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  • by Jonna Louvrier on Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:48pm
    On January 24, 1984, Apple launched its Macintosh computer with a now legendary commercial depicting a striking female athlete wielding a sledgehammer, who destroys a screen showing the image of an...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:12pm
    Women surgeons face intense pressure, challenges and empowerment—much like surgery itself. They also face the obstacles of dealing in what is primarily a male-dominated field. Claudia Mueller, M.D.,...
  • by Kristine Kilanski on Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:49am
    Shelley Correll was recently awarded the 2016 Feminist Lecturer Award by Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), a non-profit feminist organization...
  • by Devon Magliozzi on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:37pm
    In any given category, there are certain members who serve as prototypes. Ostriches and robins are both birds, but when we think about the category “bird,” robins are more likely to come to mind. In...
  • by Nadine Ann Skinner on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:07pm
    Smoking was originally the domain of men. When tobacco companies began to target women in the 1920s-30s, they promoted cigarettes as symbols of women’s liberation, an empowering tool and form of...

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