In August 2014 LEGO released the Research Institute, a set of female scientists, which included designs that were submitted to the LEGO Ideas contest by geochemist Dr. Ellen Kooijam. The response was overwhelming, and the set sold out, several times.
Since then, we've seen the company include other women in STEM and non-traditional fields in their minifig offerings ... [Read More]
“I was coming out here with a vengeance. I wanted to show these girls that I still had it in me. Yes, they beat me. But I knew I still had a lot left in the tank so I wanted to come out here and prove it.”
And prove it, she most certainly did. On Friday, 23-year-old sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison broke a 28-year-old world record ... [Read More]
Though Amelia Earhart’s July 1937 disappearance over the Pacific remains shrouded in mystery, her courage, vision, and groundbreaking achievements in aviation and for women are known around the world. Today, on what would have been her 119th birthday, we’re celebrating everything the pioneering aviatrix ... [Read More]
"Her fight is ours."
We've been hearing rumors all day that Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment were going to release the first trailer for the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman film at San Diego Comic-Con today. And they just did.
In theaters June 2017, the epic action adventure stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen and Robin Wright. ... [Read More]
167 years ago today, on July 22 in 1849, famed American poet Emma Lazarus was born in New York City to a wealthy sugar refining family of Portuguese Sephardic Jewish descent. A writer from an early age, she went on to become part of the late nineteenth century New York literary elite, and at age 34 penned the inspiring sonnet that would give the Statue of ... [Read More]
Earlier this week you may have seen that 100+ women posed nude near the Republican National Convention. The women were participants in an art installation/peaceful protest called Everything She Says Means Everything, with renowned photographer Spencer Tunick and his wife, artist Kristin Bowler. ... [Read More]
On Monday, Fox40 News, a local Sacramento affiliate, ran a story on Leah Nelson, a 10-year-old girl from West Sacramento, who has embarked on a mission to “fix the future” with a public participation, pay it forward-style initiative she dreamed up in her bedroom called “Becuz I Care”. Designed to make the world a better ... [Read More]
More often than not, when something bad happens to someone the tendency for many people is to blame the victim. While it may occur in a variety of situations, we often see evidence of victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault and rape cases. To illustrate how absurd it is to blame the victim, the folks at Blue Seat Studios ... [Read More]