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Zaan Do

Associate, Content & Media, Girl Power Talk As a communication student, they thrive on making educational content accessible and fun for the audience. Possibility is endless and only be limited by how one’s mind sees, for them, making changes starts from the passion.

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Sustainable Fashion vs Fast Fashion

The Horror of Fast Fashion Sustainability—Not Just Fashion, It’s a Lifestyle Overview In the current era of following trends, fast fashion has become the norm.  However, fast fashion results in overproduction and a massive waste of cloth and labor, causing harm to the environment.  A better alternative is sustainable fashion, such as using handmade garments, thrifting, donating and trading. In the lightning-speed internet era, we are exposed to the world and the idea of authenticity. With this in mind, we …

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Jennifer Kenning’s Vision: The Impact Side of Wealth Management

The Idea of Align Impact Bridging Investment with Philanthropy Advice to the Community Overview: Look at the people around you and find inspiration in their persistence and strength. Remember the position you are in and acknowledge the difference you are capable of making. Commit to something which will help give you a perspective for the future.  Pursue passions, careers, and purpose based on your skills and talents as an individual. What was your childhood like and what were some key …

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Creating Opportunities by Inclusivity: Kat Gordon and The 3% Movement

A Movement for Representation Creativity and Criticism Importance of Inclusion Advice to Community Overview: Don’t be afraid to dream about achieving something different and unique—something that hasn’t been created yet. Trust your own individual values and pursue what you love. Inclusivity is key to any organization, and every member of the community needs to be heard and represented when decisions are made. How did the 3% movement start? As a child, I didn’t think I would get to where I …

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Pop Culture Moments That Served Women Are Invincible

Taylor Swift Reclaiming Her Life’s Work Because It’s Cheaper Shonda Rhimes. That’s It. Fearless Inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary Female Rappers Breaking Through the Male Swag Most Mindful Make-Up Line Overview Women continue to struggle to find accurate representation and equality in the media industry. Rap, being considered a masculine genre, has degraded women into sexual objects. The efforts of female rappers to liberate women and collaboratively work to uplift and promote their talents exhibit our capability to flourish in male-dominated …

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Small Town Girls Upskilling at Girl Power Talk: A Case Study

Opening a Window to a Better World The Changing Face of India Women Uprising Everyone deserves the opportunity to grow, explore their interests, and become the person they want to be. Everyone deserves to have access to education and skill development in order to be independent. Perhaps no organization in India is more dedicated towards providing such opportunities than Girl Power Talk. It is a purpose driven organization that believes in the power of social impact and aims to change …

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How to Deal With Sexism and Smash the Patriarchy at Home

Patriarchal Prejudice 4 Ways to Deal With Sexism At Home The Patriarchy Hurts Everyone Overview Sexism refers to “prejudice or discrimination based on sex” and “behavior, conditions, or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex.” Despite the feminist movement, people still have attitudes and behaviors that show a belief of the male gender being superior due to an underlying bias of our patriarchal society. Most people are unaware that their behavior reflects internalized sexism and misogyny. If …

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Combining Care with Career | The Journey of Cheryl McCants

Constant Quest for Education Learning and Investing in People Future Business Goals Message to the Youth As a teenager, I was blessed to graduate from P.S. 26, study as a community scholar and attend one of the most prestigious high schools in the country. Those memorable years opened my eyes to the importance of education, the challenges of racism and the value of true friendship. By staying true to my values, and opening myself to a variety of experiences, I …

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How South Asian Nation Created a Platform for Empowering Brown Women | Divya Soneji

Building South Asian Nation The Importance of Diversity and Empowerment Message to Youth What was your vision for the south Asian nation and how has it changed? My vision for the South Asian Nation was to bridge the gap between diaspora and the homeland, places where our roots and ancestors are from. Before launching the South Asian Nation, I noticed that the diaspora was connected to their roots but no one discussed the problems like casteism, religious issues, rights of …

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Helping Young Writers Bloom with Write the World | David Weinstein

The Journey Which Led Him to Inspire Others The Goal of Write The World The Mantra He Lives by Message to the Youth Overview Words are sacred and powerful. The American education system gives little attention to developing writing skills. Writing is a social act and community support is essential. Reflecting on any failure is a great way to improve, change direction, and discover your authentic self. David Weinstein, the founder of Write The World, shares with Girl Power Talk …

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