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    Southfield (CW50) – Legendary Race Car Driver Lyn St. James and home grown Olympic Gold Medal Winning Ice Skater Meryl Davis appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday (airing 8 a.m.) to talk about their careers, making it to the top and things away from the race track and ice rink. Michigan...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Standing in the middle of an operating room Dr. Heather Wright gets right to the point, “I would tell the women out there who are considering surgery as a career, they would have the best career in the world.” Dr. Wright is the chief of breast surgical oncology at Memorial Cancer Institute,...
    In a training for government employees, a facilitator asked the group to write down on a Post-it note: “What about your job makes you wake up every day?” At the time, Cameron Hardesty was a deputy communications director for the Obama administration. “The word that I kept coming back to was ‘beauty,'” she said. “And...
    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- In celebration of Women's History Month, the Los Angeles Rams and Nike hosted flag football clinics this weekend for girls.If you ever thought girls couldn't play football, these young women would say otherwise.These women may be the future of women's football. Who better to coach them than actual Women's Football Alliance...
    DTLA (KABC) -- Today, Hotel Figueroa is a hip hotel in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. But back in 1926, it was funded by women for women, as a safe haven for solo female travelers."Our first managing director, Maude Bouldin, legend has it that she rode a motorcycle across the country to start her...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh’s first lady is celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring women through art. READ MORE: Up To 60 Vehicles Pileup On I-81 During Snow SquallMichelle Gainey, Mayor Ed Gainey’s wife, met Monday with a group of Pittsburgh artists participating in the Pittsburgh Paints Initiative. Their art is going...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The city of Chicago is paying tribute to women in the community in reflection of Women's History Month, and one of ABC7's very own is being honored.Teresa Sieminska works as a custodian at ABC7 Chicago.She's a Polish immigrant and takes pride in her job.RELATED: Chicago Women's History Center in Logan Square spotlights...
    Share this: As part of his drive to reopen Brooklyn Borough Hall to public events, Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso on Thursday hosted a comedy show in celebration of Women’s History Month at the historic structure in Downtown Brooklyn. The “Laughs @ Brooklyn Borough Hall: Laughter is Medicine” lineup included Dee Luu, Chanel Ali, and Meaghan Strickland, all members...
    During Women’s History Month the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) recognizes that women are the fastest growing demographic of motorcyclists. In the past, the assumption was for women to be passengers on motorcycles; but from 1990 to 2019 the percentage of female...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Katherine Lester was sworn in Thursday as the first woman to ever hold the position of Sacramento police chief. When she first joined the force, she was one of only a few female officers in the department. Her promotion is a major step forward for the department, but female representation is still...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, women left the workforce at a greater rate than men -- and it looks like many aren't returning.Most of the nation's 6.6 million jobs gained since President Joe Biden took office have gone to men, according to the Labor Department.As of early February, there were still 1.4...
    From decadent bean-to-bar chocolate, to hoodies designed to protect natural hair, check out all of these amazing women-owned and operated small businesses!Ojala ThreadsRamona Ferreyra created a baby clothes company where every item is inspired by her Hispanic Heritage. Ferreyra, a Dominican-American who split her childhood between Washington Heights and Santiago, Dominican Republic, wanted her clothing...
    President BidenJoe BidenSaudi Arabia invites China's Xi to visit Riyadh: report Biden attends in-person DNC fundraiser to tout climate agenda Man charged with attempted murder, hate crimes after NY Asian woman punched 125 times MORE on Tuesday marked Women’s History Month with an event at the White House to promote gender equality and equal pay....
    MODESTO (CBS13) — During Women’s History Month, we’re looking at women who have shattered glass ceilings — women who are not only pioneers but also committed to their communities. One Modesto woman has made it her job to keep America running. READ MORE: Firefighters Put Out Apartment Fire Along Mack RoadLife on the road is...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- For decades, "Sweet Alice" Harris has given back to her community of Watts, trying to make it a better place to live. On Thursday, she was honored as a community hero."My gift is givin'," Sweet Alice said. "I love to give. If I don't have something to give, I (will) find...
    Conservative social media network Parler announced a new set of Melania Trump non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, to commemorate Women's History Month. These NFTs give buyers the opportunity to own the original file of digital art. In this case, there are 3,000 editions across the three portraits, yet again created by artist Marc-Antoine...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- During Women's History Month, Amazon has called on top icons of the fashion and design world to champion small and female-owned businesses in local communities.Recently, actress Keke Palmer selected Palo Alto-based, Bossy Cosmetics.Founder Aishetu Dozie spoke to ABC7 Mornings Anchor Jobina Fortson about her inspiration for the product, the honor of...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- During Women's History Month, Amazon has called on top icons of the fashion and design world to champion small and female-owned businesses in local communities.Recently, actress Keke Palmer selected Palo Alto-based, Bossy Cosmetics.Founder Aishetu Dozie spoke to ABC7 Mornings Anchor Jobina Fortson about her inspiration for the product, the honor of...
    As a woman-owned company, 84 Lumber is going all out this month. For Western Pennsylvania-based 84 Lumber, March is a big month! Not only do Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day fall in March, but it’s also Women in Construction Week. As a woman-owned company, 84 Lumber is giving back to women in its...
