When the University of Utah set out on a mission to pay tribute to all of the women who have either studied or taught chemistry in its hallowed halls they invoked the spirit and likeness of one of the most famous scientists and chemists of her time in the most awesomely inspired way.
Called The Curie Poster, ... [Read More]
We could not be more excited and honored to be hosting a special advance screening of "Suffragette," the powerful and thrilling first feature film about the remarkable untold story of the foot soldiers of the British women’s suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th century. The inspiring night in New York ... [Read More]
Kathryn Beaumont was around eleven when she was cast to record the voice of Alice for Walt Disney Studios' animated film Alice In Wonderland (1951). But in addition to recording the vocal portion of the script, she also played Alice on film in a special process called Live Action Reference that was used solely for ... [Read More]
Check out these antique postcards from French artist Albert Bergeret, circa 1902. Titled “Women of the Future,” the cards depict various, imagined occupations infrequently attained by women of that era.
From firefighter to doctor, student to journalist, politician to lawyer, Bergeret was right on point with his "predictions," albeit the impractical wardrobe choices. ... [Read More]
This past Tuesday, Honor Flight, the non-profit that flies veterans to Washington, DC to visit memorials built to honor their service, took 140 women vets from Ohio to the Capital, making it the first-ever, all-female event for the organization.
The group, which included 70 women from the ... [Read More]
What do Louisa May Alcott, the Brontë sisters, and Emily Dickinson have in common with Nancy Drew? They're now spunky, young detectives thanks to author of historical fiction, Michaela MacColl. Intertwining fact with fiction, she’s reimagined each of these literary greats as teen crime solvers ... [Read More]
Forty-two years ago today, on September 20, 1973, women’s tennis champion Billie Jean King (age 29 then) defeated self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby "No-Broad-Can-Beat-Me" Riggs in the "Battle Of The Sexes” tennis match. More than 50 million Americans tuned in to watch, making it the most viewed U.S. tennis match of all time. ... [Read More]
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the UN’s 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing, where more than 47,000 activists and leaders from around the world came together to discuss the advancement of women in the 21st century. It was the largest gathering of women’s advocates in history. ... [Read More]