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Girl on a Mission

Have Women Been Able To Break Barriers In The Gaming & Sporting Worlds?

Have Women Been Able To Break Barriers In The Gaming & Sporting Worlds?

In recent times, much has been made of the equality and involvement of women in both the gaming and sports sectors. Even though numbers would suggest that the platform for […]

Entertainment

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How Female Protagonists in the Gaming Industry Have Been Instrumental in Breaking Barriers

Over the last few years, and as a result of social changes, the role of women within many different sectors has grown increasingly influential. While female participation in sport, for […]

Sports

Meet The Five Women In Poker Who Are Breaking Barriers & Making The Men Nervous

Meet The Five Women In Poker Who Are Breaking Barriers & Making The Men Nervous

Although not in the headlines, women have been making their mark on the poker tables since the sport became popular. That’s right – the girls are going for gold and […]

Sports

Justine Siegal Becomes The 1st Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

Justine Siegal Becomes The 1st Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

Remember the name Justine Siegal, because for the past few years she has been making history in a number of different occasions, but now she has really hit a home […]

Working Women

Women Making History While Breaking Barriers For The Army Rangers & Navy Seals

Women Making History While Breaking Barriers For The Army Rangers & Navy Seals

Before we talk about the importance of women making history in certain branches of the US Military, let’s just back things up. In the 1970s, a prominent anti-equal rights activist […]

Sports

Meet The Women Attempting To Make History On The High Seas In Rowing

Meet The Women Attempting To Make History On The High Seas In Rowing

We were all inspired by Olympic swimmer and all-round badass Diana Nyad who at the age of 64 finally realized a lifelong goal to swim across the Cuba to Florida […]

Entertainment

‘Living Different’ Series Feat. Women Who Are Breaking Down Society’s Norms

‘Living Different’ Series Feat. Women Who Are Breaking Down Society’s Norms

Move over ‘Bad Girls Club’, because a new series is set to give the Oxygen network a more female empowered reputation! ‘Living Different’ which will screen early January 2015 is […]

Sports

Sierra Leone’s Isha Johansen Breaking Barriers For Women In Sports

Sierra Leone’s Isha Johansen Breaking Barriers For Women In Sports

If there is a woman who is breaking barriers in some way in the world, you can be sure we are covering it! There are many industries and arenas which […]

Sports

Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As The 1st Paid Female Asst. Coach

Becky Hammon Makes NBA History As The 1st Paid Female Asst. Coach

Attention all NBA fans, get familiar with this face. Her name is Becky Hammon, and she just made history by becoming the first ever female to be paid by the […]

Entertainment

First Feature Film From Brunei ‘Yasmine’ Was Directed By A Woman

First Feature Film From Brunei ‘Yasmine’ Was Directed By A Woman

“Where on earth is Brunei?” you may be asking. It is a small country bordering Malaysia, and according to the UN, it boasts the second-highest standard of living in south-east […]

Family Life, Working Women

LEGO & Barbie Reveal Their New Line Of Dolls: Smart Girls!

LEGO & Barbie Reveal Their New Line Of Dolls: Smart Girls!

This week, toy company LEGO made a very important step which will affect the lives of young boys and girls forever and how they view the world: they released their […]

Sports, Working Women

Move Over Boys, Meet The First Ever Female NFL Referee

Move Over Boys, Meet The First Ever Female NFL Referee

Sisters are doin’ it for…the sport! That’s right, women are breaking down gender barriers left right and center, and the best part about it is that we receive a lot […]