Youth Blog: The Archer Shoot Part 1

Applying for the Center for Cultural Innovation’s Investing in Tomorrow Organizational Grant On May 31, more than two months after attending my first Look What SHE Did! event, I received an email from Julie Hébert about applying for the Investing in Tomorrow Organizational Grant through the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI). With the support of […]

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Olga Holtz on Hedy Lamarr

Happy Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for. First of all, we have each other. We are a community— a national community— and we are listening to each other’s stories. Hearing the truth of someone else’s experience and receiving it with empathy is at the core of being a decent human. I am […]

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Youth Blog: My Look What SHE Did! shoot

As the News and Features editor of my school paper, I have interviewed countless classmates, teachers, administrators and even random strangers. I’ve always been a good listener, but I haven’t had a lot of experience being interviewed myself. During Look What SHE Did!’s Ebell Theater shoot on August 13, I broke out of my comfort […]

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Lucia Jacobs on Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

What a month. The epic eruption of the #MeToo campaign proved how necessary it is to acknowledge the achievements of women, achievements made in spite of systemic gender bias and pervasive sexual harassment. Reading the stories humbled us and reminded us how essential our project is. Thank you for sticking with us. Our storyteller this […]

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Sylvie Drake On Queen Hatshepsut

Oh my god, wait til you see this one. The incredibly articulate Sylvie Drake tells us about “the first great woman in history of whom we are informed.” I have no doubt you have never heard of her, and no doubt you will be delighted to know of this woman who was called “Her Majesty, […]

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Laural Meade on the Intrepid Sara Bard Field

Hey there pals, here we are in the dog days of August. Hope you’re finding time to relax in the shade with a cool sip of something yummy. Here’s a pleasant little distraction for you, our latest entertaining story about a crazy-great woman who made a difference… but we’ve never heard of her. My lovely […]

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Anna Thomas on the Persevering Carobeth Laird

How’d it get to be the middle of summer already? I hope you’re finding some down time for exploring this beautiful world of ours, which brings me to our newest interview. The illustrious Anna Thomas shares the story of linguist and anthropologist Carobeth Laird, who dedicated herself to exploring little-known Native American tribes. Her life […]

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