Harriet Quimby (May 11, 1875 - July 1, 1912) was many things during her short-lived life: an accomplished journalist, a photographer, and most notably a pioneering aviator. In fact, she was the first American woman to become a licensed pilot, the first woman to fly the English Channel, and is considered by some to have been the most influential pilot of her time.
In honor of ... [Read More]
Creativity can strike at any time, and sometimes, in the most unexpected places. For Joy McMillan, it was in a public restroom, during a moment of insecurity and introspection, when she got an idea to launch a movement to inspire women to spread kindness, counter negative self-talk, and ignite confidence ... [Read More]
"Giving birth costs a lot. Hospitals won't tell you how much."
Childbirth is the #1 reason people go to the hospital in the United States. In fact, nearly 4 million women will go to the hospital to give birth this year, and VOX reporter Johnny Harris's wife Isabel was one of them. So he decided to see if there was any way ... [Read More]
Paulette Leaphart is on a 1,000 mile topless walk from Biloxi, Mississippi to Washington, DC to change the face of breast cancer.
In 2014, Paulette was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer metastasizing behind her breast and spreading to her lymph nodes. She needed a double ... [Read More]
In honor of Mother's Day, Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Beth Hart recorded this beautiful music video for her song "Mama, This One's for You." This video features touching footage of Beth with her Mother, as well as clips submitted from fans with their moms or children.
Wishing a very happy Mother’s Day to all of the women ... [Read More]
Last month, five members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a federal wage discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the U.S. Soccer Federation saying that the Federation pays the World Cup champions far less than their male counterparts.
Despite the fact that the ... [Read More]
I just spent 2 weeks in Italy on a pilgrimage to Bari, my Father's hometown. What an incredible trip! While eating and drinking my way through the Italian region of Puglia, I couldn't help but notice how effortlessly the Italians conserved energy and water.
So, in addition to 5 pounds of "panza," I've brought back with me these red, white and green tips to share ... [Read More]
Although President Woodrow Wilson gets all the credit for putting Mother’s Day on our national holiday calendar 102 years ago in 1914, the day was already being championed nine years earlier by Woman You Should Know Anna Jarvis. ... [Read More]