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Stirring the Fire is dedicated to highlighting women around the world doing ground-shifting work and bringing their stories to you. We are excited to start including more local women doing similar work of this caliber. We recently interviewed Merril Cousin, Executive Director of the King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, asking her about the depth […]






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Meet Our Bloggers

We have had several requests from you, our followers, to know who is contributing to our blog.  Ironically, while working with women’s organizations, one thing that we repeat is the power of putting a human face to their work. It’s time we practice what we preach.  Here are the women behind the STF WordPress curtain… […]






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Assemble a team.  Gather media.  Edit media.  Distribute media. Change the world. Sounds simple enough. Right? Through this social documentary workshop all of us have learned that there is nothing simple about media production.  Today, after a presentation about distribution of media, we learned that even when the media is created the process is not […]






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Editor’s Note:  Guest Contributor, Eve Aronson is a freelance journalist and analyst. As a correspondent for IHA (Ihlas) News Agency, Eve covers the intimate and true story of a woman who was able to overcome and escape the world of sex trafficking.  Today’s blog will conclude a two-part post.  Feature interviews will include the President of Free the Slaves, and […]






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Editor’s Note: Stirring the Fire supporter Danielle Prince breaks down who we are and why we do what we do for Gender Across Borders International Women’s Day Blog Campaign. Thanks Danielle! To both points raised by Gender Across Borders for this year’s theme of International Women’s Day “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures” Stirring the Fire is […]






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Stirring the Fire – Internship

An internship at Stirring the Fire is a great opportunity to join the global movement to empower woman and girls worldwide.  In doing so you will gain experience in building strategic relationships, project development and communication. The following internship opportunity is available in Seattle, Washington.  It is important to mention that intern positions are unpaid […]






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New Stirring the Fire Community

Stirringthefire.org has a new community where you can connect with those who are passionate about empowering women and girls. You can share resources, ideas and stories with individuals who are striving to make a difference.  By creating an account you can automatically save opportunities you find to study, intern, and volunteer abroad in our “Take […]






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Stirring the Fire is a project dedicated to the empowerment of women and girls, mostly in the developing world.  We are an aggregator of gender related organizations with a goal to encourage volunteerism in gender issues. The following internship opportunity is available in Seattle, Washington.  It is important to mention that intern positions are unpaid […]






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