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Growing Into Feminism

Growing Into Feminism

As I reflected on defining moments in my life, I was astonished by how often I drew on the work of feminists to navigate through challenging times. It turns out that, yes, experiencing gender inequality—and feeling it physically and mentally—is how I “grew a pair” of eyes to clearly see the exploitative social, political, and economic systems that work to keep women down and also develop the gumption to work to change those systems.

How to unlock billions of unrealized growth led by entrepreneurial women

How to unlock billions of unrealized growth led by entrepreneurial women

Currently, the majority of incubator and accelerator environments that receive government funding to attract women act more like “re-education centres.”–PK Mutch

WOMEN’S WAY: 14 FLY WOMEN RISE UP TO SET ONE HIGH-FLYING RECORD

WOMEN’S WAY: 14 FLY WOMEN RISE UP TO SET ONE HIGH-FLYING RECORD

When the red light goes on, the door of the aircraft opens. This is still one of my favourite moments of any skydive. No turning back. Take everything you’ve rehearsed and trust yourself. Trust your teammates. Breathe.

Real Time Feminism Makes for Happy Campers

Real Time Feminism Makes for Happy Campers

What if there was a place where young feminists preparing to enter the workforce could meet and chat with people practicing feminism in their jobs?

What We Are Talking About When We Talk About White Privilege: Themes From the White Privilege Conference in Toronto

What We Are Talking About When We Talk About White Privilege: Themes From the White Privilege Conference in Toronto

Change requires action, no matter how small. We must move beyond talk, beyond calling ourselves allies, towards taking action—with courage and heart.

LiisBeth’s Fall Playlist: It’s Time to Soar

LiisBeth’s Fall Playlist: It’s Time to Soar

LiisBeth’s 4th soul stirring playlist features ten female musicians performing at this year’s Venus Fest–A music festival that celebrates feminism in the arts. It’s a brilliant collection!

On Diversity and Inclusion: Did Startupfest Fix Its Bro-mess?

On Diversity and Inclusion: Did Startupfest Fix Its Bro-mess?

I noticed plenty of women attending the conference and after parties, and I found the festival a great place to network with industry peers. But there is more to gender parity than numbers, leaving plenty of work yet to do as far as inclusion is concerned.

Woman is Wolf to Woman

Woman is Wolf to Woman

Is feminism uniquely prone to higher levels of divisiveness than other large global movements? Basualdo says yes.

START UP INCUBATORS ARE FAILING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS-SO LET’S FIX IT.

START UP INCUBATORS ARE FAILING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS-SO LET’S FIX IT.

More women are turning to entrepreneurship than ever before– Can we really afford to keep missing the mark when it comes to developing the infrastructure needed to amplify their potential?

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