Linda Liukas has spent the last three years teaching programming and making the world of technology more approachable for others through her non-profit Rails Girls, and working at Codecademy.
A couple of weeks ago, Linda launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $10k for “a little art project” called Hello Ruby, ... [Read More]
By Natalie Panek - A few weeks ago, WYSK sent me a tip, via Twitter, regarding a woman they thought I should know and a book that I definitely needed to check out; Rocket Girl, about America’s first female Rocket Scientist, Mary Sherman Morgan.
I managed to find one copy at a local book store (and a second copy about a week later ... [Read More]
This was one of our favorite commercials of the 2014 Super Bowl… it’s from Chevy, in celebration of cancer survivors and those who support them on the road to recovery.
On World Cancer Day, the automaker is extending its support of cancer survivors with a fundraising promotion based on purple, the color of cancer survival. ... [Read More]
Meet Laurie Rubin… acclaimed mezzo-soprano, author, jewelry designer, and Woman You Should Know. Blind since birth, she has never let her “difference” define her. Despite what people throughout her life told her she could and would never do, Laurie has never given up on her dreams or backed down from a challenge. Instead, she has created a rich and colorful life, and earned immense success in the highly ... [Read More]
Love yourself, take risks, be your best self, etc. When it comes to life advice, we’ve heard it all before. It’s hard to reinvent the cultural phenomenon that is the self-help industry, but that’s exactly what writer Melissa Banigan has set out to do with her new book and project, Advice to My Thirteen-Year-Old Self. ... [Read More]
Now this is one Super Bowl ad we want to see. GoDaddy has traded in its typical sexed-up marketing for something a bit smarter, but equally as provocative, for the big game this year. The domain registrar and web hosting giant will help a REAL woman quit her REAL job on-air ... [Read More]
Following President Obama’s State of the Union address, Lizz Winstead, writer and co-creator of The Daily Show, retorts with The 2014 State of the Uterus. Winstead confronts the government’s ongoing anti-woman legislation in regard to reproductive regulations and rights. ... [Read More]
From "joking" about cankles to destructive self-deprecation, fat talk has become part of ordinary conversation, spoken without a second thought.
Special K released this commercial along with the campaign Shhhhut Down Fat Talk to combat the fat talk, believing that it is a barrier for women to manage their weight and reach their goals.
The brand's message is clear, “fat talk weighs us down, silence ... [Read More]