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Rosies Workwear: Designed For Women Getting The Job Done

October 21, 2014 by

In the spirit of Rosie the Riveter, more women are saying, "yes we can" when it comes to careers in auto maintenance, construction, ranching and farming. It’s with the same determination that WYSK Sharon Moore founded Rosies Workwear, a collection of overalls and coveralls to help outfit and protect women as they pursue their passions. ... [Read More]

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8 Female Skaters That Changed History

October 7, 2014 by

By Nina Zietman - Skateboarding is a man’s world. At least, until these female pioneers came along and shook things up a bit. From the famous image of Patti McGee’s handstand on the cover of Life magazine in 1965 to Hillary Thompson, the world’s first transsexual pro skater, these women have been pushing new boundaries in skateboarding for decades. Without them, female skating ... [Read More]

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Joi Gordon: Volunteering Your Way to A New Career

October 6, 2014 by

By Career 2.0 - Not everyone is as lucky as Joi Gordon. She discovered early in her career that she needed to make a change, that job satisfaction and happiness could only result from doing something that propelled her out of bed in the morning. And while Joi may have been lucky in her timing, she says it’s never too late to do what you love, especially if what you love is living a life of community service ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Jerrie Mock, The First Woman To Fly Solo Around The Globe

October 2, 2014 by

Earlier this week Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, died at her home in Quincy, FL. She was 88. In 1964, Jerrie was a 38-year old housewife from Columbus, OH when she set out on the 29 day, 23,000 mile journey, accomplishing what her childhood hero ... [Read More]

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Supporting Girls’ Sports Nationwide Brings Equal Opportunities To Play And Excel

September 18, 2014 by

By Diana Lustig - Currently, there are nearly 3.67 million girls competing in high school sports in our nation. This is a staggering jump from the 250,000 girls that were participating forty years ago. As Deputy Director of Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) for the New York City Department of Education, one of my main responsibilities ... [Read More]

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Female Medical Inventor Creates Tiny Technologies To Tackle Big Health Issues; Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

September 17, 2014 by

Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, a biomedical engineer, professor at MIT, doctor, scientist, and multidimensional inventor, has been awarded the 2014 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for jaw dropping abilities that our brains cannot even begin to fathom. For one, she's applying miniaturization to ... [Read More]

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First African American Woman Promoted To The Rank Of FDNY Fire Lieutenant In 12 Years

September 17, 2014 by

Tracey Lewis, 41 of Brooklyn, will be promoted later this morning, alongside 55 other Fire Department City of New York (FDNY) members. Lewis will be the second ever African American woman firefighter to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the FDNY’s history (and the first in 12 years). Lewis has proudly served ... [Read More]

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SheTaxis: Cabs Exclusively For Women Passengers, Driven By Women Roll Into NYC

September 15, 2014 by

Starting tomorrow, September 16, if you are a woman in need of a taxi in New York City, Westchester County or Long Island, there’s a new livery service app launching just for you. Think Uber, but for women passengers only, and a fleet of cars with women in the driver’s seat wearing pink scarves. The New York Times reported, ... [Read More]