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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 […]

August 10, 2017 ×
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 […]

July 20, 2017 ×
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 […]

June 19, 2017 ×
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 […]

June 15, 2017 ×
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% […]

April 3, 2017 ×
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 […]

April 3, 2017 ×
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. […]

January 11, 2017 ×
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 […]

October 21, 2016 ×
‘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 […]

October 19, 2016 ×
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 […]

October 12, 2016 ×
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 […]

October 6, 2016 ×
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 […]

September 14, 2016 ×
New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

When it comes to increasing the number of women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) we could give you data and statistics all day, every day. For instance, […]

August 26, 2016 ×
‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

We are big believers in the phrase: “you can’t be what you can’t see”, penned by The Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman. It holds a lot of meaning […]

August 16, 2016 ×
Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

While many people were getting excited at the thought of an all-female ticket with Hillary Clinton and her speculated Vice Presidential pick in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as they spent […]

August 1, 2016 ×