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Daily Five: Meet the Woman Behind 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

1. Tech's ugly gender problem. Where a VC can say he doesn't invest in women. Read More »

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Football Star Sam Gordon is Back on the Field

After a year's hiatus to make the Olympic Development soccer team, Sam Gordon is back to football. We revisit her talk at the MAKERS Conference.  Read More »

Daily Five: Cats Against Feminism and Taking Action Against Street Harassment

Plus mandated paid leave for new mothers and a new lightning-sharp female action hero. Read More »

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Lucy Beats Her Male Counterpart at the Box Office

Scarlett Johansson stars in the female protagonist action movie directed by Luc Besson. Read More »

Daily Five: Girl Geeks Rule Comic-Con

Plus 26 things feminists are sick of hearing, and polls that say America is finally ready for a female president. Read More »

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This Day in History: Svetlana Savitskaya’s Space Walk

30 years ago today, Svetlana Savitskaya was welding metal in space. In the temperate outer space climate of minus 455 degrees fahrenheit, Svetlana tested and repaired parts of the Salyut 7 space station in her red-striped spacesuit. Read More »

Daily Five: CEOs Have a Warped Sense of Time

1. What would happen if more women designed/marketed lady products. Do you have anything to add? Read More »

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Throwback Thursday: Jenette Kahn’s Comic-Con

The Kahn Con, if you will. In 2010, the first female comic book executive received an Inkpot Award in San Diego. Read More »

Diane Von Furstenberg: Inspirational Words for Independent Women

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Diane Von Furstenberg’s iconic wrap dress, a garment that has charmed generations of women. When Von Furstenberg created it, the dress became a symbol of empowerment for DVF herself. Read More »

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