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Women Communicating for Social Change is Way of Life

by Brittany Lane and Nükhet Kardam – USA – Entrepreneurship, or the process of starting a business or organization, has long been essential for healthy and […]

Business & Economy, Entrepreneurship, Feature Articles, Feminism, Social Change, The World, Women in Leadership

#WomenCallAction: Illuminating the Relevance of Women Directing U.S. Media

by Rachel Feldman –USA– As a woman director who has been working in Hollywood for 30 years, banging the drum for gender equity behind the camera, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Feminism, Gender Equality, Media, Sexism, Social Change, United States, Women Directors

Ditch Your Plastic This World Ocean’s Day!

June 8 is World Ocean’s Day! Kate Daniels Kurz, Executive Editor of The WIP, recently sat down with Sarah-Mae Nelson, Climate Change Interpretive Specialist at the […]

Animals & Environment, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Pollution, Science & Technology, Social Change

Indigenous Interpreters Provide Missing Link for Natividad Medical Center Patients

by Kate Daniels Kurz, The WIP Director Natividad Medical Center, located in Salinas, California – the heart of California’s “Salad Bowl” – is one of the […]

Business & Economy, California, Employment, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Immigration, Indigenous Culture, Language, Mexico, Social Change, Teaching & Learning, United States

Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Overcoming Rape-Related PTSD

by Stephanie Koehler USA Stephanie Koehler is a journalist and photographer residing in California. She is also an advocate for the Rape Crisis Center. The goal […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Mental Health, PTSD, Sexual Violence, Social Change, Violence Against Women

For Girls of Gangyap, Basketball Proves Life-Changing

by Chin Cabrido -Nepal- The young players’ hands are engraved with the names of celebrated Women’s National Basketball players. Though each displays a different champion, they […]

Feature Articles, India, Social Change, Sports, Teaching & Learning, The World, Women's Empowerment

Netroots Nation: Organized People Defeating Organized Money

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP I just returned from San Jose, California after covering the eighth annual Netroots Nation. In 2006 I attended the […]

Activism, Feature Articles, Media, NGO's, Social Change, The WIP Editorial

In India, Prime-Time Hindi Soap Operas as a Vehicle for Social Change

by Bhakti Bapat Mathew –India– It is 8 o’clock at night. A family of six – a mother, father, three teenage daughters and a young son […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, India, Social Change

One Billion Rising Against Sexual Violence: Will It Be Enough for India?

by Chryselle D’Silva Dias –India– I was a schoolgirl when I first experienced harassment on public buses in Mumbai. I still remember the red double-decker #361, […]

Feature Articles, India, Sexual Harassment, Social Change, The World, Uprisings, Violence Against Women

One Woman’s Quest to End Violence and Empower Youth in Chicago’s Roseland

by Diane Latiker –USA– After eight children, 13 grandchildren, and two husbands, I was blessed with a passion that fills my soul. My mom raised me […]

Business & Economy, Children's Rights, Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Social Change, Teaching & Learning

The Courage to Create Social Change

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor One light amongst the darkness of the tragedy that befell Newtown, Connecticut and this nation last week is the collective outrage […]

Feature Articles, Gun Violence, Media, Social Change, The WIP, The WIP Editorial, Women's Empowerment

Zubeida Mustafa: Visionary, Pioneer, and Trailblazer for Women in Leadership

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor Post last week’s gains for women in the United States Senate and record numbers of women running for seats in Congress […]

Feature Articles, Media, Pakistan, Social Change, The WIP Editorial, The World, Women in Leadership, Women's Empowerment