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WOMEN YOU SHOULD KNOW is an editorial site and community all about dynamic women… our drive and passion, our interesting stories and professional talents, what we care about, what we consume and how we live.

We’re here to shine a spotlight on women who are making things happen in their world. They have outperformed, innovated, discovered, defied and soared. And they may just inspire you to change the course of your own life.

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And The Award For The Cheesiest 2015 Calendar Goes To…

November 25, 2014 by

...The French Association des Fromages de Terroirs for their annual From’ Girls calendar “uniting gastronomy, the art of French living, beauty, culture and tradition.” You really can’t make this stuff up. Celebrating its 10th edition, this year’s theme is “Classic Hollywood.” Each month features a hunk of regional French cheese paired with a scantily clad woman. ... [Read More]

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We Have A 12-Year-Old Girl To Thank For This New Dick’s Sporting Goods Ad

November 25, 2014 by

Recently, Dick’s Sporting Goods launched this new spot as part of their “Gifts That Matter” campaign for the holiday season. The one minute video, entitled "The Hoop," is about a young girl, her dad and the gift that keeps on giving… a basketball hoop. It’s a lovely spot that tugs on the heartstrings, and we applaud the brand for ... [Read More]

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2014 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast: Road Warriors Will Lead The Pack Going Over The River And Through The Wood

November 25, 2014 by

The AAA Travel Forecast for 2014 predicts that 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, the highest since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over last year. Leading the pack will be the road warriors ... [Read More]

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These Moms Let Their Young Daughters Do Their Makeup

November 24, 2014 by

Would you let your four-year-old daughter do your makeup? That’s exactly what photographer Elly Heise asked a group of brave moms for her project #DaughterDoesMakeup. The series was inspired by Heise’s desire to see beauty as she did when she was a child, free of self-consciousness and full of creativity. As expected, the results ... [Read More]

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Hall Of Heroes: Illustrator Creates Print Featuring 80 Of The Most Awesome Women From TV And Film

November 24, 2014 by

We all know that the TV and film worlds could use more strong female characters, so it's sometimes easy to forget all of the kickass, fictional women who have inspired us over the years. That's why we love what illustrator Scott Park has done to help us remember... he's packed a colorful print ... [Read More]

Back Home Ballers: The Ladies Of SNL Rap About Going Home For Thanksgiving

Back Home Ballers: The Ladies Of SNL Rap About Going Home For Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014 by

"Cause I'm a Back Home Baller... if I want somethin', I just holla... I do what I want, and I get what I want cause my parents miss their daughter..." In the newest (and most hilarious) holiday song of the season, the funny and talented ladies of SNL - Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Sasheer Zamata, Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, and ... [Read More]

Free The Nipple… The Movie

Free The Nipple… The Movie

November 21, 2014 by

Ahhh, the female nipple… always the center of attention and ongoing controversy in social media, on television, on the streets and even on Women You Should Know. Fed up with the hypocritical contradictions and frustrated by the inequality women face when it comes to baring our breasts publicly, actress and director Lina Esco decided to take action, and Free The Nipple, ... [Read More]

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The Feminist Conundrum… Critical Thinking Vs. Over Thinking

November 21, 2014 by

"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly I just over think everything." ... [Read More]