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Tech Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez, USAF

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell and Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs 3/18/2016 – AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Tech. Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez is a manpower analyst and Bronx, N.Y., native who has served […]

Above: DDC Commissioner, Feniosky Pea-Mora (center), poses with students from the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture in addition to students from Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology at the 2016 Introduce a Girl to AEC event.

City Agency Celebrates Pi Day and Girls in STEAM Careers

Program celebrated female engineers during Pi day and Women’s History Month   Long Island City – In celebration of Pi day and Women’s History Month, the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s STEAM education initiative hosted 20 female […]

Profile America: Belva A. Lockwood, First Woman To Appear Before US Supreme Court

Profile America: Belva A. Lockwood, First Woman To Appear Before US Supreme Court

COURT APPEARANCE: Belva A. Lockwood   Monday, March 14 — This month in 1879 marked a milestone in women’s history and the opportunities available to them. Earlier, President Rutherford Hayes signed a congressional act “to relieve certain legal disabilities of […]

by · March 14, 2016 · Profile America, Women
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates Women’s History Month

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates Women’s History Month

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights joins the nation in acknowledging and commemorating the courage and determination of countless women who sacrificed and fought to participate fully in American democracy.  Women have shaped our society to be more inclusive and […]

by · March 8, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Op Ed, Women
Profile America: Jeannette Rankin, First Woman To Serve In Congress

Profile America: Jeannette Rankin, First Woman To Serve In Congress

JEANNETTE RANKIN   Profile America —  The first woman to serve in Congress took her seat on this date in 1917. Barely a month later, Jeannette Rankin of Montana shortly became one of the few representatives to vote against entry into […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Profile America, Women
Rose Alley is a magazine that is dedicated to helping young Asian women achieve confidence, beauty and happiness.

Opinion: End Domestic Violence

Help the world’s 35% of women stand up, #EndDV Look at women around you – your dear family members, friends, coworkers and schoolmates, some of them are struggling to survive physical abuse and cruelty from their partners and loved ones. […]

Unease Over Zika Causing Women To Rethink Travel Plans

Unease Over Zika Causing Women To Rethink Travel Plans

Travel companies, airlines might be too quick to waive cancellation fees A recent survey found that 80 percent of women will avoid travel to Zika-infected regions this winter. While heightened concerns among women over Zika may not be surprising given its […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Health & Fitness, Transportation, Women
Get Women Cycling ‘Strengthen Your Heart’ Indoor Event, 2/21

Get Women Cycling ‘Strengthen Your Heart’ Indoor Event, 2/21

The Go Red For Women’s Heart Month event sponsored by Get Women Cycling will be held on Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at the Bronx YMCA located at 2 Castle Hill Avenue, 11 AM -12 Noon.           […]

Fordham University Hosts NY Liberty Youth Clinic

Fordham University Hosts NY Liberty Youth Clinic

    Over the weekend on Saturday February 13, Fordham University Athletics hosted the New York Liberty Youth Basketball Clinic.  Youth participated in agility drills, shooting practice, and ball handling skills among other activities.  Participants were also given a NY […]

by · February 15, 2016 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Kat Secor Makes Pro Bodybuilding Debut

Kat Secor Makes Pro Bodybuilding Debut

Kat Secor Makes Pro Bodybuilding Debut Paintball athlete, California business owner and fitness competitor Kat Secor will make her debut as an International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness Professional competitor at the IFBB & NPC Karina Nascimento Classic. PALM BEACH GARDENS, […]

by · February 12, 2016 · Health & Fitness, Sports, Women
Profile America: The First Woman Dentist

Profile America: The First Woman Dentist

FIRST WOMAN D.D.S. Profile America — This month 150 years ago, Lucy Hobbs Taylor received a doctorate in dentistry from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery.  She was the first American woman so credentialed, and it’s believed she was also […]

by · February 10, 2016 · Profile America, Women
Rumble On Lower East Side Over Replacing Shelly Silver

Rumble On Lower East Side Over Replacing Shelly Silver

This morning, the tabloids had a field day attacking Lower East Side Democrats for selecting an ally of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to run in the upcoming April 19 special election called by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo. Good […]

by · February 8, 2016 · News, Politics, Voting Rights, Women
Steven Tyler Skittles portrait to be auctioned to benefit Janie’s Fund

Steven Tyler Skittles portrait to be auctioned to benefit Janie’s Fund

MEMPHIS, TN — Skittles® announced tonight an eBay auction of musician Steven Tyler’s Skittles portrait to support Tyler’s philanthropic initiative that helps girls who have been abused and neglected: Janie’s Fund.   Tyler and his Skittles portrait are featured in the Skittles […]

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Profile America: NYC Bans Women Smoking

NYC BANS WOMEN SMOKING Profile America —  You may think the debate about smoking is fairly recent, but the more things change, the more they resemble 1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance […]

by · January 21, 2016 · History, Profile America, Women
Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA /USNewswire/ — Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females, and African-Americans in the U.S., a striking change from the historic pattern in which middle-aged white men were at highest risk for the painful condition. “The emergence of kidney stones in […]