Month: June 2017

Audrie & Daisy

12 Feminist Documentaries To Watch: Fight For Life, Not Privilege

Feminist documentaries resemble rousing speech the army leader before the last fight. They inspire and lead. Attracting real stories and intimidating such global problems as slavery, modern directors show that feminism is no longer a struggle for privilege, but a war for basic rights.

/ June 29, 2017

Citizinvestor: How Joy Randels Turns Public Projects Into The Real Deal

Citizinvestor is a crowdfunding and civic engagement platform for local government projects. It allows citizen from the US to post their project ideas and grow them into a real movement with people's help. One of the CEOs of Citizinvestor is Joy Randels.

/ June 29, 2017

Catchafire: How Rachael Chong Blew Up The Volunteer Market

Imagine you are a new-opened nonprofit organization. What to start with? How to find people who are ready to get involved? Once Rachael Chong asked herself the same question, and it resulted in the largest matching platform that helps nonprofits to find volunteers.

/ June 29, 2017
Jessica Grossman

Jessica Grossman: Bringing Depth To Modeling And Crohn’s Disease

Jessica Grossman – “a half-naked girl saving lives”, is an activist using social media to encourage those with Crohn's disease to overcome the fear of the surgery. She is loud and outspoken about something people don't like to talk about – having an ostomy.

/ June 28, 2017

Bee The Change: How To Resolve Poverty Crisis And Save Bees All At Once

"Bee The Change", a small but ambitions project by Dawn Musil is using beekeeping skills and supplies to both help the bees and create jobs for the economically-disadvantaged people. 

/ June 28, 2017

8 Breast Cancer Activists You Should Know

People often dreams about happy future, especially women. Sometimes they are wrong and something unpleasant waits for them. These 8 women have found a way to overcome the breast cancer and they are ready to share their experience.

/ June 27, 2017

Spare Rib Women’s Movement: From Adam’s Shred To Standalone Person

Feminist frenzy in media is not a nowadays offspring – Spare Rib, launched right in the middle of Second-wave feminist boom, claimed to be one of the most revolutionary magazines of all times.

/ June 27, 2017

8 Super-Ladies Who Run The World Despite Of Disability

Nowadays there are a lot of talks about violation of women’s and disabled people’s rights. But these 8 ladies don’t give a damn about such an old-fashioned stereotypes. They are too busy with running this world.

/ June 27, 2017

5 Artificial Intelligence Start-Ups For Treating Cancer: The Future Is Here

These mission-driven start-ups are applying Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to diagnose and fight cancer — one of the biggest challenges of our time.

/ June 26, 2017