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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]

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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]

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#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]

NASA Recruits Grace Potter For Mission Critical Music Video Celebrating Women In STEM

NASA Recruits Grace Potter For Mission Critical Music Video Celebrating Women In STEM

September 20, 2016 by

On a mission "to recognize the power of women at NASA - past, present and future - and the important role of each in human spaceflight," the pioneering space agency recruited recording artist Grace Potter to perform her hit song “Look What We’ve Become” in a powerful new music video that celebrates ... [Read More]

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Life As A Woman In The White House… Four Women Share Their Experiences

September 15, 2016 by

In this video by Deirdra O’Regan, a multi-platform journalist at The Washington Post, four women - Patty Herman (Eisenhower Administration, 1953 - 1955), Valerie Jarrett (Obama Administration, 2009 - Present), Sarah Bianchi (Obama Administration, 2011 - 2014; Clinton Administration, 1995 - 2001) and Dana Perino (George W. Bush Administration, 2007 - 2009) ... [Read More]

Kristen Bell Stars In Spoof Video To Highlight Women’s Inequality In The Workplace

Kristen Bell Stars In Spoof Video To Highlight Women’s Inequality In The Workplace

September 15, 2016 by

“Why outsource all your production to far away countries like India, China and Narnia when we have the cheapest and best workforce right here in the good ole’ US of A: Women.” - Kristen Bell, Pinksourcing Pitchwoman In this premiere episode of Celebs Have Issues from HuffPost Originals, a video series that aims to put serious causes in the spotlight, “using wit and laughter ... [Read More]

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‘Black Women in Medicine’ Documentary Chronicles The Unsung Journeys Of Black Female Doctors

September 1, 2016 by

Black Women in Medicine is the first feature film to chronicle the lives of women who challenge stereotypes, race, gender, class, and culture to achieve their dream of becoming physicians. This groundbreaking documentary features the diverse voices of young medical students, ... [Read More]

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

August 26, 2016 by

“2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees.” These are just some of the numbers that have defined the brilliant and trailblazing Katherine Johnson’s legacy. Katherine is the NASA mathematician who served as the brains behind one of the greatest space missions in US history: ... [Read More]

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