International Women’s Day 2019: Vagina Power #BalanceforBetter

I have been sick the past two weeks and towards the end of last week the doctor put me on medication that made me really groggy and disoriented. Staying awake was difficult enough, and minimal physical movement made my head spin, so this is the first day that I am up and about without a major coughing fit. My body is exhausted and I am fed up with being sick. So here I am, doing what I love, and writing. Berlin is the first and only German state to have declared International Women’s Day as a public holiday, and the…

International Women’s Day 2018 #PressforProgress

“Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.” (IWD) We campaign for recognition, we fight twice as hard to prove ourselves in the field, we find our strength in suffering, we we develop character by carrying the burden of others. We love life, we give life, we save lives, we encourage lives we live all because we are women and have struggled to affirm our role beyond the home. __________________________________________________________ When the…