By Rhonda Stephens - Summer 1974. I’m 9 years old. By 7:30 am, I’m up and out of the house, or if it’s Saturday I’m up and doing exactly what my father, Big Jerry, has told me to do. Might be raking, mowing, digging holes, or washing cars.
Summer 2016. I’m tiptoeing out of the house, on my way to work, in an effort not to wake my children who will undoubtedly sleep until 11 am. They may complete ... [Read More]
In March 2013, we introduced you to then 94-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch, a yoga master, competitive ballroom dancer, and one of the most inspiring women we have ever had the privilege to profile. At age 96, Tao wowed national TV audiences when she competed on Season 12 of America’s Got Talent with and her 26-year-old ... [Read More]
Through her new PSA titled "Boys Will Be Boys", award-winning filmmaker Gloria Morán casts a giant spotlight on the gender roles that are often dictated at home, and the profound impact they can have on boys and girls. The powerful narrative, written with Kimberly Bautista, allows the viewer to listen in on the thoughts ... [Read More]
With the New Year come New Year’s resolutions, and 4-year-old Olor has a few words about the often unrealistic goals we set for ourselves.
In this 2-minute video, Olor, who “loves sharing her thoughts,” explains how big changes don’t happen in an instant and it’s the small changes that make a difference.
"Keep your resolutions, ... [Read More]
Meet Mirjana Kika Milosevic, an insanely talented professional makeup artist and skin illusionist from Serbia. Her work, which includes bodypainting, facepainting, and special F/X makeup, has earned her viral fame on social media as well as a number of industry awards. Most recently, Mirjana was named winner of ... [Read More]
Vera Rubin died last week, and for a brief moment the gaze of the Internet swung her way to notice her remarkable life and work, to say a number of things about them of which perhaps half were true, and then moved back to its usual stalking grounds. That instant of online recognition left a wake of bubbling misconceptions it ... [Read More]
Over the last 363 days, we’ve had the privilege to get to know some truly extraordinary women and tell their stories. This year, we’ve also met a number of inspiring girls who are rockin’ their corners of the world. Among this esteemed group of future women you will know, there were several, ranging in age from 6-16 with interests in sports, activism, STEM, literacy, ... [Read More]
The tragic back to back deaths of actress and author Carrie Fisher (60) on Tuesday and her mother, Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds (84), yesterday have put greater importance on the upcoming HBO Documentary Bright Lights, which was shot with the close pair about a year ago. It is said to be a candid "chronicle of the ... [Read More]