Category: Girl Power

Combating Cyber Violence with @UN_Women #OrangeDay

I was honored to have been invited to share my experiences with online harassment and the work of #YouOKSis on #OrangeDay. I joined Emily May (Hollaback!) and Jamia Wilson (Feminist Press) on a panel moderated by Emily Mahaney (Glamour Magazine). If you missed it, you can watch it here:

FJ Interviews Vivian D. Nixon for NY Women’s Foundation

I was so honored to have the opportunity to speak with a phenomenal activist, Vivian D. Nixon, for NY Women’s Foundation. She has worked tirelessly to advocate for women who have been incarcerated and her story is powerful. Read more in the newest e-zine by NYF here Support the New York Women’s Foundation here

Call For Submissions: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You?

For Women’s History Month, I am curating a project that will amplify diverse ideas and experiences about and with womanhood. I am interested in your authentic responses, be they glowingly positive or enduringly painful– be raw, be real, be you. I am asking one simple question: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You? You […]

Witnesses To Hunger: My New Work in Philadelphia

I’m happy to share that I am the new program manager of Witnesses to Hunger, a national community advocacy organization compromised of caregivers of children who live in poverty and navigate food insecurity and other devastating effects of poverty. I moved to Philadelphia from my home, NYC, to embark on this new endeavor and my […]

#WomensLives How @NomiNetwork Helps Survivors of Human Trafficking

I recently had the honor of attending a pop-up shop in NYC that highlighted the work of the Nomi Network, a “Nomi Network is a nonprofit that creates economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking”, per the website. The party was given by Party For A Purpose NY, a group devoted […]

The #AntiFeministChecklist

On November 11, 2014, I posted a piece on Black Male Privilege and (shocker!) there was backlash. Most of the people responding didn’t read it and that is fine; I expect people to be intentionally obtuse and perpetually dense. I received a lot of really ridiculous responses, so I decided to compile a list. I […]

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