With bike lanes drawn on many city roads and bike sharing programs growing nationwide, cycling has been making a move into the mainstream. While it’s exciting to see this rapid growth, there’s also cause for concern as biking accidents resulting in brain injuries and fatalities are also on the rise.
The statistics on bicycle helmets make it very clear… wearing them saves lives. ... [Read More]
As the famous quote goes, "Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels." On what would have been the stage and screen legend’s 103rd birthday, we’re celebrating the lesser known reasons why Ginger was a Woman You Should Know ... [Read More]
1. We’re more than just a "pretty face"-book page. Our Facebook page is a dynamic extension of the true heart of Women You Should Know... our main editorial site, which made its inspiring debut on the world wide web on September 7, 2011 with this heartfelt story and this pioneering woman.
2. While it’s our daily privilege and labor of love to tell the untold stories of ... [Read More]
A WYSK reader in Portland, ME just snapped this shot and sent it along to us. Have you seen this brilliant “warning” or others like it in any local stores, fitting rooms or ladies rooms in your area?
If so, let us know. Send pics to Women You Should Know. ... [Read More]
Take singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis, add Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and Brie Larson in drag, and you’ve got one entertaining music video for "Just One Of The Guys"... the indie rocker’s new gender-bent take on the subject of women and aging. ... [Read More]
There is no shortage of fantastic female doodlers online, and now we can add Sarah Andersen to our favorites list.
Sarah is a 21-year-old cartoonist and illustrator. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014 and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, which seems to be a mecca for intelligent and talented cartoonists!
Sarah’s comics are semi-autobiographical and follow the adventures ... [Read More]
Last week, while we (and several other highly evolved media outlets) were calling out newly named Wonder Woman comic artist David Finch for his less than evolved comment about how he plans to draw our favorite superheroine this fall, DC Comics published a fun and ... [Read More]
Artist Carrie Preston of Cornwall, England is a “bump painter”, yep, she paints baby bumps, and they are pretty awesome! Carrie creates the bespoke belly paintings as a way to celebrate a woman’s pregnancy.
She explains on her website, “I feel really honoured to be able to paint a beautiful picture or message onto a bump. I feel that it allows the mummy to express her feelings towards her unborn ... [Read More]