Women In Science

The Illustrated Women In Science Comic Series

July 2, 2015 by

We recently came across an outrageously entertaining series of comics called The Illustrated Women In Science by math and science teacher, and dad to two daughters, Dale DeBakcsy. The series, which features great historical and current scientists, celebrates the brilliance of these women and the “absurdities that too often surrounded them.” ... [Read More]

Title IX

Forty-Three Years Ago Today, Title IX Passed, Marking A Legislation Milestone For Women And Girls

June 23, 2015 by

Forty-three years ago today, on June 23, 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was signed by President Nixon, guaranteeing equal access and equal opportunity for females and males in almost all aspects of our educational systems. It is considered one of the most ... [Read More]

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Vision Of Hope: Syrian Refugee Girls Create Inspiring Photos Of Their Future Selves

June 16, 2015 by

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question most of us have heard and had the chance to consider. But in many other parts of the world, girls are faced with the most challenging circumstances, and "reach womanhood without ever being asked about their dreams and ambitions," making it difficult ... [Read More]

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Girl Wonder: My Unforgettable (And Intimidating) Conversation With An 11-Year-Old High School Valedictorian

June 5, 2015 by

"Inspiration motivates you to reach your destination." In the middle of our casual chat, this beautifully profound statement so effortlessly rolled off her tongue that, after reminding myself I was speaking with an 11-year-old, and then picking my jaw up off the floor, I had to ... [Read More]

A Social Experiment: How Easy Is It To Drug A Woman At A Bar?

A Social Experiment: How Easy Is It To Drug A Woman At A Bar?

June 4, 2015 by

This is a wake-up call and warning for all women... On the heels of his viral Child Abduction - Are Your Kids Safe? video, JoeySalads, a YouTube personality who films pranks and social experiments, just released his latest - Roofied Drink - to prove just how easy it is to drug a woman at a bar. Frankly, we would not have believed it had we not seen it. ... [Read More]

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This Grad’s Dress, Made From Her Math Homework, Is Raising Money To Fund Girls’ Education

June 3, 2015 by

Erinne Paisley just graduated Reynolds Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia, but instead of spending money on a new dress, she made one. But this isn’t your typical dress; Erinne crafted it from her old calculus homework, ribbon, and lots of scotch tape. For the final detail, she emblazoned it with the message, ... [Read More]

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What’s The Worst Question You’ve Ever Been Asked At A Job Interview?

June 2, 2015 by

With the latest crop of college grads on the hunt for career launching jobs, ThomasMansfield, a UK based firm specializing in employment law, wanted to find out how seriously companies take discrimination laws. So they decided to ask graduates... what's the worst question you've ever been asked at a job interview? ... [Read More]

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5-Year-Old Transforms Into Black Heroines For Photo Series

June 1, 2015 by

The Black Heroines Project, by Brooklyn photographer Marc Bushelle and his wife Janine Harper, stars their 5-year-old daughter Lily as trailblazing African-American women, and it’s fabulous! Inspired by Jaime Moore’s Not Just A Girl photo series, Marc and Janine wanted to create something special for their daughter that would ... [Read More]