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"The best way to keep innovating is to keep talking to your customers about what they like and what they want to improve
By Ali P. Gordon UCF Forum columnist As a father of young elementary and middle school-aged kids, I'm also curious to know
Mini Viola, Hillary and Beyoncé are serving up some serious girl power.
Until there is more gender balance among leading roles in entertainment, government and corporate leadership, our sons and daughters will continue to believe the stereotypes perpetuated in the news,  media, and their everyday lives.
Hollywood's quintessential TV show engineer - who was somehow both an 80's everyman complete with feathered haircut and also an action hero possessed of a profound understanding of the pure sciences - was Angus MacGyver.
The media holds a large influence over our culture and society. Not only does it provide entertainment and advertisement, but it also acts as a reflection of our values, beliefs, and self-understanding.
In today's modern entrepreneurial ecosystem where a number of over-worked, hyper-functioning people don't take time to smell the roses, viewing one's business as a work of art may be the answer to visionary commitment. This approach is what keeps Bethany Kolby, CEO of the London-based creator of educational DIY kits, Technology Will Save Us (TWSU), happily on point.
I can't remember exactly when it started, but at some point this last year, I started receiving emails from complete strangers who hoped that somehow a few moments of my time might help them with the next step towards their own dreams and goals.
For me, this sense of belonging, of coming home when I visit New York has always been a bit confusing for me. But in that moment, standing beside my husband, with whom I have not only shared the past 26 years of my life, but who has also been my biggest champion, I finally understood.
All kids need exposure to media that's not sexualized, stereotypical or gendered. But apps that are specifically designed to avoid these messages are particularly good for girls because they open new doors that have often been out of reach.
Citing studies from the American Association of University Women, the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, and Psychology
I want to live in a world where wearing lip gloss and understanding quantum physics is not mutually exclusive. I want it to be normal for baking and welding to coexist on a hobby list. I want women to feel like they can leave the house without makeup, but if they choose to wear stilettos, they aren't lowering their IQs.
Will the latest video achieve the same level of fame? The message is certainly worth getting out in the world, widely: "Let's
With engineering, the brain will flourish -- or in this case, hatch a chick. Now that their lawsuit with the Beastie Boys
Toys help kids discover who they are and introduce the choices they can make at a young age. This year, girl empowerment is a big trend. While I thought there were a lot of toy companies making it happen for girls, there's really just a handful -- but it's a handful that will make a difference.
When the lawsuits were first filed, legal experts speculated that GoldieBlox wouldn’t have a leg to stand on in the case
A paltry 13 percent of engineers are women, but Goldieblox is on a mission to change that through a series of books and toys
How has your life experience made you the leader you are today? In life, I've learned to look for the energy givers, the