    A group of 120 orange statues representing women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) are seen outside of the Smithsonian Castle. (Courtesy IF/THEN) There’s a different kind of display near the National Mall in D.C. for Women’s History Month that hopes to inspire young female scientists. In the greenery next to the Smithsonian Castle...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This Women’s History Month, a northeast Minneapolis brewery is giving back. HeadFlyer Brewing is drafting up a new beer that will launch in two weeks. Proceeds will help local women and children in crisis find safe housing. READ MORE: Man Found Shot, Killed In St. Paul; Homicide Investigation UnderwayAmy Miller co-owns the...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- March is Women's History Month, a time to honor the generations of women who have helped build this country and shape our lives.Northwell Health critical care nurse Sandra Lindsay made history when she was the first person in the United States to get the COVID-19 vaccine on December of 2020.Her journey...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In honor of Women’s History Month, WJZ is giving you an inside look the newest exhibits adorning the walls of our iconic Baltimore Museum of Art.   One of the exhibits, “All Due Respect,” is unique to Baltimore, spotlighting and supporting our local artists.   READ MORE: Surveillance Video Shows Explosion Rock Silver Spring...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — From ballerina to biology and forensic science, Broward Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab Director Claudine Carter Pereira is the first female Crime Lab director at BSO and the first and only Black Crime Lab director in Florida. She shares her wide experience with Sheriff Gregory Tony in celebration of Women’s History Month....
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For 67 years, an iconic Mickey Mouse floral display greeted guests entering Disneyland -- until now.To celebrate Women's History Month, the horticulture team at the California theme park installed a floral Minnie Mouse display just inside the main entrance, in front of the Main Street, U.S.A. Disneyland Railroad station.Floral Minnie's design includes...
    Northwest Missouri State University launched Women’s History Month” with its own woke spin by referring to it as “Womynx History Month.” “To commemorate Womynx History Month, Northwest will host a variety of activities throughout the month of March,” the university posted on Twitter Tuesday. “The theme for this year’s celebration is ‘Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.’” To...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Women's History Month kicks off Wednesday, a time to honor the generations of women who have helped build this country and shape our lives.June Bacon-Bercey was a TV pioneer, the first African-American woman to receive a degree in meteorology. She is also said to be the first woman with a meteorology...
    Next1 of 26Prev postUse your ← → (arrows) to browse Here is a list of 25 amazing women in sports over the years, from swimming to fighting, and everywhere in between.  Sports are something that resonates with many of us. There are some people who are raised to root for a certain team from when...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This Black History Month, CBS2 is profiling a Haitian-American model who is breaking barriers in the fashion industry. Saje Nicole made her New York Fashion Week debut on Sunday and told CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon about her life-changing experience. READ MORE: Black History Month: Historian Pushing Hard To Get Paterson, N.J. Underground...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We at CBS3 believe Black history is American history, and all month long we are introducing you to some unsung heroes. Today, we want you to meet two women who have each spent three decades with SEPTA, and now they hold top positions with the company. Both are creating a new trail...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- In honor of Black History Month, advocates are continuing to shine a spotlight on the inequality in healthcare amongst Black and white women and now the new push to address the disparities.New legislation in New York City is being introduced to help make sure Black and Brown women get the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Black-owned and minority-owned businesses have been making an impact in various industries, including hair, fashion and beauty.Power by Teharah J is a woman-owned and Black-owned business run by a Chicago native that selling quality lipsticks and other beauty products. All items are vegan and use color psychology to make women feel empowered...
    We continue our celebration of Women's History Month with a focus on products created by women, for women. Beauty expert Milly Almodovar takes us through the creations from some enterprising ladies.Each & Every Deodorant$15This product was created by two women, Lauren Lovelady and Mikah Coffindaffer, who were frustrated by natural deodorant options. Their deodorant is...
    We have all been reminded that it all began with March 8, 1978 with a weeklong celebration coordinating with International Women’s day first celebration on March 8, 1911. “With focus and vision, Women’s History Month became a month-long celebration in March 1987 when Congress passed public law 100–9.” We have recognized hundreds of women whose...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – CBS4 is celebrating Women’s History Month throughout March by shining a spotlight on women shattering the glass ceiling in our community. Thanks to Tina Brown, the Overtown Youth Center has been an integral part of the community by providing different programs to inner-city youth. READ MORE: Police Announce 3 Arrests In Connection...
    Originally Published by: Krispy Kreme defends its free doughnuts to vaccinated people offer Universal Studios Hollywood to reopen on April 16 TikTok hack for DIY lazy Susan made with household items praised as revolutionary Talk about wonder women. The first-ever all-female journey to Machu Picchu, one of the...
    Talk about wonder women. The first-ever all-female journey to Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world, is happening in time to cap off Women’s History Month on March 30.  Machu Picchu during daytime with tourists visiting the site near the city of Cusco, Peru. (iStock).  Women-only porters, tour guides and hikers will...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A ceremony was held in Central Park on Monday in honor of Women’s History Month. The observance was held at the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument, which was unveiled in August 2020. READ MORE: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Launches Mask Up NYC Initiative With NYCHA The monument features figures of Sojourner Truth,...
    Audrea Decker, The Western Journal March 28, 2021 0 Comments Each year, March is celebrated as Women’s History Month. What began as a celebration of women’s contributions to history and culture in a school district in Sonoma, California, in the 1970s later was formally recognized as National Women’s History Week by President Jimmy Carter...
    Kaylin Marcotte first came to love puzzles as a child, but it was while working at a startup in 2015 that she returned to her old love.And five years later, Jiggy Puzzles is supporting female artists and providing, as they say, puzzles worth framing."I kind of rediscovered puzzles as my nightly unwind," Marcotte said. "And...
    Loading the player... As Women’s History Month continues, the endeavors of women are being championed across the board.  Although the third month of the year is established as the official period of recognition, empowering women should be a year-round affair.  Learning the stories of impactful women and celebrating their lives and accomplishments is not...
    Meghan Markle baked a lemon cake for World Central Kitchen to mark Women's History Month - and used lemons picked fresh from her own garden. The non-profit charity took to Twitter and shared a snap of their employees gathering around the home-baked treat alongside a caption which read: 'In honour of #WomensHistoryMonth, WCK worked with...
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