Tag: Female Empowerment

‘Invest in Women’: Female Athletes & Ownership in Professional Sports

‘Invest in Women’: Female Athletes on Ownership in Professional Sports By Lindsay Schnell As a player in the WNBA, Renee Montgomery didn’t think much about who operated the league’s 12 teams. “I wasn’t thinking about ownership, I was only thinking about championships,” Montgomery, the fourth overall pick in the 2009 draft, told USA TODAY Sports. But when a unique opportunity arrived in…

Queen Latifah On Women Standing Together

Queen Latifah On Women Standing Together By Angelique Jackson When a queen speaks, people listen. And when that royalty is Queen Latifah, an Emmy and Grammy winner and Oscar nominee, her words are even more impactful. Latifah was honored on Thursday at the Glasshouse NYC alongside Kim Cattrall, Drew Barrymore, Venus Williams, Camila Cabello and Amanda Seyfried at Variety’s Power of Women ceremony, presented…

Photographer Honors Women Over 40 In New Series

Photographer Honors Women Over 40 In New Series By Nancy Burns-Fusaro CHARLESTOWN — Charlestown photographer Amy Kristin Short intends to make a statement about women and aging. Sitting inside Amy Kristin Photography, her boutique photography studio on Old Post Road, tucked away on the first floor of one of Charlestown’s oldest houses, Short said she wanted to do something meaningful to mark Women’s…

Goodbye, Women’s History Month. Here Are 15 Women We Shouldn’t Forget.

Goodbye, Women’s History Month. Here Are 15 Women We Shouldn’t Forget. Compiled By Sharon Attia From an 80-year-old tiger trainer to the motorcycle queen of Miami, these are the stories of trailblazing women you likely didn’t learn about in school. Harriet Tubman. Susan B. Anthony. Amelia Earhart.  These are women whose stories you know. But what about Bessie Stringfield, Milicent…

Welcome to the World’s First Women-Themed Hotel

Welcome to Hotel Zena, the world’s first women-themed hotel. Set in Washington D.C.’s trendy Logan Circle area between downtown and the 14th Street corridor, the property is everything Sheehan envisioned—and then some. By Laura Begley Bloom Back in 2018, Andrea Sheehan, CEO of Dawson Design Associates, had an idea for a new kind of hotel: an interactive, emotionally impactful space dedicated to…