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]
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]
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]
"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]
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]
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]
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]
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]