Badass Women

Badass Women celebrates women who show up, speak up and get things done.

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Stacie-Rae Weir, the Badass Tattoo Artist Turning Breast Cancer Scars Into Art
This tattoo artist knows perhaps better than anyone the impact of the image of a nipple (or a badass design) added post-mastectomy.
182,448 Black People Went Missing in the U.S. Last Year — These Sisters Are Working to Find Them
Sisters-in-law Natalie and Derrica Wilson created the Black and Missing Foundation to bring missing people of color back to their families, often without adequate law enforcement or media support. And they're doing it in their spare time.
The Founders of Chick Mission on Making Parenthood Possible for Cancer Survivors
Amanda Rice and Tracy Weiss, both cancer survivors themselves, are helping similarly affected young women fight for their fertility.
Naomi Osaka on Her Self-Care Rituals for Inner and Outer Beauty
The four-time Grand Slam tennis champ shares her favorite beauty products, the importance of speaking up, and what drove her to create a suncare line for all skin tones.
Sophia Roe Is a Must-Follow for Food, Philanthropy, and Fashion Inspo in Equal Measure
The badass chef and Emmy-nominated TV host on why full bellies are always the goal, and a quiet room is the best compliment.
Vanessa Nadal on Breaking Through Beauty Buzzwords to Find Products That Work
The attorney-cum-professor (who happens to be Lin-Manuel Miranda's wife) teaches a course in cosmetics regulation, and you can mark us present for learning.
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Badass Women celebrates women who show up, speak up, and get things done.