August 12, 2015
SheHeroes ChatCast - Felicia Day

The SheHeroes ChatCast is a weekly conversation with accomplished SheHeroes in entertainment, publishing, film, sports and more! We love chatting with these amazing women about what inspires them to pave the way for our future generation. This week's guest, Felicia Day, is a merit scholar, classical violinist, and an actress who created her own TV […]

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August 11, 2015
Felicia Day's New Book: "You're Never Weird On The Internet (almost)"

In the media today we are swamped with reality show and tabloid stars becoming famous for the sake of being famous. And in that world of reality show superstars so much emphasis is put on creating an image that will get enough instagram likes. It is a way of thinking that at its core is […]

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July 23, 2015
History of The Equal Rights Amendment

Have you followed the history of the ERA? This month we celebrate the anniversary of both the Seneca Falls Convention and the introduction of the "Lucretia Mott Amendment," (introduced by Alice Paul in 1923, in Seneca Falls for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the 1848 Woman's Rights Convention) which read: "Men and women shall have equal rights […]

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July 16, 2015
Is Common Core the Key to More Girls in STEM?

As a mom with two kids who have been thrown in deep end of California's new Common Core system at school, I have to admit after last year, our first full year implementing Common Core, I am not a fan. Though my kids (both my 6th grade Hero and 4th grade SheHero) are quick learners […]

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July 13, 2015
5 Things You Should Say to Your Daughter

We’ve read some great posts over the last year of things you should to your daughter instead of simply complimenting her on things related to her looks. Truly it is up to us to make sure our daughters grow up knowing that they are worth more than just what they look like on the outside. […]

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May 18, 2015
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Nobel Prize Winner

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was born on 12th May 1910. She was a  scientist & peace campaigner, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Born in Egypt to British parents, Dorothy developed an interest in chemistry at the young age of 10. At school she and one other girl were allowed to join the boys for […]

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April 14, 2015
Karolina Widerström - SheHeroes In STEM Series!

Karolina Widerström, born in 1856, enjoyed a long and productive career not only as a physician but also as a politician and a champion of women’s rights. Her father, a physiotherapist, encouraged his daughter to follow in his footsteps, which she did. However, Widerström soon realised that she wanted to go into medicine. Women were […]

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March 24, 2014
Good News for Girls: Women Make Better Politicians

  Of all the fields we'd like to see equal gender representation and that would have the biggest impact on girls and women in EVERY area, politics remains the one field we see the least amount female involvement. The most frustrating part of the fact that women (over 51% of the population) represent less than one-quarter […]

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May 30, 2013
Celebrating Sally Ride Day & California's Remarkable Women

Last week I was lucky enough to join my 4th grade son’s class on a field trip to the California State Capital. We not only toured the State Capital building (which was fun in itself) but we also took a tour of the California Museum  — home of the California Hall of Fame. The California […]

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March 12, 2013
Measuring Your Self Worth

This week we welcome to the blog a author of the new book, The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents, Marci Warhaft-Nadler.  We don’t have to be perfect, to be perfect role models for our kids. In fact, it’s better if we’re not perfect and can teach them how important it is to love and accept […]

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