anna brones

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Thoughts on Empowering, Inspiring and Advocating for the Women Around Us

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Only in my early 20s did I learn the global importance of International Women’s Day with streets full of women around the world coming together in solidarity. This day is about empowerment and equal rights.

The 2012 theme is “connecting girls, inspiring futures,” which has gotten me thinking about all of the inspiring connections that surround us every day. In my everyday I come into contact with female colleagues and friends, all that are passionate about what they do. They are writers, filmmakers, doctors, lawyers, humanitarians and vagabonds, and every single thing in between.

What does it mean to be a woman? A lot of things.

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Written by Anna Brones

March 8, 2012 at 20:00

Why Empowering Women is Necessary

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My biggest hope is that gender equity is no longer a women’s right issue. It’s a human rights issue. -Shannon Galpin, Mountain2Mountain

Love this cause and this interview.

Written by Anna Brones

February 17, 2011 at 16:39