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Healing Ink: Tattoo Artist Runs Fund For Post-Mastectomy Patients Seeking Nipple/Areola Repigmentation

May 5, 2016 by

Amy Black’s passion for art began in 1st grade and her path to pursing it professionally started at the prestigious Columbus College of Art and Design when she was just 16, and eventually led to a career as an award-winning tattoo ... [Read More]

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Capt. Kristen Griest, One Of 1st Women To Earn Ranger Tab, Makes U.S. Army History Again

April 28, 2016 by

In August 2015, Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver were the first women ever to successfully complete U.S. Army Ranger School, considered "one of the toughest training courses for which a soldier can volunteer," and subsequently became the first women to earn the prestigious Ranger tab. Today, ... [Read More]

Wage Gap Clock Chimes When 79% Of Work Day Has Passed, Signaling Women To Go Home

Wage Gap Clock Chimes When 79% Of Work Day Has Passed, Signaling Women To Go Home

April 28, 2016 by

"If women are paid only 79% of what men make, shouldn’t they only work 79% of the day?" In an effort to illustrate the gender wage gap in America, MTV recently unveiled the 79% Work Clock, a handy alarm clock that chimes when 79% of the work day has passed. It's a signal for any woman within earshot of the chime ... [Read More]

Site Engineer’s Entertaining Pitch To Inspire More Women To Join Construction Industry

Site Engineer’s Entertaining Pitch To Inspire More Women To Join Construction Industry

April 20, 2016 by

"1% of the construction industry workforce (onsite) are female and that's just shite!" Meet Michelle Hands. She’s a 31-year-old Site Engineer, based in Leeds in the UK, who has worked in the male-dominated construction industry for the last ten years. She doesn't claim that it's "an easy ride," but she does LOVE her job. ... [Read More]

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“You Should Be In The Kitchen Making Tea.” Why This Draughtsperson Quit Architecture And The Perspective She Gained

April 20, 2016 by

After accomplished architect Zaha Hadid died on March 31 at age 65, The New York Times asked female architects among its readers to talk candidly about their experiences in the profession, and published edited excerpts from ... [Read More]

Neuropsychologist Jessica Cail Has a Secret Life as a Bullwhip Stuntwoman

Neuropsychologist Jessica Cail Has a Secret Life as a Bullwhip Stuntwoman

April 18, 2016 by

In its latest episode of The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers, NOVA introduces us to Jessica Cail, an Experimental Neuropsychologist who studies addiction and teaches at Pepperdine University. She also happens to be a circus performer and stuntperson with an expertise in bullwhip. After practicing for more than ... [Read More]

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Photo Project “Techies” Highlights The Underrepresented In Silicon Valley

April 8, 2016 by

Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. And while it's well-documented that from entry-level positions to the boardroom the tech sector is dominated by white men, there are still many others working in the ever-growing industry. ... [Read More]

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White House Aims To Close Workforce Gender Gaps By Tackling Stereotypes In Media And Toys

April 7, 2016 by

In a statement released yesterday, the White House announced plans for a day-long conference aimed specifically at "breaking down gender stereotypes in media and toys so that our children can explore, learn, and dream without limits." On board to discuss the best ways to meet this critical challenge, which the White House ... [Read More]

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