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Women Who Fought for Our Equality

Some of the courageous women who have argued for better safety, fair pay, and reproductive rights. Read More »

These Are the Best and Worst States for Women's Equality

We (unfortunately) don't have to look hard to find evidence of women's inequality in the U.S. Scan the World Economic Forum's ranking of the most gender-equal countries and you’ll see the U.S. Read More »

Tags: Equality

Women's Equality Day: Gender Inequalities that Still Exist Today in the U.S.

On August 26, 1920, American women were granted the right to vote.   To celebrate the achievements of women and to further promote gender equality, each year the President of the United States declares August 26 as Women's Equality Day. Read More »

Who Run the World? Girls: Including You in Just 4 Easy Steps

If you need some motivation to get up and moving, consider this is: girls are literally running the world. And by literally, we mean literally. Read More »

The Top 3 Cheapest and Safest Places for Women to Travel Solo

While summer is often dubbed travel season, it's never a bad time to begin planning your next adventure. And why not do it alone? But if you find yourself confused about the best time to book your airfare, or want to know how to navigate Europe on a budget, we've got answers. Read More »

Tags: Travel

How Women's National Park Service Uniforms Transitioned Over Time

On this day 100 years ago, President Wilson signed an act to create the National Park Service (NPS) — which today protects much of our land's natural and cultural monuments. Read More »

Why This Woman Started a Website to Support Pregnant Bosses

Seventeen editor-in-chief Michelle Tan was recently fired while on maternity leave, an event that reignited a conversation about the backlash women still receive Read More »

#WhatsYourStory: Be in Our MAKERS Stories Newsletter Spotlight

Each MAKERS Monday, we feature a new MAKERS Stories video in a special spotlight in our newsletter.  Read More »

Celebrating and Remembering Fashion Visionary Sonia Rykiel

Liberator, originator, and fashion icon Sonia Rykiel died Thursday from complications from Parkinson’s disease. According to her website, Rykiel urged women to be seductive, mysterious, eccentric, and to create their own style. Read More »

6 Inspiring Quotes From Aaliyah That Prove Her Legacy Lives On

On August 25, 2001, Aaliyah Dani Haughton, better known as Aaliyah, was killed in a tragic accident. Today, exactly 15 years after her death, more than 100,000 of her biggest fans and friends are sharing their fondest memories of the beloved singer, actress, and model on social media. Read More »

Tags: Aaliyah, tribute