inspirational women

Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams explain why one of the greatest athletes of our time—and the female heroes on our screens—are subject to so much body scrutiny, and what that reveals about white male culture at large. Read more

, Think About It

Whitney Reynolds interviews Chez Smith, Founder of Gyrls In The H.O.O.D. Foundation. Read more

Next Generation

While there may be no such thing as a secret recipe for success, this piece gets you pretty close with what we like to call strategic deconstruction. Learn more from branding expert, Karianne Wardell of Get Lofti. Read more


"Grit and Grace. One won’t let you give up and the other makes it okay to let go. You need both to succeed — especially women who face incredible odds.” Read more


A champion swimmer, author, and recipient of the 2016 Buck Dawson Award, Karlyn Pipes talks about her motivation to overcome her past addiction problems to become a champion. Read more

How She Did It

Jolinda Wade, the recent recipient of St. Bernard Hospital's State Representative Esther Golar "Heart of the Community" Award, talks about overcoming her past and pushing towards a fantastic future. Read more


I know that after I interview each woman and reacquaint myself with her backstory and learn about her approach to financial independence, I am going to get to fall in love with her all over again. Case in point: my dear friend Dr. Theri Raby. Read more

How She Did It

Rebecca Ballard, founder of socially conscious clothing line Maven Women, talks about the inspiration behind her line and how it benefits everyone involved. Read more

How She Did It