Ayqa Khan, a 20-year-old, Brooklyn-based digital illustrator and photographer, was featured on BuzzFeed yesterday for a series of illustrations she’s created that center on "societal pressure for women to remove body hair." According to what she shared on her Tumblr, she got “a lot of hate comments” on that article. In ... [Read More]
Though she might wear a similar lace jabot to Ruth Bader Ginsberg (a.k.a. The Notorious RBG), Judge Judith Sheindlin (a.k.a. TV’s Judge Judy), is not a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. But a new report released by a higher education advocacy group revealed, among other stats, that nearly 10% of college grads surveyed ... [Read More]
Karyn Tripp is a homeschool mom of 4 kids and the founder of Teach Beside Me, a blog focused on educating young children.
As a former teacher, Karyn has developed a knack for coming up with some very clever, imaginative ... [Read More]
"Trolls not only comment more but receive more replies than the average user suggesting they are quite successful at luring others in."
Even in the supportive, celebratory, kickass world of Women You Should Know, where productive, respectful and engaging discussions reign supreme, we are sadly not impervious to these social media-bred, pot-stirring, calculated contrarians, who get their kicks ... [Read More]
Jewelry designer and goldsmith Ola Shekhtman learned her craft as a student living in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Siberian native, who has lived all over the globe, combines her love of travel with her incredible talent in these delightful, 3D modeled Cityscape rings.
After six years in St. Petersburg, Ola moved to Israel, and 2 years ago relocated to the U.S. ... [Read More]
Being fearless can mean a lot of things to different people. For Italian model turned professional extreme athlete Roberta Mancino, it means jumping out of airplanes, BASE jumping, and other adrenaline-charged adventures that most of us wouldn’t dare to take.
Roberta started skydiving in 2001 after seeing the ... [Read More]
This past Saturday, Whitney Way Thore, a body-positive activist, author, founder of No Body Shame, and star of My Big Fat Fab Life on TLC, took to her Facebook page to write about an exchange she'd just had with a store clerk... "not ... [Read More]
Dale DeBakcsy is a math and science teacher, dad of two daughters, and the man behind the outrageously entertaining series of comics The Illustrated Women In Science. Dale started building up a collection of female scientist biographies to fill a void in the school curriculum, where he had virtually no sources for the lives of female ... [Read More]