Posts tagged Women's Empowerment
The Women's Movement: What's Next?

Fourth wave feminism is not about "fighting for our rights." It is about coming into ourselves as leaders so that we never have to "fight" for anything.

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Alexandra Jaye is Goddess of the Week!

Alexandra Jaye is a passionate, playful, adventurous and soulful Goddess. She is all about living with as much love, joy, fun, appreciation, and enthusiasm as possible and inspiring others to do the same! She is the Founder of MyGoddessLife.com and the creator of the Rock Your Goddess Life program. Through her work, she shares her wisdom, expertise and excitement about nutrition, fitness, spirituality, sensuality, creativity and love.

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Laurie Sue Brockway is Goddess of the Week!

Laurie Sue Brockway spends her time inspiring people by day, writing books at night, and marrying people on the weekend. A former Editor-in-Chief of Playgirl Magazine and journalist specializing in women's empowerment, Laurie Sue was called into ministry at age 40. Between years of covering women's stories and later leading Goddess groups, Laurie Sue had been long devoted to helping women tap into their inner power.

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Queen Rania Helps Kick Off Girl Up's 'Unite for Girls' Tour

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined hundreds of teen girls at a Girl Up rally in Los Angeles last Friday to raise awareness and funds to help adolescent girls in developing countries around the world.

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Attention Women: Being a “Good Girl” Comes with Risks

What happens when a woman doesn’t use her voice to express herself fully? I have been thinking a lot about this question lately, and have been struggling with using my own voice in a way that feels aligned with the bigger picture that I feel inside of me.

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Are You a Woman Doing Business Like a Man?

t’s no secret that women have had to play a certain game to make it in the business world, i.e. be the bitchy boss, dress down their femininity, or abide by the rules of a hierarchal structure. Today, however, women are running their own businesses in increasing numbers and are making their own rules. According to the Center for Women's Business Research, women-owned businesses comprise 40 percent of all privately-held companies in the U.S. and women entrepreneurs are among the fastest growing groups of business owners.

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Tracey Trottenberg is Goddess of the Week!

Tracey Trottenberg is a powerful feminine leader helping other women step up and step into themselves as powerful feminine leaders! She is an international speaker, leadership & communications strategist and trainer, and founder of Amazing Women International. She says says being a feminine leader is not about being perfect, it's about being authentic.

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Wendi Knox is Goddess of the Week!

Wendi Knox, creator of Oh My Goddess, is on a mission to inspire women to be true to themselves, listen to their inner voice, and unzip their inner joy by sharing her own truth, humor and heart. “I feel like I’m a part of a women’s liberation movement, but it’s the liberation of spirit,” she says. A former “Execu-Woman,” Wendi today writes the Oh My Goddess Bloggess, paints and sells goddess gift cards at stores like Fred Segal (see her gorgeous artwork below), hosts goddess events, is a mentor speaker for women’s groups, and has recently written a book that many of us will want to get our hands on (publisher TBD). Wendi is an inspirational goddess of creativity, sharing her inner vision, heart and soul to help other women unzip their truth and live in alignment with who they really are. What a goddess!

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No Mean Girls Here

If you are a female entrepreneur, groups like SMARTY, eWomenNetwork, Ladies Who Launch, or First Tuesday are great options to connect with outstanding women. Whatever group you may choose, I think if we as women gather together in the truth of our vulnerabilities, fears, needs, dreams, desires, and passions, we will be creating an expansive space to raise our daughters, granddaughters, nieces, students, and other amazing girls in our lives and in the world.

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Could a Photograph Really Up-Level a Woman’s Business?

A good photograph commands a conversation. It even can change the direction of the culture. Think: Demi Moore’s nude seven-month pregnant body on the cover of Vanity Fair’s August 1991 issue. That photograph made way for women to appreciate their pregnant bodies – and even see them as sexy – as opposed to cloaking their feminine selves underneath baggy, unattractive maternity clothes. Today women are celebrating their round-bellied bodies and embracing the beauty of their pregnancy. Maternity clothes have gotten more hip too. So what’s this got to do with a woman’s business?

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Get Your "S Factor" On, Ladies

Building confidence is one of the main takeaways for women who venture into the S Factor experience. Even Hollywood stars from Teri Hatcher to Kate Hudson say it has increased their confidence. “S Factor is about Empowerment … it’s about finding this place of comfort and confidence in your own body,” Teri Hatcher said in a testimonial for S Factor.

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Sheila Kelley is Goddess of the Week!

Through S Factor, Sheila Kelley has created a culture for women to come and let their body be expressive and truthful, experienced and acknowledged, and seen not just in the bedroom, but experienced and expressive everywhere. What a goddess!

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Kamala Lopez is Goddess of the Week!

I have always been motivated by the desire to improve the world for women, in particular in the media -- because the media is the "face" of the collective philosophy; watching media tells you what we think of ourselves and our "ideal" images and states of being. Right now women's place within that context is deeply troubling on a symbolic level and this translates to trouble for women in society and all over the world, as media is our most powerful export.

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Gabrielle Bernstein is Goddess of the Week!

Gabrielle[GabrielleBernstein]Gabrielle Bernstein, author, speaker, and founder of HerFuture.com Bernstein is on a mission to help women find their inner guidance -- which she calls their ~ing -- to help them live a happy and passionate life. Gabrielle is a motivational speaker, author and coach. She is the founder of HerFuture.com, and guidance and empowerment platform for young women.

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