Talented Artist Creates Temporary 3D Paintings In The Palm Of Her Hand

November 4, 2015 by

"Being deaf I think I see things from a different perspective and I love expressing myself through art. It's almost like I communicate with the world through it." Meet Iantha Naicker, a 26-year-old artist from Durban, South Africa, who works professionally as a book illustrator. Two years ago, in her spare time, she challenged herself to make 3D illustrations, ... [Read More]


The Girls In The Band: Film Tells Untold Stories Of Women Jazz And Big Band Musicians

November 4, 2015 by

Award-winning filmmaker Judy Chaikin grew up in a family of musicians. She studied music as a young girl, playing trumpet in her Junior High School band. But it was early on that Judy found that the band wasn’t a welcoming environment for a girl, so she called it quits.  Although she gave up her trumpet, Judy has spent most ... [Read More]


New Star Wars-Themed Footwear For Women: May The Force Be With… Your Feet

November 3, 2015 by

We know how many Star Wars fans are in our WYSKy universe… we witnessed that a few weeks ago when legions of women and girls rallied to show 10-year-old Star Wars super fan Ellie she's not alone. So we thought a good number of you might like to know that an exclusive collection of Star Wars-themed footwear ... [Read More]

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Portrait Featuring First Women To Serve On Supreme Court Only On View For 1 More Year

November 3, 2015 by

On October 28, 2013 the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveiled a new painting featuring the first women to serve on the Supreme Court. The portrait, entitled The Four Justices, features current justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, as well as Sandra Day O’Connor who retired from the court in 2006. ... [Read More]


#IDissent: A Video Tribute To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

November 2, 2015 by

To celebrate the highly-anticipated book Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and to honor the feminist and legal pioneer, leaders, activists and influencers such as Wendy Davis, Lena Dunham, Chirlane McCray, Janet Mock and others tell us why they dissent, and why it matters. Join the campaign by posting “why you dissent” ... [Read More]


Hundreds Of Women To Converge In NYC For Fearless Fest. Are You Ready To Be Fearless?

November 2, 2015 by

"Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful." - Mary Shelley, Frankenstein So if you're ready to be fearless, click here to join us. You MUST RSVP to attend. #FearlessFestNYC On Saturday, November 14th, Women You Should Know is bringing our mission of women inspiring and supporting one another to life with Fearless Fest in NYC. It's an experiential event. It's an inspiration fueled ... [Read More]

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Some Of Our Favorite Halloween Comics From Illustrator Gemma Correll

October 31, 2015 by

WYSK favorite Gemma Correll makes her living illustrating some of life’s more absurd moments. Her hand-drawn comics feature bras, tampons, pugs, cats and plenty of self-deprecation, all of which we find endlessly entertaining. So it was no surprise to find that Gemma takes on Halloween with the same acerbic sense of humor ... [Read More]


19-Year-Old Artist Hates Coffee, But Loves Transforming Ordinary Starbucks Cups Into Extraordinary Art

October 31, 2015 by

Meet Carrah Aldridge, a 19-year-old, self-taught artist from Ohio. A year and a half ago, she received a glowing comment about one of her drawings on Instagram. "I like your style," said the total stranger. Carrah was completely blown away ... [Read More]