This is truly a day made in history. Today, Monday Jan 6, 2014, Janet Yellen was confirmed as the first woman to end the all-male streak of chairs in the ultimate … Continue Reading The Fed Will Be Lead by a Woman!
This January, Lloyd’s of London will put Inga Beale, a woman, at their helm for the first time in its 325-year history. This is a really big deal, but not just for Lloyd’s, … Continue Reading The Lady Leading Lloyd’s of London
Earlier today, General Motors announced the retirement of their CEO Dan Akerson, the man who lead GM to record profits with 15 consecutive quarters of profitability and dramatic improvement in vehicle quality … Continue Reading Mary Barra, The First Female Auto-Queen
Caroline Kennedy sure is some woman! Just days before the 50th anniversary of her father President John F. Kennedy’s assassination (which happened Nov 22, 1963), Ms. Kennedy took a huge … Continue Reading Japan Just Got Their First Woman US Ambassador
On Nov. 9th, this photo was posted on the Instagram account of US Marine Corps Pfc. Harlee “Rambo” Bradford, with the caption “And then there was four.” Bradford, along with Pfcs. Katie … Continue Reading Female Marines Kick Some Infantry Training Ass
Betcha didn’t know how amazing these women are off of the big screen! Well, now you do. Because Variety has announced the honorees of its 5th annual Power of Women event celebrating industry leaders … Continue Reading Variety’s Power of Women Honorees
Today we saw the ultimate heroine story of a true Tough Cookie – one of the toughest Cookies I’ve seen yet. Today, President Obama made history by appointing veteran U.S. Secret … Continue Reading La Femme Pierson – The U.S. Secret Service’s First Woman Director
I saw “Haywire” exactly a year ago today, and I’m sorry to say that I was rather disappointed. Despite hearing reports of weak fight scenes and uninspired acting, I still … Continue Reading "Haywire" Movie Review
The Sundance Film Festival came to a close today in Park City, Utah. And although I was unable to be there this year, I have been keeping tabs on the … Continue Reading Sundance: The Rise of Women Directors
As we enter 2013, let’s take a minute to look back on 2012 and acknowledge the women who kicked serious ass in some of the year’s most powerful films and … Continue Reading The Kickin'-A List: 2012 Women's Impact Report
At this year’s World Domination Summit, Chris Brogan said “When we look up to superheroes, it’s because there are aspects of us that we see in them that we want to … Continue Reading The Superheroes in Us
I attended the Cannes Film Festival and Film Market earlier this year in May 2012, and was astonished at the complete lack of official festival competition films directed by women. … Continue Reading Where Are The Women Directors at Cannes?
… than words. So why shouldn’t that be true for action films as well? All too often we see that painful moment when the hero has nearly lost, and the … Continue Reading Action Speaks Louder
Girls! Or should I say, Tough Cookies! Hell yeah that’s right! Girls (or women) unite!