About WYSK

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.

Win It: Signed Copy Of ‘We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere’ by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel

March 27, 2017 by

We recently scored not 1 but 2 signed copies of the just released  We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere: 9 Principles to Live By, a new book written by long-time friends, award-winning film, television, and theatre actress Gillian Anderson and award-winning journalist Jennifer Nadel. Released earlier this month on International ... [Read More]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Series Official Trailer

March 24, 2017 by

Back in January we shared a first look at the new Hulu series 'The Handmaid’s Tale', and now they’ve released the official trailer. Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is "the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, ... [Read More]

Brie Larson To Play Victoria Claflin Woodhull, First Woman To Run For President Of The United States

March 23, 2017 by

Every Presidents’ Day for the last 5 years, we have told the fascinating story of a woman you should know who was way ahead of her time; a rebel, a trailblazer for generations to come, the first woman to run for President of the United States… Victoria Claflin Woodhull (1838-1927). And year after year, we get comment after comment ... [Read More]

She Led Hundreds Of Enslaved People To Freedom… It’s Time For Us To Help Bring Harriet Home

March 22, 2017 by

On March 7th, the hashtag #BringHarrietHome emerged, and has quickly become the battle cry for anyone and everyone supporting the Harriet Tubman Home’s determined crowdfunding effort to rescue a newly discovered and extremely rare photo of the courageous freedom fighter (c.1822 - March 10, 1913) ... [Read More]

Mathematician Emmy Noether (1882-1935) Solves the Universe

March 22, 2017 by

“Momentum is always conserved, except when it isn’t.”  In high school physics, we learn all manner of conservation laws, one at a time, when they accidentally happen to pop up, without so much as a word of explanation for WHY nature seems to care so much about these quantities. We’ve asked, of course, only to have our knuckles rapped ... [Read More]

Women From Broadway and Theatre Community Join Together To Perform “I Won’t Keep Quiet” By MILCK

March 21, 2017 by

In honor of women’s history month, more than a dozen women from the Broadway and NY Theatre community came together to perform "I Won't Keep Quiet" by MILCK . This anthem is "dedicated to celebrating our unique voices and identities, in an effort to break the cycles of oppression ... [Read More]

‘She Persisted’, New Children’s Book By Chelsea Clinton Celebrates 13 Inspirational Women

March 21, 2017 by

Inspired by Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to be silenced in the Senate, Chelsea Clinton is writing a children’s book titled, SHE PERSISTED. The picture book celebrates thirteen American women “who never took no for an answer.” "I wrote this book for everyone who's ever wanted ... [Read More]

These Folded Book Sculptures By Artist Luciana Frigerio Are Amazing

March 20, 2017 by

Books aren’t just for reading anymore. We’ve seen some spectacular art and jewelry being made from old books and now, we are obsessed with these brilliant sculptures by Luciana Frigerio. To create these bold three-dimensional designs, Luciana carefully and strategically folds the pages of recycled books to reveal a word, ... [Read More]

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