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How the women of NASA made their mark on the space program

How the women of NASA made their mark on the space program The Civil Rights Act had just passed and the slide rule was giving way to computers when Frances “Poppy” Northcutt arrived at NASA’s Houston campus in 1965, eager to join the space race. But her job title stunned her: “computress.” Northcutt, then 22 and fresh out of... read more

The Forgotten Women Pioneers of Rock & Roll

The Forgotten Women Pioneers of Rock & Roll By Jason Kottke    Women in Rock & Roll’s First Wave is a project by Leah Branstetter that uncovers and highlights the women who pioneered rock & roll in the 50s. For sixty years, conventional wisdom has told us that women generally did not perform rock and... read more

Father’s Day

Father’s Day Father’s Day and the changing family dynamic for some. The family dynamic. He’s the father of your children and your ex. While together you always made sure that the children did the right thing…a card…a present…etc.  But now what? There are so many scenarios... read more

Here’s how women can become financially independent

Here’s how women can become financially independent KEY POINTS Some 90% of women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their life. By 2020, women are expected to control $72 trillion, or 32% of all wealth globally, up from $51 trillion in 2015. The key to their success will be to find a... read more

Powerful Women Shaping The Future Of Food

Powerful Women Shaping The Future Of Food By: Julia B. Olayanju According to the 2018 Fortune report, only 24 of the 500 most profitable companies in America have female CEOs, a 25% reduction from the 2017 report. Despite this disproportionate representation at the helm of Fortune 500 companies, the impact of... read more

This is how women can take control of their health

This is how women can take control of their health By Julianne Pepitone It’s a scene familiar to many women who have visited a doctor’s office: You come seeking relief, detailing your symptoms and hoping for an explanation. Instead the provider acts skeptical or brushes off your concerns, and you return home not... read more

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