According to the White House, supporting women in STEM is part of America’s strategy to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. Yesterday, three separate groups of high school girls from different parts of the country proved they are poised to help do just that when they were each awarded ... [Read More]
Nineteen year old Kristina Webb say’s that she is “just a Kiwi teenager with a passion for drawing,” but based on her outstanding art and success, that’s a serious understatement.
Kristina, one of the most followed artists on Instagram, grew up in New Zealand, Vanuatu and Australia, and now lives in Los Angeles, CA. Her colorful upbringing has ... [Read More]
As part of an initiative with Women In Film, Turner Classic Movies presents Trailblazing Women, a month-long programming event featuring films made by women directors, created to raise awareness about the historical contributions of women working behind the camera.
Statistics continue to prove a lack ... [Read More]
Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a global celebration designed to shine a giant, deserving spotlight on the achievements of inspiring women in science, technology, engineering and math... past and present! Held every year since 2009 on the second Tuesday of October, the aim of this day is to create new role models for girls and women in these male-dominated fields by raising the profile of other women in STEM. It ... [Read More]
“There are too many instances where women are represented by a single female. In business, music, art and media, women rarely outnumber men.”
To illustrate the lack of women leaders on the world stage, Elle UK has produced this powerful video as part of #MoreWomen, a new ... [Read More]
Jane Austen penned Pride and Prejudice in 1796 and it was first published in 1813. Almost 200 years later, to the delight (or horror) of her fans, New York Times Best Selling author Seth Grahame-Smith gave the modern world Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, his version of Jane’s beloved novel with a flesh-eating zombie ... [Read More]
Today, October 11th, marks the fourth annual International Day of the Girl, a special resolution proclaimed by the United Nations in 2011 to encourage an important worldwide conversation about advancing girls' lives across the globe. To honor the day this year, Keisha Thompson, a 25-year-old British writer, ... [Read More]
We recently introduced you to talented illustrator and comic-maker Colleen Clark through her “Feminist Barbie Collection.” In checking out some of her other work, we fell in love with this awesome piece, which Colleen told us she was inspired to draw after learning about Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS), ... [Read More]