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7 Badass Women of Computer Engineering Illustrated

May 12, 2016 by

Illustrator Genevieve Womack comes from a family of scientists. In fact, she considered going to medical school, but decided to pursue her passion for drawing and telling stories… and boy are we glad she did! Her most recent piece, 7 Badass Women of Computer Engineering, combines the artist’s love of science with her amazing ... [Read More]

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Google Proposes New Emoji Designs to “Empower Girls Everywhere”

May 12, 2016 by

Last month on social media we shared an article by Amy Butcher of the New York Times called Emoji Feminism, which brought attention to the current state of female emoji and how they represent women… it wasn’t good news, and now Google wants to change that. This week, Google presented a proposal to add 13 new emoji that depict women ... [Read More]

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Burn Survivor And Makeup Artist Shalom Nchom Inspires Others To Love Themselves

May 11, 2016 by

When YouTube makeup artist Shalom Nchom was just 9 years old, she was burned by cooking oil at her mother’s restaurant in Nigeria. The accident left her with severe burns on her face, head, shoulders and chest. In addition to the obvious physical pain, Shalom also endured a great deal of emotional ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 10 Interesting Things You Should Know About Norma Vally… Our Toolbelt Diva

May 11, 2016 by

This Woman You Should Know is so many things... a seasoned veteran of home repair and improvement, the former host of Discovery Home Channel’s series "Toolbelt Diva" and a show on Sirius Satellite Radio by the same name, an acclaimed author, a proud aunt, a mom to rescue kitty Dexter, an accomplished cook, ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About “America’s First Lady Of The Air” Harriet Quimby

May 11, 2016 by

Harriet Quimby (May 11, 1875 - July 1, 1912) was many things during her short-lived life: an accomplished journalist, a photographer, and most notably a pioneering aviator. In fact, she was the first American woman to become a licensed pilot, the first woman to fly the English Channel, and is considered by some to have been the most influential pilot of her time. In honor of ... [Read More]

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Woman Inspires Others To Commit Random Acts Of Affirmation With Positive “Truth Bomb” Cards

May 10, 2016 by

Creativity can strike at any time, and sometimes, in the most unexpected places. For Joy McMillan, it was in a public restroom, during a moment of insecurity and introspection, when she got an idea to launch a movement to inspire women to spread kindness, counter negative self-talk, and ignite confidence ... [Read More]

Expectant Dad Labors To Get Childbirth Costs In Advance From Hospital, Delivers Proof Of Broken System

Expectant Dad Labors To Get Childbirth Costs In Advance From Hospital, Delivers Proof Of Broken System

May 10, 2016 by

"Giving birth costs a lot. Hospitals won't tell you how much." Childbirth is the #1 reason people go to the hospital in the United States. In fact, nearly 4 million women will go to the hospital to give birth this year, and VOX reporter Johnny Harris's wife Isabel was one of them. So he decided to see if there was any way ... [Read More]

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After Suffering A Stillborn Birth, Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya Fought For Legislation To Create Awareness And Offer Support To Others

May 9, 2016 by

By Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya - Since I was a young girl, the only thing that I was 100% certain of was that one day I would get married and become a mom. At the age of 30, ... [Read More]

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