The 2012 election was a mandate for women's leadership. Women have made enormous strides in recent decades, but there's one glass ceiling left to shatter... sending a woman to the White House.
EMILY's List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics, has launched the new national campaign - Madam President - to put a woman in the White House. ... [Read More]
This Saturday marks the Kentucky Derby’s 139th Run for the Roses, a time-old tradition that brings jockeys, owners and trainers together in pursuit of the coveted Garland of Roses. Of the twenty jockeys that will be entering the starting gate you’ll find 25-year old Anna Rose "Rosie" Napravnik, the only woman set to race this weekend. Considered the top female in a sport dominated by men, Rosie is ... [Read More]
As the story goes, this OREO "ad", created by the brand’s South Korean marketing agency and dubbed “Basic Instinct”, was never meant to see the public light of day. But compliments of the internet it did and has caused everything from applause and belly laughs, to nausea and outrage. The tagline: "Milk's favorite cookie."
Thoughts? ... [Read More]
Meet Tawanda Jones. Some refer to her as “Camden’s First Lady Of Soul” and others call her “WaWa”. To us she is quite simply... a Woman You Should Know. As the founder and director of the Camden Sophisticated Sisters Drill Team (CSS), a dance based, non-profit youth organization, Tawanda strives to provide a safe haven and the opportunity for positive development to young girls who ... [Read More]
Artist Anna Giordano uses Photoshop to give us classic paintings edited for what is considered today’s cultural standards of the feminine body.
She shares, "The model of beauty has evolved through human history, from the Greek proportions of Policleto of Argos to the busty beauty of the Renaissance, leading up to the slender body of Twiggy and the contemporary athletic stars. What would have happened ... [Read More]
Asma Hanif is one woman impacting the lives of many. For more than a decade, she has been providing free healthcare for women who are homeless, uninsured, or victims of domestic abuse, as well as running, Muslimat Al-Nisaa, the only known shelter in the country that serves Muslim women, exclusively. Not only do the women who come to Asma get help, they also get a healthy dose of hope. ... [Read More]
We all know that there is a lack of women in technology. But of those who pursue the field and persevere, there are a number of young women achieving incredible levels of success.
Over the last couple of weeks, Business Insider accepted nominations for the most important women under 30 in tech. They combined those nominations with their own research to come up with this definitive list. ... [Read More]
Meet New Relic. They’re a San Francisco based app performance management provider. Too techy of a description for you? Then think of them this way... they are like the best friend that every web and mobile app developer wants to have. Why? Because they are helping change (for the better) the way the world’s developers and operations teams build, deliver and manage software (all that fun and helpful ... [Read More]