This movie follows the real-life story of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess prodigy, and her journey from the slums of Katwe to the international world of chess competition.(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4l3-_yub5A)
My Ignite SF talk!
My Ignite SF talk is online! 5 minutes long, lots of swearing. :)
Women in VFX
A new web series is exploring the extreme lack of women in the visual effects field.
Drunk History: Dorothy Fuldheim
An inebriated David Wain tells the story of news anchor Dorothy Fuldheim.
Young girls breaking stereotypes
A video has been making the rounds of young girls generally being awesome.
New Wonder Woman trailer
A new trailer for the Wonder Woman movie was released. It looks pretty great.
Elderly Kenyan women learning self-defense
In the Korogocho slum in Nairobi, a group of older women have organized a weekly self-defense class so they can fight off rapists.
RP at Central Michigan University
I talked to a class at CMU that actually used the RP book as a textbook.
Young girl crushes backyard Ninja Warrior course
Five-year old Lylah MacCall wants to be on American Ninja Warrior, so her dad transformed their back yard into an obstacle course for her to train.
She started exercising in her 50s, and now after turning 80 starts each day by running ten miles.
Pitch is an upcoming series about the (fictional) first woman to play Major League Baseball.
Black, Muslim warrior queen of a tribe of griffin-riding Amazons - and the honest-to-god namesake of California.
When the English laid siege to her castle home, this Scottish woman bedeviled them until they gave up.
This undefinable adventurer's life burnt bright but short: a wildcard of the Algerian revolution, she survived an assassination attempt by sabre, and died in a freak desert flood.
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
When her father decided to marry her, this leather-clad princess embarked on one of the most bonkers Cinderella tales ever told.