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Jumping for JOY because we're in love with the mural we made in collaboration with +Inside Out and +Dallas Clayton!  
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“Why is it a bad thing when something is feminist? Don’t you want your daughters and wives to be empowered so they aren’t ashamed? Women having control over their futures, why is that a bad thing?” - Smartist Sandra Cisneros

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Mexican-American writer Sandra Cisneros strives to live her most authentic life—her “life of letters." She is the author of several books, namely of the award-winning novel, The House on Mango Street. Later this year, she’s releasing a collection of true stories from her own life called A House of My Own. But her prolific career would’ve been impossible, Sandra says, if it hadn’t been for the Chicago winter of ‘66. “Frozen pipes changed my life…”...
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Empowered women are great for our society. A movement that consistently makes many women associate themselves with being "weak & afraid" & blaming men in one corner, while recruiting men to be "strong & brave" in another corner, is not a movement that tells Women that they too are "strong & brave.""
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"Kiev-based photographer Anna Remarchuk (aka @annaremarchuk) creates colorful compositions using beautiful blooms tucked inside of envelopes. Remarchuk developed this project after finding a bunch of old envelopes that belonged to her great-grandfather, as well as receiving snowdrop flowers in the mail."

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Kiev-based photographer Anna Remarchuk (aka @annaremarchuk) creates colorful compositions using beautiful blooms tucked inside of envelopes. Remarchuk developed this project after finding a bunch of old envelopes that belonged to her great-grandfather, as well as receiving snowdrop flowers in the mail. “At the table there were those envelopes. I saw them together and decided to make a photo,” she told the Instagram blog. This visual connection wa...
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“Unity is power, without unity women cannot fight for their rights anywhere.”

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"The huge street art project combined the homes into one macro mural of bright swirling colors. The project was meant to encourage togetherness, while also revitalizing the mural painting community."

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That is what I love about being half Mexican. They are very united people and we help each other out! I'm a proud Hispanic woman!
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"In a variety of ways, the ADA has lived up to the hopeful expectations that accompanied its passage."

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Before the ADA, disabled Americans faced appalling, devastating discrimination.
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“It’s really important, now more than ever, to talk about science in an accessible way.”

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A chemistry Ph.D. student wanted to make her thesis more accessible to her friends and family, so she turned it into a comic book.
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"Whether the duo is exploring the great outdoors, reading a book, or lounging in bed, each diptych shows them in a similar pose, in the same setting, and sharing identical clothes and accessories."

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A year ago, photographer Jesse Holland's parents gave her baby daughter a hat as a present. On a whim, the Victoria, British Columbia-based mom photographed her daughter and her dog wearing the same hat, and a new photo series was born. Putting a new spin on the "who wore it better?" concept, Holland regularly captures portraits of her 2-year-old toddler and her 5-year-old Boston Terrier on their adventures together. Whether the duo is exploring ...
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“It’s not that hard. If you just believe that, you can do anything, because nothing is easy in this world. If you want to achieve something, or if you want to do something, you have to fight.”

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Niloofar Rahmani and Esther Mbabazi have paved the way for female pilots in Afghanistan and Rwanda — although not without difficulty.
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"Tomorrow’s strong woman is my daughter and yours, the girl in your classroom or on your soccer team. The one who wins races and doesn’t see the 'wow' in this because it’s just who she is."

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A hopeful Mother sees the strength of girls through the eyes of her young son. The future, it turns out, will be full of strong and capable women.
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"Never stop asking questions, because when you stop asking questions you stop challenging yourself to learn more. There are so many questions that we’re asking now that we need to find answers for."

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Shortly after the July 14 flyby of Pluto and its moons, we spoke with three members of the New Horizons mission team: Alice Bowman, the mission operations
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she a dummy, the DemoNAZIs do not like  anyone asking questions, just obey. Why do we put up wit Liars. Like Amy?
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“Amongst the 600 people there, I was the only woman who completed the training.

It is believed that women are only able to start fires, whereas I have disproved this old adage and now I extinguish fires.”

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She's putting herself in the line of fire, and blazing a trail for Pakistani women
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Funny, Thoughtful and Deceivingly educational programming by Amy Poehler.
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Change the World by Being Yourself.

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls is an online community for young girls and the young at heart, that encourages women in activism, volunteerism, cultural exchange, and self-expression through the arts.

Become a part of the Smart Girls community! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, & Tumblr.

Be sure to stop by our website, amysmartgirls.com!
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