Photo taken at Centre for Social Innovation's Women's Lab

With almost a decade of experience in the human services field coupled with a creative mind and entrepreneurial spirit, Barbara lends a unique and passionate voice to women's issues, personal development, and social innovation. See below for links to her work and influence; from Medium to HuffPost.

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Visit @barbaradigangi for Barbara's latest stories. Barbara is also the owner and editor of the Women's Empowerment publication on Medium.

PDF for PRINT: 11 Steps to Strengthening Self-Awareness and EQ in Your Hustle


Aziz Ansari Reminds Us That We Don't Want Your Faux Feminism

Away x Peace Direct: The New Model for Partnering to Change the World

Why We Need to Stop Shaming 'Resting Bitch Face'

Beyonce Will Not Be Contained, and Neither Will You

Thank You Chrissy Teigen

Gary Vaynerchuk's Words to a 22-Year-Old is Advice All Young Women Can Put to Use

When Catholic High Schools Sweep Sexual Assault Under the Rug Petition

Kellenberg: Ensure Zero Tolerance of Sexual Misconduct by Changing School Policies

Elite Daily

3 Things All Girl Bosses Can Learn from Kelly Ripa's Comeback Speech


Beyond 'Resting Bitch Face': Why We Need to Stop Shaming Women Who Are Socially Selective

8 Major Myths About Love and Relationships, Debunked

10 Critical Pieces of Advice for Our Future Sons and Daughters

41 Things Even the Most Independent Woman Needs


My Catholic High School Doesn't Have a Policy Against Sexual Assault and We're Not Standing for It

Loving Yourself: #ThisIsLove


Are We Labeling Kids as "Acting Out" Too Quickly? The Question Everyone Should Ask

How to Avoid Competing with Trends. A Look at the #KeepKidsClose Movement

What to Expect from the Closing of Chicago's Community Counseling Centers

The Dangers of Rehoming in America

Kids Will Not Learn if They're Stressed: The Call for Trauma-Informed Schools

How to Transition Back to School Successfully and Avoid Crisis

Fashion for the Socially Conscious, Empowered Woman on the Rise: An Interview with Cynthia Salim, Founder of Citizen's Mark

Parenthood, Making an Impact, and Not Being Perfect (It's Okay!)

Defining Feminism for What It Really Is

Want to Decrease Sexual Assault on College Campuses? Here's How.

The Toolbox

Yes, a Game Can Bridge the Connection Between Technology and Emotional Learning
(Interview with Jessica Berlinski who co-founded the game, If..., with Trip Hawkins)

Oh, the Places We Could Go in the Name of Social Change

The Millennial Development Goals and Where We Stand Today

Tools for Taking a Stand Against Poverty

Out of Poverty, Into Power


8 Love + Relationships Myths Debunked: Fantasy vs. Reality


Who Teaches Us How to Love? Mom

When Kids Sabotage Themselves


What are You Doing to Revolutionize Women?

Define Your Career, Don't Let It Define You


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