Rad American Women A To Z, by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl, is a book for children and their parents, teachers, and cool grown-up friends who like ABCs, social justice and women who just all around rock! ... [Read More]
Esther Okade LOVES math! Her contagious enthusiasm for the subject and early accomplishments has brought her media attention since she was just six years old. Now, at the ripe old age of 10, Esther has enrolled at The Open University, UK with the goal of completing a math degree in just two years.
But that’s just the beginning for this whiz. ... [Read More]
"Although the concept of the video game may be strange, it’s stranger that our society has accepted and normalized guns and violence through video games, yet we still find tampons and menstruation unspeakable."
NYC high school students Andrea Gonzales (16) and Sophie Houser (17) met last summer at Girls Who Code, ... [Read More]
By Pooja Chandrashekar - Four years ago, on my first day of high school, I looked around my fourth period AP Computer Science class. The familiar mix of nervousness and excitement that comes with all first days was there, but there was something more disconcerting. My class only had three girls - including me. For a school as science and tech-focused ... [Read More]
#WayBackWednesday is taking us way back to our childhoods. If you were a kid in the '70s or '80s you probably learned about conjunctions, the Constitution, and even how a bill becomes a law from the animated series Schoolhouse Rock. But one of our favorite episodes, which has proven that it can stand ... [Read More]
You may have heard that Mark Zuckerberg recently launched a book club, but what you may not know is that legendary feminist, journalist, and social and political activist Gloria Steinem has also launched a book club of sorts called, Reading Our Way to the Revolution. ... [Read More]
15 hours ago, a student at an unnamed, all girls' high school posted the following on Reddit. It's her personal account of a chain of events that left our mouths hanging open in utter disbelief and our lips curled with ire. Just as we went to publish her story, she added an "urgent update" to her original Reddit post. Read it and weep. ... [Read More]
In wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, it has become an annual Women You Should Know tradition to share this very beautiful poem that was composed by a woman most already know, the late author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou. Her deeply moving words bear even more significance in the wake of her death this past May, and at a time when our country and the world are in desperate need of peace. ... [Read More]