Sisterhood, the Blog

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Sisterhood, the Blog’s Digital Diva Shero for National Poety Month: Dehejia Maat

Happy National Poety Month!

This month Sisterhood, the Blog is celebrating the poetry of Dehejia Maat, an amazing digital diva shero who uses the Internet to share her poetry, art, yoga, and creative endeavors.

Dehejia recently published Deep Rooted Soul Sista Poems (available on She also released Melanin Wine, an earth mix CD.  Click on the YouTube video below to see Dehejia’s creativity in action. She rocks!

Guess what?  Dehejia is hosting a book reading on April 11 from 12 noon until 3:00 p.m. at Shakti Mind  Body Studio in Washington, DC. See details below.

You can follow Dehejia on Twitter.  Join her Facebook page too!  Check out her art work and buy something special for yourself or someone else!

NOTE: Dehejia will be featured as a digital diva shero in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution (2011).


April 8, 2010 Posted by | Sisterhood the Blog book | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 with woman-centered poetry!

Happy International Women’s Day!

The 2010 theme of International Women’s Day is “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All.”  It honors the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome of the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Click here to learn more about the history of International Women’s Day.

FYI – Today, the U.N. is hosting a webcast featuring the 54th Commission on the Status of Women from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Click on the link to watch the webcast on Channel 1:

Do you have 12 minutes to celebrate International Women’s Day online?  Click on the link to listen to a recording of woman-centered poetry by author Ananda Leeke on BlogTalkRadio:

Who are your favorite women poets?

How are you celebrating International Women’s Day?

March 8, 2010 Posted by | International Women's Day | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment