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Women in History

3 Unsung Women Who Changed Science Forever

Posted 05.05.2015 | OWN

Some of history's unsung innovators get their due in the new book Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science -- and the World by Rachel Swaby. A s...

Deaf Women History Is Something to Celebrate

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Lydia L. Callis

Many brave and dedicated deaf women have made invaluable contributions to modern society, despite the odds against them. This powerful minority group has fought against a culture that seeks to silence them-- constantly challenging people's assumptions of who deaf women are, and what they are supposed to be.

Making the Case for a National Women's History Museum

Joan Wages | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Joan Wages

As a young girl sitting through history classes, I often wondered where were the women during all of that time? It was as though I was learning men's history. Where was women's history?

Find Out How These 10 Women Run the World

Posted 11.07.2014 | Women

Unless you live under a rock and have never heard the answer to Beyonce’s infamous, “Who run the world?!” question, we’ll tip you off to a lit...

IVP's Censored on Final Approach at The Judson Gym

Sandra Kwesi Cameron | Posted 10.25.2014 | Impact
Sandra Kwesi Cameron

IVP's ensemble cast does an admirable job of dramatically bringing to life the passion for flying of these women and the challenges of sexism (both in the military and at home) and being first in their field.

'There Is An Untold History Of Women'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.29.2013 | Women

Though there are certainly notable exceptions to the rule, women's stories are often missing from the pages of history. Wildly successful British auth...

4 Women's Issues That Haven't Changed Since 1911

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Over 100 years ago, radical writer and activist Emma Goldman penned the essay "The Tragedy of Woman's Emancipation." In the piece, which the Atlantic ...

LOOK: Iconic Images In Celebration Of Women's History Month

Posted 03.13.2013 | Women

March isn't just a month of odd weather and St. Patty's Day celebrations -- it's also (more importantly) Women's History Month. The National Women's H...

Are You Better Off Than Your Grandmother?

Posted 02.21.2013 | Women

Rebecca Traister | Glamour Believe it or not, it’s been 50 years since Betty Friedan’s "The Feminine Mystique" hit shelves. The book is credite...

10 Women We Should All Know

Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

Kimberly Weisul & Connie Guglielmo | One Thing New For Women's History Month, we thought we'd write about a few women who should be household name...

Women's History Month: 'Our History Is Our Strength'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

March is Women's History Month, a celebration honoring women's contributions in the arts and sciences, as well as their efforts in the struggle for eq...