“This Is Not A Feminist Song” By The Women Of SNL

“This Is Not A Feminist Song” By The Women Of SNL

March 20, 2016 by

"Every woman has a struggle, and every struggle's real... but just try and write a song that captures every woman's deal. So instead of writing lyrics, here's us running in the sand... and here's a bunch of lens flares, and an old woman's hands. Not to call a woman old, or judge a woman's hands... We know a woman shouldn't be reduced to just her hands. We stepped right into that trap, it's ... [Read More]

Brawny Celebrates “Strong & Resilient” Women With It’s March #StrengthHasNoGender Campaign

Brawny Celebrates “Strong & Resilient” Women With Its #StrengthHasNoGender Campaign

March 18, 2016 by

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Brawny, the paper towel brand, has swapped its iconic Brawny Man for four inspirational women in a month long social media campaign called #StrengthHasNoGender. The campaign launched ... [Read More]

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Happy Birthday Senda Berenson, The “Mother Of Women’s Basketball”

March 18, 2016 by

A perfect trifecta... it's March Madness, Women's History Month and the birthday of Senda Berenson, the "Mother of Women's Basketball." In celebration of this monumental occasion, we share her story. Senda Berenson, born March 19, 1868, was a pioneer of women's basketball. In 1893, as the Director of the Gymnasium and Instructor of Physical Culture at Smith College, ... [Read More]

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First Lady Michelle Obama Releases Star-Studded Single To Benefit Peace Corps Let Girls Learn Fund

March 17, 2016 by

This week at SXSW, Michelle Obama released “This Is For My Girls,” a star-studded single inspired by Let Girls Learn, the initiative launched by the President and First Lady that seeks to help the more than 62 million girls around the world who are not in school. ... [Read More]

Casting Call The Project: Women Actors Read Absurd Casting Call Ads

Casting Call The Project: Women Actors Read Absurd Casting Call Ads

March 17, 2016 by

In their quest to find and create work, Julie Asriyan, Laura E. Bray, and Jenna Ciralli, three New York City actors and friends, “became all too familiar with reading character breakdowns posted on casting call notices.” After comparing the “particularly ridiculous, hysterical and appalling” female descriptions they came across, which were ... [Read More]

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An Ode To Astronomer Nancy Roman By 16-Year-Old WriteGirl Marina Orozco

March 15, 2016 by

In 2014 we told you about WriteGirl, an innovative writing and mentoring program that gives teen girls the power of the pen, promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills. For the 5th year in a row, WriteGirl is hosting their Poetry Drive to raise funds for the group’s next season of workshops. As a show of support, WYSK ordered ... [Read More]

A Lost Oral History With Temple Grandin From 2008 Remixed And Animated In 2016

A Lost Oral History With Temple Grandin From 2008 Remixed And Animated In 2016

March 15, 2016 by

"Everything in my mind works like a search engine set for the image function." - Temple Grandin in 2008 In this lost oral history, which has just been remixed and animated in video form, Temple Grandin, a professor of animal sciences who is considered one of the world’s leading experts in humane livestock handling, explains ... [Read More]

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Twin Sister Animators Release New Women In History Poster… And It Rocks!

March 14, 2016 by

Two of our favorite WYSKy animators, Sarah Satrun and Catherine Satrun, the twin powers behind the wildly popular We Are All Wonder Woman print, have released a new poster for Women’s History Month. The poster, called Women In History II, is a follow up to their first ... [Read More]

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