Beautiful Series Of Art Prints Celebrate Great Women In STEM

May 12, 2017 by

We were recently introduced to the incredible artistry of Ele Willoughby, and were especially taken by her prints featuring women in science. It’s not every day that we find someone working to preserve and bring awareness to the women heroes who have discovered, created and furthered our world through science, so we reached out to Ele to learn more about her, her work and the inspiration for the ... [Read More]

Watch: Carhartt Mother’s Day Spot Is A Kickass Celebration Of Strong Women Everywhere

May 12, 2017 by

In this new short film, Carhartt, the workwear company founded in 1889, just did what most brands fail miserably at doing; they captured the strength, tenacity, compassion, complexity, diversity, heroism, and all around badassery of women... in under a minute and in the most authentic way. We could not love this more. Statement ... [Read More]

‘Looking for Leia’ New Documentary About The Girls & Women Of Star Wars Fandom

May 12, 2017 by

“Looking for Leia” is an upcoming documentary by award-winning filmmaker Annalise Ophelian that "explores the Star Wars phenomenon from the perspective of fangirls.”  Filmed at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017, the film features interviews with cultural critics, film buffs and female ... [Read More]

He Told Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, “Women Have Never Done Anything In Science”, Then She Discovered The AIDS Virus

May 11, 2017 by

click image to play video "A career as a researcher? No way. Women never have done anything in science!" This is what some misguided man said to Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947 - ) early on in her career. She went on to receive ... [Read More]

Icie Macy Hoobler (1892-1984) And The Science of Infant-Mother Nutrition

May 10, 2017 by

A young mother of the early twentieth century who couldn't or didn't want to breastfeed was a creature entirely at the hands of bumbling chance. Doctors of the era prescribed individually concocted replacement formula recipes based on a mixture of patchwork research, folk wisdom, and personal idiosyncracy. ... [Read More]

Documentarian Erin Lee Carr Explores Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome In True Crime Film ‘Mommy Dead And Dearest’

May 10, 2017 by

Film synopsis, via HBO Documentary Films... "In Mommy Dead and Dearest, provocative documentarian Erin Lee Carr (Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop) again explores a crime in the age of social media. Things ... [Read More]

Dot of Light: Short Documentary Tells Inspiring Story Of 3 Women Astronauts

May 9, 2017 by

For National Space Day, filmmaker Eliza McNitt, in partnership with Google, released Dot of Light, the story of three female astronauts - Dr Kathryn D. Sullivan, Nicole Stott, and Anousheh Ansari - and their journey to the stars. The captivating ten minute documentary is told through ... [Read More]

Dear Microsoft: Absolutely Not.

May 9, 2017 by

And it has nothing to do with your software. It has to do with your new ad campaign, which I happened to see while I was at the gym last week. Here’s the gist: brilliant young girls express their ambitions to cure cancer and explore outer space and play with the latest in virtual reality tech. Then—gotcha!—they’re shown a statistic that only 6.7% of women graduate with ... [Read More]