Mexican alpinist Karla Wheelock, is the first Latin American woman to reach the top of the Seven Summits, the seven highest peaks on each continent of the globe. She is also the first Latin American woman to reach the top of Mount Everest by the death-defying northern slope route, which has only been accomplished by a handful ... [Read More]
Miss Piggy, the legendary star of stage and screen who was recently called “The Gloria Steinem of the Muppet world” by the Daily Beast, is finally getting the recognition she not only deserves, but that she's chased for years. On Thursday, June 4, she will be honored as ... [Read More]
Kelsey Higley is a photographer and video artist earning a B.F.A. in Media Art at the University of Oklahoma. She describes her works as being influenced by issues of feminism, gender equality, and body image. You may have seen her project Manipulated, which explores the concept of ideal beauty and how it has changed throughout ... [Read More]
Meet the woman who has brought an earthquaking level of loud, unrestrained laughter to our office. Her name is Alison Leiby and she's a stand-up comic and writer in New York (ps - she really likes wine). We just started following her on Twitter, and it's one of the best decisions we have ever made... today.
Here are some of her Tweets that we loved, ... [Read More]
Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a campaign created in 1970 to "force environmental protection onto the national political agenda." It has since grown to be a movement that is credited as "the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe." More than a billion people participate in Earth Day each year, and we want you to ... [Read More]
"There are fantastic, incredible, interesting, passionate and inspiring women around every corner, all over the globe." That's what we always say when it comes to our daily quest to find and celebrate women who are making things happen in their world. And we proved that point, once again, when we met Eve Mendolia yesterday... on Twitter. It was a chance meeting, ... [Read More]
In this episode of “How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman?”, we introduce you to Dr. May Edward Chinn, an extraordinary woman who, in addition to achieving several medical firsts, was instrumental in the development of the PAP smear in the early 1930s. Born April 15, 1896, today would have been her ... [Read More]