WATCH: A Reminder That Small Gestures Can Have Big Imapct

WATCH: A Reminder That Small Gestures Can Have Big Imapct

February 26, 2014 by

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]

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“What If?”, A Photo Series Showing Barbie As A Victim Of Abuse

February 26, 2014 by

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]

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The Mood Ring Gets A Tech Upgrade… Check Out The MOOD SWEATER

February 25, 2014 by

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]

WATCH: Mayim Bialik Encouraging Girls To Pursue Careers In STEM

WATCH: Mayim Bialik Encouraging Girls To Pursue Careers In STEM

February 25, 2014 by

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]

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Help Your Hero… One Woman’s Pay-It-Forward Promise To Her Superwoman Sister

February 24, 2014 by

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]

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#LoveYourSelfie: A Weeklong Series On TODAY About Body Image

February 24, 2014 by

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]

Disney Princesses Rebel Against Being Damsels In Distress [VIDEO]

Disney Princesses Rebel Against Being Damsels In Distress [VIDEO]

February 20, 2014 by

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]

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Why We’ve Dubbed Emily Brooke “The Guardian Angel Of Urban Cyclists”

February 20, 2014 by

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]