All posts tagged: Meet the Blogger

Meet the Blogger: Liz Fortier

This blog post is a part of a new interview series called “Meet the Blogger”, where you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about our bloggers, their motivation and passion and what shaped them to become an advocate for the rights and health of women and girls.  This is Liz Fortier, a Girls’ Globe blogger from the USA who is currently residing in South Korea. Liz has a Master’s of Public Health degree and has extensive experience from a range of countries around the world. Liz has consistently been invested in the health of marginalized populations and improving access to health care for those living in poverty. She is also a Certified Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor. Read Liz’s blog posts and follow her on Twitter @LizAFort. Why do you blog for Girls’ Globe? I blog for Girls’ Globe because of how much safer, healthier, and more innovative the world would be if girls and women had access to the same opportunities as men and boys. If more communities invested in girls, the global economy would be stronger, …

Meet the Blogger: Farah Mohammed

Girls’ Globe is starting a new interview series called “Meet the Blogger”, where you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about our bloggers, their motivation and passion and what shaped them to become an advocate for the rights and health of women and girls.  This is Farah Mohammed, from Jamaica, where she works at UNDP before heading to graduate school at Northwestern University in 2014. Her big dream is to make a meaningful contribution to the world, and live somewhere near the mountains. Read Farah’s blog posts and follow her on Twitter @FarahColette.   Why do you blog for Girls’ Globe? I think it’s a great and inspirational organization, with several passionate, hard-working women who are from very varied backgrounds but all equally impressive in drive and experience. I stumbled upon it through another blog, and was struck by the articles, especially the intelligence and originality behind them. It was clear the writers weren’t just padding portfolios or putting up filler content, but real, relevant news and opinions. What led you to becoming an advocate for women’s …