All posts tagged: daughters rising

Monday Menagerie #26

In my #HopeForOurDaughters issue I bring you various stories of daughters across the globe that are spreading the feeling of hope,  fulfilling their dreams and passions, taking matters into their own hands and showing us how the next generation (and some that have come before) is making this world a better place for all of us.  First, however, I want to share the trailer of the film every woman (and man!) should see and background on some of the women we owe our lives to (literally)! Beautiful.  Breathtaking.  Disturbing.  Necessary. Mothers, if they are old enough, take your daughters to go and see this film.  It’s not a “feel good” film but it is inspiring and reminds us that we can accomplish ANYTHING if we believe in it enough and that ANYTHING is possible, especially if you have your girlfriends to count on and a huge amount of courage. SUFFRAGETTE MOVEMENT There were so many things I did not know about the movement before I saw this film…heck, I didn’t even know there was a …

Monday Menagerie #15

    Women who WORK IT. There are way too many inspiring women out there to compile them all in one Menagerie, but this is an itty bitty selection of women who stood out to me this past week.   Baddie Winkle. Holy smokes, I seriously adore this woman!!!!  I know her whole getup is purposefully styled and meant to “impress” in a way, but you can just see the genuine spirit in this woman, the pure love for irreverence, silliness, and fun.  I think it’s SO cool that her family takes part in this, and helps to share her sweet funness with the world. (check her Instagram, I was dying all over the place looking at it!!) (Shared by Kristin Tona)     ELIZABETH HOLMES She’s the “World’s Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire”.  Yup. “She dropped out of Stanford her sophomore year in 2003 to found Theranos, a company that develops more effective, easier-to-use blood tests.  At the age of 31, Holmes was named the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire.” Read more and watch this interview with her from Makers.   …