We’re More Than Just “Pretty Faces,” A Poem By 15-Year-Old WriteGirl Addissyn

June 19, 2017 by

After we contributed to a fundraising poetry drive in July 2014, a poem was written for us by 15-year-old Addissyn, a participant in WriteGirl, an innovative Los Angeles-based writing and mentoring organization that matches girls with women writers to promote creativity, self-expression, and leadership skills to empower ... [Read More]

Designer Creates Wearable Cityscapes With 3D Modeled Rings

June 19, 2017 by

Jewelry designer and goldsmith Ola Shekhtman learned her craft as a student living in St. Petersburg, Russia. Then, after relocating to the U.S. and completing a 3D modeling course in New York City, she added another skill to her arsenal, which inspired her to combine her love of travel and architecture with her designs. The result... an awesome collection of 3D ... [Read More]

“Embracing the Dark Side” With Visual Artist Catherine Moore On Star Wars 40th Anniversary

May 25, 2017 by

In celebration of #StarWars40th, a day commemorating the 40th anniversary of the release of the iconic film (May 25, 1977), we are sharing this print by visual artist Catherine Moore, which sent our Facebook page into a frenzy when we first posted it back in September 2015. Catherine calls the work "Embracing the Dark Side”… ... [Read More]

200 Volunteers Crocheted 1.5 Million Loops To Make This Stunning Mural Of Susan B. Anthony

May 19, 2017 by

On May 7th, a "billboard" was installed on the facade of a building at 438 West Main Street in Rochester, NY. But this billboard is like no other; it’s a textile mural meticulously made with love by 200 volunteer crocheters over the course of two months. Using 150 pounds of yarn, they collectively crafted 1,516,320 loops to honor ... [Read More]

Beautiful Series Of Art Prints Celebrate Great Women In STEM

May 12, 2017 by

We were recently introduced to the incredible artistry of Ele Willoughby, and were especially taken by her prints featuring women in science. It’s not every day that we find someone working to preserve and bring awareness to the women heroes who have discovered, created and furthered our world through science, so we reached out to Ele to learn more about her, her work and the inspiration for the ... [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]

‘Run The World’… Can You Name All Seventeen Badass Characters In This Illustration?

April 11, 2017 by

Thanks to our friends at Women of Star Trek, we were introduced to this awesome illustration by artist Isaac Goodhart. The power packed image called "Run the World" (named after one of his fave Beyonce songs) features some of his and our favorite badass characters from pop culture, comics, animation, anime and science fiction. ... [Read More]

Celebrating National Poetry Month With A Tribute To Women Poets Of The Past

April 6, 2017 by

By Joanna C. Migdal - Inspired by Women’s History Month, and in celebration of the 21st Anniversary of National Poetry Month, I composed this cento (also known as a collage poem) in tribute to women poets of the past. In this form of poetry, lines are "lifted" from other sources and "woven" together ... [Read More]