International Women’s Day: Interviews

Conversations with people who are reimagining the worlds of food, art, music, beauty and community

Women all over the world should be championed every day—not just once a year. At COOL HUNTING, we often speak with incredible women who shift boundaries and achieve remarkable feats with regularity. International Women’s Day is a great reason to shine a spotlight on them once again. Part of honoring women is also raising awareness about and taking action against inequality, and always engaging in intersectional feminism …

The History Of Edible Insects is Interlinked With Women

Julie Lesnik—the world’s only Entomophagy anthropologist (an expert in the practice of eating insects) and the author of Edible Insects and Human Evolution—continues to uncover information about how humans have consumed insects from a cross-cultural and evolutionary perspective. Through her research, Lesnik also found that this development is intricately woven into the history of women. In the past, while men went to hunt for meat, women …

Brave, Not Perfect: How Celebrating Imperfection Helps You Live Your Best, Most Joyful Life

From the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani, this empowering book (inspired by her TED Talk) is a call for girls and women to embrace mistakes and let go of perfectionism. Girls, as Saujani explains, are culturally conditioned to be afraid of failure, to play it safe and to sacrifice their voice in the vein of politeness, but prioritizing perfection is a …