Shirley Scott

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7 Surprising Ways Your Chronic Disease Benefits You

When diagnosed with a chronic disease your life isn't like that of the healthy people in your life.<p>Your body doesn't always cooperate -- no matter how much healthy food, loving intentions and self-care you give it. Life seems to pass you by as your body requires you to sit on the sidelines of …

Nature is just showing off at these colorfully surreal destinations

No matter how many awe-inspiring structures we humans build, our abilities will never match what nature can create. This world has everything from …

Olympic National Park

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Prine’s new record proves he hasn’t missed a beat.<p>By Nick Marino2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>With <i>Westworld</i>’s second season just days away, …

Visiting Rome with kids: gladiators, gardens and gelato

Rome's top attractions offer much to fire children’s imaginations, from the Colosseum with its past of blood-curdling spectacle to spooky underground catacombs where the early Christians buried their dead. The city’s historic centre is kid-friendly too, dotted with spacious piazzas, foaming …

The truth about how cats age

If you want to know your feline's age in human years, you'll have to do a little math.<p>There’s a common misconception that calculating a cat’s age in …

New Google Doodle Honors First American Woman in Space, Sally Ride

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Aspect Ventures Raises $150 Million, Presses Female Founder Advantage

"If we were two guys, it wouldn’t be that noteworthy."<p>In many ways Aspect Ventures is completely ordinary. “We do traditional, classic, early-stage venture capital investing,” said founding partner Theresia Gouw.<p>That means: Putting $3 million to $5 million in funding into Series A rounds for new …

Venture Capital

Shonda Rhimes Explains How Different the World is For Women

On Monday, <i>Scandal</i> and <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> showrunner extraordinaire (and the most successful person in all of television right now), Shonda Rhimes was …

Videos Archive

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Cisco’s DevNet.<p>Pediatric heart surgeon working at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.<p>Materials scientist, …

San Francisco

Powerful #GirlsWithToys Campaign Proves Once And For All That Women Have A Place In STEM

Here's yet another reminder that women totally kick ass in any field they want.<p>Shrinivas Kulkarni, astronomy and planetary science professor at the California Institute of Technology, was featured in an interview with NPR on Saturday. While speaking on astronomers, the professor said, "many …

Watch: Norway’s national soccer team deftly and hilariously dismantles sexist stereotypes

A group of Norwegian soccer players has deftly dismantled two daft but enduring clichés: one, that women don’t “get” football (or soccer, as the US stubbornly insists on calling it); and two, that they can’t be funny about it.<p>In a short video made with Norwegian sports journalist Nickolay Ramm, …

Stereotypes

'Maker Movement' enabling more women to launch tech businesses?

Now becoming an event so popular in San Francisco that it demands admittance by lottery, previous hosts have included Google, Yahoo and Facebook.<p><b>SAN</b> …

Mary Meeker's Vertical Video Future

If there was any doubt that nature of the web is changing, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2015 presentation at the re/code conference laid things out in crisp undeniable data.<p>Yes the web is big, but growth is slowing. Internet user growth in 2014 was just 8 percent, down from 10 percent in 2013. …

Advertising

Bootstrapped Female Billionaires

<b>Eight Notable Female Self-Made Billionaires</b><p>If you believe the headlines, women, earning lower wages than men do, and with fewer opportunities, …

After a near-fatal accident, how this tech entrepreneur changed her life

Martha Lane Fox is a household name in the United Kingdom for co-founding lastminute.com, Europe’s largest travel and leisure website, in 1998. The …

How Jessica Alba Built A $1 Billion Company, And $200 Million Fortune, Selling Parents Peace Of Mind

It’s Kombucha Thursday at the Santa Monica headquarters of The Honest Company, which means that groups of young, stylish workers gather at communal tables in a converted toy factory to slurp fashionable fermented tea. Jessica Alba, Hollywood star and company cofounder, sits in the adjacent room. …

Startups

Who Are the Most Powerful Women in LA's Arts Scene

As LA consolidates its position as a global art capital, women are breaking down barriers one cutting-edge canvas and avant installation at a time. …

Columbia University

Why A 16-Year-Old Shortstop Could Be First Woman To Sign With MLB

Move over, Mo'ne Davis. Meet Melissa Mayeux, a 16-year-old from France who made history this weekend when she apparently became the first woman ever …

Baseball

Overcoming the Shame of My Learning Disability

By <b>Leana Greene</b> <i>CEO of KidsInTheHouse.com</i><p>I think I was 6 years old when I realized I was different. I tried harder than anyone else to please, but I could not spell words or learn how to put letters together to read.<p>How do you not to feel stupid when everyone else is learning something that you can't …

The awesome dad move that smashed sports’ boys’ club: Stephen Curry’s MVP parenting

Hoops sensation brings daughter to post-game media session. Sports writers hate it. Sports writers are loathsome<p>It is hard to explain to casual basketball fans just how astonishing it is that Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry won the NBA’s MVP award this season. The guy is barely …

Techweek’s New CEO

<b>Katy Lynch on Starting Website “SocialKaty,” Techweek’s Future, and Why Passion and Inquisitiveness are Must-Haves for Entrepreneurs</b><p>Passion, high …

My Most Beautiful: Bailey Anne Vincent

<i>When I made the decision to relaunch the blog, I wanted to make it a place where you could come and find inspiration. You should see things that make</i> …

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Powerful Women Share Their Thoughts on Leadership

The female mathematician who changed the course of physics—but couldn’t get a job

(Emmy) Noether's Theorem may be the most important theoretical result in modern physics.<p>By 1915, any list of the world’s greatest living …

Physics

How Jessica Rosenworcel Is Shaping Our Digital Future

<i>(Photo: Mandel Ngan via Getty Images)</i><p><i>This article is part of a Huffington Post series, on the occasion of the site's 10th anniversary, looking at some of the people and issues that will shape the world in the next decade.</i><p>WASHINGTON -- Over a decade ago, the Federal Communications Commission stood …

CTO Megan Smith explains how women in tech are erased from history

Chief Technology Officer of the United States, Megan Smith, stopped by the <i>Charlie Rose</i> show recently and revealed a starting fact<p>: Although four …

Megan Smith

Why This Agency Believes Investing in New Moms Is Good Business

Digital agency Huge is investing heavily in its working mothers. The Interpublic Group of Cos.-owned shop this month introduced a phase-back program …

This Teen Paid for College by Selling on Etsy. Here Are 5 Ways She Did It.

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>LeiLei Secor, 19, lives in upstate New York but goes to college at the University of Virginia, which means she’s paying out-of-state tuition. Even with a scholarship, the cost of her education is high …