Six ways that sex is healthy for you

June 23, 2021

Six ways that sex is healthy for you

Our conversation with marriage and family therpaist, Chrissy Powers taught us about the messy intersection of sex and religion. In addition to her private practice, Chrissy is a wife, a mom, a podcast host and a writer, and she joined us to speak about her upbringing in the evangelical Christian church, and the pressure she […]

June 16, 2021

Five things you didn’t know about gendered disinformation

Kristina Wilfore and Lucina Di Meco are cofounders of #ShePersisted – a cross national initiative to tackle online attacks against female politicians and journalists. Kristina is a global democracy activist and works with political leaders and NGOs around the world to help improve the quality of elections and bring new voices into politics. Lucina is […]

June 9, 2021

Three Ways to Educate Yourself about Workplace Maternity Policies

Our conversation with Carli Lloyd was about navigating pregnancy as a professional athlete. As a seasoned professional volleyball player, Carli’s now very public story began when she was in Italy training for her 10th professional season and then found out she was pregnant. What unfolded over the mere hours after she took that pregnancy test […]

June 2, 2021

Four things that every woman should know about global maternal health

We headed to Australia this week to hear a truly remarkable story about a survivor and activist, Aminata Conteh Biger. Aminata grew up in a well-off family in the capital of Sierra Leone, where her father prioritized the education and opportunities for his six daughters. She had a happy and protected childhood until the truly […]

May 26, 2021

Four ways to raise young feminists

Heide Iravani and Emily Clifford are the cofounders of Piccolina, a lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering today’s young children to become tomorrow’s leaders and problem solvers. Heide and Emily joined us this week to talk about the gender boxes we place around our children, the stereotypes and career paths that constrain them, and what we […]

May 19, 2021

Three resources for lighthearted advice on motherhood

Brooklyn-based stand up comedian Ester Steinberg has found the humor in all things motherhood. Ester has been in the comedy circuit since she was 16 years old, trying to make her way on stage at the one comedy club in Tampa, Florida. The message she received: no girls allowed. She then made her way to […]

May 12, 2021

Four priorities for ending period poverty

Michela Bedard is the Executive Director of PERIOD, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending period poverty around the world through advocacy, education, and access to information. Michela joined us on Breaking Glass to reflect on the incredibly complex social and political landscape that drives period poverty. We talked about periods, the tampon tax, and the […]

May 5, 2021

Five tips for being more gender sensitive

Neysara is the founder of Transgender India, an online portal which empowers thousands of transgender people across India with awareness and knowledge to make informed choices and find community. She also started the first ever trans-specific online discussion forum in India called Talk, which allows trans people around the country to question and discuss issues […]

April 28, 2021

Four things that happen when you invest in women and girls

We recently had a very global conversation with business partners Carly Burso and Priti Pugalia. Carly is based in Texas and is the founder of ethical fashion brand, LAUDE the Label. Priti is the founder of Craft Boat, a recycled paper and textile manufacturing studio in Jaipur, India, deeply committed to encouraging sustainable Indian craftsmanship. […]

April 22, 2021

Four industry leading women reflect on beauty and body image

One of Australia’s leading fashion photographers, Julie Adams is widely known for her work in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Marie Claire and others. However, we were most interested to talk with Julie about her personal project titled, This Is Me. Starting a few years ago, Julie hosted a series of portrait sessions in beach shacks […]

April 14, 2021

3 tips for career women to “brag better”

Meredith Fineman is an expert in bragging, and she joined us on Breaking Glass to share why it’s critical for women to be able to promote themselves effectively if they want to advance professionally. A best-selling author, speaker and women’s advocate, Meredith has written a book titled Brag Better, and is the founder of FinePoint, […]

April 7, 2021

Three ways women can cultivate body positivity

Sarah Dubbeldam is the founder and CEO of Darling Magazine. She founded her company with a commitment to reinvent the narrative around womanhood and to produce content that was both authentic and meaningful to women who were tired of being pigeonholed by mainstream media. A few years into that journey, she led the magazine to […]

March 31, 2021

Six considerations for women mentoring other women

In the early 1970s, Pat was a single mother in New York City who was under-qualified and over-educated for an entry level career in media. Through perseverance and taking some big risks, she eventually landed a position at NBC and over the course of three decades thereafter, she went on to build a distinguished career […]

March 24, 2021

Four tips for women’s mental health

We headed to Tokyo this week to have a timely discussion on the mental health of Japanese women during the pandemic. In 2020 alone, nearly 7,000 women took their own lives, putting the country at one of the highest suicide rates in the world. We went looking for a local expert to understand why. Dr. […]

March 17, 2021

Eight tips for girls getting outside

Darcy Gaechter is the first woman to kayak the Amazon River from source to sea. Darcy has been whitewater kayaking for twenty-one years and, for the past fifteen years, she has been considered one of the world’s best female kayakers and one of the most accomplished expedition kayakers. She has won whitewater kayaking races throughout […]