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Inspirational Woman Interview: Erin Bagwell

Erin Bagwell is a filmmaker and feminist blogger based in Brooklyn, New York. In 2013, she founded Feminist Wednesday, a feminist storytelling blog. In the summer of 2014 she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000 in funding to produce her first feature length film  1,317 more words

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Inspirational Woman Interview: Rita Ching

Rita Ching is the Deputy CEO of The Women’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to the full and equal participation of women in Hong Kong society. 1,775 more words

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Inspirational Woman Interview: Mahnaz Lee

Mahnaz Lee was a former executive at Lee Kum Kee (USA) Inc. in Marketing, Advertising and Corporate Management for over 10 years. As a wife and mother of two, Mahnaz also works closely with several Foundations and NGOs, which has provided her many years of in-depth fundraising and charity experience. 1,336 more words

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Women's Economic Empowerment, and Education

On to the inaugural post! Today I’d like to broach the topic of Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE). In the world of development, this is as close to the Holy Grail as we have come to achieving true poverty alleviation. 943 more words

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Millennials are now the largest living generation in U.S. history and have the power to shift policies. There are many issues to consider when casting your ballot this fall. 346 more words

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Inspirational Woman Interview: Sylvia Friedman (September 26, 2015)

Sylvia Friedman is a Hong Kong-based Canadian journalist, book author, documentary producer and advisor to philanthropists. She has won multiple awards for her work, including the International Human Rights Press Award (TV Special Merit) in 2013 for her series on slavery and human trafficking in China, Hong Kong and Thailand.  751 more words

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Inspirational Woman Interview: Lai-Shan Sze (November 21, 2014)

Interview by Megan Foo, President of Women LEAD’s Hong Kong Chapter

Lai-Shan Sze is a community organizer of the Society for Community Organization (SoCO), a non-governmental organization in Hong Kong that supports the underprivileged through outreach and education. 959 more words

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