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Wednesday 5: Women Inventors, First Artists Were Women, Diana Nyad, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

By Women's Voices For Change
What do the submarine telescope, windshield wipers, and the circular saw all have in common? They were all invented by women; Nigerian filmmaker Chika Anadu is breaking ground for women in film; a new study suggests that much of Paleolithic cave art was done by women; Diana Nyad on God, spirituality, and humanity; and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back hosting the Golden Globes for two more years!
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Fitness · News

The Wednesday Five: Champion Women

By Women's Voices For Change
This week, as we continue to celebrate the global trailblazing women making and breaking records at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we've curated five groundbreaking TED Talks by women in sports, or as we like to call them, Champion Women. Their shared grit and determination as long-distance swimmers, tennis icons, paralympic record breakers, marathon builders for peace, and pro snowboarders, are sure to motivate and inspire.
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Shedding a Light on Social Media Harassment of Female Sportswriters

By Women's Voices For Change
Women have been covering sports for decades. Initially, they were hardly welcomed with open arms to this part of journalism. In many cases, they encountered overt discrimination and harassment. Now, a new public service announcement released on YouTube last week illustrates some of the daunting challenges women still face in this field.
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Film & Television · News

Wednesday 5: Women on Screen

By Women's Voices For Change
The Hollywood Reporter brings together six incredible actresses from films in 2013 in a dynamic roundtable discussion; five Oscar-worthy documentaries directed by black women filmmakers; the culture of trauma and victimization increasingly evident in Downton Abbey; an inspiring commerical by Bing on even more inspiring women; and director Jane Campion leads the Cannes 2014 jury.
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