Girl on a Mission

Girl on a Mission

App Designer Chelsea Wrobel On A Mission To Inspire More Girls To Consider Careers In IT

App Designer Chelsea Wrobel On A Mission To Inspire More Girls To Consider Careers In IT

There is a huge push to get more girls involved in STEM subjects from an early point in their education. With statistics showing a significant drop-off for girls at a […]

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This Book Is Changing How Teen Girls Are Talking About Themselves — Here’s How

This Book Is Changing How Teen Girls Are Talking About Themselves — Here’s How

By Kaitlyn Duling for Fairygodboss In 2018, there is perhaps no better direction in which to look for inspiration than towards other women and girls. Women of all ages are […]

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Maria Mitchell (second from left) and her students measure the Sun’s rotation from the movement of sunspots.Credit: Vassar College Library.

Girl Power: 15 Modern Female Astronomers And Their Astronomical Contributions In STEM

It’s no secret that women have had to fight for equal rights and are still having to do so. History is a great reminder of how far women have come. […]

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I Created A Product To Revolutionize The Sports Bra Market & Empower Warrior Women

I Created A Product To Revolutionize The Sports Bra Market & Empower Warrior Women

By Mari Thomas Wonder Woman, Xena, Buffy, Black Widow. These are all badass female warriors that a lot of us grew up watching on TV. Who wouldn’t want to be […]

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5 Encouraging & Empowering Instagram Accounts Created By Badass Women You Need To Follow

5 Encouraging & Empowering Instagram Accounts Created By Badass Women You Need To Follow

By Isobelle Miller Social media, particularly Instagram, can be a place where negativity can thrive, especially for females who feel under pressure to look a certain way or be someone […]

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8 STEM Superheroines Who Fought For Their Work, Ideas & Overcame The Odds In The Process

8 STEM Superheroines Who Fought For Their Work, Ideas & Overcame The Odds In The Process

When you think of notable people in the tech, engineering, mathematics and science fields, it’s easy to default to names like Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. […]

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Easy Ways To Encourage STEM Activities & Opportunities At Home With Young Girls

Easy Ways To Encourage STEM Activities & Opportunities At Home With Young Girls

By Cole Williams If you are a parent that wants to offer your child difficult to read subjects like science, math, chemistry, physics and the like, but have no formal […]

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‘Rants Of A Rebel Arab Feminist’ Book Shows The Danger Of Falling In Love In An Arab Land

‘Rants Of A Rebel Arab Feminist’ Book Shows The Danger Of Falling In Love In An Arab Land

By Farida D. Our society does not recognize love. It is a corrupted concept imported from the western world, manifested in Hollywood movies. You are arrested if you are caught […]

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3 Steps to Help Young Women Get into Computer Programming Careers

3 Steps to Help Young Women Get into Computer Programming Careers

Computer programming can be a rewarding career, with workers in the field enjoying a median annual salary of $82,240 in 2017, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows. But women are […]

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5 Ways To Practice The Art Of Supporting And Celebrating Other Women

5 Ways To Practice The Art Of Supporting And Celebrating Other Women

By Chelsy Ranard Being conscious of social issues and working to create change as a result of that knowledge isn’t something that people are born with. It takes work to […]

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Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Forbes magazine recently published an opinion piece by an economics professor who feels that public libraries across the country should be replaced by Amazon stores. The […]

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How An Immigrant With A Passion For Science Overcame A Sight Disorder To Win The LemelsonMIT Student Prize

How An Immigrant With A Passion For Science Overcame A Sight Disorder To Win The LemelsonMIT Student Prize

By Kayla X. Nguyen I believe in order for young girls and women to learn about the power of facing failure with resilience, people must use their success as a […]

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FEMINIST FRIDAY: 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival Highlights Women Who Fight Back

FEMINIST FRIDAY: 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival Highlights Women Who Fight Back

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! That part of our week we get to geek out and fangirl over our fave feminist videos of the moment. This week all our videos […]

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Michelle Obama Says She’s Tired Of Seeing Men “Fail Up” & Girls Not Have The Same Opportunity

Michelle Obama Says She’s Tired Of Seeing Men “Fail Up” & Girls Not Have The Same Opportunity

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Michelle Obama was welcomed with applause when she walked onto the stage of Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Saturday evening to sit down with Black-ish […]

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How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

By Emma Halpern Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a […]