Celebrating GirlRising.org

Celebrating GirlRising.org

The winners of the Girl Rising Creative Challenge have been announced. There were 882 entries from 110 countries. While there were only 12 winners, each of the 882 entries showed that the world will be in a better place if the obsolete patriarchy can be nudged aside...
Ethiopia Elects First Woman President

Ethiopia Elects First Woman President

On October 20, 2018, Ethiopia elected Sahle-Work Zewde as their first female president. Her appointment followed a cabinet restructuring in which women were appointed to half of the ministerial positions, including the Minister of Defense and the Minister of Peace....
Great 19th Century Women Photographers

Great 19th Century Women Photographers

The 19th century wasn’t easy for photographers. The cameras were huge and the processing was messy and difficult. It would be 150 years before digital photography would make photographs easy and ubiquitous. In spite of the difficulty of the early processes,...
The Poetry of Mahvash Sabet

The Poetry of Mahvash Sabet

Mahvash Sabet is free now. It takes a special person to weather ten years of torture in an Iranian prison. Mahvash Sabet was a teacher and principal who was fired for being a Bahá’í. Then she helped start an online school because Bahá’í students were not...
A 7-year-old Girl and Your Heartbeat

A 7-year-old Girl and Your Heartbeat

If you ever wondered how the electrical signals make your heart beat, let this young lady explain it to you. Amoy Antunet wants to be a neuroscientist or a neurosurgeon. She is passionately interested in science.   Ms. Antunet has several videos on YouTube that...