Small gestures really do have the greatest impact, and this woman and her community prove that in spades!
Tinney Davidson, 84, sits at her window every day, waving at local high school students as they make their way to school. Her bright and cheery smile has become a valued part of the fabric of this community. ... [Read More]
One in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.
It’s a staggering and unforgiving statistic, and the one that has inspired artist Samantha Humphreys’s What If? series, a powerful statement about violence against women.
The series is based on the theoretical question of, “What if we were to teach our children ... [Read More]
In the 70s, women wore groovy mood rings that showed our emotions through color. Now, almost 40 years later, Woman You Should Know Kristin Neidlinger, a future concepts designer and founder of SENSOREE, has crafted a much cooler, digitally tricked out, wearable emotion interpreter called the Mood Sweater. It lets you show your true ... [Read More]
We don’t usually feature celebrities on Women You Should Know, but Mayim Bialik isn’t just a celebrity, she is also a neuroscientist. In this video, which is part of PBS’s NOVA series The Secret Life of Scientists, Mayim talks about her commitment to the advancement of science and the importance of being a female scientist role model, ... [Read More]
For over two decades, Jackie Waters stood at her sister Tracy Bartlett Siemer’s side as she bravely battled a rare form of brain cancer. After witnessing how much her sister took on with humor, almost no complaints, and never a "why me?", Jackie challenged herself to be a better person and figure out a way to give back. Her plan... help ... [Read More]
UPDATE: While we have never regretted running a story, there is always a first time for everything. After tuning in to the Today Show this morning to check out their #LoveYourSelfie series, we were painfully disappointed. While the anchors did one quick segment without makeup, they came back after the break, fully made up in typical, high-def TV, glamazon style ... [Read More]
Coming off the heels of her blockbuster hit “Frozen”, Queen Elsa, rounded up a cast of Disney Princesses - Belle, Cinderella, Ariel, Snow White, Aurora, and Jasmine - to tell the world why they are sick of being damsels in distress! BEST. DISNEY MUSICAL. EVER.
Great job AVbyte. Special thanks to Peggy van Neer from SNURK for letting us know about this. ... [Read More]
Roughly 3,000 cyclists are killed or injured on Britain’s roads each year. Their greatest danger? The classic "blind spot" scenario. Their greatest defense? The innovative, new BLAZE Laserlight, a reimagined bicycle light, invented and patented by physicist turned designer turned bicyclist turned entrepreneur Emily Brooke, a Woman You Should Know. ... [Read More]