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

My Cancer Story, A Red Carpet And The Lessons Learned

You just never know what’s around life’s corner!


Halle Becker

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Along Came A Black Widow Spider… But Our Little Miss Muffet Was Not Frightened Away

September 8, 2014 by

In her very limited spare time, WYSK’s Western US Contributor loves to tend to her bountiful garden and lush yard. Readying herself to dig in the dirt this past weekend, she opened her tool shed and was stopped in her treaded tracks by one of the most feared females on eight legs. She was face to face with a black widow spider, ... [Read More]


One Woman’s Story Of Cancer, Lymphedema, And Hope

September 8, 2014 by

By Lisa Johnson - I didn’t always have this ham hock calf or these sausage toes. These are the affectionate names my husband Patrick and I have given my left leg, which has been afflicted with lymphedema since 2008. The diagnosis was surprising, but I had already had my share of shocking news. At age 29, I had cervical cancer ... [Read More]


Body Positivity Illustrated

September 5, 2014 by

This series of "Body Positivity" images were created and posted on Tumblr by Fortress-of-the-damned. The artist's intention was to make a statement about the beauty and diversity of the female body and the power women hold to make their own choices when it comes to how we look. The initial feedback received was mixed, but mostly supportive and agreeable. However, the artist also got a fair share of ... [Read More]


Christine McConnell: Queen of Creepy Cakes

September 5, 2014 by

Multi-talented photographer and stylist Christine McConnell loves to bake. Although she may look like an American 1950’s housewife, she creates deliciously disturbing creepy confections that are sure to make Betty Crocker quake in her pumps. Christine grew up watching Tim Burton and Alfred Hitchcock movies and has always been fascinated by the contrast of the orderly and the gruesome. ... [Read More]


Fix-It Friday: How to Not Get Screwed by a Stubborn Screw

September 5, 2014 by

"I am putting together a LP gas fire pit table for the patio. The legs (metal) attached to the tabletop (metal) with hex screws. One of the screws will not tighten in its hole. It just keeps turning endlessly. I tried to back it out by unscrewing it but I cannot get it to back out either, again it just turns and turns. Have I stripped it? ... [Read More]


Changing the Face of Advertising With Special Needs Models

September 4, 2014 by

It’s back to school and if you’ve had your television on lately, it’s likely you have seen the abundance of ads promoting clothes, school supplies and absolutely anything else a kid may need to conquer the classroom. But it’s what you don’t see in these ads that inspired mom and photographer Katie Driscoll to take things into her own hands. ... [Read More]

Wildlife Inspector

This Is What Happens When The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Plays With LEGO

September 4, 2014 by

WYSK is proud to partner with the Midwest U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) to bring you the Women in Science: Connecting with the Future series. Like so many of us, the team at FWS was inspired by the LEGO Research Institute set featuring female scientists at work. The FWS LEGO designs ... [Read More]


One Awesome Breastfeeding Mama

September 3, 2014 by

This most awesome comic is by woman you should know Heather Cushman-Dowdee, the creator of Hathor the Cowgoddess and Mama Is... comics about breastfeeding, homebirthing, attachment parenting and motherhood. Check out more of Heather's comics and original writing at her website. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter too. ... [Read More]