Flight Of The Lady Hawk: All-Women Air Force Crew Broke Military Flight Record

November 24, 2015 by

This month marks the first anniversary of Lady Hawk Day in the city of Grand Forks, ND. Mayor Mike Brown established the day in recognition of the “Flight of the Lady Hawk,” the longest flight without air refueling on record for a military aircraft, led by an all-women team. The idea for the record-breaking flight came from 348th ... [Read More]


Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up Featuring Four Pioneering Chefs

November 24, 2015 by

Thanksgiving... the 48 hour countdown is officially on. So if you're in charge of the feast or contributing to one, and are still in need of some culinary inspiration, we thought we'd give you a WYSKy hand by sharing this recap of a special series we ran in 2011. Every day of Thanksgiving week that year - our launch year - we celebrated a few of our favorite, pioneering ... [Read More]

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A Day With NASA Engineer Denisse Aranda

November 20, 2015 by

Denisse Aranda came to the United States from Venezuela to follow her dream of becoming a mechanical engineer at NASA. She first started working at NASA in 2008 as an undergraduate researcher, and today is a Contamination Control Engineer doing research and analysis in the areas of aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics, flight mechanics, and structures of NASA’s future ... [Read More]


Vietnam Women’s Memorial: Honoring The 265,000 Forgotten Women Who Served

November 11, 2015 by

"In an era of universal polemics and political unrest - with no thought of glory, with no fanfare or public notice - 265,000 women volunteered to go where they were needed, to do what was needed. The era was known as Vietnam, and these young women, most in their 20s, risked their lives to care for our country's wounded and ... [Read More]


The Girls In The Band: Film Tells Untold Stories Of Women Jazz And Big Band Musicians

November 4, 2015 by

Award-winning filmmaker Judy Chaikin grew up in a family of musicians. She studied music as a young girl, playing trumpet in her Junior High School band. But it was early on that Judy found that the band wasn’t a welcoming environment for a girl, so she called it quits.  Although she gave up her trumpet, Judy has spent most ... [Read More]

Lemonade Stand: Lessons in Equal Pay

Lemonade Stand: Lessons in Equal Pay

October 29, 2015 by

Make It Work, a campaign championing economic security for women, men and families across the country, has partnered with actress and YouTube sensation Issa Rae to  create Lessons in Equal Pay from Corporate America, a PSA that perfectly illustrates the wage gap. The video, which is part of Make It Work’s campaign to raise awareness of unequal pay in advance of the 2016 election, ... [Read More]

Chef Nakaba Miyazaki Challenges The Male Dominated Sushi Chef Tradition

Chef Nakaba Miyazaki Challenges The Male Dominated Sushi Chef Tradition

October 26, 2015 by

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, women play a majority role in positions within the food service industry, but the reality is that men still hold the most prominent kitchen jobs at independent restaurants across America. And when it comes to women sushi chefs? ... [Read More]

Brilliant New WNBA Campaign “Watch Me” Features Players On And Off The Court

Brilliant New WNBA Campaign “Watch Me” Features Players On And Off The Court

October 6, 2015 by

While the WNBA is still trying to find their way when it comes to cultivating fans and viewership, they have a clear brand message of equality, inclusiveness and respect, all of which are reflected in their inspiring new ad “Watch Me.” The commercial ran last week during the semi-final games ... [Read More]