Supremely Awesome: A Free, Printable Ruth Bader Ginsburg Coloring Book

March 2, 2016 by

Through her pioneering accomplishments, as well as her fearless words, dissents and actions, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a badass feminist "who has spent her entire life teaching other women how to color outside the lines," as the smart people at SheKnows so perfectly put it. That said, they thought she deserved her own coloring book and what they've created in her likeness ... [Read More]


Lady Science: Ladies First… History And The Phenom

March 1, 2016 by

This essay is the first in a special 5-part weekly series for Women's History Month that Women You Should Know is proudly running in partnership with Anna Reser and Leila A. McNeill, the editors of Lady Science, a multifaceted collaborative writing project focused on women in science, technology, and medicine. Their purpose is to highlight women's lives and contributions to scientific fields, to critique ... [Read More]


Happy 100th Birthday To Jean Dawson, Who Took Her First Yoga Class At 67, And Is Still Going Strong

March 1, 2016 by

By YogaDork - She’s been practicing yoga for over 30 years… and she just turned 100! And we heart her. Jean Dawson just celebrated her 100th birthday on February 20th and if you’ve done the math that means she didn’t even start her yoga practice until she was in her late 60s, which means you need ... [Read More]

“Equal Means Equal” Film Underscores Urgency Of Ratifying The Equal Rights Amendment

“Equal Means Equal” Film Underscores Urgency Of Ratifying The Equal Rights Amendment

February 29, 2016 by

"Equal Means Equal," a soon-to-be released documentary directed by Kamala Lopez, promises "an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today." By revealing "the inadequacy of present laws in place that claim to protect women," the film's ultimate purpose is to "present a compelling and ... [Read More]


Stormtrooper Corps Debuts New Cosplay Armor Designed For Women… And It’s Just Awesome!

February 29, 2016 by

We recently came across this fantastic photo of a group of women Stormtroopers who moved in on the recent Long Beach Comic Con. The cosplayers are donning the new FEM7 stormtrooper armor kit from KW Designs, which is built specifically for women. Corps member Amanda Ward, ... [Read More]


So NASA, Tell Us… Why Does Leap Day Exist?

February 29, 2016 by

Today is February 29th, or "leap day," which means that an extra day has been added to the month resulting in a “leap year.” This curious calendar occurrence, which happens once every four years, is connected with everything from ancient folklore - the only time women had the "right" to propose to men, dating back to 5th century Ireland or 1288 Scotland and a declaration made by then 5-year-old Queen ... [Read More]


Tech-Girls Founder Kim Wilkens Is Paving The Way For Girls In Computer Science

February 26, 2016 by

By Julia Travers - Kim Wilkens’ professional journey in technology has taken her from IBM to independent tech consulting, to teaching technology in school and non-profit settings. She is the co-coordinator of the computer science initiative at St. Anne’s-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Virginia ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: “Help! My Ring Went Down The Sink Drain!” How To Rescue Anything From Your P-Trap

February 26, 2016 by

My nieces and nephew are visiting with me this week, and although there are 3 bathrooms in the house, they all want to use my bathroom, of course. Yesterday, the little one came running to me, eyes as wide as dinner plates, totally panic stricken. "Aunt Norma..." then the tears started gushing. I was finally able to decipher ... [Read More]