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Girls Sweep Top Prizes In Annual Student Doodle4Google Contest

March 21, 2016 by

Today’s beautiful Google Doodle comes from Akilah Johnson, the National winner of the Doodle4Google contest for students in grades K-12. The tenth grader's doodle was selected from over 100,000 submissions to the annual competition. For this year’s contest, students were directed to create doodles with the theme: ... [Read More]

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A Wondershelf Fit For Any Super Collection Of Literary Heroines

March 21, 2016 by

If we could be in love with a bookshelf, it would be this super cool Wondershelf. Why? Because thanks to the art of illusion and the power of a secret magnet, its Wonder Woman-esque silhouette appears to be floating in mid-air while taking on the weight of a stack of books. We cannot think of a more awesome way to show off our favorite women to read. Added bonus... ... [Read More]

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Palestinian Teacher Hanan Al Hroub Wins $1Million Global Teacher Prize

March 21, 2016 by

Back in February, we introduced you to the four women finalists who were in the top ten running for the $1Million Global Teacher Prize. Last week it was announced that Palestinian teacher Hanan Al Hroub has won the prize for her outstanding contributions to her community. Hanan Al Hroub, who grew up in a refugee camp, ... [Read More]

“This Is Not A Feminist Song” By The Women Of SNL

“This Is Not A Feminist Song” By The Women Of SNL

March 20, 2016 by

"Every woman has a struggle, and every struggle's real... but just try and write a song that captures every woman's deal. So instead of writing lyrics, here's us running in the sand... and here's a bunch of lens flares, and an old woman's hands. Not to call a woman old, or judge a woman's hands... We know a woman shouldn't be reduced to just her hands. We stepped right into that trap, it's ... [Read More]

Brawny Celebrates “Strong & Resilient” Women With It’s March #StrengthHasNoGender Campaign

Brawny Celebrates “Strong & Resilient” Women With Its #StrengthHasNoGender Campaign

March 18, 2016 by

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Brawny, the paper towel brand, has swapped its iconic Brawny Man for four inspirational women in a month long social media campaign called #StrengthHasNoGender. The campaign launched ... [Read More]

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Happy Birthday Senda Berenson, The “Mother Of Women’s Basketball”

March 18, 2016 by

A perfect trifecta... it's March Madness, Women's History Month and the birthday of Senda Berenson, the "Mother of Women's Basketball." In celebration of this monumental occasion, we share her story. Senda Berenson, born March 19, 1868, was a pioneer of women's basketball. In 1893, as the Director of the Gymnasium and Instructor of Physical Culture at Smith College, ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 8 Surprising Household Uses For Lemons

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, add tequila, or make limoncello! Yes, make lemonade too (yawn) but did you know lemons and lemon juice can be used around the house as an all natural and inexpensive polish, cleanser, and deodorizer? Plus its citric acid is anti-bacterial. Put that in your margarita glass and drink it! Here’s my lovely list of 8 surprising household uses for ... [Read More]

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First Lady Michelle Obama Releases Star-Studded Single To Benefit Peace Corps Let Girls Learn Fund

March 17, 2016 by

This week at SXSW, Michelle Obama released “This Is For My Girls,” a star-studded single inspired by Let Girls Learn, the initiative launched by the President and First Lady that seeks to help the more than 62 million girls around the world who are not in school. ... [Read More]

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