Inspiring Posts for Girls and Women

A collection of inspiring posts for personal development. Consider them thought-provoking pep talks.

Creative Careers: Early Failure Can Lead To Success

Failing early in our careers can make us question whether we are on the right path. We may look at people who have succeeded from the outset and wonder why it doesn’t come so easily to us. Classical violinist Nigel Kennedy, actor Natalie Portman and painter Pablo Picasso are examples of young geniuses who were …

empowering women's vote posters

In partnership with Nonprofit VOTE and the League of Women Voters, the Professional Association for Design (AIGA) has activated its network across the U.S. and beyond to design Get Out the Vote posters for 2022. The campaign is part of Design for Democracy, an AIGA initiative to increase civic participation through design. In addition to …

videos on female artists

Paul Priestley’s The Life of an Artist: Art History School series on YouTube is designed for viewers to discover the fascinating lives of artists, their aspirations, what motivated them, who they influenced, what they created, and why. Born in Yorkshire, England, Priestley started teaching in the 1970s, eventually becoming Head of Art at an elementary …

quotes women drummers

May is International Drum Month, and here are ten quotes from women drummers who know how to get people moving. As one of our esteemed musicians says below, the drums are a song’s backbone. So download these ladies’ works and stretch your fingers to tap out beats on the nearest tabletop. You should also check …

Ten Quotes Women Creatives National Volunteer Month

April is the official month to celebrate selfless volunteers, but these hardworking individuals – including yourself – should receive thanks every day. Here are ten quotes by women creatives for National Volunteer Month that honor and inspire the tireless efforts of those bettering the world around us. Ten Quotes by Women Creatives for National Volunteer …

Ten Quotes from Women in Jazz for National Jazz Appreciation Month

National Jazz Appreciation Month reminds us to acknowledge over a century of revolutionary and unforgettable music. From the 1920s prohibition era to the civil rights movement, jazz has undoubtedly shaped the American music and social experience. Check out the following 10 quotes from women in jazz for reflection and inspiration. Quotes from Women in Jazz …

Anna May Wong

The U.S. Mint will, over the next four years, issue quarters featuring the likenesses of American women who contributed to “the development and history of our country.” The first batch of the American Women Quarters Program, announced in January 2022, includes astronaut Sally Ride and poet Maya Angelou. One name on the list might be …

2022 California Conference for Women Recap

Kicking off with the theme “Renew. Reconnect. Re-ignite.” the 2022 California Conference for Women inspired and connected attendees nationwide with renowned speakers, virtual networking, and career advancement opportunities. Women were encouraged to celebrate their power, embrace emotions, and pursue a hopeful future in the wake of the pandemic. Being my first women’s conference, I was …

yoko-ono

Light a match and watch till it goes out. Go to the middle of Central Park Pond and drop all your jewelry. Scream against the sky. When a young Yoko Ono formulated these actions in the 1950s and 1960s, they heralded a bracingly quirky vision for the arts as a therapeutic practice of everyday life …

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