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She Gives Clothes A Second Life To Fund Music, Art, P.E. Programs In Schools Across America

December 2, 2015 by

Stacey Boyd has spent her entire career in education, as a teacher, a principal, and an entrepreneur. She saw firsthand how programs like music, art, and P.E. helped students succeed, but how hard it was to get funds to support those programs and how easy it was for them to get cut. So three years ago, ... [Read More]

Introducing Mix’d Ingrdnts, A Collective Of Women Artists Redefining The Street Dance Scene

Introducing Mix’d Ingrdnts, A Collective Of Women Artists Redefining The Street Dance Scene

December 2, 2015 by

Introducing Mix'd Ingrdnts… a multi-ethnic and diverse collective of women artists who work together as an all styles dance company. Founded in 2010, co-founders Jenay Anolin and Samara Atkins started the dance group as a way of artistic self-expression and to inspire social change and ... [Read More]

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Reese Witherspoon To Make Film About Barbie And The Iconic Doll’s Creator, Ruth Handler

December 1, 2015 by

Hollywood's insider news source, The Tracking Board, has exclusively reported that "Reese Witherspoon and her producing partner Bruna Papandrea are in development with the origin story of the iconic Barbie doll, its company and its creator." Having picked up the book rights, the film will be based on Robin Gerber’s ... [Read More]

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Powerful Images Speak To Discrimination And Abuse Women Silently Endure Around The World

December 1, 2015 by

Using the tools of his trade, Miklós Kiss, an award-winning, Budapest-based designer and artist, wanted to make a visual statement against the profound discrimination and abuse women suffer, often in silence, simply because of their gender. So he created Silent Consent, a powerful contemporary art series featuring 11 ... [Read More]

GoldieBlox Celebrates Historic “Girl-Powered” Moments Of 2015 In Awesome New Video

GoldieBlox Celebrates Historic “Girl-Powered” Moments Of 2015 In Awesome New Video

December 1, 2015 by

GoldieBlox, the toy company empowering girls to be leaders in STEM, is at it again with their latest video Fast-Forward Girls 2015, a celebration of "the best girl-powered moments of 2015." “With the launch of Fast-Forward Girls 2015, we’re honoring today’s role models and the generation ... [Read More]

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Mother/Daughter Duo Authors Adorable Children’s Book To Inspire Kindness And Compassion

November 30, 2015 by

When Sophie Noelle Lynn was seven years old she started writing anonymous notes to her teacher and some of the faculty at her school as a way to show her appreciation for their hard work. The random act of kindness was something she learned from her mom, Natalie Rekstad, who often ... [Read More]

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2016 Edition Of Pirelli Calendar Trades Pin-Ups For Portraits, Celebrates Distinguished Women

November 30, 2015 by

For its legendary, annual calendar, Pirelli, the Italian tire company, has always “called upon the photographer of the moment to portray ‘the beauty of the world’ through images.” And over the last 50 some years, their definition of “beauty” has been fairly one-dimensional… models and supermodels posed ... [Read More]

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Our Favorite Johanna Basford Coloring Book Is Now Available As A Calendar

November 30, 2015 by

Back in April we told you about Johanna Basford and her bestselling adult coloring books, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest that fueled the adult coloring craze. Johanna’s books have sold more than 10 million copies with both soaring to the top of the New York Times and Amazon best-seller lists. The success of the books also ... [Read More]