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17 Y/O Girl Wins Hackathon By Creating An App That Prevents TV Spoilers

17 Y/O Girl Wins Hackathon By Creating An App That Prevents TV Spoilers

Jennie Lamere is a 17 year old  high school senior from Nashua, New Hampshire, who likes building robots, hiking, and entering “hackathon” competitions. Lamere entered the TVnext Hack event,   in […]

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‘Moral Courage’ Youtube Channel Launched As A Digital Platform For Social Change

‘Moral Courage’ Youtube Channel Launched As A Digital Platform For Social Change

A new channel has launched on Youtube and it is called the Moral Courage channel. It was started by NYU Professor and author Irshad Manji who was also been labeled […]

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Boston Marathon Bombing Victim & Amputee Is Determined To Dance & Run Again

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim & Amputee Is Determined To Dance & Run Again

Adrianne Haslet-Davis was shopping near where the Boston Marathon was taking place 2 weeks ago with her husband when the bombs went off. Sadly she lost the lower part of […]

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Texas Teens Go Makeup Free To Change The Standards Of Beauty

Texas Teens Go Makeup Free To Change The Standards Of Beauty

An amazing group of girls at a high school in Texas started a revolution that caught the attention of national media. They wanted to do something positive for their fellow […]

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The Women Who Made America (And Made Your Future Possible)

The Women Who Made America (And Made Your Future Possible)

PBS has just recently aired this incredibly powerful documentary by the Makers team called Makers: The Women Who Made America and after watching it online via the PBS website, we […]

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Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Diablo Cody Says There Aren’t Enough Women In The Film Industry

Oscar Winning screenwriter Diablo Cody, best known for her films Young Adult (one of our fave films ever!) Jennifer’s Body, Juno and TV series United States of Tara just to […]

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From Calcutta To California: Indian Girl Escapes Arranged Marriage, Becomes Millionaire

From Calcutta To California: Indian Girl Escapes Arranged Marriage, Becomes Millionaire

Chanda Zaveri was 17 years old when her parents had arranged for her to get married. This scenario is very typical for young women in India. But what was not […]

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“A Woman’s Body Should Not Hold Shame” Jada Pinkett-Smith Likens Human Trafficking To Slavery

“A Woman’s Body Should Not Hold Shame” Jada Pinkett-Smith Likens Human Trafficking To Slavery

Jada Pinkett-Smith is a woman on a mission. She is so passionate about fighting for women’s rights globally and she was a guest on Katie Couric’s talk show to talk […]

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CNN Hero Of The Year: Nepalese Woman With A Heart For Children Of Imprisoned Parents.

CNN Hero Of The Year: Nepalese Woman With A Heart For Children Of Imprisoned Parents.

Every year CNN holds their ‘Heroes Awards’ and every year they find the most incredible people doing wonderful things in the world. It does make me wonder why these stories […]

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Military Women Fighting The Pentagon’s Ban On Females In Combat Roles

Military Women Fighting The Pentagon’s Ban On Females In Combat Roles

Major Mary Jennings Hegar (pictured below) is one of 4 military servicewomen who are suing the Pentagon who has banned women from direct combat jobs. She is a Purple Heart […]

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World’s Best Female Chess Player Broke Records At 15 As The Youngest Grandmaster Ever!

World’s Best Female Chess Player Broke Records At 15 As The Youngest Grandmaster Ever!

Her name is Judit Polgar, and she is now 36. But she is also the only woman in the Top 100 chess players in the world, and reached the Top […]