13-Year-Old Aspiring Astronaut’s Inspirational Speech At The March For Science

April 24, 2017 by

Taylor Denise Richardson is a 13-year-old who has aspirations of becoming a scientist, engineer and an astronaut one day. She has attended 4 NASA Space Centers including Space Camp; is a member of the Mars Generation as a Student Space Ambassador; a Girl Scout; ... [Read More]

Watch: 40 Years Is A “Long Time” To Rock, But Blondie Is Still At It With New Single

April 22, 2017 by

40 years after the release of their self titled debut album, Blondie, the pioneering new wave and punk band led by rock royal Debbie Harry, is releasing their 11th record, Pollinator, on May 5th. This is the official video for "Long Time”, one of the album’s singles… does anyone else hear hints of "Heart Of Glass" (1978)? "Heart Of Glass" (1978) ... [Read More]

It’s Earth Day… Meet Rachel Carson, The Woman Who Inspired Modern Environmentalism In 1962

April 22, 2017 by

Today marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day, a campaign created in 1970 to "force environmental protection onto the national political agenda." It has since grown to be a movement that is credited as "the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe." More than a billion people participate ... [Read More]

Rachel Bloom Takes On Workplace Inequality With Original Song and Video #Ladyboss

April 22, 2017 by

Rachel Bloom, of The Golden Globe-winning series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, takes on workplace inequality in #Ladyboss, an “ode to the confusing conundrum of being both a leader and a woman at the same time.” On point, hilarious and all too real, Rachel and her back-up crew ask the tough ... [Read More]

United Women Firefighters And FDNY Are Looking For More Women To Join New York’s Bravest

April 20, 2017 by

This week the FDNY academy's graduating class included six women. While this is not the largest number of women in a graduating class, they bring the total number of women firefighters to 64 (or .6 percent), the highest number of women in FDNY’s history. While the United Women Firefighters ... [Read More]

Color With Luna Aims to Empower Girls And Build The Next Generation of Leaders

April 20, 2017 by

“Media representation matters!” That’s what nonprofit strategist and women and girls empowerment champion Alejandra Santaolalla told us about her inspiration for the totally awesome coloring book, Color with Luna. Written by Alejandra and illustrated by Gina Kim, Color with Luna was created “to empower girls and build the ... [Read More]

When Penny Met POTUS… The Children’s Book Inspired By An Inquisitive 3-Year-Old

April 19, 2017 by

For the past 20 years, Rachel Ruiz has worked as a TV writer and producer. But after spending 2012 working for President Barack Obama and consequently fielding questions about her intriguing work from her then 3-year-old daughter, Rachel was inspired to write her first children's book. An adventure in imagination, this is… When Penny Met POTUS. ... [Read More]

New Film ‘Step’ Documents Girls’ High School Step Team Striving For Success In Dance & Life

April 18, 2017 by

Based on this trailer, STEP is definitely going to be a must see. The feature-length documentary, developed and directed by award-winning producer and filmmaker Amanda Lipitz, follows the senior year of a Baltimore girls’ high school step dance team as each one tries ... [Read More]

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