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Historic Reno: First Artwork By African-American Woman Featured In The White House

February 12, 2015 by

This past Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled a modern makeover of the White House’s Old Family Dining Room, which until now, has been off limits to the public. This redesign marks the first major renovation project to have Mrs. Obama’s mark on the interior of the historic building, ... [Read More]

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With No Words Spoken This Brave Survivor Shared Her Very Powerful Story

February 11, 2015 by

On January 19th, a young woman named Anna Lee Gruenwald shared her very personal story on her Facebook page using nothing more than a series of index cards. Like the pages of a book, each card had a sentence that connected to the next, and Anna shuffled through one by one to bravely unveil her truth, which involves sexual abuse, self-harm, rape, ... [Read More]

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Heads Up Andrew… This Woman Is On A Historic Crusade To Get A Woman On The 20 Dollar Bill

February 11, 2015 by

This Valentine’s Day is going to be unforgettable for Barbara Ortiz Howard. It marks the official launch of an extraordinary love-fest she’s been planning since late 2013 that's centered on women honoring women. Her ambitious campaign, aptly called Women On 20s, aims to get a woman’s face on U.S. paper currency ... [Read More]

I Am A Girl Documentary Reveals What It Means To Be A Girl In The 21st Century

I Am A Girl Documentary Reveals What It Means To Be A Girl In The 21st Century

February 10, 2015 by

I AM A GIRL, by award-winning filmmaker Rebecca Barry, is an inspiring documentary that explores the challenges, strength and resilience of six girls, in six different countries revealing what it means to grow up female in the 21st century. ... [Read More]

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Play Tampon Run On The Run: Teen Coders Take Menstruation Stigma Video Game Mobile

February 10, 2015 by

"Although the concept of the video game may be strange, it’s stranger that our society has accepted and normalized guns and violence through video games, yet we still find tampons and menstruation unspeakable." NYC high school students Andrea Gonzales (16) and Sophie Houser (17) met last summer at Girls Who Code, ... [Read More]

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SHE-SPAN: A Public Art Exhibit Making Women In Washington More Visible

February 9, 2015 by

Fact: Only 20 percent of federal representatives and senators are women. Interested in the demographics of Congress and frustrated by this gender imbalance, artist and graphic designer Stephanie Rudig seeks to make women in Washington more visible with her public art exhibit SHE-SPAN. ... [Read More]

Lift Like A Girl… Say The Women Of Oxford University Powerlifting Club

Do Like The Women Of Oxford University Powerlifting Club Do And… Lift Like A Girl

February 9, 2015 by

"One of the important things about lifting for me is that it allows you to get strong but that doesn't conflict with being a woman." The women of Oxford University Powerlifting Club show us and tell us why they each love to lift like a girl. We know that 77-year-old Willie Murphy, who now ... [Read More]

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Inspiration For Random Acts of Kindness Week From 6 Different Women You Should Know

February 9, 2015 by

This week, February 9-15, is Random Acts of Kindness Week, a worldwide movement developed to inspire people to create a better world by practicing kindness and passing it on to others. Imagine if for one week, everything we read and watch is flooded with positive messages… uplifting news stories, inspiring quotes, kind comments, etc. ... [Read More]