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10 Women Over 50 Who Prove It's Never Too Late to Change the World

"At this age, I have a long view — I know that we need to stay hopeful and keep fighting."<p>These movers and shakers have big, bold, wise ideas — and …

Peggy Whitson Just Became the Oldest Female Astronaut in Space

Over the weekend, 56-year-old Peggy Whitson of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officially became the oldest female astronaut …

Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s state house minority leader, hopes to make history – and her track record shows that pushing boundaries is what she does best<p>It’s hard enough to be running for governor as a Democrat in Georgia. It’s harder still to do it as an African American. But to do it as an African …

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Meet 2017's Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business, including execs from the San Francisco Giants, Lyft, Chevron, Salesforce and Kleiner Perkins - San Francisco Business Times

By Riley McDermid <br>– Digital Producer, San Francisco Business Times<p>May 4, 2017, 11:46am PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Dec 26, 2017, 10:27am PST<p>Our annual Most …

The Most Powerful Woman in New York’s Art World is Lisa Who?

Lisa Phillips, the director of the New Museum in Lower Manhattan, walked into a cafe on Broadway one late-winter afternoon trying to steal a few minutes for lunch — it was 4:30, almost sundown. She had looked at her phone, and her eyes widened at a piece of news just then ricocheting around the art …

What It's Really Like To Be A Female Engineer

Rija Javed is a senior engineer at Wealthfront, an investment services platform, where she leads the brokerage and banking platforms and serves as …

Two Millennial Founders Are Reinventing a $7 Billion Market by Enabling Brides to Share Flowers | Inc.com

Couples can browse through a community of hand-picked florists and either list their centerpieces to be shared or pick from a list of available centerpieces to reuse. Customers save money when their centerpieces are shared--the exact amount is dependent on whether you're the first or second event. …

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Ava DuVernay to celebrate Women's History Month with 12-hour Twitter takeover by female filmmakers

Array, Ava DuVernay's independent film distribution collective, is poised for its third Twitter takeover. The 12-hour Rebel-a-Thon, which takes place Wednesday on the social media platform, will bring together almost 30 female filmmakers in celebration of Women's History Month to discuss their …

Meet the Female Composers Fighting for Equality in Hollywood

When it comes to scoring blockbusters, the film industry is anything but fair to women.<p><i>Artwork by Ben Ruby</i><p>On Sunday night, British composer, producer, and singer-songwriter Mica Levi lost the Oscar for Best Original Score to Justin Hurwitz's <i>La La Land</i> score. While few Vegas oddsmakers would have …

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Museums Celebrate The Black Women Artists History Has Overlooked

See their work. Know their names. Learn their stories.<p>On the first day of Black History Month, the good people at Google blessed the internet with a doodle honoring Edmonia Lewis, the first woman of African-American and Native American descent to earn global recognition as a fine arts …

Remembering Mildred Dresselhaus: GE Promises to #BalanceTheEquation for Women in STEM

Mildred Dresselhaus, a pioneer in nanoscience, also known as the "Queen of carbon science," passed away February 20. She was 86.A celebrated and …

Meet the woman once called a ‘nitpicker’ who saved thousands of American babies from birth defects

As a doctor at the FDA, Frances Oldham Kelsey took her job very seriously<p>Frances Oldham Kelsey arrived at the Food and Drug Administration in …

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12 Fearless Female Role Models You Should Know (But Probably Don't) | Inc.com

If you want your kids to be successful, one of the first things is to expose them to positive role models. It turns out this might be especially true for girls.<p>Researchers writing in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social Psychology</i> found that "exposing women to highly successful female role models" …

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The envy-inducing Instagram account of a glamorous female pilot

A female pilot has become an internet hit for posting envy-inducing photos of her life in a bid to encourage more women to fly planes.<p>Eser Aksan Erdogan's Instagram is jam-packed with images showing her at work inside the cockpit of her Pegasus Airlines jet as well as enjoying time off in various …

Meet Padmasree Warrior, the Woman Who Is Shattering Gender Stereotypes in Technology

Padmasree Warrior is a force to reckon with in the technology industry. Often hailed as the most powerful woman in tech, she has worked with giants …

Meet Victoria Claflin Woodhull... The First Woman To Run For President Of The United States

• Share 0<br>• Tweet<br>• Pinterest 0<br>• Reddit<br>• Email<p>Since America has still yet to elect a woman President, on this Presidents’ Day we want to tell you about a woman …

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12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

Move over, Einstein.<p>Can you name five female scientists from history?<p>Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the discovery of radioactivity. Yet there are hundreds of female scientists whose work has been foundational …

How Ruzwana Bashir Became Silicon Valley’s Favorite British Import

The first time Ruzwana Bashir wore Western clothes was when she started as a student at Oxford University. Until then Bashir, who grew up in a …

5 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs You Don't Know About (But Won't Forget) | Inc.com

When you think about inspiring women entrepreneurs, you probably come up with names like Beyonce Knowles, Arianna Huffington and Susan Wojcicki. They are inspiring in part because they epitomize the idea of a strong, independent female. But the reality is, women have been contributing big time to …

Women Entrepreneurs

In Honor of Black History Month, 10 Heroes You May Not Have Heard Of

These are life stories worth knowing 🙌 🙌.<p>Black History Month is the time to honor the role and achievements of African-Americans in the United States. While some groundbreaking heroes are well-known, there are many unsung heroes worth celebrating—particularly African-American women. Here, we …

Black History

Inside the Making of 'XX,' the Horror Anthology Made Entirely by Women

With shorts from St. Vincent and Karyn Kusama, this all-women directed film is an antidote to Trump.<p>Horror has generally been an awful genre for women. Slasher flicks and torture porn have been cesspits of brutality, putting horrible female stereotypes through actual grinders and demeaning …

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Madam C.J. Walker wasn’t just a positive force for African Americans. She also pioneered global black activism

Working with Marcus Garvey and others, she helped expand consciousness worldwide<p>Madam C.J. Walker is best known as the first African American female …

Black History

This 22-Year-Old Is Already An Engineer With NASA

And she’s yet to graduate from MIT... with a 5.0. Yah.<p>Tiera Guinn is just 22 years old and she’s already working with NASA.<p>As a Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer for the Space Launch System that aerospace company Boeing is building for NASA, Guinn designs and analyzes parts of a rocket …

A Salute to 5 Powerful Women: Jennifer Lopez, Donatella Versace, Kate Moss, Taraji P. Henson, and Jessica Chastain

<i>W</i>'s March 2017 cover stars Donatella Versace, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lopez, Taraji P. Henson, and Kate Moss come from diverse backgrounds but share the drive to “own” who they are, and to advocate for women in their respective professions.

The most important black woman sculptor of the 20th century deserves more recognition

Unfortunately, little of her work survives<p>Augusta Savage started sculpting as a child in the 1900s using what she could get her hands on: the clay …

Meet the first woman to win the "Nobel Prize of Mathematics"

The fearless woman who led Spain’s battle against fascism

‘They shall not pass!’ was her battle cry<p>“Workers! Farmers! Anti-fascists! Spanish Patriots!,” the woman cried to the crowds in Madrid in July of …

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