Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

The Inspire Initiative Archive

Saturday

28

March 2015

0

COMMENTS

Saturday

21

March 2015

0

COMMENTS

Women, Surfing, Sustainability

Written by , Posted in Surfeminism

women & SDG TII

(LINK FIXED) Women are the key to sustainability. We exist at the crossroads between reproduction and production, and as such, feel the effects of every policy shift, not only those that focus on the primacy of (unsustainable) economic growth over people-centered equitable development, but also those shifts that aim to be sustainable. Read More at […]

Sunday

15

March 2015

0

COMMENTS

Opening Words, International Women’s Day 2015

Written by , Posted in Surfeminism

Speaking at the International Women's Day event hosted by The Inspire Initiative and Waves of Freedom, March 8, 2015.

Opening words for the March 8th International Women’s Day Event hosted by my organization, The Inspire Initiative, and Waves of Freedom (read full recap of the event here). “Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for joining us tonight for surfing’s first International Women’s Day celebration. Every great shift in surfing has been heralded by an evolution in technology […]

Wednesday

11

February 2015

3

COMMENTS

Surfing’s International Women’s Day, 2015

Written by , Posted in Surfeminism, Surfing

Slider

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day where folks around the world celebrate women’s achievements while also recognizing the challenges women and girls face at home and abroad. In 1995 (the same year I graduated high school and set off to follow my childhood dream to become a world surfing champion), 189 government representatives […]

Friday

28

November 2014

1

COMMENTS

Board of Media

Written by , Posted in Media Literacy, Surfeminism

Tiled_images__Boardofmedia

Emma Shoesmith is a tow-headed, Brit firecracker who is currently living in London and studying at the University of Westminster. She has an infectious sense of humor, a deep-seated passion for action sports, and a refreshing vision on how to creatively package a critical perspective of women’s (under)representation and inequality in board and action sports. […]

Tuesday

18

November 2014

0

COMMENTS

A Visible History of Women’s Surfing

Written by , Posted in History, Surfeminism

“A culture that cultivates silence for half of its population is not a healthy culture, even if the silence is unintentionally cultivated.” As a kid who was dragged along by my parents to events during the longboard renaissance in the late-1980s through the 1990s, I had the opportunity to mingle with the legends of surfing. […]

Wednesday

23

July 2014

1

COMMENTS

Friday

6

June 2014

0

COMMENTS

“Riding Waves, Forging Communities”

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Surfing

978-0-8223-4805-4_pr

“Two generations of feminists helped to build the sport, and now a more racially diverse, third generation looks to expand the women’s surfing community to numbers never before seen and with a pro-environment socially conscious transnational awareness.” -Riding Waves, Forging Communities: Surfing, Gender, and Feminism in 20th Century California Does it feel like a tide […]