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Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Miss Representation

Jennifer Siebel Newsom's documentary Miss Representation premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film uncovers how American mainstream media's limited and disparaging portrayals of women are spoon feeding yet another generation of America's youth the unfortunate concept that a woman's primary value lay in her youth, beauty and sexuality - and not in her capacity as a leader....
The 'Hood Series

The ‘Hood Series: Embracing Aunthood

Forty seven percent of American women through age 44 are childless. That's up from 35 percent in 1976. All reasons this generation of women are not bearing children at the same rate their mothers did are valid. Melanie Notkin, America's foremost expert on modern aunthood, is the founder of Savvy Auntie, the first online community dedicated to aunts, and the go-to resource for the Savvy Auntie lifestyle. ...
The Mighty Macs Movie Poster

She Dared To Dream. They Dared To Believe.

THE MIGHTY MACS, which opened last Friday, October 21st, is a film based on the incredible true story of the 1971-72 Immaculata College basketball team, the original Cinderella story in women's basketball. Coach Cathy Rush, a pioneer in women's sports, led the underdog team to three consecutive Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) National titles from 1972-1974. ...
New Book Buzz

Book Buzz

Finding a great book can sometimes be a lot harder than you expect. Recently, a few of us at Women You Should Know got to talking about some of our favorite reads and figured, why not spread the word? So, if you are unsure of whether or not you want your next read to be non-fiction or fiction, try an historical novel and you will get both. Here are some of our recently read favorites....
Starry Night Story Cast

Reach Out And Read

Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly, Brooke Shields, Billy Crudup, Ana Gasteyer and LaTanya Richardson came together to lend their individual time and talents to read children’s books as part of an extraordinary fundraiser - Starry Night Stories - to benefit Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read program in NYC....
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