Announcing ‘Women In Science Wednesday’ An Exclusive New Series Celebrating Women Scientists

December 13, 2016 by

Women You Should Know is incredibly excited to announce - Women In Science Wednesday - a new collaboration with Dale DeBakcsy, a math and science teacher, dad of two daughters, and the man behind the outrageously entertaining series ... [Read More]

Sociologist Edits Daughter’s “What Is A Princess?” Book, Creates Awesome Feminist Narrative

December 13, 2016 by

Meet Danielle Lindemann. As a sociologist who studies gender roles, she always thought she was pretty attuned to the perils of princess culture, but she says having an almost 3-year-old daughter of her own "cranked that awareness up to a whole new level." So when her daughter received Disney’s "What Is A Princess?" ... [Read More]

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The Dinner Party: A Powerful Visual Celebration Of The Historic Contributions Of Women

December 12, 2016 by

In 1974, Judy Chicago, a pioneer of feminist art and art education, set out to put together a legendary dinner party. Her carefully chosen guest list included 1,038 incredible women - 39 "guests of honor," who would each have their rightful place at a grand triangular table, and 999 others, who would have their names inscribed ... [Read More]

Cristen Conger Breaks Down The Etymology Of The Word Slut… From The Year 1386 On [Video]

December 9, 2016 by

Fueled by "boundless curiosity and rigorous research," Cristen Conger, host of Stuff Mom Never Told You, breaks down the etymology of the word slut in this fascinating (and entertaining) history lesson. Covering how its meaning has changed over the years, and why continuing to use it to describe women is turning the world into ... [Read More]

History Made As Portraits Of Women Leaders Hang In Royal Irish Academy For First Time In 230 Years

December 8, 2016 by

Since its founding in 1785, the walls of the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the science and humanities headquartered in Dublin, have been lined with powerful portraits of leaders in these fields and disciplines… all men. But thanks to Women On Walls, a creative initiative designed to address "systemic ... [Read More]

Holy Gingerbread! Amazing Replica Of English Manor Took 500 Hours To Create

December 7, 2016 by

The holiday season would not be complete without an obligatory gingerbread house project, so if you are looking for some inspiration, the Biscuiteers, a team of talented pastry artists working at a London cookie company, built this phenomenal gingerbread replica of Waddesdon Manor, a French Renaissance-style chateau ... [Read More]

8-Year-Old Skates, Surfs, Shreds Like A Boss… Now She’s On A Mission To Inspire Other Girls

December 7, 2016 by

[click above image to play video] "I like skating with boys cause it’s pushing me to be a better skater, to go gnarlier, get new tricks. I wish there was more girl skaters." So Sky Brown, an 8-year-old, self-taught skater and surfer, and the youngest person ever to skate ... [Read More]

“Inspire! Engage! Empower!” An Interview with Darlene Cavalier, Founder of Science Cheerleader and SciStarter

December 5, 2016 by

By Julia Travers - At first glance, science and cheerleading may not seem like fields that overlap very often. But thanks to Science Cheerleader Founder Darlene Cavalier, NFL and NBA cheerleaders pursuing STEM careers are being celebrated and are leading the way for other young women in the sciences. ... [Read More]

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