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Girl on a Mission

‘Girl Activist’ Book Celebrates 42 Iconic Women & Encourages Young Girls To Change The World

‘Girl Activist’ Book Celebrates 42 Iconic Women & Encourages Young Girls To Change The World

We’ve seen a lot of media coverage of the bravery and activism of Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has set the world on fire with her passion for climate […]

Working Women

Not Just A Man’s World – These Powerful Women Are Breaking Barriers In Business

Not Just A Man’s World – These Powerful Women Are Breaking Barriers In Business

In the past few decades, huge strides have been taken to challenge and shift the glass ceiling that was apparent in a range of industries, where certain demographics dominated and […]

Fashion & Beauty, Girl on a Mission

Pro Motorcycle Racer Shelina Moreda Joins Covergirl’s ‘I Am What I Makeup’ Campaign

Pro Motorcycle Racer Shelina Moreda Joins Covergirl’s ‘I Am What I Makeup’ Campaign

The latest Covergirl lineup, features the kind of diverse and interesting women we wish beauty brands were promoting decades ago. Sure it’s still not 100% representative of every person in […]

Girl on a Mission

Student-Run Mentorship Program Aims To Empower Young Girls To Pursue STEMM Interests

Student-Run Mentorship Program Aims To Empower Young Girls To Pursue STEMM Interests

When it comes to the gender gap in STEM (science, tech, engineering, and math), it widens the more you look at older age groups. There are numerous studies showing how […]

Celebrities

Are Celebrities Really The Best Role Models To Hold Up As Our Inspirations & Influence?

Are Celebrities Really The Best Role Models To Hold Up As Our Inspirations & Influence?

It’s a question that may never have a definitive answer, especially in a culture that is increasingly obsessed with the influence of celebrities and public figures. With social media giving […]

Creativity

Mother Creates Instagram Series Of Her Daughter Dressed As Famous, Influential Global Women

Mother Creates Instagram Series Of Her Daughter Dressed As Famous, Influential Global Women

Never underestimate the power of strong female role models in the life of a young girls. In case you missed it, ‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins (who is the highest […]

Family Life

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Reading is the foundation of education. Nevertheless, there are more than 100 million children around the world who don’t have access to books or who can’t read. Here is the […]

Creativity

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

According to a new Kickstarter campaign launched to raise funds for a STEM-focused comic magazine for girls, 74% of middle school girls say they love science, but less than 15% […]

Creativity

Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

It seems we have reached a point in our society where certain industries are recognizing the incredible potential of tapping into the next generation of STEM employees and innovators at […]

Celebrities

Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

She’s the singer and musician who became an indisputable feminist voice throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s with hits like ‘Paranoid’, ‘Androgyny’, ‘Sex Is Not The Enemy’ and many more. […]

Working Women

Michigan Tech University Encouraging Girls To Enter The Automotive Industry With New Program

Michigan Tech University Encouraging Girls To Enter The Automotive Industry With New Program

According to 2016 statistics, although women make up half the workforce in the United States, they represent only a quarter of the automotive field. When you break it down even […]

Family Life

‘Science Wide Open’ Book Series Teaches Girls About Science & Inspires Them With Role Models

‘Science Wide Open’ Book Series Teaches Girls About Science & Inspires Them With Role Models

Let’s face it – when asked for a list of female scientists, most people would start and end with just one name: Marie Curie. History, however, is filled with women […]

Fashion & Beauty

Check Out The Panache Lingerie 2016 ‘Modeled By Role Models’ Line-Up Of Inspiring Women

Check Out The Panache Lingerie 2016 ‘Modeled By Role Models’ Line-Up Of Inspiring Women

It’s no secret that we’re a site that promotes badass women doing badass things, and we love to use our platform to share stories that sadly don’t always get the […]

Working Women

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

We live in a world where it is hard to escape stories about celebrities, negative gossip, trash, and superficial issues. The younger generation are growing up only knowing a world […]

Interviews

Women In Leadership: Meet Lynda Gonzales-Chavez, YMCA’s Chief Diversity Officer

Women In Leadership: Meet Lynda Gonzales-Chavez, YMCA’s Chief Diversity Officer

September is women in business month and while we love to make a habit of promoting and sharing stories about women in business year-round, we’ll take any excuse to talk […]