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by Marlies Dekkers

Did you know gender equality has never been so close? I created #FemalesForward to inspire you to move forward. This space is dedicated to all you modern-day feminists. Here I’ll keep you updated about female affairs, female feats and loads of female inspiration. Get yourself inspired by my news, interviews, tips and more.

Meet our new app and the woman behind it!

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Meet our new app and the woman behind it!

by marlies|dekkers

I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of an app-addict. With my phone being an extension of myself, the apps on it make me feel like I’ve got the world at my fingertips: from the weather to the stars (tip: try SkyView, it’s a hand-held planetarium!) to those hard-to-get Charlotte Olympia heels.

Yukata Couture

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Yukata Couture

by marlies|dekkers

All my work as a feminist designer is inspired by muses. Powerful female icons from past and present. Although women have been marginalised for centuries, archetypes of female power have always been there. Through my designs, I bring them to you. To help us shape the world of modern day feminism.

Finally Meeting Athena

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Finally Meeting Athena

by Marlies Dekkers

Once upon a time, goddess Athena outsmarted Poseidon, god of the sea, and had the most desirable city of Ancient Greece named after her. Visiting this powerhouse of female energy turned out to be an epic journey…

Get to Know: Elizabeth Holmes

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Get to Know: Elizabeth Holmes

by Faye van Spijk

„Ich möchte eine komplett neue Technologie kreieren – eine die dazu abzielt der Menschheit auf allen Ebenen helfen und das unabhängig von Region, Ethnizität, Alter oder Geschlecht“. Lernt Elizabeth Holmes kennen.

Öffentliche Unterstützung der Frauen

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Öffentliche Unterstützung der Frauen

by Kiki Atwaroe

Mark Zuckerbergs Mission offen über Fehlgeburten zu sprechen, hat uns zum Denken angeregt. Wie oft sehen wir eigentlich Männer, die offen und in der Öffentlichkeit ihre Frauen unterstützen? Solche zu finden war für uns nicht schwer, und hier haben wir einige gute Beispiele:

Mira Nair in 5 Zitaten

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Mira Nair in 5 Zitaten

by Marlies Dekkers

Ich liebe Frauen, die Konventionen den Stinkefinger zeigen – besonders, wenn sie es auf kreative und elegante Weise tun. Eine meiner Heldinnen ist die Filmregisseurin, Schriftstellerin und Producerin Mira Nair.

I believe in following your dreams

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I believe in following your dreams

by Marlies Dekkers

Success never comes easy. There are down, and when you are lucky, many more ups. For me, following my dreams and trying build my brand never came easy. It wasn’t only the talent that brought me where I am today, but my dedication, focus and believe in myself.

I’m a Feminist

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I’m a Feminist

by Marlies Dekkers

A long-overdue correction in gender equality is at our doorsteps. A tipping-point in the history of women rests in our hands. This is our moment….

Anastacia is my kind of girl!

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Anastacia is my kind of girl!

by Marlies Dekkers

In 2009 Anastacia and I had our first rendez-vous. I never expected we would meet up again 5 year later and have a personal talk about modern day feminism.

Who’s a Nasty Gal?

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Who’s a Nasty Gal?

by Marlies Dekkers

What’s currently on my nightstand? This shouldn’t come as a surprise; it’s a nasty gal! The book #Girlboss is the latest achievement of power house Sophia Amoruso.

Woman Crush Wednesday

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Woman Crush Wednesday

by Marlies Dekkers

Some women can inspire me in such a way that you can maybe even call it a little crush. Want to know which ladies have this effect on me? Follow my #WomanCrushWednesdays on Twitter.

Glued to the tube

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Glued to the tube

by Marlies Dekkers

Olivia, Carrie, Lagertha and Maya, all main characters in todays hit series and also the reason why I have lately spend all my weekends in front of the TV. But what is it about these leading ladies of todays hit series which makes them so popular.