Kat Ross’s sci-fi flash fiction, “Origin of Species”: I was not a soft person, or a sentimental person. I was only 16 but I had killed before, both human and Toad.
Activist Noorjahan Akbar’s stubborn optimism about the future of her native Afghanistan offers a compelling counternarrative to the bleak picture painted by Western media.
Katherine Johnson’s mathematical genius helped her defy racial and gender barriers and NASA.
STEM-oriented professions are experiencing significant growth, but is gender still a problem?
When I think about what is happening to refugees in the Mediterranean, I realize that history repeats itself in harsh ways.
Living with the constant threat of life under ISIS, women in Iraq are fighting to protect themselves, their families and their towns.
Recent shifts in women’s media are leading to questions about what lies ahead.
In 1693, the first women’s magazine, The Ladies’ Mercury, begins publication. Its run only lasts for four issues.
A female inventor and environmentalist, Mary Walton helped tame pollution during the Industrial Revolution.
Being asked about your future can be just as terrifying as it is thrilling.
The increasingly popular practice of mindfulness emphasizes how the future is shaped by the present.
Community developers throughout New York City are bringing urban planning to the people, ensuring that new spaces are both functional and fit for the neighborhood.
Less than a fourth of individuals holding the esteemed title of Master Sommelier are women, and less than 15 percent of lead winemakers in California are female. Among these women is Nan Helgeland, owner of Martian Ranch and Vineyard …
Janet McNally’s poetry collection Some Girls won the 2014 White Pine Press Poetry Prize. Her young adult novel Girls in the Moon, about sisters, mothers, daughters and an iconic 90s rock band, is forthcoming from HarperCollins.
Sometimes, the second after something nice has happened, I long for death. A kiss. A cup of coffee. A song on the car radio I have to sing along to.