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come josephine in my flying machine by Blanche Ring 1910


Her problem-solving theorems helped pave the way for women in mathematics

Cathleen S. Morawetz, whose achievements in mathematics found widespread practical use, helped open her profession to other women and made her the …


A mom’s fight against her child’s lethal brain cancer leads to Mexico

At 39, Melany Knott didn’t have a passport.<p>She’d never flown on a plane. She was too busy caring for four kids, three cows, hogs, horses and dozens …

The Brain

The Toys - Lovers Concerto - HQ


Waiting at the church - Vesta Victoria


What Being A Survivor Has Taught Me

<i>Disclaimer: There could be trigger worthy content in this article. Please proceed with that understanding and knowledge of my willingness to discuss</i> …


American Soprano Emma Eames: The Star Spangled Banner ~ Dixie (1905)


'The Huge Moment That Helped Me Learn To Embrace My Amputation'

"Life—and sex! and travel!—doesn't stop because you had a limb amputated."<p><i>What if the only way to save your life was to drastically alter your body? Would you still feel like yourself? And what would it be like to see yourself naked again for the first time? Three women who have undergone major</i> …

Women's Health

Florrie Forde, Queen of the English Music Hall

Six young women leaders you need to know

The world might celebrate International Youth Day on 12 August, but these leading ladies are working towards a better future every day of the year. …

Women's News

The Ckick-ettes-Why Oh Why

How The Lilly Awards Help Make Women’s Stories Matter

The recipients of this year’s Lilly Awards gathered on<br>the stage of Off-Broadway’s Playwrights Horizons Monday afternoon and remained there<br>as all the …

Woman Living Today. Isabel Allende

is a Chilean-American writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the “magic realist” tradition, is famous for novels such as The House …

HELEN SHAPIRO - Walking Back to Happiness

little things mean a lot / kitty kallen

The World is Healthier Than Ever Before. Women Like Ati Are Why.

As a midwife in one of Indonesia’s rural mountain villages, Ati Pujiastuti’s commute to work was often a harrowing one, especially during the rainy …

Lesley Gore - You Don't Own Me (HD)

Embrace Your Sexuality, Woman!

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend recently where men appear to know women’s bodies better than women do. For all the talk about empowerment and …

The Creation Story of Women in VC

There’s been a lot of press lately about the culture of harassment that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm. Stories of sexism and outrage. Of women …

Venture Capital

The day is for the living

Hilary Mantel on writing historical fiction<p>BBC Reith Lectures 2017, part one<p><i>This is the first of Hilary Mantel’s Reith Lectures, broadcast on 13 June</i> …

Popular Fiction

How to Increase Your Self-Confidence & Trust in Yourself

There was a time when I didn’t know what self-confidence was. But I <i>didn’t know</i> that I didn’t know what self-confidence was. I thought being awkward, …


Women in Jazz (1/4)

Dear Class of 2017

Every June, as commencement season comes to a close, I look forward to watching the speeches and getting a fresh dose of insight from the world’s …

4 Inspiring Women Who Changed The World By Following Their Purpose

Article sponsored by ww.PreciousChoices.com<p>Upon reflecting on how far women have come in society over the years, I wondered: <i>which world-changing</i> …

Malala Yousafzai

An Untethered Woman: Sex, Solitude, and Female Friendship

Nineteen years ago I spent an evening with a person who had been madly in love with me — his words — when I was 23. We’ll call him V. When we met for …


Meet the woman who painted in a one-room shack and became a national treasure

Born with debilitating arthritis, Maud Lewis became a renowned artist<p>In 1965, when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) visited the one-room …


A Decade as a Woman in the Tech Industry

<b>Falling in Love (with Technology)</b><p>I grew up on a small dairy farm in Pennsylvania. When friends were celebrating at 4th of July picnics, I was …

The letters of this 1910s ex-prostitute tell a story of urban life for women still relevant today

Published as ‘The Maimie Papers,’ they are a vivid artifact<p>“You see, when I write you, I write everything, and mostly the things that trouble me,” …