Powerful Portraits Of Women With Alopecia

“We want to open up the discussion and work to expand society’s traditional notions of beauty.”


The Illustrated Women In Science Comic Series

“It’s a series for my students, and my two daughters, but really for anybody who is interested in how brilliant science can be done in the most appalling of social and cultural situations.”

Women In Science

The Girl With The Purple Cane… On A Mission To Destigmatize Assistive Devices And Make Fashion Retail More Inclusive

On March 30, 2012, Liz Jackson woke up and “literally fell out of bed.” She was diagnosed with something called idiopathic neuropathy, an illness that affects the sensory and motor nerves of the peripheral nervous system,

Liz Jackson

10 Things You Should Know About “America’s First Lady Of The Air” Harriet Quimby

Described as a “tomboy full of verve and spunk who was prepared to try anything,” Harriet Quimby lived up to her reputation, choosing a life outside of traditional societal roles searching for adventure and exploration.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


We’re Psyched And You’re Invited…

June 29, 2015 by

Who is in? Click here to register for what will be a most awesome adventure for the mind, body and spirit. Larger version of the invite here. ... [Read More]

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Hall Of Heroes – Vol 2: Illustrator Creates New Print Featuring 63 More Kickass Women From TV And Film

July 7, 2015 by

Last November, to resounding WYSK reader cheers, we introduced you to Scott Park, the talented illustrator behind Hall of Heroes, a colorful print he jam packed with 80 of the most kickass, fictional women from television series and movies, past and present. Well, he’s back with Hall of Heroes - Vol 2, his visual ode to 63 more ... [Read More]

Always Gives A Powerful Boost To Its #LikeAGirl Campaign With New “Unstoppable” Spot

Always Gives A Powerful Boost To Its #LikeAGirl Campaign With New “Unstoppable” Spot

July 7, 2015 by

Today, Always gave a powerful boost to its 2014 #LikeAGirl campaign, which aimed to change the meaning of “like a girl” from an insult to a compliment, with the release of this new "Unstoppable" spot. It speaks to gender bias and the consequential limitations girls feel when society boxes them into expected roles. ... [Read More]

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Chocolate Day 2015: Five Really Good Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate Right Now

July 7, 2015 by

Chocoholics rejoice... today - July 7th - is Chocolate Day, an awesomely indulgent holiday that requires no further explanation. Not that any of the chocolate lovers we know need an excuse to rendezvous with a decadent square, bar, truffle or ganache, but for those who do need a guilty conscience pass here are 5 really good reasons to eat dark chocolate today and every day. ... [Read More]

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The BUY UP Index App Identifies Companies That Are Committed to Gender Equality

July 6, 2015 by

Often we know which companies are not supportive of women’s issues (Hobby Lobby), but how do we find out about the ones who are? Well, there’s now an app for that, and it’s called the BUY UP Index. Founded by entrepreneurs and activists Amy Willard-Cross and Andrea Rudert, the BUY ... [Read More]

Woman Shows How Ugly People Can Be When It Comes To Judging Someone Else’s Beauty

Woman Shows How Ugly People Can Be When It Comes To Judging Someone Else’s Beauty

July 6, 2015 by

"Three months ago, I began posting images of myself without makeup on social media. The following film contains real comments that were left on images of my face." Em Ford is a London-based, twenty-something ex-model turned professional filmmaker. In 2014, as a way to build her confidence and help others build theirs, ... [Read More]


Wonder Woman Barbie Coming Spring of 2016

July 6, 2015 by

Last week Mattel announced new Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice products that will be introduced at Comic-Con San Diego later this week. Debuting in the lineup is a new Barbie doll based on actress Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman. The doll stands 12" tall, features a sword, shield, tiara, bulletproof bracelets, and her signature lasso of truth. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 4th Of July Safety And Awareness Checklist

As we get ready to celebrate our great nation’s birthday, let’s run down this 4th of July safety and awareness checklist I’ve created so we can all have a blast this weekend... but only the good kind! ... [Read More]


She Printed The First Copy Of The Declaration of Independence With All The Signers’ Names

July 3, 2015 by

Mary Katherine Goddard (1738-1816) was a trailblazing newspaper publisher, as well as the first female postmaster in colonial America. But what makes this independent and courageous woman truly extraordinary is that in 1777 she printed the very first copy of the Declaration of Independence ... [Read More]