Smart Girl Stories

Terri Rehkopf – Master Hair Healer and Holistic Hair Educator

Ippodaro Natural Salon, the Art of Holistic Care and Styling Hair “I’m big on connecting with other people in our community,” said Terri Rehkopf, Master Hair Healer and Holistic Hair Educator. “I...

Elvine Ouma: Taking A Trip Down Memory Lane

Hey Smart girls, it’s me, Elvine Ouma! Today I’m taking you on a trip down memory lane. Yes! This is my first ever blog and story and here we are today. I just took a moment to pat myself, I’m glad I...

From Quiet Observer to Vocal Leader

What does one think of when they think of a peach? For me, the idea of a bit of a tough outer skin – a little difficult to break through – and sweet inside immediately come to mind. Perhaps that’s why Tajelia...



Empower yourself and explore the rich history and ongoing fight for gender equality. This category delves into the different waves of feminism, the core tenets of the movement, and the inspiring stories of women who have championed equal rights. Learn about the first wave of feminism, which focused on gaining suffrage for women, and the pivotal role played by figures like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Explore the second wave of feminism, which emerged in the 1960s and addressed issues like reproductive rights and workplace equality, with influential voices like Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan. Delve into contemporary feminism, which encompasses a broader range of intersectional issues like race, class, and sexual orientation, championed by thinkers like Kimberlé Crenshaw and bell hooks.