Megan Foo

Celebrating 100 Interviews with Inspirational Women

My interview with Women LEAD Co-Founder and Former Executive Director Claire Charamnac, published on March 7, 2017, marks my hundredth Inspirational Woman interview. The realization that my hundredth interview coincided almost exactly with International Women’s Day 2017 surprised me and made me think deeply about how far Inspirational Women Series

More Than Me: Combating Ebola in Liberia

As the Hong Kong Chapter President and Chief Content Officer of Givology, I have had the chance to collaborate with Givology’s partner organizations on an exciting mélange of awareness-building and fundraising initiatives related to girls’ education. One organization in particular, More than Me, has recently had to shift its focus

How Ebola Impedes Women’s Empowerment in West Africa

Originally published on Huffington Post. On November 17, 2014, at a women’s health event called “Better by Half”, Barbara Bush and Melinda Gates voiced concerns about women’s health in Ebola-affected countries. Arguing that “women’s health is becoming a casualty of the Ebola outbreak,” Bush and Gates reignited calls to take

#ShowYourSelfie: Educate Girls

In less than nine months, I will be graduating from high school. And in less than a year, I will be starting college. For the past 12 years, I have been blessed with an education that has empowered me to challenge the status quo. Guided by a love of learning and

The Real Questions We Should Be Asking About #WhyIStayed

Originally published on The Huffington Post On September 8, 2014, TMZ leaked camera footage that showed American football running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée, now-wife Janay Palmer in a casino elevator. Since the video’s release, Ray Rice’s contract with the Baltimore Ravens has been terminated, and he has been

Celebrating Women Changemakers Should Be A Concerted Effort

Originally published on The Huffington Post Recently, Marie Claire introduced a “20 Women Changing the World” magazine section in honor of its 20th anniversary. In a list including Chelsea Clinton, Eva Longoria, and Melinda Gates, Marie Claire spotlighted “20 movers, shakers, mavericks, and badasses who are boldly, bravely, audaciously blazing

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