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Poem: If All Girls Could…

Poem: If All Girls Could…

if all girls could ... learn to dream to lead and to believe that they are connected by a network of thousands of spiderwebbing arteries and capillaries filled with the sweet nectar of sisters and eden's garden that swan necks, slips of shadows dipping their feet in...

Poem: Mahila Divas — महिला दिवस

Poem: Mahila Divas — महिला दिवस

Mahila Divas means Women's Day in Hindi. I'm grateful I had the opportunity to share these words with women in parts of India such as Delhi, Coimbatore and other parts of Tamil Nadu, and Munipur and that they resonated so deeply with them. Mahila Divas — महिला दिवस...

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...

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....