Posts Tagged as ‘Mallika Dutt’

From Alabama: “We stand in solidarity with our sisters, and all immigrant women around the nation”

We are currently in Alabama with the We Belong Together delegation of activists and thought leaders who are working to protect and promote the rights of immigrant women. Read more about our trip here and a statement from the ground below: — WE BELONG TOGETHER WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS DELEGATION STATEMENT Together, we are a diverse [...]

March 22, 2012 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Why the “war on women” is bigger than you think.

Imagine this scenario: you feel safer staying with your abusive husband than you do calling the cops to report him. For many immigrant women in Alabama and elsewhere, that scenario is reality. The escalating “war on women” has —- rightly —- sparked broad outrage and urgent action to protect human rights in the United States. [...]

March 22, 2012 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

That’s *Dr.* Mallika Dutt

We’re tipping our hats —- or really, our mortarboards —- to Breakthrough president and CEO Mallika Dutt, who will receive an honorary doctorate at Mount Holyoke College’s 175th commencement this May. Mallika —- a Mount Holyoke alumna —- shares this honor with an extraordinary group of earlier MHC honorees of pioneering human rights defenders, including [...]

March 16, 2012 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

This teen a “terrorist”? Really?

From Breakthrough president and CEO Mallika Dutt: Like a lot of teenagers you may know, Mansimran is a basketball-loving, Starbucks-drinking, robotics-studying all-American guy. It shouldn’t surprise you that he’s funny, grounded and charming. It should surprise you that sometimes, when strangers see his turban and the color of his skin, they lean out their car [...]

January 24, 2012 by Mallika Dutt | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Mallika Dutt on women and new media at Media that Matters

Women and girls matter!  As part of the series of discussions “Women and Girls Matter: A series of discussions” for Media that Matters, please join our president, Mallika Dutt on panel: “Throwing Open the House: What’s Next for Women and Girls in Film and New Media?” They will evaluate the shifting landscape and explore solutions to [...]

October 26, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: THIS WEEKEND – watch NDTV for Bell Bajao and our president Mallika Dutt

Tomorrow be sure to look for Breakthrough on Link TV! They will be airing “Overcoming Domestic Violence,” as part of their documentary series, “The World” with a piece on Bell Bajao and an interview with our president Mallika Dutt. The program highlights individuals and organizations working in South Asia to protect women who have been [...]

August 12, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Breakthrough’s new Facebook game, America 2049, featured in TIME, Wired

Breakthrough is pleased to present our ground-breaking new Facebook game, AMERICA 2049! (Twitter hashtag #America2049) The game has already been featured by TIME.com and Wired.com and this is just the beginning! We invite you to play by becoming an agent, charged with the responsibility to protect the future of our country. The game features appearances [...]

April 5, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: FRIDAY – Tune in to watch Mallika Dutt’s keynote at Bioneers

Tomorrow, Friday, October 15th at 11:20 am PDT, our President and CEO – Mallika Dutt, will be giving a plenary address at the 2010 Bioneers Conference. The Bioneers Conference is a leading-edge forum where you can see tomorrow today: a future environment of hope. Social and scientific innovators focus on breakthrough solutions inspired by nature [...]

October 14, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: ABC News on Bell Bajao’s global campaign

We’re have an amazing week! Yesterday, our President and CEO, Mallika Dutt, joined the stage with President Clinton to announce Breakthrough’s commitment to go global with Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell), at the Clinton Global Initiative Opening Plenary.   The campaign calls on men and boys from around the world to champion the cause by ringing the [...]

September 22, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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