Lucia Jacobs on Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

We’ve heard of Darwin and Stephen Jay Gould, but have you heard of Sarah Blaffer Hrdy? Hrdy is an anthropologist who— among other things— proved that like males, females are competitive, independent, and sexually assertive beings. (Shocking!) Oh yeah, and they don’t just mate to reproduce— they can actually enjoy sex. Hrdy’s findings were groundbreaking […]

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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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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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San Francisco Shoot!

We’re still over the moon about last weekend’s Bay Area shoot! Filming in backyard gardens from Silicon Valley to Berkeley to Marin, we interviewed more than a dozen powerhouse gals opening their hearts about astonishing women who inspire them. It was a joyful high. Stay tuned for more behind-the-scenes photos and peeks into these upcoming […]

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Tamar Halpern on Nellie Bly

My dear friends, what an exciting ride it's been this month. Look What She Did! is receiving a lot of love and we are grateful... and thrilled to know our work is resonating with an audience. On the fundraising front, good friends Beth and Bill Busbice have generously offered a matching grant this week! They will [...]

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April Wolfe on Pancho Barnes

Want to know about an outrageous woman who broke all the rules with humor and an unshakeable sense of self? Take a break with Pancho Barnes, a fearless woman who: escaped kidnappers by riding a horse across Mexico dressed as a man— repeatedly said ‘No!” to authority, standing up for herself and others— beat Amelia [...]

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Elisa Bocanegra on María Irene Fornés

My generous friends! I am blown away by the response we’ve received for Look What She Did! this first week. The outpouring of support indicates how much LWSD is resonating with folks and it certainly gives us energy to go forward. Thank you to our first week donors. This week we I am thrilled to [...]

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Grace Lee on Grace Lee Boggs

Happy Wednesday, my friends. Today we launch our one month fundraising initiative and I'm so happy to say we're already on our way with donations from many of our friends and supporters. Click here (lookwhatshedid.causevox.com) to see our intro video which shows you who we are behind-the-scenes and what we're about. Throughout March, Women's History [...]

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