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Rupi Kaur on heritage, heartbreak, and the heart of her works

Rupi Kaur on heritage, heartbreak, and the heart of her works

If I had to describe New York Times bestselling author, writer, and performer Rupi Kaur in one word, it would be poetic. Her dark hair is coursing down her back and strands are left to dangle freely, framing her face. And Kaur’s dress, floral and feminine, black...

Poem: ILLUSTRIOUS

Poem: ILLUSTRIOUS

"ILLUSTRIOUS" is a poem written by 14-year-old poet and women's advocate Anya Thakur. She works to empower and uplift communities as founder of GirlUp Dallas, a UN Women organization, and a MetoWe partner with ArtRising, which provides arts enrichment to...

Poem: Ode to Fearless Women

Poem: Ode to Fearless Women

"Ode to Fearless Women" is a poem written by 14-year-old poet and women's advocate Anya Thakur. She works to empower and uplift communities as founder of GirlUp Dallas, a UN Women organization, and a MetoWe partner with ArtRising, which provides arts enrichment to...

Poem: BRILLIANCE

Poem: BRILLIANCE

"BRILLIANCE" is a poem written by 14-year-old poet and women's advocate Anya Thakur. She works to empower and uplift communities as founder of GirlUp Dallas, a UN Women organization, and a MetoWe partner with ArtRising, which provides arts enrichment to...

Op-Ed: Fighting for Representation

Op-Ed: Fighting for Representation

Anya Thakur works to empower and uplift communities as founder of GirlUp Dallas, a UN Women organization, and a MetoWe partner with ArtRising, which provides arts enrichment to underprivileged communities and creates diverse programming for South and East Asian women....

Poem: Cleopatra

Poem: Cleopatra

"Cleopatra" is a poem written by 14-year-old poet and women's advocate Anya Thakur. She works to empower and uplift communities as founder of GirlUp Dallas, a UN Women organization, and a MetoWe partner with ArtRising, which provides arts enrichment to underprivileged...

Meet the woman behind Wonder Woman — Gal Gadot

Meet the woman behind Wonder Woman — Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot arrives on set ready to work. In the disorienting haze of sticky summer heat, the cast and crew of "Wonder Woman" alone seem impervious to the sleep-inducing drowsiness that is the season. The air is practically excited with fissions of electricity — the...

Poem: Sona Mahal – सोना महल

Poem: Sona Mahal – सोना महल

"Sona Mahal - सोना महल" is a poem written by 14-year-old poet and women's advocate Anya Thakur. She works to empower and uplift communities as founder of GirlUp Dallas, a UN Women organization, and a MetoWe partner with ArtRising, which provides arts enrichment to...