History In Pink: 17 Year Old’s Mission To Unite A New Generation Of Female Leaders

Mary Dwyer, a high school senior, is building an empowering new site with an important mission.

Mary Dwyer

She Started It: A Documentary Of Women Tech Founders

“By showcasing these role models, we hope that young women will aspire to become entrepreneurs and consider careers in tech.”

She Started It: A Documentary Of Women Tech Founders

ESPN’s Hannah Storm: “What Exactly Does The NFL Stand For?”

Hannah Storm delivered this powerful segment on ESPN yesterday morning summing up the horrific past week for the NFL.

ESPN’s Hannah Storm: “What Exactly Does The NFL Stand For?”

SheTaxis: Cabs Exclusively For Women Passengers, Driven By Women Roll Into NYC

New livery service app launching for women passengers only boasts fleet of cars with women in the driver’s seat wearing pink scarves.

Requesting a taxi from a cell phone

Halle Becker

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

A Tribute To New York City On September 11, 2013 [VIDEO]

A Tribute To New York City On September 11, 2014 [VIDEO]

September 11, 2014 by

Today we want to celebrate the beauty of New York, a city and a people that have always shown their strength and resilience... even on the darkest days. The 9/11 tribute at the end is a beautifully, poetic and reflective moment for this 13th anniversary. "New York City Time Lapse" video by and courtesy of Blueglaze LLC ... [Read More]

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Too Young To Drink… Powerful FASD Awareness Campaign Shows Baby Immersed In Alcohol

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Yesterday, September 9, the 9th day of the 9th month, at 9:09am, on the occasion of the International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day, the EUFASD (European FASD Alliance) launched #TooYoungToDrink, a provocative, international campaign designed to raise awareness of the risks of FASD ... [Read More]

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Breastgate: 8 Images Anyone Can See On Facebook… But The 1 They Won’t Let Us Post

September 10, 2014 by

Yesterday, we ran an inspired story about photographer Laura Dodsworth’s art and social project, Bare Reality, which showcases 100 un-airbrushed photographs of women’s breasts and explores how the participants feel about their breasts. As with all of our stories, we posted this piece to our Facebook page, ... [Read More]

Krystal Cantu May Have Lost Her Arm, But That Hasn’t Stopped Her From Kicking Butt In CrossFit

Krystal Cantu May Have Lost Her Arm, But That Hasn’t Stopped Her From Kicking Butt In CrossFit

September 10, 2014 by

Krystal Cantu, of San Antonio, TX, was training for her first ever CrossFit competition when she and her boyfriend were in a car accident that resulted in Krystal having her right arm amputated. Competitive all her life, she couldn’t imagine giving up her passion of CrossFit, a notoriously ... [Read More]

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Disconcerting Beauty: Photographer Creates ALIENATION With Creepy Upside Down Portrait Series

September 9, 2014 by

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Wayne Dyer Working from this concept, Cape Town based photographer Anelia Loubser shot a series of rather unusual portraits using creative tactics intended to challenge the viewer to refocus and see something totally unexpected. ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases

September 9, 2014 by

Most Americans have never heard of Lymphedema. The crazy thing is… 10 million Americans have it and don’t know what it’s called, who to talk too, or how to get treatment. This is a life-altering and life-threatening disease that you or someone you care about may have. It’s time to know.  So, here are 10 Things You Should Know ... [Read More]

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Bare Reality: 100 Women And Their Breasts

September 9, 2014 by

Created by photographer Laura Dodsworth, Bare Reality is an art and social project exploring how women feel about their breasts. In it, 100 women bare all, bravely sharing un-airbrushed photographs of their breasts alongside personal stories about their breasts and their lives. Women You Should Know connected with Laura to learn more… ... [Read More]

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2014 Limited Edition 3rd Anniversary Women You Should Know Tee

September 9, 2014 by

On September 7, 2011, an editorial site was launched with an important mission… to tell the untold stories of relatable, everyday women across the country and globe who have outperformed, innovated, discovered, defied and soared. We called it Women You Should Know as our focus is on women who deserve recognition and news headlines, but ... [Read More]