Working Women

Politics, Working Women

Gaza Strip Becomes Unlikely Hotspot For Female Entrepreneurs

Gaza Strip Becomes Unlikely Hotspot For Female Entrepreneurs

When you think of women in startups or emerging female entrepreneurs, you don’t automatically think of an area like the Gaza Strip. You think of Silicon Valley, or even “Silicon […]

Working Women

Google Closing Gender Gap With Coding Initiative For Girls

Google Closing Gender Gap With Coding Initiative For Girls

Google has just put their money to good use: investing $50 million in the future of girls! The popular search engine and tech company started by Silicon Valley geniuses Sergey […]

Causes, Working Women

Verizon’s STEM Campaign Teaches Girls They’re Pretty Brilliant, Not Just Pretty

Verizon’s STEM Campaign Teaches Girls They’re Pretty Brilliant, Not Just Pretty

It’s no secret that women only make up half the workforce in the United States, yet they hold only 25% of jobs in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and […]

Causes, Working Women

New Photography Project Shows Beer Industry Is A Woman’s Place Too

New Photography Project Shows Beer Industry Is A Woman’s Place Too

What comes to mind when you think of beer? Men sitting at a pub with a big old glass of their favorite pint of ale? Or just male hipsters in […]

Family Life, Working Women

Feminist Photography Project Teaching Girls About Real Role Models

Feminist Photography Project Teaching Girls About Real Role Models

Have you ever wondered why little girls grow up wanting to be a princess, then a popstar, then a reality star as they hit adulthood? Because these are the imagery […]

Politics, Working Women

Female Native American Federal Judge Makes US History

Female Native American Federal Judge Makes US History

History has just been made in the US judicial system. They have appointed their very first female Native American Federal judge, in Arizona. Her name is Diane Humetewa, she is […]

Politics, Working Women

UN Appoints First Female Commander Of Peacekeeping Force

UN Appoints First Female Commander Of Peacekeeping Force

The United Nations and its Secretary General Ban Ki Moon have just made a monumental decision on May 12, 2014: to appoint a woman to be the first female commander […]

Working Women

Being Your Own Boss vs Being The Best Employee. Which One’s For You?

Being Your Own Boss vs Being The Best Employee. Which One’s For You?

As millennials, we are faced with a lot of options. A hell of a lot more than our parents (the baby boomers) and our grandparents. The world has opened up […]

Family Life, Working Women

Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

If you haven’t heard about Goldie Blox, here’s a quick catch up. It is a new toy available for girls created by female engineer Debbie Sterling from Stanford University in […]

Fashion & Beauty, Working Women

Clothing Company Casts Women With PhD’s Instead Of Models For New Campaign

Clothing Company Casts Women With PhD’s Instead Of Models For New Campaign

Out with big boobs, and in with bigGER brains. This is pretty radical, and it goes to show that the road less traveled, especially when it comes to fashion, is […]

Causes, Working Women

Sheryl Sandberg & Beyonce Want You To Stop Calling Girls “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg & Beyonce Want You To Stop Calling Girls “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg wants us all to stop calling strong, confident girls “bossy”, and she’s not alone. She is part of a major campaign called ‘Ban Bossy‘ with former Secretary of […]

Working Women

UK Doctor Quits Cushy Job, Starts Crucial Flying Doctor Service In Nigeria Instead

UK Doctor Quits Cushy Job, Starts Crucial Flying Doctor Service In Nigeria Instead

If any of you are medical students or happen to know one, you know what a grueling process it is to finally get those two letters permanently attached to your […]

Working Women

Forgotten Female Air Force Trailblazers Honored At Annual Parade

Forgotten Female Air Force Trailblazers Honored At Annual Parade

If you are a history buff and know a lot about World Wars one and two you’d be familiar with this image above, or perhaps not, as they are a […]

Politics, Working Women

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

Apparently, being born a girl in Nepal is considered to be “worthless”. That was the reality Chuna Devi grew up with all her life. The 47 year old mother of […]

Family Life, Politics, Working Women

Michelle Obama Campaigning (For Better Education) In 2020!

Michelle Obama Campaigning (For Better Education) In 2020!

If you were living in the United States during the 8 years of George W. Bush’s Presidency you may be familiar with the phrase “no child left behind” which is […]