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“Change Me… I’m Full!” Newfangled Tampon Alerts You Before Your Flow Runneth Over

May 18, 2016 by

Gadgets, gizmos, and apps are making it so we really don't have to think about much any more. We've now got endless options of device-based notifications that will alert us to do or remember just about anything. During a group project in her masters-level engineering classes at UC Berkeley, Amanda Brief decided to apply this ... [Read More]

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Introducing La Borinqueña, The Afro-Puerto Rican Badass Superhero You Should Know

May 18, 2016 by

Introducing La Borinqueña… a new badass superhero who discovers her amazing superpowers while on a trip to Puerto Rico. Created by art director and Marvel writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, La Borinqueña will debut next month at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Sporting a red, white and blue costume, ... [Read More]

Why Can’t Girls Code? New Campaign Takes On Gender Bias With Stereotype-Busting Satire

Why Can’t Girls Code? New Campaign Takes On Gender Bias With Stereotype-Busting Satire

May 18, 2016 by

In its latest campaign, Girls Who Code, the national non-profit dedicated to inspiring, educating, and equipping "young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities," confronts the fact that girls are "excluded from male-dominated fields like tech all the time" by answering the question... Why can't ... [Read More]

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Documentary About All-Woman Ski Expedition Aims To Inspire Others To Think Beyond Borders

May 17, 2016 by

"Sometimes you take a trip, and sometimes a trip takes you, shakes you, remakes you and how you see the world." - Kate Harris In February/March 2015, Dr. Alison Criscitiello (a post-doctoral fellow and glaciologist at the University of Calgary, who kicks butt in Ironman competitions in her spare time, and holds ... [Read More]

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Child Mothers Share Their Stories In New Photo Series

May 17, 2016 by

Every year, an estimated two million girls give birth before they turn 15. Child mothers are often out of school, married and experience serious health complications from their pregnancies or deliveries. In fact, around 70,000 girls between the ages of 10-19 die from birth-related complications every year. While these statistics are startling, they are just estimates, ... [Read More]

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28 Illustrators Collaborate To Create Badass Deck Of ‘Woman Card’ Cards Designed To Give Back

May 17, 2016 by

UPDATE: (July 11, 2016) - The official womancard.co website is now live, and you can download the whole "Woman Card" Deck for free, with the option to add a small donation to one of five organizations the founders selected that work to create equal rights for women all over the world. The option to purchase a Deluxe Printed ... [Read More]

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It’s National Bicycle Month: Meet The First Woman To Bicycle Around The World

May 16, 2016 by

May is National Bicycle Month, which was established by the League of American Bicyclists to celebrate the power of the bicycle, and to promote overall bicycle safety education. For more than a century, the bicycle has been an important part of the lives of many Americans, and has had a significant cultural effect on our society, ... [Read More]

Cyndi Lauper And James Corden Sing “Girls Just Want Equal Funds”

Cyndi Lauper And James Corden Sing “Girls Just Want Equal Funds”

May 16, 2016 by

James Corden and Cyndi Lauper duet a parody of the singer’s anthem "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" with lyrics about equal pay for women in the workplace… and it’s awesome. “Guys, if she’s mad it’s not PMS / It’s cause you do the same job but she’s makin’ less / Don’t need no Midol just need more income / Cause girls they want equal funds / Oh girls just want equal funds!” ... [Read More]

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