10 Year Old CEO Of My Eco Lips Changes The Lip Balm Business… Forever

Launches the world’s first create your own lip balm because, “The people who buy stuff, not the people who make stuff should choose what they want and how they want it.”

10 Year Old CEO Of My Eco Lips Changes The Lip Balm Business… Forever

Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

An international celebration of inspiring women in science, technology, engineering and math… a.k.a. STEM badasses!


Halloween Costume Idea: “Let them be who THEY want to be.”

Hats off to Kathryn Wilkins for illustrating this simple, but important message so elegantly and beautifully.

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UnSlut Project: Creating Awareness About Sexual Bullying

When Emily Lindin was just 11 years old, her peers labeled her as a “slut.” This four-letter word impacted her life in ways she could have never imagined…

UnSlut Project: Creating Awareness About Sexual Bullying

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

Krystal Cantu May Have Lost Her Arm, But That Hasn’t Stopped Her From Kicking Butt In CrossFit

Krystal Cantu May Have Lost Her Arm, But That Hasn’t Stopped Her From Kicking Butt In CrossFit

September 10, 2014 by

Krystal Cantu, of San Antonio, TX, was training for her first ever CrossFit competition when she and her boyfriend were in a car accident that resulted in Krystal having her right arm amputated. Competitive all her life, she couldn’t imagine giving up her passion of CrossFit, a notoriously ... [Read More]

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Disconcerting Beauty: Photographer Creates ALIENATION With Creepy Upside Down Portrait Series

September 9, 2014 by

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Wayne Dyer Working from this concept, Cape Town based photographer Anelia Loubser shot a series of rather unusual portraits using creative tactics intended to challenge the viewer to refocus and see something totally unexpected. ... [Read More]


10 Things You Should Know About Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases

September 9, 2014 by

Most Americans have never heard of Lymphedema. The crazy thing is… 10 million Americans have it and don’t know what it’s called, who to talk too, or how to get treatment. This is a life-altering and life-threatening disease that you or someone you care about may have. It’s time to know.  So, here are 10 Things You Should Know ... [Read More]


Bare Reality: 100 Women And Their Breasts

September 9, 2014 by

Created by photographer Laura Dodsworth, Bare Reality is an art and social project exploring how women feel about their breasts. In it, 100 women bare all, bravely sharing un-airbrushed photographs of their breasts alongside personal stories about their breasts and their lives. Women You Should Know connected with Laura to learn more… ... [Read More]

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2014 Limited Edition 3rd Anniversary Women You Should Know Tee

September 9, 2014 by

On September 7, 2011, an editorial site was launched with an important mission… to tell the untold stories of relatable, everyday women across the country and globe who have outperformed, innovated, discovered, defied and soared. We called it Women You Should Know as our focus is on women who deserve recognition and news headlines, but ... [Read More]

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art In 3 Minutes

500 Years of Female Portraits In 3 Minutes

September 8, 2014 by

We are completely blown away by this mesmerizing 3-minute video journey through 500 years of female portraits. By carefully weaving 90 classic western paintings together, creator Philip Scott Johnson shows us the evolution of art, and the changing concept of beauty. It's just amazing! See this list for all the paintings used in the video. ... [Read More]


Along Came A Black Widow Spider… But Our Little Miss Muffet Was Not Frightened Away

September 8, 2014 by

In her very limited spare time, WYSK’s Western US Contributor loves to tend to her bountiful garden and lush yard. Readying herself to dig in the dirt this past weekend, she opened her tool shed and was stopped in her treaded tracks by one of the most feared females on eight legs. She was face to face with a black widow spider, ... [Read More]


One Woman’s Story Of Cancer, Lymphedema, And Hope

September 8, 2014 by

By Lisa Johnson - I didn’t always have this ham hock calf or these sausage toes. These are the affectionate names my husband Patrick and I have given my left leg, which has been afflicted with lymphedema since 2008. The diagnosis was surprising, but I had already had my share of shocking news. At age 29, I had cervical cancer ... [Read More]