Women have left their mark on the world, at times changing the course of history and at other times influencing small but significant spheres of life. These fearless and pioneering women you should know are just a few who made an indelible mark by being strong, brave, and human, regardless of society’s expectations for them. ... [Read More]
Woman You Should Know Brenda Berkman was one of the first female firefighters in NYC. Now, as a retired captain, she's one of the last people keeping the art of lithography alive.
This pioneering firefighter turned artist, proves that retiring from a career you thoroughly enjoyed doesn’t mean you won’t discover a new labor of love to pursue in the next chapter of your life. ... [Read More]
New York City fashion models came prepared to shoot a sexy commercial. Then they were asked to do the impossible...
According to NPR, "A [Save The Children] staffer lamented, 'Moms and kids dying is just not a sexy issue.' And from those words a sexy ad was born."
Their point: the issues facing mothers and children aren't "sexy," but they deserve everyone's attention. ... [Read More]
Earlier this week, on Women’s Equality Day, mega beauty brand L’Oréal USA announced that it is the first company in the U.S. to be certified with the EDGE (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality) global standard for workplace gender equality. ... [Read More]
Fourteen-year-old Meghan LaPlante may have one of the coolest summer jobs we’ve heard about. For the last eight years, along with her dad and brother, Meaghan catches lobsters off the coast of Maine and sells them to customers through her home business, Miss Meghan’s Lobster Catch.
Meghan currently has a student lobstering license ... [Read More]
Carefree, the feminine hygiene brand, has released a series of videos promoting its new Australian website, and there’s nothing typical about them. Instead of cringing, we are laughing our asses off!
You won’t see any blue liquid or women wearing white bikinis walking down the beach here. There’s no talk about “freshness” or the lack thereof. ... [Read More]