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What do Mother Theresa, J.K. Rowling, Michelle Obama, & Betty White Have In Common With Wonder Woman?

September 23, 2011 by

They are the strong and influential women whose personas and lives have all been immortalized in the pages of comic books. But, unlike Wonder Woman, these real life "heroines" are not depicted in capes, spandex and invisible airplanes. Rather, the writers and artists at Bluewater Productions, the creators of the wildly popular, monthly, biographical comic book series Female Force, capture the true to life ... [Read More]

Mom On A Mission To Help Kids Fighting Cancer… One Cookie At A Time

September 22, 2011 by

Gretchen Holt Witt was confronted with one of life's biggest challenges when her 2 year old son Liam was diagnosed in February 2007 with Neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer with no cure. She and her husband Larry were shocked to learn that the primary reason over 25% of kids diagnosed with cancer do not survive is because of a lack of effective therapies. And the reason for the lack of therapies? ... [Read More]

Women Sharing Stories

Got Something To Share? We’re Ready To Listen

September 21, 2011 by

In our first two weeks of being live, we've shared stories and profiles of some really incredible women. We've got lots more to share, so stay tuned and continue to be inspired just as we are. But, we know there are fantastic, incredible, interesting, passionate and inspiring women around every corner, all over the globe. Since Women You Should Know can't be everywhere or know everyone, we want YOU to ... [Read More]

Gina Davis

Wine Like A Girl

It happens all the time: a woman sits down at a restaurant with a man and the person waiting on the table - male or female - assumes that the man will order the wine. Call it a cultural default in a world where we traditionally ask men to be connoisseurs and gatekeepers of fine taste. And the stereotype has a basis in the reality of viniculture in America today. In the world of wine, women may account for ... [Read More]

Women to Watch

September 19, 2011 by

Last night was the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, a celebration of some of the most brilliant stars from television and the kick-off to television's new fall season. So, what do we have to look forward to? Among the stable of go-to reality shows, reliable comedies and good-cop/bad-cop dramas, this fall there will be over 20 new shows of which 15 will feature women as lead characters. Looking back on our ... [Read More]


Did You Know?

September 16, 2011 by

The third Sunday in every September is National Women's Friendship Day. So, this Sunday, September 18th, celebrate the women that you just can't live without.  You know, the ones who you can tell everything to and they will always listen (even when you ramble), the ones you laugh and cry with, the ones who stay when everyone else walks away, and the ones you can count on to tell you exactly how it really ... [Read More]

A Room Of Their Own

September 16, 2011 by

On July 28, 2011 Room H211 in the House of Representatives opened for business.  If you are thinking it's a room for legislators to battle the debt ceiling in, you are wrong. It is far more important than that... it is the new women's bathroom. For the first time in history, and after four years of campaigning, female legislators can now access a bathroom right across the House floor, just as their male ... [Read More]

Astronaut, Researcher, Engineer, Private Pilot & Classical Flutist: Dr. Ellen Ochoa

September 15, 2011 by

Selected by NASA in 1990, Dr. Ellen Ochoa became an astronaut in July 1991, making her the first Hispanic female astronaut and subsequently, the first Hispanic woman to travel into space. As a mission specialist and flight engineer, she logged over 978 hours in space during her four space shuttle missions between 1993 and 2002 - two atmospheric research flights and two missions to the International Space ... [Read More]