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Rad American Women A-Z: A New Alphabet Book You’ll Want To Own

March 2, 2015 by

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]

10-Year-Old Math Prodigy Esther Okade Heads To University

10-Year-Old Math Prodigy Esther Okade Heads To University

February 25, 2015 by

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]

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Play Tampon Run On The Run: Teen Coders Take Menstruation Stigma Video Game Mobile

February 10, 2015 by

"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]

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Meet the High School Senior Who’s Changing The Future Of Tech For Girls

February 5, 2015 by

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]

We Just Can’t Get Enough Of This Schoolhouse Rock Sufferin’ ‘Til Suffrage Video

Sufferin’ ‘Till Suffrage: 40 Years Later, This Is Still One Of The Greatest Women’s History Lessons

February 4, 2015 by

#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]

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Gloria Steinem Has A Book Club

January 15, 2015 by

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]

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My School Edited My Yearbook Photo To Make Me Appear Thinner

January 9, 2015 by

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]

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Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Dr. Maya Angelou

December 25, 2014 by

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]