War doesn’t discriminate by gender. Politics does. But in 16th century Japan, Katakura Kita was a hero on both fronts.
She was a widow and a single mother, and was also a businesswoman and a diplomat who saved countless lives in the wake of World War I.
This industrial engineer's advice for winning in a male-dominated field: Choose your attitude, "and let your work show who you are."
“Article Four: The words of women and girls are to be utterly disregarded.” Yamamoto Yae probably heard these words from an early age. They were read before her community’s assembled samurai at least once a ...
As a far West Texas sheriff in the 1950s, Mantie Merritt McReynolds served her county and her gender.
Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S. But we do have some reason for hope.
"Why in the world we encourage kids to keep running along this path without pausing to figure out what it is they want to study and why they're going to school in the first place?"
America is battling a STEM crisis, and Talia Milgrom is fighting on the front lines.
"It doesn't hurt a gal's femininity to ride to her man's job in a baby blue convertible she's paid for herself."
She seemed to be made of iron at times.