Advocacy Continues

By editor / May 24, 2024 / Comments Off on Advocacy Continues

Recently, the Collective of Philanthropic Advocates for Women’s Rights (Collective PAWR) launched in partnership with Every Woman Treaty to further gender equality worldwide. I’m thrilled to share that our first advocacy effort brought the group — which included Every Woman Treaty CEO Lisa Shannon, board member Anna Lind-Guzik and coalition members Akefa Raza and myself…

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President Biden Has a Chance to Help Women Everywhere. Will He Take It?

By editor / May 16, 2024 / Comments Off on President Biden Has a Chance to Help Women Everywhere. Will He Take It?

President Biden Has a Chance to Help Women Everywhere. Will He Take It? “International treaties outlaw torture and chemical weapons. They hold nations accountable to legal standards around landmines and mandate disability rights. And yet no international treaty explicitly bans violence against women and girls—the single most widespread human rights violation on Earth.” CLICK HERE to…

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August is Active Bystander Month

By editor / August 18, 2023 / Comments Off on August is Active Bystander Month

August is Active Bystander Month. The following blog was written by HCDVCC from Houston. You can visit their website here. Please hear the blog in my voice here: “This month is Bystander Awareness Month! This is a time when we focus on fostering a culture of active bystanders and encouraging individuals to play an essential…

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Growth takes time.

By editor / May 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Growth takes time.

The following photos are from different trees in the SAME day and time. The thing that affected each of them was the freeze. The same freeze affected them all! Each tree recovered in its own time. We cannot yell at nature to “hurry up” already. Let’s give the same respect to our kids! Listen below to…

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By editor / March 29, 2023 / Comments Off on Bloom!

Risk. I remember reading this quote a few decades ago and thinking, I’m not even sure what that means. That was because I was not tuned in to “me”. I was focused on everything on the outside. When I started to investigate how I was feeling and why I was doing what I was doing,…

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We Must Change Systems!

By editor / March 6, 2023 / Comments Off on We Must Change Systems!

Our words are entitled even when losing! Girls are shown repeatedly that their strengths do not matter! Click here to read about an Alabama girls’ basketball team that was denied championships after being forced to play in the boys’ league, then winning it. We must change systems. Always on your side, Indrani  

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Buy Cookies, Make a Difference!

By editor / February 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Buy Cookies, Make a Difference!

According to the Family and Youth Services Bureau, 38% of domestic violence survivors will experience homelessness at some point. Domestic violence is actually one of the leading causes of homelessness, especially among women and children.  Among these homeless women and children are a group of Girl Scouts living in New York City shelters, Troop 6000.…

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By editor / February 2, 2023 / Comments Off on Love!

How do you plan to celebrate LOVE this month? Be sure to include yourself when you are doling out LOVE. Treat yourself to a delicious meal, a good book, perhaps flowers…whatever makes you smile and fills your heart. For this month and beyond, I want you to find a new love. A love of yourself.…

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Time Flies!

By editor / January 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Time Flies!

I woke up today and it was already Jan 20th. In my heart I know that time flies and it saddens me that I often forget. I do not want to be the person who shows up after a tragedy or life altering event but had ignored those I love habitually. I will make a…

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By editor / January 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Rest!

There are 31,536,000 seconds in 1 year. How many of them will be devoted to REST? Rest looks like different things to everyone. For me, rest is reading and quilting and playing with artists colors. In our society, the United States, rest is seen as lazy. I hear highly successful people, saying they had a “lazy”…

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