International Women's Day
08 Mar 2017

About International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! An event held around the world to commemorate the history of women’s rights. FACTS ABOUT THE DAY: Originally called International Working Women’s Day. First celebrated on February 28, 1909 in NYC in remembrance of the 1908 strike of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union when 15,000 workers marched through the city’s lower east…

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09 Dec 2016

The Olympics Just Made It Official: Cheerleading Is a Sport!

Remember all those times you said cheerleading wasn’t a sport? Well in your face because the International Olympic Committee’s executive board just voted to recognize cheerleading as a sport. According to the New York Times, cheerleading and the combat sport muay thai were given provisional olympic status. Unfortunately this doesn’t necessarily mean you can expect to see cheerleaders at the…

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11 Oct 2016

International Day of The Girl: Quotes, Facts and Photos to Empower Women of All Ages

Happy International Day of the Girl! This day was first recognized in 2011, when the U.N. general assembly voted to mark October 11 as a day to honor girls and work to improve their lives. It’s a day for sharing inspiration and spreading awareness. This year’s celebration centers on the theme “Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




women's equality day
26 Aug 2016

National Women’s Equality Day: 15 Inspiring Quotes From Females On 19th Amendment Anniversary

The 19th Amendment passed on August 26th, 1920 granting women in the United State’s the right to vote. The anniversary is now known as National Women’s Equality Day. To celebrate, here are 13 quotes from badass women who made this day – and progress since – possible: 1- “How can we effect change in the world…

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27 Jun 2016

App Notifies You When Near a Location Where a Woman Made History

It’s about time we all started learning about historical landmarks… made by women. The SPARK movement is a “girl-fueled, intergenerational activist organization working online to ignite an anti-racist gender justice movement.”  They were founded in 2010 in response to the Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls, but have expanded to training girls to…

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22 Apr 2016

Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on $20

If you fell asleep during history class, you might ask questions about what Andrew Jackson and Harriet Tubman accomplished during their time on Planet Earth. In order to get you caught up to speed for the purposes of this article, I will summarize as such: Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States…

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07 Apr 2016

The Rift Over Equal Pay In USA Soccer

The division between the USA Men’s National team and the USA Women’s National team grows daily. To the outsider, watching the women play compares to a beautiful orchestra, and watching the men draws comparisons to my 6th grade trombone stylings (hint, wasn’t very good). Our national team on the woman’s side continues to win championships, with…