Gillian Anderson Wrote A Manifesto For Women Of All Ages And “WE” Are Excited About It

November 7, 2016 by

“Imagine a sisterhood—across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don’t know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we will assume that each of us is doing our best…" This, the stuff ... [Read More]

Meet Ching Shih: Ordinary Woman, Feared Pirate, Floating Criminal Empire Mastermind

November 4, 2016 by

"Her remarkable story is a reminder that regardless of the limitations placed on them, women can be anything that men can be: brilliant and brutal, courageous and cruel, powerful and dreadful." In this latest episode from the oh so WYSKy video series – Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History – from Anita Sarkeesian’s ... [Read More]

Book Buzz: “Not Just Jane” Rediscovers Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature

November 4, 2016 by

While many of us are familiar with British literature’s leading ladies Jane Austen and the Brontës, they weren’t the only writing women of their day. In her new book Not Just Jane, author Shelley DeWees introduces us to seven “long-forgotten” women ... [Read More]

This Extraordinary 15-Year-Old Is Already Training To Be The First Human On Mars

November 4, 2016 by

"I do everything that every other normal kid does, except on the side I’m training to become an astronaut and go to Mars." Meet 15-year-old Alyssa Carson who, from age 3, has had her sights set on becoming the first human on the Red Planet as part of NASA’s mission for 2033. Since, she’s been doing everything she mentally and physically can to go on the greatest space adventure ... [Read More]

Just Released… See Wonder Woman In Action In Latest Film Trailer

November 3, 2016 by

"It is our sacred duty to defend the world, and it’s what I’m going to do.” – Wonder Woman Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment just released the latest trailer for the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman film… and it gave us chills! Unlike the first trailer we shared in July, which was a little too Chris Pine-y, this one puts the focus on Diana, showcasing her badassery ... [Read More]

Meet The 29-Year-Old Likely To Make History As First Latina Massachusetts State Representative

November 1, 2016 by

click image to play video Meet Juana Matias of Lawrence, Massachusetts. Despite having never held elected office, the determined 29-year-old toppled her competition - two seasoned men - in the primary race to become the Democratic candidate for State Representative of the 16th Essex District. ... [Read More]

Delightful Doodle Magnets Celebrate Women in Science, Music and Sport

November 1, 2016 by

Jodi Lynn, an illustrator from Detroit, MI, has been doodling ever since she could pick up a pencil, but it wasn’t until a few years ago, when she made her first shrinky dink, that she decided to share her delightful doodles with the world. And boy are we glad she did! “I did my first shrink film doodles while watching the Cosmos. ... [Read More]

Middle School Kids Tell The Story Of Henrietta Lacks With Self-Produced Music Video

October 31, 2016 by

Henrietta Lacks was an African American tobacco farmer whose cells were taken for research without her knowledge in 1951 while being treated for cervical cancer. The “immortal cell line” became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the ... [Read More]

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