Empower a Girl, Change the World
The Oxford English dictionary defines cultural appropriation as, ” The unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of the customs, practices, ideas, etc. of one people or society by […]
- July 15, 2017
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- July 11, 2017
A couple of weeks ago, John McEnroe, a controversial tennis player during the 1980s, was in the news, and not exactly for the best reason. While […]
- July 8, 2017
June 26th marked the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter. When I found out last week, had no idea I was older than the series (not by […]
- July 4, 2017
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- July 3, 2017
Summer is hot and it can be tiring to stay outside in the heat. I decided to change up the heat and cool off by finding […]
- July 2, 2017
It’s been a few weeks since E3 2017 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) ended. Although some great games were announced, there was one problem I had with the […]
- June 30, 2017
I remember everything, of course. I never forget. But it’s the thing that’s pushing me actually to do more and more. - Yusra Mardini
We cannot measure our humanity, but we can act on it. Our humanity is that glowing center in all of us. It is what makes us speak up about an injustice, even when that injustice does not personally affect us. It is what makes us aware that we are better off if our fellow human beings are better off. - Emma Watson
I’ve had to learn that my voice has value. And if I don’t use it, what’s the point of being in the room? - Michelle Obama
Nobody’s supposed to be anything. You can be whoever you want. And I want young people to see that. - Priyanka Chopra
I believe in my generation. I believe in girls. I believe in women. I believe in people of color. I believe in LGBTQ+ community. I believe. - Rowan Blanchard
My heart is beating and I’m breathing, and nothing anybody has ever done has changed that. - Rupi Kaur
Victims are not victims, not some fragile, sorrowful aftermath. Victims are survivors, and survivors are going to be doing a hell of a lot more than surviving. - The Stanford Survivor
Shake the idea you are not capable: You don’t have to be born with this magical creativity, you can develop it. And don’t let anybody tell you what you ware and what you’re not: The only person who knows that is you. - Alessia Cara
In the past, I always felt like I was trying to prove something. Now, I’m writing what I want to share with the world, rather than trying to give the world what it wants. For better or worse, I’m just me. - Kesha
People who are passionate are good at what they do. These emotions are a driving force, and I don’t think women should apologize for them any more than a man should. - Amal Clooney
To all the little girls watching…never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world. - Hillary Clinton
We cannot disengage our retreat over the next four years. We must remain steadfast in our fight for justice - Kamala Harris
I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps. I’m the first Simone Biles. - Simone Bile
Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power. - Shonda Rhimes
Now is such a pivotal time in our history. It’s such a pivotal, crazy time, and I want you to know – all you ladies up there – you are the leaders. We are the future. We need you. We need every single one of you in this room. You are needed to step up to the plate, right here right now, and let your voice be heard. This is the time. So please continue to do so. - Zendaya
When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their beloved sports teams, because they didn’t want to appear muscle-y, when at 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings, I decided that I was a feminist. - Emma Watson
We must reject not only the stereotypes that others hold of us, but also the stereotypes that we hold of ourselves. - Shirley Chisholm, first Black woman elected to Congress
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. - Janis Joplin
The idea of being a feminist: so many women have come to this idea of it being anti-male and not able to connect with the opposite sex, but what feminism is about is equality and human rights. For me that is just an essential part of my identity. - Lena Dunham
Why has the word [feminism] become such an uncomfortable one? It is not the word that is important; it's the idea and the ambition behind it. - Emma Watson
Be the change you wish to see in the world - Gandhi
Like I tell my daughters, women and girls can do whatever they want. There is no limit to what we as women can accomplish.- Michelle Obama
A good friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have - Irish proverb
I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us. - Louisa May Alcott
Be who you are, not who the world wants you to be – anonymous
Stand Your Ground, it’s Sacred – anonymous
The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.
- Gloria Steinem -
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.
- Jane Austen -
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.
- Maya Angelou -
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
- Coco Chanel -
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J. K. Rowling -
Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
- Elizabeth Gilbert -
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
- Coco Chanel -
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
- Alice Walker -
Nobody cares, if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great because of their technique,they are great because of their PASSION.
- Martha Graham -
Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.
- Ingrid Bergman -
The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
- Ayn Rand -
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
- Katharine Hepburn -
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
- Amelia Earhart -
When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our the life of another.
- Helen Keller -
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
- Melinda Gates -
Women are the real architects of society.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe -
One is not born a woman, one becomes one.
- Simone de Beauvoir -
Men and boys, we show our manhood through the way we treat our women. Our wives, our sisters, our mothers.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu -
Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.
- Susan B. Anthony, Women's Activist -
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
- Maya Angelou, African American Poet -
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
- Marilyn Monroe -
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change.
- Hillary Clinton -
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
- Margaret Thatcher -
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
- Oprah Winfrey -
I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us.
- Louisa May Alcott -
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
- Roseanne Barr -
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size.
- Virginia Woolf -
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.
- Eleanor Roosevelt -
Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.
- Gandhi -
Women are leaders everywhere you look, from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children.
- Nancy Pelosi -
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