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The third Sunday in every September is National Women's Friendship Day. So, this Sunday, September 18th, go celebrate the women that you just can't live without. ...

A Room Of Their Own

For the first time in history, and after four years of campaigning, female legislators can now access a bathroom right across the House floor, just as their male colleagues have been able to do. For years, the closest women's restroom was located in the Congressional Women's Reading Room, which is almost as far as the length of a football field from the House floor....

Astronaut, Researcher, Engineer, Private Pilot & Classical Flutist: Dr. Ellen Ochoa

Dr. Ellen Ochoa became an astronaut in July 1991, and subsequently, the first Hispanic woman to travel into space. We are recognizing Ellen Ochoa today as September 15th marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. We celebrate her contributions and outstanding accomplishments as both an American citizen of Hispanic descent and a woman you should know....

WYSK Profile: Brenda Berkman

Captain Berkman retired from the New York City Fire Department in 2006 after 25 years of service, which included her critical role as a first responder to the World Trade Center disaster site on September 11, 2001 and in the many months following. She began her career in the fire service after winning the federal sex discrimination lawsuit she initiated that resulted in the hiring of New York City's first women firefighters....


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