Eleanor Leonne Bennett is an international award-winning photographer and visual artist. At just 17 years old, she has already been named the CIWEM Young Environmental Photographer of The Year (2013), has also won first places with National Geographic, The World Photography Organisation, Nature's Best Photography and The National Trust, ... [Read More]
Over the last year and a half, Natalia Rojas, an award winning creative strategist, technologist, and entrepreneur, spent a good chunk of her spare time on Facebook. But she wasn’t finding friends, liking things, or broadcasting how awesome her life is. She was working on a personal project… coding an interactive site that shows the more than 1.2 billion Facebook user profile ... [Read More]
The Yule log... to many of us it's merely a film loop of a crackling fireplace that glows from our TV screens. But it's actually a tradition dating back to Yule, an archaic term originating from the Germanic people who celebrated a midwinter event called Yuletide during the Winter Solstice. As Christianity grew throughout Europe, Yuletide celebrations morphed ... [Read More]
Designed and curated to interest a wide audience, the Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement exhibition shares the stories behind the careers and accomplishments of women in science since the mid-seventeenth century.
The groundbreaking, landmark showcase, ... [Read More]
What do you think of when you hear the word "farmer"? Do you envision a man? If so, you’re not alone. Considering that the traditional image of farmer-as-male has been embedded into our psyches since childhood, it’s hard to imagine women playing the same role. But they do and they have been. Through her FarmHer project, photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz is bringing these women in agriculture to the ... [Read More]
In July 2013, New York based illustrator and photographer Sarah Rosado embarked on a new mixed-media adventure she calls "Dirty Little Secrets". A blend of art and photography, her imaginative series reveals the unexpected beauty that can come from a not-so-pretty medium… dirt.
Each of Sarah’s "Dirty Little Secrets" starts as an illustration of sorts. Using real dirt ... [Read More]
Book readings always sound like wonderful events to attend - the gathering of a crowd, hushed with excitement to hear perfectly ordered words by an author you admire.
Sounds great, but if your hectic schedule keeps you from attending don't despair. We've found the next best thing - Last Night’s Reading, an extraordinary Tumblr page created by Woman You ... [Read More]
This spectacular photograph - Soulmates - was created by artist and Woman You Should Know Layla Love. We had the incredible pleasure and opportunity to meet Layla a few years back, and continue to be awed and inspired by her journey, her work and her spirit.
Soulmates is a piece from Layla’s Lucid Dreaming series. In this work, she reflects on the "universal quest to see the beauty and potential of ... [Read More]