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]
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]
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]
"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]
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]
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]
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]
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]