The Everyday Feminist: The Key to Sustainable Social Impact—Driving Movements We Need Now More than Ever
How grassroots feminists are changing the world—and what we can do to support them.
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In The Everyday Feminist: The Key to Sustainable Social Impact-Driving Movements We Need Now More than Ever, Global Fund for Women President and CEO Latanya Mapp Frett shows how grassroots feminists are changing the world—and what we can all do to support them. The book includes exclusive interviews with well-known activists like Tarana Burke, founder of the “me too.” movement, alongside unsung women committed to transforming their communities and advancing movements—what she calls everyday feminists. She delivers a powerful exploration of the factors that make a feminist social movement impactful in its place and time.
In this practical primer for feminists, philanthropists and organizers, Latanya Mapp Frett introduces readers to women around the world who are creating change in their communities and gives guidance on how to better support their movements.MALALA YOUSAFZAI
Pakistani female education activist and the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Latanya, an everyday feminist herself, has provided us a practical and inspiring journey through her life and work, introducing us to other everyday feminists and activists along the way. Her voice is comforting in an urgent moment when women are taking up the helm to change the trajectory of history and solving many if not most of our social challenges. It is a radical idea, that if we, everyday feminists, connect, activate, and mobilize, we can meet the targets for carbon emissions, mitigate the impacts of climate, and adapt our communities to a new and bright future. This is the power of everyday feminists. And this is the power in the book. Grab a hot drink and enjoy dreaming the possible.MARY ROBINSON
Former President of Ireland, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Climate Activist
The fact that women’s organizations, and their feminist and grassroots movements receive less than 1% of global philanthropic funding and that is cut in half for women and girls of color is completely maddening. The Everyday Feminist examines this mindset and helps us pivot to a world where supporting gender equality is critical and urgent. As a Foundation that invests in the power of women and girls, we look to Latanya for her guidance, wisdom and courage always. She has a gift for making accessible her vast experience around the globe in leading women shifting power. She has taught us to be brave and thoughtful funders of the everyday feminist.THE ISABEL ALLENDE FOUNDATION
In The Everyday Feminist, you’ll discover popular and not-so-popular social movements and the leaders, art, research, and narratives that drove them. Proceeds will benefit Global Fund for Women. Order your copy today!
Through roles with the United Nations, the US Government Foreign Service, Planned Parenthood Global, and now Global Fund for Women, Latanya Mapp Frett has learned valuable lessons from everyday feminists in action.
With inspiring stories and actionable insights, she explores:
The importance of feminist funds in bankrolling critical feminist movements
The roles men and boys play in building a feminist future
Actionable and straightforward advice applicable to everyone trying to make a difference for gender justice around the world
An essential text for feminist advocates who find themselves in an increasingly challenging political and social environment, The Everyday Feminist is the practical blueprint to social change that lawmakers, activists, entrepreneurs, and non-profit professionals have been waiting for.
Everyday feminists are blazing a path to a more equitable world. Join them.