Tag: Time Magazine

Meet the First TIME Kid of the Year: Gitanjali Rao

By Jessie Tu For the first time ever, TIME magazine has created an award to recognise America’s youngest and most inspiring leaders. The Kid of the Year award has been given to 15-year-old scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao, best known for her technological inventions that tackle water contamination and cyberbullying.  Rao has appeared on television networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, The Tonight Show…

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Time for Kids Launches Free Digital Library for Those Affected by School Closures

TIME for Kids, the school-based publication that has provided quality, trusted journalism to millions of students in elementary classrooms for 25 years, announced today that it will bring TIME for Kids to homes for the first time. As families, teachers and students adjust to school closures as a result of the global spread of COVID-19, the new TIME for Kids digital library will provide access to new…

Time has chosen 100 “Women of the Year”

Because its “Person of the Year” is Often a Man, Time has Chosen 100 “Women of the Year.” By Caitlin O’Kane Time magazine has chosen 100 “Women of the Year,” selecting one trailblazing woman to represent each year from 1920 to 2019. It’s a distinctive way to celebrate Women’s History Month, but it’s also an acknowledgment that for many years, women’s contributions…

GC4W Salutes Melinda Gates, First Woman to Donate More than $40 Billion

Melinda Gates is the first woman philanthropist who gave away more than $40 billion and is the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Philanthropist’s Full Interview: “The plight of women was a rallying call.” My dad worked in the aerospace and aeronautics industry, and…

GC4W Salutes Michelle Phan, First Woman to Build a $500 million Company from a Web Series

Michelle Phan is the first woman to build a $500 million company from a web series. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Entreprenur’s Full Interview: “The first person I wanted to tell was my mother.” I uploaded my first video in 2007. Social media wasn’t even called social media yet.…

GC4W Salutes Carla Hayden, First Woman and African American to be Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden is the first woman and first African American to a Librarian of Congress. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Librarian’s Full Interview: “I saw myself in a book and that will never leave me.” Bright April by Marguerite de Angeli was how I first learned about library fines. I…

GC4W Salutes Janet Yellen, First Woman to Chair the Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen is the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve. An incredible accomplishment highlighted in TIME Magazine’s Firsts Edition on Women changing the World. Here is The Chair’s Full Interview: “Unfortunately, women and minority economists are still underrepresented.” I had worked primarily as an economics professor and researcher before joining the Fed as a governor in 1994. This really marked…