—What now? Understandably, there has been a lot…

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Women’s March: Organizer of Polish Women’s Strike Offers Advice

LONDON/WROCLAW VIA PHONE—From Washington to Warsaw and Wellington, millions of women, girls (and men) will be marching on January 21st in a global show of solidarity for women’s respect and…

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Africa’s Poaching Crisis–An Interview with “The Last Animals” Director Kate Brooks

LONDON—It was during a 2010 trip to Kenya’s Masai Mara game reserve that award-winning American photojournalist and author Kate Brooks first was inspired by elephants. Ms. Brooks’ work is anything but a day at the…

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