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Alyssa McGillvery

Alyssa McGillvery

  • What REI is Doing for Women

    Outdoor cooperative REI is working to make outdoor gear by women and for women so that everyone has the chance to...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryMay 10, 2017
  • Queen of Ads Masters the Industry

    When Carol H. Williams began her work at ad agency Leo Burnett, she never imagined she would be nominated to the...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryMay 9, 2017
  • The Olympics Are Adding Mixed-Gender Events

    Hearts pound and crowds cheer as Olympic athletes inch closer to the victories they’ve been training for their entire lives. Does...

    Be InformedAlyssa McGillveryMay 8, 2017
  • Meet Meryl Streep’s Agent

    Power agent and managing partner of Creative Arts Agency (CAA), Kevin Huvane, traces his success to the influential women in his...

    Badass MenAlyssa McGillveryMay 5, 2017
  • Knitted Knockers Help Breast Cancer Survivors Return to Normalcy

    Sorry, sweater that Grandma knitted with love. These knitted knockers take knitting to the next level. Knitted knockers are plush, handmade...

    Be GoodAlyssa McGillveryMay 3, 2017
  • Don’t Ask Blake Lively Who She’s Wearing

    At Variety’s Power of Women Luncheon in New York, actress and honoree Blake Lively made a point to talk about the...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryMay 1, 2017
  • What You Can Do for Sexual Assault Prevention Week

    One nonprofit recently received a grant to support its creation of Sexual Assault Prevention Week. And good news! That’s this week....

    Be GoodAlyssa McGillveryApril 27, 2017
  • How to Tour Paris

    What do Louis I, Louis II, Louis III, Louis IV, and Louis V have in common? They all ruled France as...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 26, 2017
  • Small Victory for Pay Equity Unfolds in Virginia

    Susan Clarke Schaar has been working as a Virginia Senate Clerk for nearly 30 years, and she was just as surprised...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 24, 2017
  • Zimbabwe Mourns Death of a Hero

    Zimbabwe lost an iconic leader with Amai Mwazha’s passing. Mwazha was the wife of the African Apostolic Church’s lead and founder,...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 20, 2017
  • Advice from the First Female First Minister of Scotland

    The current First Minister of Scotland (and the first woman to hold the position), Nicola Sturgeon, spoke at the Women in...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 19, 2017
  • Amy Poehler Invites Smart Girls to Dance Party

    If Amy Poehler and television producer Meredith Walker had time machines, they would use them to tell their younger selves that...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 17, 2017
  • Putting an End to Passion Killings

    While Malebogo Molefhe once played basketball on Botswana’s national team, she is now confined to a wheelchair after surviving a violent...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 13, 2017
  • Remember When Taraji P. Henson Roasted Inequality?

    Taraji P. Henson, star of the award-winning television series Empire, made a joke about penises in the name of pay equity...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 12, 2017
  • Can the Proposed Paycheck Fairness Act Close the Pay Gap?

    Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, calls it “outrageous” that men and women are still earning different incomes...

    featuredAlyssa McGillveryApril 10, 2017
  • Does Colombia’s FARC Really Protect Women?

    Since the 1960s, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces (Farc), the country’s largest rebel group, have been at war....

    featuredAlyssa McGillveryApril 6, 2017
  • Iceland Melts Pay Gap Barriers

    Iceland is giving the cold shoulder to unequal pay for men and women. Although Iceland’s government has had equal pay laws on...

    Be GoodAlyssa McGillveryApril 5, 2017
  • Juno Temple Doesn’t Want to Be Perfect

    Actress Juno Temple visited Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles to meet with La Femme, the female empowerment club, and speak about...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryApril 3, 2017
  • Olympic Pressure Removes Female Restrictions

    Trying to play golf was challenging even before there were rules stopping people from playing it. Northwest of Tokyo sits the...

    Be GoodAlyssa McGillveryMarch 30, 2017
  • Bus Driver Rescues Missing Child

    The wheels on this bus went round and round until the driver needed to hop out and save a child from...

    Be GoodAlyssa McGillveryMarch 29, 2017
  • Patricia Arquette: Stop the Robbery

    One actress from the award-winning film Boyhood is making a global stand for womanhood. Oscar Award-winning actress Patricia Arquette first demanded...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryMarch 27, 2017
  • The Woman Upgrading the Tech Industry

    Slack, the team collaboration and communication tool, is not slacking off on gender equality anymore. The company recently decided to take...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryMarch 23, 2017
  • Woman Uses Facebook to Help Homeless

    Meet Victor Hubbard, a man who lived alone on the same street corner for years. That ended when another woman stepped...

    Be GoodAlyssa McGillveryMarch 22, 2017
  • Selena Gomez Gives to Lupus Research

    “Good for You” singer Selena Gomez is doing just that, having recently made a generous donation to a cause that lies...

    Badass WomenAlyssa McGillveryMarch 20, 2017