Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

“We turned the track the from pop-dance that it was, into a romantic ballad.”

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

Lord Of The Rings: British Designer Creates Literary Jewels From Pages Of Used Books

This handmade, bespoke jewelry collection captures the beauty of books in a truly extraordinary way.

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Rosies Workwear: Designed For Women Getting The Job Done

The Rosies collection is made for function and lasting durability, while also providing comfort and a stylish alternative to traditional men’s workwear.

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Surviving Dating Violence… One Woman’s Path To Peace

“What they don’t tell you about pain is that it can become your second skin when you have lived in it for so long.” – Tanya Antonio

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Female Medical Inventor Creates Tiny Technologies To Tackle Big Health Issues; Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

September 17, 2014 by

Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, a biomedical engineer, professor at MIT, doctor, scientist, and multidimensional inventor, has been awarded the 2014 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for jaw dropping abilities that our brains cannot even begin to fathom. For one, she's applying miniaturization to ... [Read More]

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10 Intriguing Female Revolutionaries You Didn’t Learn About In History Class

September 17, 2014 by

By Kathleen Harris - We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts, and lives to work towards burgeoning systems and ideologies. Despite misconceptions, there are ... [Read More]

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First African American Woman Promoted To The Rank Of FDNY Fire Lieutenant In 12 Years

September 17, 2014 by

Tracey Lewis, 41 of Brooklyn, will be promoted later this morning, alongside 55 other Fire Department City of New York (FDNY) members. Lewis will be the second ever African American woman firefighter to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the FDNY’s history (and the first in 12 years). Lewis has proudly served ... [Read More]

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Women Of The World, A Random Man Has Life Changing Advice… Smile

September 16, 2014 by

A random man advises a lady to smile more, instantly changing the lives of women everywhere! Thank you Funny or Die for making such a brilliant video about one of our favorite topics, which we've previously discussed here and here. ... [Read More]

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History In Pink: 17 Year Old’s Mission To Unite A New Generation Of Female Leaders

September 16, 2014 by

Women You Should Know is proud to welcome Mary Dwyer as its newest contributor. She'll be sharing her perspectives on feminism and empowerment in relation to issues facing young women today. At just 17 years old, Mary, a high school senior, is the founder of History In Pink, a new site she’s building, ... [Read More]

She Started It: A Documentary Of Women Tech Founders

She Started It: A Documentary Of Women Tech Founders

September 16, 2014 by

Co-directed by journalists Nora Poggi and Insiyah Saeed, She Started It is a documentary film about the rise of women technology entrepreneurs in the US and Europe. It is estimated that women have formed only 3% of all tech start-ups, and that women run only 4% of fortune 500 companies. In Silicon Valley, women receive less than ... [Read More]

ESPN’s Hannah Storm: “What Exactly Does The NFL Stand For?”

ESPN’s Hannah Storm: “What Exactly Does The NFL Stand For?”

September 15, 2014 by

Hannah Storm delivered this powerful segment on ESPN yesterday morning summing up the horrific past week for the NFL. "Fighting back tears, she spoke about how her excitement for the football season was destroyed Monday morning with the release of the Ray Rice video, and everything that came after it. She discussed the unanswerable ... [Read More]

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SheTaxis: Cabs Exclusively For Women Passengers, Driven By Women Roll Into NYC

September 15, 2014 by

Starting tomorrow, September 16, if you are a woman in need of a taxi in New York City, Westchester County or Long Island, there’s a new livery service app launching just for you. Think Uber, but for women passengers only, and a fleet of cars with women in the driver’s seat wearing pink scarves. The New York Times reported, ... [Read More]