kate allan

Bestselling author and illustrator Kate Allan put out the perfect book for 2020. Titled You’re Strong, Smart and You Got This: Drawings, Affirmations, and Comfort to Help with Anxiety and Depression, the work blends sunshine drawings and powerful words. The book not only provides a supportive voice for readers when they’re overwhelmed, it is also …

Louise Sandhaus

Every four years The Professional Association for Design (AIGA) activates its community of designers across the U.S. and beyond to Get Out the Vote. The 2020 Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote poster campaign (in partnership with the League of Women Voters) invites AIGA members to design nonpartisan posters to commemorate the beginning …

Recap 2020 Texas Conference for Women

Although more men are dying from COVID-19, women are suffering from a “shadow pandemic” economically by shouldering the burden of caregiving and other unpaid jobs, global philanthropist Melinda Gates said at the 2020 (all-virtual) Texas Conference for Women. “The key infrastructure in this society that needs to be built back properly is this unpaid labor, …

Oct. is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As a child, author Dana Love was lovingly taught by her mother how to color pages in her coloring books. She was shown how to stay within the lines, color in the same direction, and allow her imagination to run wild and have fun. This skill would serve the author well through her life’s journey. …

Teaching Tolerance Posters Available

The good folks over at Teaching Tolerance have made 33 powerful posters (from The One World series) free to download. Originally featured in Teaching Tolerance Magazine, the posters are 11″ x 17″ and high resolution. Educators can easily print and then place them to inspire both students and teachers in classrooms. In addition to posters, Teaching …

10 Powerful Quotes From Women Latinx Artists

Here are 10 powerful quotes from women Latinx artists that speak of perseverance, possibilities, and staying rooted in who you are. Curious about the term Latinx? Read Shereen Marisol Meraji’s post ‘Hispanic,’ ‘Latino,’ Or ‘Latinx’? Survey Says … for NPR Code Switch. Latinx Heritage Month (Hispanic Heritage Month) is celebrated nationally from September 15 to October …

Visit The National Museum of Women in the Arts Online

Did you know the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts is in Washington, D.C.? With its collections, exhibitions, programs, and online content, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) inspires dynamic exchanges about art and ideas. The museum addresses gender imbalance in the presentation of art by …

Clothing Designer Heather Marie

Growing up in South Bend, Indiana, Heather Marie often traveled to Chicago for back-to-school shopping. The fashion designer remembers feeling enchanted while looking at department store displays. On those trips her mother showed her how to buy items from different boutiques and blend them seamlessly into an existing wardrobe. Today Heather Marie understands clothing is …

Word of Mom Radio Podcast

Word of Mom Radio (WoM) has been sharing the wisdom of women on BlogTalkRadio for more than seven years. I had the opportunity to speak with host Dori DeCarlo about Girls That Create, the importance of female representation in media and of course Wonder Woman. WoM focuses on sharing how mompreneurs – the new businesswoman …

Kyla Martin

“If you could see yourself the way I see you.” I often think about this saying when witnessing girls being way too hard on themselves and doubting their value. How can we help girls see their strengths? That is the question I sent to Career Coach and Dream Strategist Kyla Martin. For the past 25 years, Martin …

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