Embrace Your Inner Boss Lady: 5 Tales of Women on Top

Recently Sophia Amoruso, CEO of the online retail company Nasty Gal, found herself in back-to-back meetings with Nordstrom and the designer Michael Kors. "And the whole time," she writes, "I'm sitting in this meeting thinking, Oh my God, I stole a Michael Kors watch from Nordstrom when I was seventeen." It's an… » 5/07/14 3:58pm 5/07/14 3:58pm

Pop Stars Celebrate Women's Rights in Stilettos and Leather Underwear

The Chime for Change's Sound of Change concert, which took place in London on Saturday night — and aired on NBC last night in the US — is part of a global campaign to raise funds and awareness for girls' and women's empowerment. Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez and Rita Ora were among the performers at the event, but some… » 6/03/13 4:00pm 6/03/13 4:00pm

Your Afternoon Cry: Teaching Girls to Use Power Tools

This is rad. Girls at Work is a non-profit that teaches young women to use power tools to build things, empowering them to get busy with their hands and become incredibly competent. I wish I'd learned to do this stuff, what a cool skill to have. I want to take one of these class immediately. Do you think they accept… » 12/03/12 3:20pm 12/03/12 3:20pm

New Singles From Britney And Beyonce "Empower" Women By Dissing Men

Beyonce's new song, "If I Were a Boy," premiered today » 10/08/08 4:30pm 10/08/08 4:30pm, and while I'm impressed that the title is grammatically correct, I'm bothered by the fact that song is likely to be perceived as pro-female because it paints men in a terrible light. Just like Britney's , which has been described as , "If I Were A Boy" shows men…