BY Kellie Galentine
on Oct 19, 2015
Remember Sonia Singh’s Tree Change Dolls that removed the makeup from fashion dolls and repainted them to look like real girls? Now, artist Wendy Tsao has taken it a step further by removing the makeup from fashion dolls and transforming them into real-life role models! From Malala Yousafzai to my personal favorite, Jane Goodall, Tsao has recreated five different dolls complete with clothing to take on the image of a prominent woman hero. Imagine the conversations kids would be having while they play with their J.K. Rowling doll instead of say, Blue Jumpsuit Barbie?
1. J.K. Read More
BY Bee Gray
on Apr 09, 2015
Contemporary feminists do not whisper. We have developed a bold, unapologetic, and free voice. But this liberal tone didn't happen overnight—it's something that’s been incubating for centuries.
Our foremothers transgressed the boundaries of the time periods they were born into: Fifty years ago, wearing a pair of pants in public was radical. Today, making art with your period blood is the new feminist norm.
One of the women we have to thank for stepping beyond her gender expectations is Jane Goodall. Read More
Austin, Texas based “lifestyle” photographer Jaime C. Moore is sick of Barbie. And Disney Princesses too. Now before your feathers get all ruffled, let’s talk about why. As the mother of a 5 year-old daughter and a professional photographer, Jaime wanted to take photos of her daughter in new and creative ways that would not only look great on film, but also get her daughter thinking about the kind of woman she can grow up to be. Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Oct 19, 2012
Stella as Grace Kelly
Have you ever wished that you were as vivacious as Billie Holiday, as elegant as Grace Kelly, or as intelligent as Hermione Granger? 8-year-old Stella Ehrhart has – and she does something about it.
According to the Omaha World-Herald, every day, Stella dresses up as a different historical figure, character, or person she knows. Most of her ideas come from a book called 100 Most Important Women Of The 20th Century. Along with Billie Holiday, Grace Kelly, and Hermione Granger, she’s dressed as Joan Baez, Jane Goodall, and Georgia O’Keefe. Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Oct 02, 2012
We’re loving these minimalist posters created by Hydrogene, posted on Flavorwire, dedicated to famous female scientists!
First up is Jane Goodall, the British primatologist, anthropologist, and ethologist who’s known for her 45-year-long in-depth studies of chimps and her work with animal welfare and environmental conservation.
There’s also Grace Hopper, a famous computer scientist who worked on some of the world’s first computers. She was also an Admiral in the U.S. Navy. Read More