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New Breast Cancer Awareness Ads Use Tweaked Social Media Icons To Make Important Point

October 1, 2014 by

It’s October 1st, which means we have officially entered Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The newest campaign to encourage women to check their breasts and do self-exams regularly comes from DDB Singapore for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Despite being Singapore specific, the ads translate perfectly ... [Read More]

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Faux Feminist Rally Takes Center Stage At Chanel Runway Show

October 1, 2014 by

If designer Karl Lagerfeld really wants to be on the ‘front lines’ of the feminist movement, he’ll need to do a lot more than make a lame fashion statement cloaked as feminism. Yesterday, Lagerfeld, who’s not known for his kindness to women, closed out his Chanel Spring 2015 collection show in Paris by staging a faux feminist rally. ... [Read More]

The Evolution Of The Desk (1980 – 2014)… Cool Time Lapse Video Shows How Technology Has Transformed Personal Office Space

The Evolution Of The Desk (1980 – 2014)… Cool Time Lapse Video Shows How Technology Has Transformed Personal Office Space

September 30, 2014 by

BestReviews, a company incubated out of the Harvard Innovation Lab, has encapsulated this history of technology, as it relates to the office, in this time lapse video, The Evolution Of The Desk, "demonstrating the steep shift from cork boards and fax machines to Pinterest and PDFs." ... [Read More]

Real Women, Real Bodies: A New Campaign To Promote Healthy Body Image

September 30, 2014 by

Real Women, Real Bodies (RWRB) has one vision in mind: to help women feel beautiful inside and out. Founded this past spring by University of Wyoming students Sydney Stein, Hannah King, and Morgan Looney, the organization’s mission is “to promote healthy body image in women through ad campaigns and guest speakers on campus.” ... [Read More]

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Sister Act: 7 Year Old Declares October 1 Wear Your Superheroes Day For Her Lil’ Sis

September 29, 2014 by

Leanna is a 5-year-old girl who loves superheroes. But, as her father explains, "when she wears her superhero clothes to kindergarten, the boys tell her that superheroes are 'for boys.' She has even started to wear her jacket all day to keep from being hassled about it." GASP!! This does not fly in our WYSKy book. ... [Read More]

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Yes Means Yes: California Governor Signs Landmark Sex Assault Law Affecting State Colleges

September 29, 2014 by

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a "yes means yes" law, making California the first state in the nation “to require all state colleges to adopt a policy of unambiguous, affirmative consent by students engaged in sexual activity.” Al Jazeera America reported, “The legislation defines consent as 'an affirmative, conscious and voluntary ... [Read More]

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15 Great Moments From My Afternoon With Kirsten Gillibrand & Gloria Steinem

September 29, 2014 by

By Cynthia Hornig - Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a talk at the 92nd Street Y given by New York Senator and rising political star Kirsten Gillibrand (D) with Gloria Steinem. The two discussed Senator Gillibrand’s new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, women and politics. It was like being a fly on the wall ... [Read More]

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This Is What Ladylike Looks Like

September 26, 2014 by

When you hear the phrase ladylike what does that mean to you? For us, it conjures up images of women in the 50’s, prim, proper and holding a tea cup. But that was the 50’s and today, the phrase ladylike, in the traditional sense, is as out of fashion as the pillbox hat. In an effort to redefine and expand the idea of what ladylike means, Lynette Love, the founder of the leadership initiative Girls ROC, ... [Read More]