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These 10 Black Women Are Transforming Philly’s Fitness Scene

Whether they’re entrepreneurs, yoga instructors, or mental health experts, black women are shaking up the health and wellness landscape in Philly. Here are 10 who should […]


Wednesday: The Watermelon Woman

Released in 1996, Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman — which screens at Lightbox Film Center on Wednesday — was a milestone of independent filmmaking: It […]


Women in Power: How Philly Measures Up

This summer, we published a look at what Philly women need, according to Philly women. A unifying theme? More power. Power to change things we […]


Michael Schulson Cooks for the “Hot Chicks” — and That’s Sexist

Usually, discussions about sexism in the restaurant industry focus on discrimination, harassment, and other barriers to success that women chefs face, or on harassment from […]


LGBTQ Event of the Week: Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn

For hosting a celebration that unites diverse LGBTQ women, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn. […]


What Philly Women Need (By Philly Women)

Philly has been a man’s town for too long. And hey, not to point fingers or anything, but maybe that’s exactly what’s wrong with this […]


Tonight: The Future is Female Festival

All month long, this program of 10-minute plays and staged readings has been popping up across the U.S. and Canada. Tonight The Future is Female […]


Philly’s First-Ever LGBTQ Women’s Week Starts This Weekend

“The Revolution,” Philadelphia’s first-ever LGBTQ Women’s Week, is launching this week. Started by The Strong Catalyst, a local lesbian multimedia collective, the event is centered […]


Philadelphia Region Among Worst for Women-Owned Businesses

Bad news for Philadelphia’s reputation as an inclusive, cutting edge, growing business ecosystem — the Philadelphia region was ranked 90th out of 100 cities for women-owned […]


Studies: Performance Reviews Are Biased Against Women

As December approaches, many companies will once again start the process of conducting annual performance reviews. Managers will tell employees what they did right and wrong throughout the year […]


Bradley Cooper Emerges as Unlikely Gender Pay Gap Hero

The gender pay gap has been a hot topic in all sectors of the business world recently. Politicians like President Obama and Hillary Clinton will […]


Study: 94 Percent of Philly’s Top Companies Have a Male CEO

Philadelphia is facing a serious crisis regarding gender equality in the workplace, according to a new study. In fact, women held only 13 percent of […]


Meet the Only Philly Company on Fortune’s 100 Best Workplaces for Women

Fortune magazine released its 100 Best Workplaces for Women rankings — and just one Philadelphia company made the list: Brownstein Group. The Center City-based advertising, branding […]


Three-Quarters of PA Minimum-Wage Workers Are Women

Pennsylvania has one of the highest rates of women earning the minimum wage. In fact, nearly three-quarters of minimum-wage workers in the state are women, […]


5 Wharton Grads Make Forbes’ Most Powerful Women List

Philadelphians likely forget that some of the most powerful and influential business people in the world are educated in our backyard. In fact, five graduates from […]