Joan of Arc, Mother Teresa, Harriet Tubman, Coco Chanel, S.E. Hinton, Sacagawea, Maya Lin, and so on. Each of these women has her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. But did you know that all these female movers and shakers, and a host of others, made their historic marks before hitting age 20?
We had no idea, until we came across Girls Who ... [Read More]
"You can’t be what you can’t see". Ain't that the truth!
MissRepresentation.org, the social action campaign of the documentary film, has put together this new, incredibly impactful video, giving us a closer look at how women have been portrayed in advertisements in 2012. Although women continued to make big strides this year on Capitol Hill and in the boardroom, we clearly still have a long way to go ... [Read More]
Remember in the not so distance past having no idea what chipotle was, even struggling to pronounce it? Now its smoky and subtle heat can be found in so much of what we eat from mayo and sauces, to fast food, beer and chocolate. With each new year, as global tastes evolve, spices and flavor profiles are introduced that go from obscurity to ubiquity, just like chipotle did. McCormick, a company on a quest to ... [Read More]
'Tis the season when a large portion of the world is waiting in anxious anticipation for the birth of a very special baby. While you're probably thinking we're talking about the Baby Jesus, sadly we're not. It's the in utero "Royal Baby" of Prince William and Kate Middleton that seems to have the world in an inexplicable frenzy. We just don't get the gluttonous fascination or the gross intrusion of their ... [Read More]
Ever see something you like and say, "I could make that!"? Woman You Should Know Erica Domesek, a respected design and style expert, definitely has. But unlike most of us, she actually followed through on this DIY declaration.
She did it so often and so well that she single handedly (or two handedly) crafted her passion for reimagining, reusing, and reinventing into an influential DIY lifestyle brand and ... [Read More]
Buffalo Girls, a film by Todd Kellstein, takes an inside look at Thailand's underground world of child boxers, telling the heartbreaking story of 8-year-old-girls, Stam and Pet, both professional Muay Thai prizefighters. Set in villages throughout rural Thailand, the film chronicles these young girls' journey as they fight in small underground arenas to win prize-money to help provide and improve the ... [Read More]
Pizza is definitely one of the most loved foods around. Over 5 billion pies are sold worldwide and on average, each person in America eats almost 50 pizza slices a year. Now that's a lot of pizza! But, as much as we love it, do we actually want to smell like it? Well, that's what Pizza Hut Canada had in mind when it recently introduced its latest recipe for success… Eau de Pizza, yes, that's right, pizza ... [Read More]
Have you ever been out to dinner with someone - friend, date, sibling, spouse - who just will not turn their cell phone off? You watch them staring at it, fully distracted, as they feign interest in what you're saying, eating or doing. So rude, but so the way of our over-connected world!
Well, we think it's time for the phone obsessed to learn some table manners. That's where Woman You Should Know Ingrid ... [Read More]