Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”

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As Men Took First Steps On Moon, Cynthia Peterson Made Historic Stride On Earth

Forty-five years ago she joined the UConn faculty as its first female professor in the physics department and has never left.

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Top 3 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Female CEO… According To Locket’s Yunha Kim

The tech startup founder also covers why it’s awesome, and how perspective matters.

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Passover… The Festival, The Symbolism, The Food For Thought

To our friends celebrating, we wish you a Spring fresh with new promises and a Passover blossoming with joy.

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Women Working To Do Good: Amber Krzys, Embodying Confidence

March 3, 2014 by

By Alessandra Rizzotti - Loving your body is not always easy. As a child model and actor, I was always aware of my body and was told on several occasions during photo shoots, at age five, that I had to lose weight. I’m not as phased by my body issues now, but like a lot of women, I’m always aware of what I’m eating, how much I’m exercising, and where my fat likes to settle. ... [Read More]

A Singing Uterus Explains Perimenopause and Menopause

A Singing Uterus Explains Perimenopause and Menopause

March 3, 2014 by

After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen Dolgen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through - before, during, and after menopause ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Burn Baby Burn… How To Remove Scorch Marks From Your Hardwood

February 28, 2014 by

"Hello - Please help me! I recently burned my floor with a hair iron. I got an estimate from a flooring place that said it would cost $1,800 - $2,400 to replace the boards, and it is not possible to sand them and restain them. Is this correct? Please let me know, as the mark is unsightly and the advice on the internet is all over the place. Thanks!" ... [Read More]

World Premiere Music Video “The Girl I Am”… An Inspiring Anti-Bullying Anthem

World Premiere Music Video “The Girl I Am”… An Inspiring Anti-Bullying Anthem

February 28, 2014 by

Women You Should Know is honored to be the official host of the world premiere of "The Girl I Am," the debut single and music video by PureLand, a pop duo featuring classically trained musicians, WYSK Laurie Rubin (internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano) and Jenny Taira (composer/pianist). It’s a song about the isolation ... [Read More]

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The Same Heart That Could Have Killed Her (Twice) Led This Soccer Phenom To International Acclaim

February 27, 2014 by

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All Michele O'Brien has to do is look at the 9 inch scar that runs down the middle of her chest to be reminded of the extraordinary journey that started 29 years ago when she was just 4 years old. A rare congenital heart defect, a heart attack, and two open heart surgeries, all before age 15, ... [Read More]

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Rebecca Louise Law Is Turning The World Of Floral Art Upside Down

February 27, 2014 by

This visionary artist is turning the garden upside down, and we LOVE it! Rebecca Louise Law, a floral installation artist, has been working with flowers for over 17 years. Inspired exclusively by natural materials, Rebecca’s work explores the relationship between “the human being and the ephemeral nature of flowers.” ... [Read More]

WATCH: A Reminder That Small Gestures Can Have Big Imapct

WATCH: A Reminder That Small Gestures Can Have Big Imapct

February 26, 2014 by

Small gestures really do have the greatest impact, and this woman and her community prove that in spades! Tinney Davidson, 84, sits at her window every day, waving at local high school students as they make their way to school. Her bright and cheery smile has become a valued part of the fabric of this community. ... [Read More]

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In Memoriam: Ruth Gordon Schnapp, Engineer & Women’s Rights Advocate

February 26, 2014 by

By Anna M. Lewis - Ruth Gordon Schnapp, the first female structural engineer in the state California, died on January 1, 2014, at the age of 87, in Los Banos, CA. She is survived by her three children, Madeline, Marcia and Michael, and several grandchildren. Mrs. Schnapp, who had a passion for math, ... [Read More]