Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Actor Kristen Bell channels her inner Mary Poppins in this hilarious new video for Funny or Die.

Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Anna Runs America… 28 Year Old Covering 3,200 Miles For U.S. Veterans

Powered by nothing but her own two legs, iron clad will, and compassion, she’s making the epic cross-country journey to benefit Team Red, White and Blue.


A Shot Of WYSKy With Pioneering Aviatrix Amelia Earhart… Her Timeless Advice To Women

Today, on what would have been her 117th birthday, we’re celebrating everything the pioneering aviatrix represents: courage, vision, and groundbreaking achievements.

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JCPenney Shows Body Diversity With Mannequins Inspired By “Real People”

The company unveiled five “inclusive” mannequins in their New York City store last week.





Attention Walmart Shoppers: You’ll Soon Be Able To Spot Products From Women Owned Brands

July 17, 2014 by

Beginning this September, retail giant Walmart is going to make it easier for shoppers to spot products from women owned brands, everything from lingerie to salsa. The indicator logo will be a small, circular symbol currently in the works by two nonprofits in conjunction with the retail giant. ... [Read More]


Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China, A Photo Documentary

July 17, 2014 by

Unrealistic beauty standards aren’t exclusive to modern society, or to western culture. Documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist Jo Farrell captures one of the oldest barbaric “beauty” rituals in her photography project, Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China. The project chronicles and celebrates the lives ... [Read More]

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Judging A Book (Or Beer) By Its Cover: The Evolution Of Chick Beer

July 17, 2014 by

In January 2012, we proudly raised our beer glasses to toast several pioneering female brewmasters who are tirelessly working to make women a more robust, recognized and respected force in the beer industry. These are women who are brewing and fermenting beer, an ancient art first attributed to females, with stellar skills at the highest possible quality for ALL beer drinkers to ... [Read More]


Cool Bike Helmets Combine Style And Safety

July 16, 2014 by

With bike lanes drawn on many city roads and bike sharing programs growing nationwide, cycling has been making a move into the mainstream. While it’s exciting to see this rapid growth, there’s also cause for concern as biking accidents resulting in brain injuries and fatalities are also on the rise. The statistics on bicycle helmets make it very clear… wearing them saves lives. ... [Read More]

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She Would Have Been 103 Today. Here Are A Few Lesser Known Reasons Why Ginger Rogers Was A Badass.

July 16, 2014 by

As the famous quote goes, "Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels." On what would have been the stage and screen legend’s 103rd birthday, we’re celebrating the lesser known reasons why Ginger was a Woman You Should Know ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Women You Should Know

July 16, 2014 by

1. We’re more than just a "pretty face"-book page. Our Facebook page is a dynamic extension of the true heart of Women You Should Know... our main editorial site, which made its inspiring debut on the world wide web on September 7, 2011 with this heartfelt story and this pioneering woman. 2. While it’s our daily privilege and labor of love to tell the untold stories of ... [Read More]


Store Issues Powerful Warning To Window Shoppers

July 15, 2014 by

A WYSK reader in Portland, ME just snapped this shot and sent it along to us. Have you seen this brilliant “warning” or others like it in any local stores, fitting rooms or ladies rooms in your area? If so, let us know. Send pics to Women You Should Know. ... [Read More]

Just One Of The Guys: Jenny Lewis, Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, Brie Larson Sing About Women And Aging… In Drag

Just One Of The Guys: Jenny Lewis, Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, Brie Larson Sing About Women And Aging… In Drag

July 15, 2014 by

Take singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis, add Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and Brie Larson in drag, and you’ve got one entertaining music video for "Just One Of The Guys"... the indie rocker’s new gender-bent take on the subject of women and aging. ... [Read More]