Must Reads for Women
Must Reads for Women is our collection of attention-deserving articles and your opportunity to soak up some substance. Take the time to really immerse yourself in what women are doing, saying, succeeding in and struggling with. The only way the S.H.E. Revolution can thrive is if every woman plays her role in the story.
Join Malala in Speaking Up for EducationMalala Fund
Education empowers girls to raise their voices, to unlock their potential, and to demand change. The Malala Fund’s solutions are grounded in inspired innovation: they are girl-centric approaches to education that support the Fund’s goal of creating a world where every girl reaches her true potential.
Obama: ‘When Women Succeed, America Succeeds’WSJ
In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for an end to workplace policies for women that seem out of an episode of “Mad Men.”
Empowered Women Make Nations StrongCNN
Melinda Gates says that women know what’s best for their families. They make health care, nutritious food and education priorities. But most women in developing countries don’t control household budgets, and many also don’t control the circumstances of their own lives. If women everywhere had the power to determine their futures, the world would be forever transformed.
She’s Confirmed: Janet Yellen Is First Woman Federal Reserve ChairForbes
The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen, 67, as new chairperson of the Federal Reserve — the first woman to take over the top spot in the 100-year history of the U.S. central bank, or any major central bank.
Organizations We Love
Organizations We Love is our line up of fabulous organizations whose values align with our own and whose missions we respect. There are so many incredible initiatives that already exist but don't get the recognition they deserve or the support they need. Find an organization on our list that you haven't heard of and take the time to appreciate the work they're doing. Then tell a friend to do the same. Word of mouth is a powerful tool.
Empower Generation seeds and supports women-led enterprises serving the energy poor, envisioning a world where women lead the clean energy revolution, reducing deforestation and the use of fossil fuels.
Women’s Venture Fundwww.wvf-ny.org
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The Women’s Venture Fund is a non-profit organization that helps women entrepreneurs start, build and grow their own businesses by providing the tools to build self-confidence, develop a head for business, and make dreams come true.
Rain City Rock Camp for Girlswww.raincityrockcamp.org
Rain City Rock Camp for Girls is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to building positive self-esteem in girls and encouraging creative expression through music
Girls Raising is a series of pitch events that helps women founded startups get publicity, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, and meet influential women that can help move their businesses forward.
Partners Igniting Change
Partners Igniting Change is our round up of companies that we admire for having women at the helm who walk their talk when it comes to social good. We firmly believe that we can't depend only on our politicians and heads of state to improve our world. It's up to civilians--you and me--and the businesses we create and buy from, to actually advocate the public good in the world that we all share.
Weizmann Institute of ScienceEmpowering women in science
Weizmann institute scientists are dedicated to solving humanity’s greatest challenges and have made revolutionary discoveries in fighting cancer, advancing technology, enriching education, protecting our planet, improving health and medicine, and exploring the physical world, giving hope to people everywhere for a brighter tomorrow.
92nd Street YEmpowering women as a cultural institution
92nd Street Y is a world-class nonprofit community and cultural center. Through the breadth and depth of 92Y’s extraordinary programs, they enrich lives, create community and elevate humanity. More than 300,000 people visit 92Y’s New York City venues annually, and millions more join them through the Internet, satellite broadcasts and other digital media.
BCBGMAXAZRIAEmpowering women by dressing them with confidence
The fashion powerhouse BCBG is devoted to helping the modern woman feel successful so that she has the confidence to be successful. The brand understands the difficulty of work-life balance and aims to help every woman be her best self while bettering the world through empowerment initiatives like Be Chic by Giving.
Anheuser BuschEmpowering women through thought leadership
Anheuser Busch takes its social responsibility seriously by providing internal programs that focus on the company’s dream, people and culture, and external programs that aim to make the world a better place. Their interview series with leading female industry thought leaders is one way that they inspire women to attain sustainability in their careers.