November 21, 2016
#HerStory 44: Irena Sendler by Holly Kearl

She saved more Jewish lives than Oscar Shindler during WWII but her story has been lost until recently. Activist and author, Holly Kearl shares the incredible story of Polish nurse, humanitarian and social worker, Irena Sendler, who served in the Polish Underground in German-occupied Warsaw during World War II, This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical […]

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November 14, 2016
#HerStory 43: Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz by Tamara Hemmerlein

Museum professional Tamara Hemmerlein shares the life and times of 17th century Spanish-Mexican scholar and poet of the Baroque school, and Hieronymite nun of New Spain, known in her lifetime as "The Tenth Muse," Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz. This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through […]

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November 7, 2016
Election Day

Happy Election Day, one of the most fantastic days of the year. Though technically August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, Election Day each and every year is the day we have the  best opportunity to celebrate the passage of the 19th amendment, the Woman Suffrage Movement Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This year though it […]

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October 25, 2016
An International HR Leader Publicly And Bravely Admits Her Bias Against Women Leaders

by Kathy Caprino, cross-posted with permission from Forbes Part of the [Forbes] series “Women, Leadership and Vision” In my 18-year corporate career culminating in my role as a Vice President, I personally experienced every managerial and leadership behavior you can think of, from the most evolved and progressive, to the most archaic, backward, and damaging. […]

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October 25, 2016
#HerStory 42: Patsy Cline by Audrey Auld

Singer, business woman, and Feminist icon, Patsy Cline’s remarkable but short-lived life is shared by fellow singer and songwriter, Audrey Auld.  Patsy is considered to be one of the most influential, successful and acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century who helped pave the way for women as headline performers in the genre. In 1999, she was voted number 11 […]

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October 17, 2016
#HerStory 41: Ida B. Wells by Dina Bailey

Dina Bailey, historian and museum professional, shares the turbulent and inspiring life of Southern abolitionist, and activist Ida B. Wells. Wells was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909, a journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, feminist, Georgist, and an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement. This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the […]

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October 6, 2016
9 Cool and Classic Costume Ideas for Your SheHero

It's officially October and if your kids are anything like mine they are buzzing about what they’re going to be for Halloween. I try to be open with my kids and let them be who they want to be, despite how I may feel about the costume (and as long as it's appropriate) . Which […]

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September 19, 2016
HerStory 37: Katey Perugini by Lucinda Hawksley

The great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, Lucinda Hawksley shares the story of Katey Perugini, her ancestor and artist daughter of Charles Dickens. This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through the voices of contemporary women. Hear elected officials, […]

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September 12, 2016
Review: Powered By Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting Youth Activists

It seems there’s no end to parenting books on the typical logistics of parenting-- disciplining, educating, feeding, sleeping, etc. But there is a serious lack of books that truly show adults how to teach the young women in our lives how to be good citizens and activists. Lyn Mikel Brown's Powered By Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting […]

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August 25, 2016
‘First Doll in Space’ Returns to Earth from Outer Space

This weekend, the Stargazer Lottie doll makes her journey back to earth, after celebrating over 250 days in space. Italian European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti holds the record for longest single space flight by a woman (199 days 16 hours) and now Stargazer Lottie returns following her own mission to champion women in space […]

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