Even though the concept of intersectionality in feminism has been around for decades, it only seems to have made it into mainstream debate in the past couple of years, especially with the creation of the #MeToo movement.
It takes one look at a movie or TV screen to realize that women—particularly women of color, LGBT women and women over the age of 45—are under-represented in the entertainment industry. Luckily, many of them are done with tolerating this inequality and started to empower women not just in their own industry. They are shaping the future with their voices, foundations, and artistry.
There are more sings of acknowledgement and respect towards our rights as women than there were fifty years ago and that is a reason to celebrate this month even more. Check out some of the best ways you can celebrate women during Women’s Month.
Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the women who are changing the world. We could not think of a better way to kick off this day with an interview with one of our most inspiring and accomplished ambassadors: Joy Donnell. Read about what why she became involved with the foundation, her work, and favorite women’s causes! Happy International Women’s Day!
Women Like Us: Three Journeys. One Mission. To Change the World follows three women on a journey of profound exploration. It is an official selection of the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival. The film tells of their travels, personal journeys of adversity and evolution, and the unthinkable social injustices women around the world face.
America is mourning over the latest mass shooting incident at a Parkland Florida high school that has left 17 people dead. Though unfortunately this is nothing new and seems to have no end as gun control laws have yet to be dealt with. The frequency of this kind of event is putting the USA as the highest in the world for mass shootings.. The statistics are frightening.
From fighting AIDS, to finding sponsors for underserved African-American girls to travel the world and meet other cultures, to women’s empowerment, educational programs, to African-American women’s development of political prowess; these five nonprofits led by inspiring women are truly worth supporting. They make the world a better place. Read on to learn about their impact.
With the aim of promoting gender equality and social justice, Women Like Us Foundation extends a helping hand globally. We have been very fortunate to work with women, children, and families from the west coast to the east. From California to Indiana to Kenya to the Dominican Republic, we have no boundaries. We strive to create a world where equality reigns supreme. Read more about our impact and the work we love to do, and join us in our campaign to empower women universally!
On February 25, 2018, Women Like Us Foundation will present the documentary Women Like Us, Three Journeys. One Mission. To Change the World. The film, executive produced by Women Like Us co-founder Linda Rendleman, and co-produced by Women Like Us Global Ambassador Catt Sadler, is a rallying cry for women to continue the fight for equality for all.
Podcasts have become new radio shows that you can listen to over and over again on your mobile while you're in traffic, doing the dishes or when you just want that quality "me" time. Here are 5 really high quality podcast that we recommend you hook up on whenever you have that extra listening time.
These 4 women have proven to be one of the most successful female entrepreneurs that are making a difference in today's chaotic world with their expertise, persistence, generosity and above all their grace. The world definitely needs more women like these four.
Years ago I partnered with my friend Elaine Voci to present an all day conference. The title was FINDING YOUR VOICE. We each spoke about the power of speaking up and being proud to present your real self, your real opinions, your real conversation to the world. It's empowering and important.
In light of my daughter Catt Sadler who resigned from her job at E Entertainment due to pay disparity, the conversation has once begun with a fury! I hope you'll join me in standing up for gender equality and social justice in this very important time in history for women.
With dynamic women on the forefront...I do believe we'll actually get somewhere this time.
2018 is the year of women. Women all over the world are rising with one another and fighting back for equality in every aspect. We are all role models and can make a difference with our voices speaking in unison.
I was worried about our impact this year. In fact, we had so many things come up that distracted from our goals, that it was difficult to concentrate, focus and share our achievements when I so very much wanted to connect more with you…
I believe strongly in the power of women to create change. I started the program as an empowerment program for young girls to create confidence. There is a significant need for positive people and positive real role models for girls to aspire to become.
There is a reason that I rarely make my own posts on the foundation website. The Women Like Us mission is not about me; it is about us. I founded Women Like Us to support, celebrate, and recognize women-led initiatives. Initiatives that catalyze change for women (and the world), and actions that bring us closer to gender equality.
On a Global Scale, the greatest form of human trafficking is for sexual exploitation, with women and children being the most vulnerable. Approximately 1.2 million girls and boys are trafficked each year worldwide.
By now you may have heard about Cyntoia Brown, a young woman who is serving a life sentence for the murder of a Nashville man in 2004. In 2004, Brown was only 16 years-old, and living not with a parent, relative, or even a friend but her pimp. Cyntoia Brown was a child sex-trafficking victim, and this case is not new.
Women Like Us Foundation organized an event to collect funds to help #sextraffickingvictims on the path to recovery. The event took place at Ben Talei, MD – Beverly Hills Center for Plastic & Laser Surgery‘s office in Beverly Hills.
There is no shortage of amazing achievements being made by women all over the world. From new businesses, to nonprofit organizations to movements like “#metoo,” which highlighted the prevalence of sexual harassment, it’s clear that women are unstoppable.
WASHINGTON — After a bruising week before lawmakers, big internet companies including Facebook and Google relented to pressure in Washington on Friday and agreed to support a sex trafficking bill they had vehemently opposed for months.
This was a pretty busy weekend! I recently became an Ambassador to the Women Like Us Foundation and it’s been so intense that I haven’t been able to give it a formal announcement on any of my sites but stay tuned - it’s coming!