In Honor of International Women’s Day: Poverty is Sexist


Now this is a campaign I'm thrilled to get behind...every step of the way. It has to do with girls, equality, equity and fighting extreme poverty to make the world a better place. The name of the campaign: POVERTY IS SEXIST. According to new analysis published by The ONE Campaign today, International Women’s Day, girls and women are hit hardest by extreme poverty across every area of life, but they also hold the key to change. ONE’s report, “Poverty is Sexist: Why girls and women must be at the heart of the fight to end extreme poverty” shows how Read More


My TV Debut for Social Good

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It all started a few weeks ago.  I read a blog post by one of my favorite writers, Jill Smokler of Scary Mommy.com, that caused me to immediately take action.  She was asking readers who felt they had money to spare to offer $25 donations that could be used to buy grocery store gift cards for readers who said they couldn’t afford to buy food for Thanksgiving.Her goal was to match two donors to each person asking for assistance on her blog.  She had been moved to do something as a response to remarks made in her "Confessional" section on her site by women Read More