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Emily Charette

Graphic Designer, Entreprenuer, We Are Charette, Menuat in St. Augustine

That Crowning Moment

PRESENTED ON DEC 17, 2014
IN ST. AUGUSTINE @ VOL 6

Emily Charette, designer, entreprenuer, wife and mother of two, shares three generations of birthing stories, and in the process suggests that maybe women aren't telling themselves an accurate story about childbirth at all. In fact, she asserts that women are stronger than they even know.   

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Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan

BY LAURYN OATES
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Lauryn Oates has been working to improve the lives of children and women in Afghanistan through the power of education. Though threats against her and her colleagues lives have been made on numerous occasions, she speaks firmly on the ideals of human rights. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 10, 2014.

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Women in Transition

BY JENNIFER JEWELL
@ VOL 11 ON APR 30, 2013

Jennifer Jewell has founded her research in her own experience as a teenage mother who dealt with homelessess. She is now co-organizer for Women in Transition, a grassroots organization run by and for poor people working to ensure economic human rights for all. 

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Inspiring Women of All Manner

BY SAILOR CHER
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 28, 2014

Local tattoo artist Sailor Cher tells us about some of the women who have inspired her through the years. The one who has inspired her most may surprise you.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 10, 2014.

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Entrepreneurial Women in Africa

BY REBECCA NAMAGGA
@ VOL 25 ON JAN 16, 2015

Four African women - Rebecca Freda Namagga from Uganda, Amina Mahamudu Serwenda from Tanzania, Oluwabunmi Folowosele & Olanike Omobolanle Ojo from Nigeria, talk about their entrepreneurial ambitions and the potential of women empowerment in the development of Africa.

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Undergarment History and Women Empowerment

BY FLORA HARTO
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 12, 2014

Inherited passion and talent from her fashion designer mother, Flora Harto inspired to embrace fashion industry, particulary in the field of "intimate apparel". Flo believes that the confidence of a woman starts from within (in this case, including undergarment). After finishing college in New York and worked for Victoria's Secret in 2005, Flo decided to return to his homeland to manage the family company, as well as campaigning for women's rights and empowerment. Now, intimate apparel such as corsets is no longer the symbol of oppression, but can be used as self confidence and/or anti gender based violence campaign.

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Empowering Women

BY NINA EMETT
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

“I wanted to create a sense of active global citizenship by engaging the public in powerful story lines.”

In "Empowering Women", from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol.23, Nina Emett is the founder of UK based arts educational organisation called "FotoDocument". She is passionate about the power of narrative photography to make a difference. Her mission statement: to bring "Active global citizenship".Sharing one of her photo essay, Nina explains how she strives to empower women in India.  

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Empowering Women in Sacramento

BY CAITY MAPLE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Caity Maple talks about her difficult beginnings and The Women’s Empowerment Collective - a space that brings together different Women organizations from the Sacramento Area. 

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The League of Women Voters

BY KATHY JONES
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 30, 2017

Kathy Jones gives us a history of voter's rights and women's rights, and illustrates a vivid picture of why it's important that we vote!   

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The Bechdel Test And Women's Presence In Film

BY DAVE VALENTINE
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 08, 2018

D.J., popular culture buff and quiz master Dave Valentine examines The Bechdel Test, which asks if a work of fiction features at least two named women who talk to each other about something other than a man.