WET Productions: A Dramatic Effort For Change

March 7, 2012 by

It's a fact that women are grossly underrepresented in theater, film and television. So, it was a great pleasure to recently come to know Sasha Eden, co-founder with Victoria Pettibone, of the critically acclaimed 501c3 non-profit WET Productions, an organization that has been working tirelessly for the last thirteen years to change those statistics. As a developer, producer and champion of premiere work by ... [Read More]

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And The Oscar Went To… Women Trailblazers In Film

February 27, 2012 by

Oscar fever is officially over. The red carpet has been rolled up, dresses and jewels have been returned to their rightful owners. Some nominees have gone on to make history, while others have headed home empty handed. Women You Should Know congratulates this year's award recipients on their incredible accomplishments, but we'd also like to take this time to pay homage to, and recognize the women who ... [Read More]

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And The Voters Are…

February 22, 2012 by

The 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday, February 26. Actors, directors, entertainment big wigs and fans alike, will soon be holding their collective breath waiting to hear which names will be read and deemed the best of the best on Oscar night. The reaction from the nominees is typically 50/50... proud elation or understated disappointment, often masked in the humility of "it was an honor ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Samantha Brown

February 20, 2012 by

Samantha Brown is the girl next door with the best job in the world. In one unexpected, life changing moment, she went from travel novice and struggling actor to professional traveler and TV host of her own show. As a result, for the last 13 years, Samantha has gotten to journey to some of the most fascinating destinations across the globe and document her incredible experiences for a travel series bearing ... [Read More]

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WYSK Road Trip On the Digital Highway

January 24, 2012 by

Navigating the digital highway can be like a fun road trip or an exciting adventure... so much to see, so much to learn, so much to explore. But, with all that info delivered by all sorts of different sites and blogs, it can feel a little overwhelming. That's why we've nominated ourselves to be your personal, online tour guides by sharing some of our favorite, go-to sites, reference resources and cool ... [Read More]

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Single Women Are Doing It More Than Men

January 19, 2012 by

Recently, as we were catching up on some of our favorite HGTV shows, we were surprised to see that the host of Property Virgins, Sandra Rinomato, is no longer on the show. HGTV hasn't updated their website with any info about the switch, so we went on a fact-finding mission to see what happened to the veteran real estate agent and beloved host. After a little digging around, we found out that Sandra, famous ... [Read More]

Fotoshop by Adobé

January 13, 2012 by

"This commercial isn't real, neither are society's standards of beauty." - Jesse Rosten So true! On behalf of ALL REAL WOMEN, we thank Jesse for making it. Here's why he did: "I was watching TV one sleepless night and stumbled upon an infomercial for some beauty product. The commercial showed before and after portraits, that to my eye, looked like the same photo just photoshopped. I laughed to myself. ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Carol Brodie

January 9, 2012 by

Her road from jewelry empire, Harry Winston, to television's HSN was pavéd in diamonds. Carol Brodie, international jewelry expert and host of Rarities: Fine Jewelry with Carol Brodie on HSN, has had an impressive and enviable career working with some of the world's most prestigious brands along the way. From luxury guru to HSN maven, Carol designed and handcrafted her own professional success, leading to ... [Read More]