Kids’ Book Series Documents Lives And Historic Contributions Of Extraordinary Women

“The Women of Our Time” books offer inspired history lessons about women all kids should know.

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Artist Paddles Out To Hidden Concrete Canvases, Paints Stunning Female Portraits

Street art becomes waterway art with crazy levels of talent and a surfboard…

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Sam Maggs’ First Book Offers Fun, Feminist Take On Male-Dominated World of Geekdom

“I’m a Fangirl, a feminist, and a force to be reckoned with.”

Sam Maggs’ First Book Offers Fun, Feminist Take On Male-Dominated World of Geekdom

Today’s Google Doodle Salute To Sally Ride Is Spectacular

A brilliant tribute to one of our nation’s most revered and pioneering trailblazers.

Sally Ride & her Space Shuttle Challenger crewmates. Photo copyright: NASA

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Samantha Brown Takes Unsuspecting Folks On Spontaneous Adventures In New Travel Series

May 29, 2015 by

In February 2012, Women You Should Know profiled Samantha Brown as part of our WYSKumentary video series. We had the privilege of telling the story of this small town, girl-next-door who landed herself the "best job in the world" as host of a travel series bearing her name on the Travel Channel. Fifteen years ... [Read More]

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WYSKy Women And Their Words Of Wisdom, Illustrated

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Freelance illustrator Ellen Crenshaw loves telling stories through pictures and she does just that in her newest series, “We Are Entitled To Wear Cowboy Boots To Our Own Revolution,” which features some of our favorite WYSKy women and their words of wisdom. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 8 Surprising Household Uses For Lemons

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, add tequila, or make limoncello! Yes, make lemonade too (yawn) but did you know lemons and lemon juice can be used around the house as an all natural and inexpensive polish, cleanser, and deodorizer? Plus its citric acid is anti-bacterial. Put that in your margarita glass and drink it! Here’s my lovely list of 8 surprising household uses for ... [Read More]

16-Year-Old Guitarist Rocks Metallica’s Master Of Puppets

16-Year-Old Guitarist Rocks Metallica’s Master Of Puppets

May 28, 2015 by

Tina S., a 16-year-old guitarist from France, is shredding it up all over YouTube. The prodigy received her first guitar at the tender age of 8, and hasn’t stopped playing since. In this most recent video, Tina plays a flawless rendition of Master of Puppets by Metallica, the title track from the band’s iconic 1986 album. ... [Read More]

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It’s Time Educators Start Valuing Girls’ Brains And Stop Focusing On Their Bodies. #FreeTheShoulder #ReinstateCameron

May 28, 2015 by

Cameron Boland, a 17-year-old at Ft. Myers High School in Florida, was stripped of her newly won National Honor Society (NHS) position for wearing a spaghetti strap dress and baring her shoulders at a school sanctioned event. In a nutshell, the story ... [Read More]

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Khojaly Massacre: One Woman’s Story Of Survival And Healing

May 28, 2015 by

By Durdane Agayeva - This time of year, we remember the Holocaust - the genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia, Rwanda and sadly, many other places. We remember the faces of the victims and the stories so horrible that hearing them can make one feel sick. And with all this to remember, there are still  tragedies that are lesser known, crimes ... [Read More]

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Win It Wednesday: Inspiration Packed “Feminism At Work” Giveaway

May 27, 2015 by

Summer is about to blow in with the breeze, so getting your hands on a good book (or two) and a great bag to tote them in is a must. And how much WYSKier would your summer reading be if you could score a book about rad women, and another about headstrong women, along with a tote that celebrates courageous women? ... [Read More]

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She Makes Super Cool Capes That Let Little Kids Dream Up Big Adventures

May 27, 2015 by

Superheroes, and tigers, and pirates, and unicorns... oh my! This is the creative awesomeness that maker and designer Lane Huerta unleashed into the world with her Lovelane brand's Play Hard collection of super cool capes and accessories for girls (and boys, too). They are hand sewn, American-made getups that let little kids dream up ... [Read More]