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Sammi Siegel, Emma Axelrod, and Elena Tsemberis

Women Talk: 10+ Questions With Three Leaders Of Tomorrow

On the heels of the game changing announcement that a woman, CNN's Candy Crowley, will moderate the second presidential debate on October 16, Women You Should Know spoke with the three NJ high school students - Emma Axelrod, Sammi Siegel, and Elena Tsemberis - who launched, the now successful, Change.org campaign asking the Commission on Presidential Debates to select a female moderator, the first in two decades, for the 2012 election year....

A Bond Beyond Borders

"Swimming In The Daylight" is the incredible story of the unlikely friendship between author Lisa Paul, then a young college student from the American Midwest, with a strong Catholic faith, and her Jewish, Russian-language tutor, Inna Kitrosskaya Meiman; it is a story about friendship and hope....
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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Prior to 1970 road races were only for men. It was not because women didn't want to run, but rather we weren't allowed to. The Crazylegs Mini Marathon was only the first of many historic moments for women athletes. Today, there are over 200 women-only events held in the U.S. where women of all ages, colors, sizes and abilities join together, striving to achieve their personal goals....
Sally Ride & her Space Shuttle Challenger crewmates. Photo copyright: NASA

29 Years Ago Today Sally Ride Made History

29 years ago, on June 18, 1983, Sally Ride (Ph.D.) became the first American woman to go to space, serving as a crew member aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. Today, Dr. Ride is the President and CEO of Sally Ride Science™, a science education company she established in 2001 with a team of women scientists to foster student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math education....