“Dear Sirs”… Attorney Takes On Firm’s Archaic Use Of Male-Centric Language, Inspires Change Toward Gender Equality

October 20, 2016 by

Megan Castellano, a capital markets attorney based in London, recently proposed and led an initiative to ban the use of “Dear Sirs” in all communications and legal documents globally across Freshfields, the first of Britain’s top legal firms ... [Read More]


Chelsea Handler Dinner Party Guests Dish On Sexism And Pay Inequity In Hollywood

October 19, 2016 by

Chelsea Handler hosts another one of her dinner parties with actresses Hilary Swank and Connie Britton, director Ava DuVernay and Miss USA Deshauna Barber, who speak candidly about the overall landscape of how women are treated and Hollywood’s gender pay gap. ... [Read More]

A Tribute To Ada Lovelace On Her 200th Birthday

A Tribute To Ada Lovelace

October 11, 2016 by

This delightful, entertaining and educational short animation was created in celebration of Ada Lovelace, the world’s “first computer programmer.” Told from the point of view of a girl today, the story unfolds to show how Ada’s incredible accomplishments continue to nurture and inspire a new generation of explorers and creators. “An idea doesn’t care about gender or circumstance, about time or space. ... [Read More]

John Greathouse’s Article Exposes The Sexist Underbelly Still Present in Tech

October 4, 2016 by

If you follow the Wall Street Journal or tech media like I do, you may have seen yesterday’s deplorable article by John Greathouse, advising women in tech to use only their initials in order to get ahead in the tech world. The idea that in order for women to succeed in tech, ... [Read More]


Women In Aviation Inspire The Next Generation With All-Girls Flight

October 3, 2016 by

click image to play video In celebration of Girls in Aviation Day (Sept. 24), Delta Airlines took 120 girls, who attend aviation schools and partner non-profit programs, to the sky aboard a charter flight from New York to Washington, D.C. as part of its Women Inspiring our Next Generation (WING) program. Each an every aspect of the flight ... [Read More]


Meet The Woman Who Designed The Iconic Nike Swoosh While She Was A College Student

September 29, 2016 by

The Nike Swoosh is ubiquitous... it's on every imaginable type of apparel, footwear and gear; it's worn and endorsed by world class athletes; it's recognized around the globe, requiring no translation. So you'd think that something with this kind of recognizability and brand power must have taken years to develop by a team of branding experts ... [Read More]


Meet The 12 Women Awarded MacArthur Genius Grants

September 22, 2016 by

Today, 23 winners for the MacArthur Genius Awards were announced. Every year the MacArthur Foundation awards a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant to extraordinary individuals who are breaking new ground in their field. “While our communities, our nation, and our world face both historic and emerging challenges, ... [Read More]


#DeclareYourAmbition Campaign Aims To Encourage The Next Generation Of Political Leaders

September 20, 2016 by

Women are 51% of the U.S. population yet hold only 22% of elected offices in the United States. We need 140,000 more women in office to have equal representation at every level of government. Ignite National, an organization that provides young ... [Read More]