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Six Incredibly Inspiring, Intelligent And Successful Women You Need To Know About

Six Incredibly Inspiring, Intelligent And Successful Women You Need To Know About

Throughout history, women have continued to show their vast influence and intelligence in a number of different areas. However, sometimes these brilliant women are lost to the depths of history, […]

August 14, 2017 ×
The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

With Nike’s launch of it’s branded hijab, there have been some heated reactions. There are a number of people who are cheering the move, and of course, the expected amount […]

March 20, 2017 ×
Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

We have said it before, and we’ll say it again. Every. Damn. Time. Tennis champion Serena Williams is the greatest athlete in the world. Not the greatest female, just athlete. […]

January 20, 2017 ×
Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

The Rio Olympics brought us two weeks of badass athletic achievements, especially among women who set records, broke them, and made history. And yes, it also exposed just how hideously […]

October 25, 2016 ×
US Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva Is Not Afraid To Call Himself A Feminist

US Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva Is Not Afraid To Call Himself A Feminist

Is it just us, or is the American Olympic gymnastics team the ultimate squad??! We’re not just talking about the badass women, who clearly knocked it out of Rio at […]

September 29, 2016 ×
India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

India’s 1st Pro Female Skater Atita Verghese Teaches Young Girls To Skate To Defy Social Taboos

Someone should get in touch with Avril Lavigne and tell her it’s time to re-write her famous 2002 hit ‘Sk8er Boi’, because we’re pretty sure after reading this story about […]

June 22, 2016 ×
She’s Climbed Everest More Times Than Any Other Woman But You Probably Don’t Even Know Her Name

She’s Climbed Everest More Times Than Any Other Woman But You Probably Don’t Even Know Her Name

Her name is Lhakpa Sherpa, and she has just made history by becoming the first woman to summit Mt. Everest 7 times. The Nepali-American Sherpa, who lives in Connecticut, by […]

June 3, 2016 ×
Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

May 19, 2016 ×
This Former Child Bride Escaped Poverty & Stigma To Become A National Wrestling Champ

This Former Child Bride Escaped Poverty & Stigma To Become A National Wrestling Champ

When we hear stories out of India, they are often the kind featuring some kind of gender violence, oppression and inequality, especially in relation to women and children. Granted, there […]

December 11, 2015 ×
Surfer Leah Dawson Says Being Told She Surfs “Like A Woman” Is A Compliment

Surfer Leah Dawson Says Being Told She Surfs “Like A Woman” Is A Compliment

There’s this phrase “like a girl” that has become synonymous with something weak, something “less than” or somehow not as important as what a man can do. Women who are […]

November 30, 2015 ×
Athlete & Model Kanya Sesser Who Was Born Without Legs Is Proving “Different Is Sexy”

Athlete & Model Kanya Sesser Who Was Born Without Legs Is Proving “Different Is Sexy”

Remember the name Kanya Sesser, because she just became our new girl crush! This amazing woman is defying the norms in powerful ways, and inspiring many along the way. The […]

October 16, 2015 ×
5 x Time Paddle Board World Champ Jordan Mercer On Being A Role Model For Girls

5 x Time Paddle Board World Champ Jordan Mercer On Being A Role Model For Girls

It’s no secret we’re living in a celebrity-obsessed age where the majority of women that girls look up to are involved in some form of entertainment whether it be music, […]

August 31, 2015 ×
Amanda Bingson’s ESPN Body Issue Cover Is What We Need To See More Of In Magazines!

Amanda Bingson’s ESPN Body Issue Cover Is What We Need To See More Of In Magazines!

In 2014, the annual ESPN Body Image issue featured pro baseball player Prince Fielder who caused a huge stir because of his physique which is outside the general norms seen […]

July 10, 2015 ×
Serena Williams, World’s Greatest Athlete, On Racism, Body Image & God

Serena Williams, World’s Greatest Athlete, On Racism, Body Image & God

Yep, we’ve unapologetically called it. Serena Williams is the world’s greatest athlete. Normally when people conjure up names to fit that prestigious description, they say men such as Michael Schumacher, […]

July 6, 2015 ×
Kacy Catanzaro Defies Critics, Makes History On American Ninja Warrior

Kacy Catanzaro Defies Critics, Makes History On American Ninja Warrior

Who says girls can’t compete with the boys? Well after the team behind ‘Mythbusters’ proved the “throw like a girl” insult is scientifically incorrect, as in, when you throw like […]

July 18, 2014 ×