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  • These Girl Scouts Play Dress Up In the Best Way for Women's History Month

    From MAKERS Hillary Clinton and Mae Jemison, to NASA human computers Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, a group of Girl Scouts from the New York area were chosen from a pool of more than 300 applicants to be "physically and mentally transformed" into iconic female history makers. The project, which was a partnership between Girl Scouts of the USA and Toddlewood.com creator and p...

MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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  • Research Finds Some Men Are Working More Traditional "Female" Jobs

    Women are slowly but surely moving into male-dominated fields such as medicine, law, and business, and, on the flip side, it seems disadvantaged men are increasingly opting for traditional "female" jobs, including working as store clerks or in customer service, a new study found. As The New York Times reports, researchers at Rutgers University examined 15 years of census data and tracked 448 occup...

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  • Watch a Discussion With the Authors of "We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere"

    Watch authors Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel at BUILD Series as they talk about their new book, "We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere." The book is an inspirational and intensely practical manual for change, providing nine principles that explain how to deal with life's inevitable emotional and spiritual obstacles. Those who want to see their life and world around them change for the better s...

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  • #MuslimGirl and Getty Images Team Up to Bring You These Important Images

    In a partnership with Getty Images, MuslimGirl.com created a "new stock photo collection of Muslim women" that "depict us in our natural form, featuring Muslim women from diverse backgrounds, wearing or not wearing the hijab, doing the things that we normally do." The images, which are described as "bright, cheerful, positive" photos, are taken by Muslim female photographer, Jenna Masoud, in an ef...

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  • Michelle Obama Wrote "Black-ish" Star Yara Shahidi the College Recommendation Letter of Our Dreams

    When it comes to getting college applications together, getting those glowing letters of recommendation is a major part of the process. And "Black-ish" star Yara Shahidi has the college recommendation letter we could only dream of getting: It comes straight from the desk of none other than former FLOTUS Michelle Obama. The two women have gotten to know each other by crossing paths at events like G...

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  • Study: Female Workers' Pessimism Could Actually Be Encouraging the Gender Pay Gap

    The gender pay gap is seriously the worst, no matter which stats you subscribe to: Estimates in salary difference between men and women in comparable jobs range from 18 percent to 2 percent (while the latter might seem small, it eventually translates into a whopping $59,000 in lost income over the course of a lifetime). And it gets even worse for women of color. While it's easy to get down about t...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Afghanistan's First All-Female Orchestra

    "Afghanistan should move on the same path as every other nation goes," 54-year-old Ahmad Naser Sarmast, the founder of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra, told NPR. "And the girls and the women of Afghanistan should also enjoy the freedom that... other girls and women are enjoying outside of Afghanistan." The idea to begin the originally 4/5-member, all-female orchestra group stemmed from a ...

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  • Texas Wants to Crowdsource Funding for Untested Rape Kits

    When Texas public safety officials revealed in August of 2011 that there was an enormous backlog of untested rape kits, state legislators allocated additional funding to process them. Over 20,000 of the forensic evidence collections — which are obtained through a rigorous medical exam — had been sitting untested, and the state government reserved $11 million in 2013 to address the problem. Fast-fo...

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  • All-Male 'Girls Council' Takes Stage for the First Time, Showcasing 13 Men

    Saudi Arabia, a country that ranks near the bottom of global surveys on gender rights, showed a glimmer of hope when the governor of Qassim province announced the first kingdom's Girls Council. However, when the Qassim Girls Council met for its first time this weekend, no women were on the stage. Instead, 13 men were on the stage, The Washington Post reports. The council, that was created in orde...

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  • UN Women's #StopTheRobbery Campaign Aims to Close the Gender Pay Gap

    There is a 23 percent global gender pay gap, and UN Women are ready for combat with their new campaign: #StopTheRobbery. The women's organization created a short video where they sent a man and a woman out on the street to shine shoes. The woman offered her services for 77 cents, while the man offered his service for $1. People continuously chose the woman thinking that they were getting a great d...

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  • Actress Brie Larson Wants More Female Directors in Hollywood

    It is no secret that Hollywood doesn't have equal representation (in any aspect) across all roles. Whether you are in acting, production, casting, or other positions, gender inequality is evident. Each year, more and more women speak out, demanding we make an effort to close gender gaps. Most recently, "Kong: Skull Island" star Brie Larson joined the movement. "I love that we're seeing stronger wo...

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  • Here's What You Didn't Know About the UK's First Female Doctor

    Born Margaret Ann Bulkley in the 1790s, the United Kingdom's first female doctor did not make history using the name she was given at birth. Instead, she came to be known as Dr. James Barry, the British Army surgeon. During the eighteenth century, women were not allowed to attend college, which limited their career choices if they chose to work at all. Knowing this, Bulkley and her relatives "cons...

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  • Meet the Actress Who Was Just Cast to Play Hillary Clinton in Upcoming Biopic

    A new film about Hillary Clinton's coming-of-age story just cast its very own young Hillary. The 2016 presidential candidate will be played by 25-year-old Addison Timlin. The film follow's Clinton on her gap year working in Alaska in 1969 before attending Yale Law School.   #SXSW scoop: Indie star @addison.timlin will play young Hillary Clinton in the upcoming drama #...

MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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  • Angelina Jolie Can Now Add Professor to Her Resume

    By Meredith Lepore Is there anything Angelina Jolie can't do? The actress and humanitarian can now add London School of Economics Professor to her resume. She will serve as a visiting professor next year. She will teach a Master's course on women, peace and security, which will be run by the school's Centre for Women, Peace and Security. Jolie and William Hague, Britain's former foreign secretary,...

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  • Pet Peeve

    Sallie Krawcheck hopes companies will review what they are doing in regards to diversity in order to make progress.

MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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  • John Legend Opens Up About Supporting Chrissy Teigen During Postpartum Depression

    Chrissy Teigen's essay for Glamour about her experience with postpartum depression (PPD) was — like everything she does — brutally honest. Since then, many women have been speaking out about how much it meant to see a voice given to their own struggles with PPD, and now Chrissy's husband, John Legend, is speaking out too. "For me as a husband, it was my job to do the best I could to support her an...

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