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A few weeks back I was the keynote speaker at a gathering of cosmetic chemists; my topic was encouraging women not to be the hidden... [Read More]
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Sharon Caples McDougle played a significant role in an important and an iconic moment in history and didn't feel the need to tell her story... [Read More]
It's the holidays. You're probably overworked and lonely. There you are, telling some cutie you've got a Christmas tree that's, like, 30 feet tall. Is... [Read More]
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Hampton native Margo Lee Shetterly will give a talk at the Hampton History Museum on December 20 at 12 p.m. to reflect on all that's... [Read More]
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Female entrepreneurs get short shrift from Silicon Valley's VC giants. Jenny Abramson's Rethink Impact sees that as an opportunity to profit. [Read More]
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Octavia Spencer won an Oscar for her portrayal of Minny Jackson in "The Help" and went on to appear in the critically-acclaimed movie, "Hidden Figures."... [Read More]
Dr. Christine Darden, who went to high school in Asheville, shared her story at a chamber event last week. [Read More]
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Asheville and Western North Carolina News | Local Matters - Arts, Food, Music and Movies... [Read More]
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Post contributed by Meggan Cashwell, Franklin Research Center Graduate Intern, PhD candidate, Department of History The FBI records in the Robert A. Hill Collection are... [Read More]
NASA scientists landed in Hollywood on Wednesday evening for a special panel held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Science and Technology... [Read More]
According to the World Economic Forum, women only earn one-third of undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) degrees, despite accounting for 60 percent of... [Read More]
The soundtracks for La La Land and Hidden Figures tied with two nominations each as the 60th Grammy Awards noms were announced this morning. The La... [Read More]
From Hidden Figures to Why Him? (yes, really). [Read More]
Octavia Spencer has played an abundance of strong female characters—from her Oscar-winning turn as Minny Jackson in The Help to real-life NASA scientist Dorothy Vaughan... [Read More]
Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman in space on September 22, 1992. Right beside her, making sure she was prepared for the journey,... [Read More]
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