Invent Like A Girl… 3 Teams Of High School Girls Awarded $10K For Impactful Inventions

October 15, 2015 by

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]


19-Year-Old Instagram Phenom Kristina Webb Uses Art To Inspire Others

October 14, 2015 by

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]


Trailblazing Women: Turner Classics Movies Month Long Celebration Of Women In The Film Industry

October 13, 2015 by

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]


Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

October 13, 2015 by

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]

This Is What It Looks Like When Men Are Taken Out Of The Picture. #MoreWomen

This Is What It Looks Like When Men Are Taken Out Of The Picture. #MoreWomen

October 12, 2015 by

“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 Meets The Walking Dead In Big Screen Adaptation Of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”

October 12, 2015 by

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]

Thirteen Girls, Eight Countries, One Powerful Message On International Day Of The Girl

Thirteen Girls, Eight Countries, One Powerful Message On International Day Of The Girl

October 11, 2015 by

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]


Artist Powerfully Illustrates The Connection Between A Girl’s Personal Safety And Her Self-Worth

October 9, 2015 by

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]