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Inspired By One Girl, Two Designing Women Set Out To Make Toys More Inclusive For All Kids

May 13, 2014 by

Meet Maeve Jopson and Cynthia Poon, the WYSKy duo of industrial designers behind Increment, a company dedicated to making toys more inclusive for all kids, regardless of age or ability. Their very first plaything is the O-Rings, a full body sensory learning toy that was inspired by a little girl named Megan, and designed to include the ... [Read More]

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How Toxic Are Your Beauty Products? The Think Dirty App Gives You The 411

May 13, 2014 by

When her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time, Lily Tse set off on a personal journey to learn more about external factors and possible contributors to the disease, in order to live a healthier lifestyle. While investigating, Lily was shocked to discover that cosmetic companies weren't regulated with the same kind of rigorous standards as ... [Read More]

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Feminist Haters Give Award To Women You Should Know Male Contributor

May 12, 2014 by

In a history making moment, our guest contributor, John Marcotte, a proud feminist, insightful thinker, and "One Of The Coolest Dads We Know", received something called a Mangina Award in response to his recent WYSK piece "Proud Dad Of Two Geek Girls Talks… Of Boys And Princesses." This marked his official status as an "Award-Winning Author". ... [Read More]

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Fashion Illustrator Gives New Life To Dying Flowers With Dress Designs Made of Real Petals

May 12, 2014 by

Florals are THE style-do for spring/summer 2014, and fashion illustrator Grace Ciao is taking this trend in an absolutely gorgeous (and literal) direction. The 22-year-old, Singapore based Woman You Should Know has recently been stopping fashionistas in their stiletto-made tracks, and likely making established designers ... [Read More]

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Stunning Henna Crowns Give Boost Of Confidence To Cancer and Alopecia Patients

May 12, 2014 by

In the summer of 2010, Canadian photographer Frances Darwin met henna artist Darcy Vasudev, and a WYSKy relationship grew. The plan Frances had in mind when she first met Darcy was to collaborate by combining their skills to create a new and exciting opportunity for expecting mothers ... [Read More]

3 Queens: A Touching Short Film Tribute From A Son To His Mother

3 Queens: A Touching Short Film Tribute From A Son To His Mother

May 9, 2014 by

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Matt Bieler created this beautiful, two-and-a-half-minute film as a tribute to his own mother, honoring her heroic and unselfish love as a stay-at-home mom. The story, which follows three mothers from Pennsylvania, Washington, and Texas, is told through the eyes and voices of their children. ... [Read More]

Watch What Happens When Kids Make Over Their Moms As Superheroes

Watch What Happens When Kids Make Over Their Moms As Superheroes

May 8, 2014 by

In the fourth and newest edition of her THE SOCIAL SERIES PROJECT, Sabrina Thompson, founder of KUU Photography, is showing the world what “Motherhood is….” She spoke with over 20 moms to get their personal thoughts on what it’s like to do the toughest job in the world, day in and day out. Then, unbeknownst to the moms, she gave each of their kids 15 ... [Read More]

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5 WYSKy Moms Inspired By Their Children & Making An Impact

May 8, 2014 by

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we are taking a look back and celebrating some of the WYSKy moms we have had the privilege to profile over the past year. While many of the women we feature are mothers, these inspiring women have shown a love for their children that is just extraordinary. In a quest to make their children's lives better, safer and filled with opportunity, ... [Read More]