Two years ago, at the age of 101, Julia Hawkins set a record. A running record. She ran the 100-meter dash, finishing with a time of 39.62 seconds. They called her the “Hurricane.” This week, at the age
I was born round and without a waist. I practically came out of the womb wearing a shapeless shirt with a loud print over leggings, donning bold earrings to draw the eyes upward. I had good teeth, a nice
Marie Myers is the CFO of robotics startup UiPath. But to many people, she's also known as GSD — or "get stuff done." And there's no shortage of stuff for Myers to focus on as she manages the finances
“Remember the earth whose skin you are; red earth, black earth, yellow earth, white earth, brown earth, we are earth,” so goes American poet Joy Harjo’s “Remember”. Across 16 pleas, we’re asked to reflect
(CNN) — Yeah, the Avengers are cool and all to deal with fictional troubles. But for real-world chaos you need a real-life hero. And according to MTV, there's no better hero than -- a Supreme Court justice.
FORT COVINGTON, N.Y. — Joryan Adams paced near the locker room and underneath the championship banners hanging inside Salmon River High, none of which represented her girls’ lacrosse team. At 14 years
On Sunday night, Ali Stroker became the first person who uses a wheelchair to win a Tony Award. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,
In a Broadway season nearly devoid of female directors, the sole woman at the helm of a musical this year — Rachel Chavkin, director of “Hadestown” — took home the Tony Award for best direction of a musical.
Millions of women wait years to fulfill their dreams — or to figure out what their dreams are. Here are some of their stories. Became a doctor 25 years after being accepted to medical school Suzanne Watson
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — It’s being called the next big move by a New Zealand government seen by progressives around the world as a beacon in increasingly populist times: a national budget whose spending
Curls Founder Mahisha Dellinger has made it her mission to help other female entrepreneurs succeed. In 2002, new mom Mahisha Dellinger noticed a gap in the market for eco-friendly haircare products for
Before 2018, many of us thought that you had to be privileged, wealthy, or an established politician to run for office. Many say you should start at the bottom and work your way up, climb the ladder, move