Poor Cupid... every February 14 his arrow continues to be bent and twisted by marketers. They redirect its aim from inspiring real expressions of love to encouraging empty consumerism. They offer us "stuff" (the heart-ier and redder the better) through which to pour out our feelings. It runs the gamut from the cliché and cheesy to the very, very wrong.
So we decided to seek retribution for the Roman god ... [Read More]
The Light That Shines: A Documentary is "the most beautiful little film about a beautiful girl." Its aesthetic is stunning, its content heart wrenching, and its message profound. But, it's the women behind it who are truly inspiring... Jill Brzezinski-Conley, the young, vibrant fighter, determined to change the way women see beauty as she faces her own incurable cancer (stage-4 bone), following a double ... [Read More]
Women You Should Know is SO EXCITED to be captaining a New York City screening of the highly anticipated feature film Girl Rising, on the eve of International Women's Day.
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising is a film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change a girl and the world. It features voice performances contributed by Meryl ... [Read More]
Today is National Girl Scout Cookie Day... a celebration of the world's largest girl-led business. Go Cookie CEOs!
This selling season, for the FIRST TIME EVER, the Girl Scout cookies we all love (too many to name, but Samoas are at the top of our list) have a perfect partner... their very own specially designed Girl Scout Cookie Glasses for your favorite cookie eating beverage of choice. ... [Read More]
"The power of music in our lives is undeniable. We must insure that its creators are protected."
This Sunday, February 10, the woman behind this powerful statement will be among the music industry's elite at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. While her name is not "household" like Beyoncé or her talents as globally celebrated as those of Adele, after nearly three decades in the music industry, she has just ... [Read More]
We recently told you about melanoma warrior, survivor and WYSK, Timna Understein and her Respect The Rays melanoma education and awareness movement.
As a salute to Timna and today's Melanoma Educational Symposium being hosted by the Melanoma Research Foundation and UNC Chapel Hill, Division of Surgical Oncology, we thought it would be THE PERFECT day to get everyone we know singing about sun ... [Read More]
Today is World Nutella Day, a day of appreciation for the chocolaty hazelnut spread, celebrated by Nutella lovers everywhere. As self-proclaimed Nutella addicts, we know how passionate people are about this sinfully rich treat, including our Women You Should Know readers. Everyone seems to want to talk about it, confessing and professing their undying love for this delectable delight. In honor of World ... [Read More]
Has this word become so overused that it's losing its true meaning? Today we sometimes toss the word around without thinking much about it. Our culture of hyped up media and unnatural addiction to celebrity has contributed to the diluted definition we've now come to accept. Some may even call a football player scoring a winning touchdown at the Super Bowl game last night a hero. But, heroes are an ... [Read More]