Student In Warsaw Lauds Abortion Ban Protest As End Of Poland’s ‘Era Of Quiet Women’

October 7, 2016 by

By Maya Cygańska - We were quiet. We were patient. We weren’t demanding or in the way, we were minding our own business, obviously less important than men’s. Every now and then we would catch a glimpse of bold headlines screaming about yet another woman who lost her physical or mental health, sometimes even life, ... [Read More]


Entrepreneur Inspires Political Activism With VOTE 2016 Products For ‘Smart Women’

September 27, 2016 by

For the last several years we’ve had the pleasure of knowing Julie Hellwich, a hardworking entrepreneur who has been inspiring, empowering and entertaining ‘smart women’ everywhere since 1999 with her clever, witty, and oh-so-WYSKy line of Smart Women Company lifestyle products. As November 8 fast ... [Read More]


Life As A Woman In The White House… Four Women Share Their Experiences

September 15, 2016 by

In this video by Deirdra O’Regan, a multi-platform journalist at The Washington Post, four women - Patty Herman (Eisenhower Administration, 1953 - 1955), Valerie Jarrett (Obama Administration, 2009 - Present), Sarah Bianchi (Obama Administration, 2011 - 2014; Clinton Administration, 1995 - 2001) and Dana Perino (George W. Bush Administration, 2007 - 2009) ... [Read More]

Teacher Holds An Experiment With Students To Illustrate Gender Gap In Congress

Teacher Holds An Experiment With Students To Illustrate Gender Gap In Congress

September 15, 2016 by

New Jersey teacher Nicholas Ferroni is a vocal supporter of equal rights in and out of the classroom. Recently, he held a little experiment with his students to illustrate the gender gap in Congress. “Men make up 80% of Congress, giving them the majority vote on issues that directly affect women,” ... [Read More]


“This Country Needs More Spunk”… 8-Year-Old Writes Letter Of Advice To President Obama

August 16, 2016 by

"With all the attacks, the Zika virus, and the wars, this country is a very sad place." And so begins the letter that 8-year-old Lily, a kid from a military family whose "dream job is cardiovascular surgeon" and "back up job" is President, wrote to the current President of the United States. In articulating her very real worries ... [Read More]


8 Things You Should Know About Elizabeth Holtzman, Pioneering Politician And Serial Glass Ceiling Smasher

August 11, 2016 by

In 1972, Elizabeth Holtzman, a 31-year-old woman who had never run for public office, ran for Congress. Her rival mocked her campaign, the Democratic political "boss" dismissed her, and a major newspaper focused on her height and weight instead of the substance of her platform. Undeterred, Liz went on to win that race, ... [Read More]


Brilliant Cartoon Sums Up Trump And Clinton Campaigns In 19 Identical Lines, Read In Reverse Orders

August 2, 2016 by

"For Hillary, read it from bottom to top." This is the critical instruction that punctuates editorial cartoonist Joe Heller's "Two Views" cartoon, which he released last Friday to offer his perspective on the Trump and Clinton presidential campaigns. ... [Read More]


My Experience As 1 Of The 100 Women Who Posed Nude In Protest At The RNC This Week

July 21, 2016 by

Earlier this week you may have seen that 100+ women posed nude near the Republican National Convention. The women were participants in an art installation/peaceful protest called Everything She Says Means Everything, with renowned photographer Spencer Tunick and his wife, artist Kristin Bowler. ... [Read More]