In this day and age, promoting and devoting yourself to a cause is easier than ever with the access to technology and the motivation that Millennials possess. New websites are changing the way we look at solving issues and making a difference.
Take Ben Rattray, the 31-year old founder of (...)
The women of Afghanistan truly know what the word “struggle” means. For centuries they have been denied rights that men were allowed to have such as the right to vote, the right work, inheritance, and marriage partners. These rights were stripped away by their own husbands, fathers, and brother in addition to official government officials. (...)
2 years ago when Nikole Lim went to Kenya to shoot the documentary film "While Women Weep" she was interested in getting a feel for what Africa was like, since she had never been there, but she had no idea that what she found would change her life.
Every 30 minutes, a woman (...)
There is little doubt that the 'standard' models used on behalf of the media affects a teenagers view of him/herself. Over the last number of years, since the 60's when the beautiful but super skinny Twiggy first graced our catwalks, the industry set a standard - an unrealistic standard that a (...)
While I was taking a Spanish class this summer at my local JC, an advocate for an organization called Hands for Africa stopped me. Usually, I shrug these people off; I’m in a hurry, I’m sure someone else will stop and listen to them, they probably just want my money, I can't really make a (...)