On Tuesday, Twitter, General Electric, Google and eBay announced a new initiative called "Girls Who Code." By creating a mentoring and teaching program, they hope to increase the number of young women who become programmers and engineers.
Seventeen magazine has a new 'body peace treaty," after an online petition drive. The magazine agreed to show images of teens and women as they really are, without editing photos to make subjects look better.
Afghanistan opened its first female-only internet cafe on Thursday, hoping to give women a chance to connect to the world without verbal and sexual harassment and free from the unwanted gazes of their countrymen.
A not so long time ago in a store near you, a girl would have to settle for a boxy, ill-fitting T-shirt made for boys if she wanted to wear something that represented her favorite band, movie or other pop culture obsession.
Somewhere in Queens, New York City, there is a young Latina high school girl who likes to take apart computers in her spare time. She doesn’t yet realize that this is a marketable skill, something that could easily lead to future job opportunities.
TED Talks In 2011 three young women swept the top prizes of the first Google Science Fair. Lauren Hodge, Shree Bose and Naomi Shah describe their extraordinary projects -- and their route to a passion for science.
Living within the narrow confines of cultural and societal norms isn’t living at all--and it’s the "don’ts" and "shouldn’ts" that the Jordan Brand is aiming to address in a new installment of its #RiseAbove campaign.
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