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Meet The WYSK Who Put The Wonder In Wonder Woman

April 18, 2014 by

If you were raised in the 70’s, you likely grew up with Lynda Carter’s version of Wonder Woman, a smart, beautiful and incredibly strong superhero who spun her way into viewers' hearts and imaginations. Captivated by her golden lasso and bulletproof bracelets, we watched her death defying leaps and jumps as she caught the bad guy week after week. What we didn’t know ... [Read More]

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As Men Took First Steps On Moon, Cynthia Peterson Made Historic Stride On Earth

April 15, 2014 by

In 1969, as we successfully landed the first men on the moon, Cynthia Peterson was a woman making historic strides of her own on earth. It was the year she joined the UConn faculty as its first female professor in the physics department. After teaching more than 9,000 UConn undergraduates, she’s now celebrating her 45th ... [Read More]

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Top 3 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Female CEO… According To Locket’s Yunha Kim

April 15, 2014 by

In a piece she wrote and shared on Medium, Woman You Should Know Yunha Kim opened with this question, “What is it like to be a female in tech?” As the Founder & CEO of Locket, a tech startup, she’s certainly qualified to answer this question and we LOVE that she did. In her tell-it-like-it-is response she covers ... [Read More]

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Eight Women In Chemistry Who Have Changed Our World

March 25, 2014 by

This past weekend we came across the documentary Women in Chemistry: Lessons from Life and the Laboratory, an incredible collection of stories featuring eight remarkable women who have made important contributions to science. The documentary, which originally aired last year, has been running again on PBS ... [Read More]

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Portraits Of Strength Campaign Celebrates Trailblazing Women And Girls In STEM

March 18, 2014 by

By Natalie Panek - The underrepresentation of women in my field like Aerospace, and all other science, engineering, and tech fields is a well known issue. One of the biggest changes we can make to the portrayal of women is through the media. Paving the way for future generations of female engineers and scientists could be as simple as ... [Read More]

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Women In the Workplace: Then Vs. Now (Infographic)

March 12, 2014 by

From an equality standpoint, how do women really stack up in the workplace today when you look at titles held, advancement opportunities, aspirations, and how having kids factors into the mix? To answer that question, the folks at Human Resources MBA compiled all the info and put it in graphic form to show us. Check this out. ... [Read More]

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She “Had An Eye At The Tip Of Each Finger”… Meet The Outstanding 19th c. OB Who Invented The Vaginal Speculum

March 11, 2014 by

Marie Gillain Boivin was born in Montreuil, just outside of Paris, in 1773. She was educated by nuns who ran a hospital at Etampes, where her talents attracted the attention of Madame ... [Read More]

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IWD2014: Unsafe Surgery Threatens Millions Of Women’s Lives

March 8, 2014 by

By Sarah Kessler - Dr. Ronke Desalu, an Associate Professor and Consultant in Anaesthesia at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, handles a full caseload of teaching, research and paediatric anaesthesia. She is pleased you’re able to see her photo – she’s had a run of uncooperative Internet days in Lagos, Nigeria. ... [Read More]