We recently told you about melanoma warrior, survivor and WYSK, Timna Understein and her Respect The Rays melanoma education and awareness movement.
As a salute to Timna and today's Melanoma Educational Symposium being hosted by the Melanoma Research Foundation and UNC Chapel Hill, Division of Surgical Oncology, we thought it would be THE PERFECT day to get everyone we know singing about sun ... [Read More]
Today is World Nutella Day, a day of appreciation for the chocolaty hazelnut spread, celebrated by Nutella lovers everywhere. As self-proclaimed Nutella addicts, we know how passionate people are about this sinfully rich treat, including our Women You Should Know readers. Everyone seems to want to talk about it, confessing and professing their undying love for this delectable delight. In honor of World ... [Read More]
Has this word become so overused that it's losing its true meaning? Today we sometimes toss the word around without thinking much about it. Our culture of hyped up media and unnatural addiction to celebrity has contributed to the diluted definition we've now come to accept. Some may even call a football player scoring a winning touchdown at the Super Bowl game last night a hero. But, heroes are an ... [Read More]
Cheryl Laughlin is a bona fide wordsmith... a lover of language, a virtuoso of vocabulary, a worshipper of words. So imagine her fear and shock when, at age 33, she was suddenly at a loss for them, unable to remember words as simple as backpack. A TICK bite and a diagnosis of LYME disease were to blame for the years she spent scrambling to find all those lost words. Ironically, this same malady became the ... [Read More]
Rachel Mason, a sculptor, songwriter and performer, often explores the concept of ambition and what motivates the most powerful people. Her work comes from a personal place; her fascination with authority, and the desire to learn more about the world and its leaders. Rachel's complex approach to these themes has resulted in a collection of works that encourages viewers to rethink power and politics, showing ... [Read More]
SLUT, DAME, BROADS, MRS.
Ever wonder how and why women got the distinct (or unfortunate) honor of having these words come to describe, label or brand us?
We turned to one of our favorite brain feeding sites, Today I Found Out, to learn more about their respective etymologies, and how these words have changed in meaning over the years. ... [Read More]
The PR arm of Women You Should Know had the privilege and honor to help support Girl Be Heard, a performance based leadership empowerment group for girls (ages 12-21), with its highly-anticipated brand re-launch that kicked-off with the debut of this PSA at a special event in New York City last night. ... [Read More]