Women Have Taken a Staggering Covid Hit. Now They Offer the Best Hopes for the Future
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic. One year later, the world is still struggling with the myriad ways it has impacted our lives and created hardship for so many—especially women and girls, Black, indigenous and people of color and other marginalized communities.



How History Can Bring Us Hope Right Now
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, says Marianne Schnall, many of us are afraid, angry and anxious about what’s next—and there’s arguably never been a more significant time to consider how women’s history informs the present. (CNN)



‘We Are Entitled To Ambition’: Stacey Abrams Talks About Leadership, Change, And Her New Book
In this candid interview, Abrams shares powerful insights on a wide range of topics, including three important leadership lessons, her new book “Lead from the Outside,” and the two key things we all need in order to create positive change. (Women@Forbes)


2020 is not a fair playing field. Here’s how to even it out
There are six women running for president in 2020. How will fundraising—which has historically been more challenging for women than men—affect their chance of success? (CNN)



‘Make Your Voice Heard’: How Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Is Inspiring A New Generation Of Changemakers
An in-depth interview with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about her new children’s book Bold & Brave, the arc of women’s political progress, and what she wants all girls and women to know. (Women@Forbes)



Sports Icon Billie Jean King: Women Should Be Brave, Not Perfect
Tennis legend and change maker Billie Jean King shares her personal insights on why women’s leadership is so important, how being involved in sports helps girls develop leadership qualities, and what her call to action is for women and girls everywhere. (Women@Forbes)


Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Maxine Waters And Other Trailblazers Push For More Women In Media
Insights from Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Maxine Waters, Katie Couric, Soledad O’Brien and others weigh in on why it’s critical to increase women’s representation in the media. (Women@Forbes)



Lessons From Anita Hill On Courage And Leadership
5 powerful insights from a pioneer in effecting change and standing up to sexual harassment. (Women@Forbes)




New Campaign Raises Awareness Of The Pay Gap For Black Women
On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day (August 7th), LeanIn.Org launches #38PercentCounts, a campaign to raise awareness about the fact that black women are paid 38% less than white men. What can we do to close the gap? (Women@Forbes)



Hillary Clinton Urges Women to ‘Stand Up and Speak Out’
In a recent conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Hillary Clinton offered encouragement and advice for women to raise our voices in politics, media and beyond. (Women@Forbes)



Tina Brown on Women, Leadership and Her Upcoming Summit
Renowned media icon Tina Brown talks about her Women in the World Summit, why she feels it’s so important to have women’s equity in leadership and what her call to action is for women everywhere. (Women@Forbes)



New coalition aims to elect more women
Eight top women’s political organizations have joined forces to form ReflectUS, a groundbreaking nonpartisan coalition committed to fast-tracking women’s representation across all political offices. The coalition consists of Empowered Women, Higher Heights, IGNITE, LatinasRepresent, RepresentWomen, She Should Run, VoteRunLead, and Women Influencers Network. (Women’s Media Center)


2018 Will Be the Year of Women 
After a turbulent year fending off efforts to diminish our power and silence our voices, women are harnessing their outrage, writes Marianne Schnall — newly energized, politically engaged and more resolute than ever. (CNN)



18 Inspiring Quotes about Courage from Powerful Women
Maya Angelou, Eileen Fisher, Gloria Steinem, Sheryl Sandberg, and others weigh in about this key element of women’s leadership – from interviews with Marianne Schnall. (Conscious Company Media)



Transforming the Women’s March into political power
Marianne Schnall speaks to Women’s March co-chairs Tamika Mallory and Bob Bland about the evolution of the march, their new #PowertothePolls campaign, and their vision for what they call an “unapologetically women-led revolution.” (Women’s Media Center)



From #MeToo to Men Too: How Men Can Prevent Harassment and Abuse
Marianne Schnall asked Justin Baldoni, Ted Bunch, Eve Ensler, Michael Kimmel, Matt McGorry, and Jennifer Siebel Newsom their thoughts on what a movement would look like with men and women working together as allies, and ways men can use their voices to contribute to change. Also highlighting a great new campaign from A CALL TO MEN and the Joyful Heart Foundation.  (Huffington Post)


Women’s Media Awards honor Hillary Rodham Clinton, April Ryan, Maria Hinojosa, and other media trailblazers
Marianne Schnall’s story on the status of women’s media and her coverage of the Women’s Media Center Awards with quotes from her interviews with Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, Pat Mitchell, April Ryan and more. (Women’s Media Center)


This is what it takes to elect a woman president
Marianne Schnall, founder of the What Will It Take Movement, writes for International Women’s Day on how America can really gets its first female Commander-in-Chief. (CNN.com)



9 Famous Women On What It Will Take To Create A REAL Democracy
Oprah, Amy Poehler and other famous women are here to inspire you. Marianne’s piece featuring wisdom and insights on the International Women’s Day theme: “Be Bold for Change.” (Refinery29)



5 Lessons I Learned From My Interviews With Maya Angelou
As tribute to Maya Angelou, I am sharing these five life lessons I learned from her with the hope that we may all honor her legacy by carrying within us some of these timeless words of wisdom. (Women@Forbes)



The Rising Activism in Women’s Philanthropy 
Trump’s first year in office has catapulted progressive women donors to a new level of activism. Women who once gave quietly are organizing protests, speaking publicly, and organizing for change. Featuring insights from Vanessa Daniel, Abigail Disney, Donna Hall, Cynthia Nimmo, and K. Sujata. (Women@Forbes)