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Mary Jackson, (Photo credit: NASA)

NASA Renaming its Headquarters in Honour of Mary W. Jackson, their First African American Female Engineer

If you’ve watched the 2016 film Hidden Figures starring Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monáe, you’ll know exactly who Mary W. Jackson is. And if you haven’t seen this incredible movie yet – well, what are you waiting for! This phenomenal woman was a mathematician and aerospace engineer – and the first female…

Nathalie Kelley wears red to demand justice for indigenous women (Photo: @natkelley/Instagram)

The Baker and the Beauty Star Nathalie Kelley Wears Red to Demand Justice for Indigenous Women

Nathalie Kelley is no stranger to using her platform to call out injustice and inequality in the world. From women’s issues to Latinx and environmental causes, she’s all about shining a light on matters close to her heart. And today is no exception. The Baker and the Beauty star is taking part in a global movement…

Meghan Markle Makes Surprise Call to Young Woman Before Her Job Interview

Meghan Markle is always finding ways to uplift and encourage other women…and this week was no exception! The Duchess of Sussex recently volunteered to speak with one of the clients at Smart Works, a U.K charity (which she’s been patron of since 2019) that helps women prepare for interviews, find professional clothing and ultimately find jobs….

Spanx founder Sara Blakely is giving away $5 million to female entrepreneurs to help them get through coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: @sarablakely/Instagram)

Spanx Founder Sara Blakely Gives Away $5 Million to Help Female Entrepreneurs During Coronavirus Crisis

Sara Blakely, the woman behind shape-wear empire Spanx, has announced she’s giving away $5 million during the coronavirus pandemic to support women who run small businesses. “My hope is that this gift will help alleviate some of the pressures caused by this horrible pandemic,” Blakely writes in an Insta post.   View this post on Instagram   I’m…

Billie Eilish shares a powerful message about self-value at her concert in Miami. (Photo by crommelincklars / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0))

Billie Eilish Reminds Us Our Value is Not Based on Our Size or Appearance

The headlines are all about how Billie Eilish “STRIPPED DOWN TO HER BRA” at her concert in Miami last night. But what the 18-year-old superstar was really doing – despite what the tabloids might tell you – was not about how many items of clothing she was wearing at all. It was about sending a…

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The Rock Shares ADORABLE Video of Daughter on International Women’s Day

Ready. Set. Melt! Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is celebrating International Women’s Day by acknowledging some of the important women and girls in his life. There’s “89 years young” Aunt Dorothy:   View this post on Instagram   Sugar time! Lovely Sunday visit this afternoon, when one of my favorites, Aunt Dorothy (the pride of Macon,…

James Van Der Beek puts the spotlight on period poverty (Photo@vanderjames/Instagram)

James Van Der Beek Encourages Dads to Talk to Their Daughters About Periods

James Van Der Beek is putting the spotlight on period poverty this week and the important roles dads play when it comes to talking to their daughters about menstruation. The Dawson’s Creek star who’s also a dad to four daughters and one son has teamed up with Walmart and sanitary product brand Always for the #EndPeriodPoverty campaign. Their…

Gigi Hadid visits UNICEF-supported women's shelters and schools in Senegal. (Photo: @gigihadid/Instagram)

Gigi Hadid Visits Women’s Shelter in Senegal Helping Survivors of Abuse

Gigi Hadid is spending some time in Dakar, Senegal this week visiting a UNICEF-supported women’s shelter. The American-Palestinian model who is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador has been documenting her trip for her nearly 51 million Insta followers, to spread awareness about the challenges survivors of abuse are facing in the region. “After being raped…

Pharrell tells GQ he regrets 'Blurred Lines'. Photo by: Shawn Ahmed [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

Pharrell Regrets “Blurred Lines” and Recognises Toxic Masculinity

Who could forget the song ‘Blurred Lines?’ It peaked at number one in 25 countries, was famously sung by Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards and launched model Emily Ratajkowski into the spotlight. And although it was hugely popular, ‘Blurred Lines’ was also hugely problematic. The music video featured artists Robin Thicke,…

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