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I Overcame My Fear. I'm Running for Mayor of My Town.

A committed mother and public servant embraces opportunity and leans into her local mayoral race.

Stuff Mom Never Told You: The Workplace Fear Factor

In part two of a special Lean In series from Stuff Mom Never Told You, hosts Cristen and Caroline take on “impostor syndrome.”

180 Websites in 180 Days: How I Learned to Code

Who says girls can't code? Jennifer Dewalt, a fine artist, taught herself to code by building 180 websites in 180 days.

Stuff Mom Never Told You: Unbalancing Work-Life Balance

Lean In describes “having it all” as “perhaps the greatest trap ever set for women.” The gals of Stuff Mom Never Told You discuss.

The Women Take Over: Jezebel's Anna Holmes

The author of The Book of Jezebel talks feminism, female supportiveness and leaning in.

The Secret to an Equal Marriage? Ask for What You Need.

At 31, Sharon Meers gave her soon-to-be-husband a typed up list of exactly what she needed to feel equal in a marriage. It worked.

Stuff Mom Never Told You: Why 'Bossy' Is a Bad Word

In the final segment of their special four-part series, the gals of Stuff Mom Never Told You take on the word "bossy," and what it means to be a female boss.

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MAKERS: Kathleen Hanna

Musician and feminist Kathleen Hanna channeled her early feminist leaning into her music career, which gave her a platform to help spark and perpetuate the underground feminist punk rock movement, Riot Grrrl.

‘Fallen Princesses’: The Amazing Photos of Depressed Disney Royalty

Photographer Dina Goldstein discusses her mesmerizing series, which depicts pop culture’s most famous princesses’ lives—without the fairytale ending.

The First Female Afghan Military Pilot

She flies risky medevac missions to the Afghan frontlines and has fought against the Taliban for two governments and an Uzbek warlord. Meet Latifa Nabizada, the first female to join the Afghan Air Force.

Sandberg's Lean In Circles Number 7,000+

Five months after the book urged women to form "Lean In" empowerment circles, some 7,000 of those circles have been formed, the foundation announced — in all 50 states and at least 50 countries.

Feminist Comic Books

Noah Berlatsky looks at the power of Sailor Moon, Buffy and Wonder Woman.

Lean In Stories

My life did not begin under perfect circumstances, but I had a family who believed I could persevere. I am blessed to know I can be that positive voice and source of support for others.

Read Ty-Licia’s Story

I’m a firm believer that action can solve so many worries, and just powering through, no matter what, can give you the confidence you need when you feel like you’ve got nothing to offer.

Read Reese’s Story

If there is a single trait that all Afghan women share, it’s determination. Put another way, we lean in.

Read Shireen’s Story

Training beside me was a huge shock for many of these young alpha males. Here was a 37-year-old mother of two doing as well or better than almost all of them.

Read Major Jaster’s Story