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Feel Good Fashion – Shoes With Soul

Shoe and accessory company Pikolinos employs more than 1,000 Kenyan Maasai Community women who hand-embroider their traditional designs onto the brand's shoes and handbags. As a result of this project, over 1,400 Maasai families have a stable source of income, providing a better and more independent life for themselves....
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....