#TVRecap: The Amazing Women on Team Scorpion

By Marissa Eller The CBS Hit drama Scorpion is currently in its action-packed second season. Scorpion features a team of geniuses, including a world-class behaviorist, a human calculator, a mechanical prodigy, and the man with the fourth highest IQ ever recorded. Each member of the team has his or her own skillset and own intricate…

The 4 Most Important Issues Facing Women Today

By Sheereen Charles Last month, we celebrated the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past. This month, we’re focusing on what needs to be done in the present for the future. Domestic Abuse  Around one in four women have been physically assaulted by a partner at some time in their lives. One…

#TVRecap: Marvel’s “Jessica Jones”

By Anne Jorgenson One of the most recent Netflix originals, Marvel’s Jessica Jones focuses on female detective and people-helper Jessica Jones. She may have a prickly personality and a weird way of showing her love, but she always looks out for the underdog and does what she can to help.   The show starts with…

Women’s History Month Crusader Spotlight: Brenda Brewer Moore

By Sang Kromah Working with Project GirlSpire has afforded me incredible opportunities to talk to some amazing women and girls from our global community. Even though Project GirlSpire is pro-women and pro-girls 365 days a year, this Women’s History Month has allowed me to get acquainted with women who are making history daily, honoring them as they…

Ariel Winter on Body Confidence

By Marissa Eller “A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.”   -Carly Simon Modern Family actress and known feminist icon Ariel Winter recently stepped out in a stunning black strapless gown at the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards Red Carpet., showing off her proudly earned scars. Winter recently…

Women’s History Month: Top 8 Feminist Filmmakers You Need to be Watching

The world of filmmaking is often considered a man’s world, and while countries like Canada are taking strong measures to promote women in film, female directors are often overlooked. But women have made significant contributions to the film industry since the early 1900s, when film was developed. Here are 8 amazing female directors who have…

Women’s History Month: 5 Female CEO’s Heading Fortune 500 Companies

By Marissa Eller Picture your typical big-business CEO. Is your person of interest is tall, confident, commanding, and…male? If I just described your CEO stereotype perfectly, don’t be ashamed; you’re not alone. Most of us consider CEOs, especially those of large, Fortune 500 companies, to be strongly masculine figures. And while the CEO job title…

#TV Recap: Parks and Recreation? More like Parks and Perfection

By Anne Jorgenson It’s been a year since the series finale of Parks and Recreation, so it seems like the ideal time to take a trip down memory lane and talk about the beauty that is this show (although, lets be honest, it’s always a good time to talk about Parks and Recreation). All the…

Loey Lane: YouTube’s Favorite Body-Confident Plus-Sized Beauty Guru

By Marissa Eller Picture a typical YouTube beauty guru. Chances are, you’re thinking of somebody who is really pretty (which makes sense) and rather slim (which makes much less sense). Loey Lane, an insanely successful plus-size beauty YouTuber (who even walked the runway at Plus Size Fashion Week), is trying to expand the YouTube fashion…

#BookReview: Why Divergent’s Tris Prior is the Perfect Role Model

By Anne Jorgenson With Allegiant releasing in theaters in just a few weeks, now is a good time to talk about the novels in Veronica Roth’s Divergent series. Set in a post-apocalyptic futuristic time period, this series takes place in a closed-off society built from the remains of Chicago. Divergent’s society consists of five different…

Body Positive Super Star, Jes Baker

By Gillian Singer Author of the wildly popular blog, The Militant Baker and the truly inspiring book, Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls, Jes Baker has a message to pass on to the entire world and a passion that will ignite the wildfire to spread body positivity. Baker is widely recognized for her campaign…