The Strength & Power From Within

Posted by Kenyora Johnson Mar 3, 2016 , , , , , , , , , , ,
Councillors Michelle Wu, Ayanna Pressley and Andrea J. Campbell with panel moderator Lauren Dezenski. Photo by Eric Haynes, Courtesy of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

After attending yesterday’s Women in Leadership: Pathways and Possibilities event held at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, the number one question that continued to ring in my mind was: From where do women who run for office receive their strength? There are many ways in which women receive their strength; however, from…Read More

Can you be a Strong Girl and a Disney Princess?

Posted by SWSG Blogging Corps May 5, 2013 , , , , ,

Did you hear that Merida got a makeover? Merida is the disobedient, frizzy-haired, bow-and arrow-slinging princess who starred in Disney’s latest picture, Brave. Animator Barbara Chapman was inspired to create the character of Merida by her own, redheaded, strong-willed daughter.

In the original story Merida is a strong young…Read More