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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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LEGO Minifigures Continue To Include More Women In STEM And Non-Traditional Fields

June 30, 2015 by

In September 2013, LEGO made brand history when it added its first female scientist, Professor C. Bodin, to its 35-year-old minifigures collection. The following August, she got some much needed female company in the lab when the brick maker released Research Institute, its first set of female scientists, ... [Read More]

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One Of The Most Famous Women In The World Gets A Caffeinated Makeover

June 30, 2015 by

Commercial artist, illustrator, cake designer and avid coffee drinker, Maria A. Aristidou spilled coffee on a canvas while working one day. What turned out to be an unfortunate accident has turned into her latest passion… coffee painting. Mixing five different blends and brands of coffee to get just the right shade, ... [Read More]

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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]

Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

June 29, 2015 by

Two Raging Grannies is a touching and thought-provoking documentary that follows lifelong activists Shirley Morrison, 92, and Hinda Kipnis, 85, as they set out on a road-trip questioning leaders and experts on the sustainability of continued economic growth, while simultaneously showing us that it's never too late to try and change the world. ... [Read More]

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Win It: Signed Copy Of “In The Unlikely Event” By Judy Blume

June 29, 2015 by

Earlier this month, our co-founder Cynthia Hornig had the great pleasure of meeting one of America’s most beloved and best-selling authors, THE Judy Blume, and she left with a piece of the special experience to share with WYSK readers. So now's your chance to win a signed copy of the newly released, In the Unlikely Event, Judy's first book for adults in over 15 years. ... [Read More]

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Forgiveness Day: 10 Awesome Quotes To Inspire You To Forgive Someone (Or Yourself)

June 26, 2015 by

June 26 is Forgiveness Day, a designated 24 hour period in which to forgive and/or be forgiven. We know it's hard (often near impossible) to let go of the anger, free yourself of the resentment or guilt, grant that pardon, or accept that "I'm sorry." But considering what these 10 women you should know have to say ... [Read More]

Amy Poehler And Seth Meyers Reunite For A New “Really!?!” Thanks To Andy Benoit And His Idiotic Take On Women’s Sports

Amy Poehler And Seth Meyers Reunite For A New “Really!?!” Thanks To Andy Benoit And His Idiotic Take On Women’s Sports

June 25, 2015 by

"Really, Andy Benoit? There’s nothing in women's sports worth watching?" On last night's Late Night, Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers reunited for a new "Really!?!", and had a few choice words for the NFL analyst for Sports Illustrated. ... [Read More]

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XBox wOne For Women… A Great Piece Of Satire Aimed At Gendered Marketing

June 25, 2015 by

In a great piece of satire aimed at gendered marketing, Destructoid.com reported that the BIG news coming out of this year's E3 Expo is "women are a bigger presence in gaming than ever before." Microsoft, they say, is banking on this to be a clear indicator of more female gamers. So much so, that the tech giant has unveiled "Xbox wOne, the first gaming console made ... [Read More]