You have probably heard about STEM, but what about STEAM? Educator Nettrice Gaskins discusses the significance of including art alongside science, technology, engineering, and math.
Jobs in STEM fields—that is, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—are on the rise. But why are women being left behind?
Karen Lewis burst on to the national scene during the 2012 Chicago teacher’s strike. What does the no nonsense veteran teacher and activist have in store next?
Michelle Rhee is an educator who gained the national spotlight during her time as chancellor of the DC school system. Her rise, fall, and seeming redemption reveals an interesting arc in the discussions around our current K-12 educational system
There are so many advantages to studying at women only institutions. Here are just a few women’s colleges that have educated some of the finest minds.
Although only about 50 remain in the United States, women’s colleges offer students an unparalleled experience of college life and a potential for a career success often unmatched by their co-ed peers. Here’s why.
These quotes underscore why reproductive justice—the right to parent when and how we want—is vitally important to all women.
Rachel Maddow is a television news anchor and liberal political analyst, and the host of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show. Maddow’s incisive journalism has changed the face of contemporary news programming.
The UN’s Commission on the Status of Women will reconvene in 2015 to discuss the ways in which women’s lives can be bettered all across the world. But is this conference out of touch with the grassroots activism of women across the world?
Malala Yousafzai is a young Pakistani woman who was shot because she defied the Taliban. Her words and work stand as a testament to her resiliency and fierce determination to women’s rights and education.