Empowerment

The 'Hood Series

Site News: Debut Of The ‘Hood Series

Women You Should Know is launching a new series this week called The 'Hood. This regular feature will focus on one of the major and very complex aspects of being female - womanhood in relation to motherhood. We're sharing the personal stories of real women with varied, challenging or no experience with motherhood, by choice and by circumstance....
Female Force Cover

What do Mother Theresa, J.K. Rowling, Michelle Obama, & Betty White Have In Common With Wonder Woman?

Bluewater Productions, the creators of the wildly popular, monthly, biographical comic book series Female Force, capture the true to life essence of these women in graphic color and use the real facts of their history making and shaping lives to tell their stories, comic book style. Call it education with entertainment value....

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....