Getting My Groove Back

I think anger is a widely misunderstood emotion. It seems as though some tend to live their lives in a hamster wheel of anger and self-pity. Meanwhile, others shy away from anger, instead bottling up negative feelings until sporadic ‘breaking’ points. Two days ago, I felt the most anger I have in a long time….

The Women’s March: Voices Through Art

The Women’s March on D.C. Expectations: I’m sure most people have (at some point), sat in a history class learning of some terrible event or period from the past, and thought to themselves, “If I lived in that time, I know I would’ve fought alongside ____, standing up against ____!” This was my chance! To be…

Post-Election…What Now?

*Originally published for the Girl Up Campaign community* Resources and Action Items It’s no secret that we are in the midst of some major changes in the U.S. and in other countries around the world. In times like these, it is natural to feel confused, frustrated, scared, and lost in the midst of clashing opinions,…

G(rainy) Days 11.15.16

The perfect day for… oversized beat-up denim jackets *requirement: must have a slightly musty odor strong enough for only you to notice  coffee shops with character *you will face slightly less judgment for ordering a pumpkin spice latte at these such places loose braids *the more your hair mimics a small woodland creature, the better! tall…

The Intern Diaries: First Few Weeks

If I had to capture my experience and observations interning at the United Nations Foundation thus far, here are the 10 words I would choose to use (fair warning: they are not all that creative – but nonetheless, very accurate). Exciting Diet-Coke (EVERYONE…EVERYWHERE…EVERYDAY) Emails Powersuits Coffee Meetings Internet-Sleuthing (The title of an intern should have…

#GirlsGovern Town Hall (09.14.16)

GlobalGirl Media – an organization that seeks to empower and give underprivileged youth a voice through media and literacy mediums – was founded in 2010 and is active in South Africa, Morocco, Kosovo, Chicago, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Global Girl has designed a national program tagged #girlsgovern to encourage and give space for young…