“Captain Marvel” soared to the top of the box office this past weekend, in the latest win for women’s representation in movies.
Working in Mostly Male Fields
Women at work in male-dominated fields
And the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short went to … “Period. End of Sentence,” a movie shining a light on the period stigma holding back girls the world over.
The actress and Fabletics founder posted a photo to Instagram that showed her feeding her daughter on the job. Working women everywhere said “Yep.”
On the heels of #MeToo, the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund was launched. We look at how the #TimesUp movement has helped survivors of sexual harassment at work.
Kate Ryder aims to help women in the workplace by building a telehealth company that puts quality healthcare at their fingertips.
After setbacks and scandal, Pamela Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations is staging a comeback developing alternatives to dangerous pesticides.
Carolines on Broadway Got Famous by Discovering Comedy Stars. Now, its Founder is Spotlighting Women
Caroline Hirsch is a legend among women in comedy. Her world-famous club is a must-play venue for comedians hoping to make it big — and she’s increasingly passing the mic to women.
Sara Schaer was a tech executive and working mom struggling to figure out how to safely get her kids to school. Now she’s working to solve that parent problem with Kango, a rideshare for kids.
Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape & Urban Design is taking on the challenge of rising sea levels.
Amanda Austin’s Dallas Comedy House is a comedy theater focused on improv, sketch, stand-up and storytelling.
Jennifer Gill Roberts and Kelly Coyne, who are combining forces as Grit Labs, want to invest in promising robotics and artificial intelligence startups — and to save us from a future of sexist robots.
Through her company, Pandia Health, this doctor aims to improve birth control access with an online portal that makes it easier than ever for women to get prescriptions and pills.
A harrowing patient experience inspired this woman to launch two startups, Fertile Matters and Intelligent Hormones, in a bid to help other women navigate two key stages of life with improved hormone monitoring.
The cofounder of Neurocern, a dementia-treatment software company, says access to customized resources is crucial for patients and caretakers, most of whom are women.
As an investor in medical ventures and founder of a fertility company, Michelle Dipp sees the world of medical startups from multiple perspectives. Her assessment? More women across the industry would aid innovation.