Michele Roberts, N.B.A. Union’s New Leader, Confronts Gender Barriers ‘My past,’ she told the room, ‘is littered with the bones of men who were foolish enough to think I was someone they could sleep on.’
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Google’s top secret weapon – a hacker they call their Security Princess – Telegraph Paid to attack her employer, Parisa Tabriz is a white-hat hacker on the front line in the fight against the Internet ‘bad guys’. “Miss Tabriz, 31, is something of an anomaly in Silicon Valley. Not only is she a woman –... Read more »
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize “Her award will not mark the end of her campaign to advocate for girls’ education, she said. ‘I think this is really the beginning,’ she said, adding that children around the world ‘should stand up for their rights’ and ‘not wait for someone else.’” Congratulations to... Read more »
New Neil Gaiman book for children features a princess being woken by a kiss from a queen “The Sleeper and the Spindle simply shows that not every princess will be awoken by a prince; this helps children understand different relationships, as well as giving representation to those young people with same-sex parents and can therefore... Read more »
carolrossettidesign This artist has a series of images with encouraging messages for a women facing a wide variety of issues: “It always bothered me the world’s constant attempts to control women’s bodies, behaviors and identities. This control is such a deep part of our culture that we hardly ever realize how cruel it is and... Read more »
In September 1777, British inventor Charles Stanhope tested a new fireproofing material by: building a two-story house; inviting over the mayor and other important socialites for ice cream on the second floor; and then setting the first floor on fire. The heat was so intense the windows turned to liquid and ran down the walls.... Read more »