On Saturday, January 21, 2017, there are women’s marches and rallies planned in all 50 states. To inspire and mobilize in a symbolic action on behalf of the rights of women and girls, BETTY band member Alyson Palmer along with Gloria Steinem and others, have created the new initiative 1@1.
At 1:00pm Eastern Time ... [Read More]
In March 2013, we introduced you to then 94-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch, a yoga master, competitive ballroom dancer, and one of the most inspiring women we have ever had the privilege to profile. At age 96, Tao wowed national TV audiences when she competed on Season 12 of America’s Got Talent with and her 26-year-old ... [Read More]
Through her new PSA titled "Boys Will Be Boys", award-winning filmmaker Gloria Morán casts a giant spotlight on the gender roles that are often dictated at home, and the profound impact they can have on boys and girls. The powerful narrative, written with Kimberly Bautista, allows the viewer to listen in on the thoughts ... [Read More]
With the New Year come New Year’s resolutions, and 4-year-old Olor has a few words about the often unrealistic goals we set for ourselves.
In this 2-minute video, Olor, who “loves sharing her thoughts,” explains how big changes don’t happen in an instant and it’s the small changes that make a difference.
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Meet Mirjana Kika Milosevic, an insanely talented professional makeup artist and skin illusionist from Serbia. Her work, which includes bodypainting, facepainting, and special F/X makeup, has earned her viral fame on social media as well as a number of industry awards. Most recently, Mirjana was named winner of ... [Read More]
Over the last 363 days, we’ve had the privilege to get to know some truly extraordinary women and tell their stories. This year, we’ve also met a number of inspiring girls who are rockin’ their corners of the world. Among this esteemed group of future women you will know, there were several, ranging in age from 6-16 with interests in sports, activism, STEM, literacy, ... [Read More]
The tragic back to back deaths of actress and author Carrie Fisher (60) on Tuesday and her mother, Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds (84), yesterday have put greater importance on the upcoming HBO Documentary Bright Lights, which was shot with the close pair about a year ago. It is said to be a candid "chronicle of the ... [Read More]
It was 49 years ago today - December 28, 1967 - that Muriel "Mickie" Siebert, known as the "First Woman of Finance", became the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). One of many "firsts" to come in her epic career as a leader and legend in the financial industry, Mickie's rise to the top was marked with challenges and obstacles, all of which ... [Read More]