By Bochra Laghssais - Growing up in a little Amazigh village called Tazarine in the desert oasis of Morocco means being born into family tribe which is dominated by men. My community works on a segregated system that discriminates against women because of their gender. The only expectation for a woman is that ... [Read More]
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]
New Jersey teacher Nicholas Ferroni is a vocal supporter of equal rights in and out of the classroom. Recently, he held a little experiment with his students to illustrate the gender gap in Congress.
“Men make up 80% of Congress, giving them the majority vote on issues that directly affect women,” ... [Read More]
By Nicole D'Aloisio - We don't see it on the news headlines-- "College Girl Raped By Too Many Vodkas On The Rocks." Tequila does not touch others unlawfully and inappropriately. Beer does not invade another individual's right to privacy. Gin does not cause sexual assaults. Rum won't change a person's true values. You are not how much whisky you drink. ... [Read More]
In July, our co-founders attended the UN Empowering Women And Girls 2030 Summit where, after a chance encounter with an inspiring NASA In-space Manufacturing Project Manager, they learned about a group of pioneering 9th grade girls who have started the first-ever feminist club at their high school in Alabama. ... [Read More]
By Dale DeBakcsy - Creating a research lab is tough. You’ve got to recruit people of complementary talents, give them the resources to be successful, and keep them just happy enough to not want to leave but, you know, not too happy. That dynamic of recruitment and opportunistic head-hunting is at the core of Luana Games‘s latest educational card game: Women in Science. ... [Read More]
It’s almost back to school time, and administrators are once again sharpening their pencils getting ready to enforce their dress code restrictions on students. In the most recent installment of The Educator Body Police Target… Young Women, last week the Freeburg, IL school district sent out this flyer to parents of middle school kids, ... [Read More]
In August 2014 LEGO released the Research Institute, a set of female scientists, which included designs that were submitted to the LEGO Ideas contest by geochemist Dr. Ellen Kooijam. The response was overwhelming, and the set sold out, several times.
Since then, we've seen the company include other women in STEM and non-traditional fields in their minifig offerings ... [Read More]