Are Professional Sports Challenging Femininity?

Defining women’s achievement in sports is like placing a governor on an engine.  The engine is restricted from producing max results- just as girls are restricted by being compared to boys – setting the expectation that girls will never be as athleticly competitive as boys. Exploring some history in sports may help explain this hypothesis.Continue reading “Are Professional Sports Challenging Femininity?”

The lack of Female Statues in the United States

Momentum is growing to increase the number of women statues that are present in the United States. Only 8% ( a generous estimation by Lilylines.com- some websites report as low as 4%) of statues are devoted to and built in the figures of actual American women pioneers. This is a shame, given that the UnitedContinue reading “The lack of Female Statues in the United States”

Mary Katharine Goddard and the Declaration of Independence

With the 4th of July quickly approaching, this article came to mind.  Mary Katherine Goddard took advantage of an entrepreneurial moment by publishing the Declaration of Independence when others could not.  May she not be forgotten in history…   Mary Katharine Goddard and the Declaration of Independence #entrepreneur #UShistory #revolution

The 2019 Female Air Race Classic Starts this Tuesday!

The Air Race Classic 2019– an all female flying race set across the United States starts this Tuesday, 18 June in Jackson, MS and ends 21 June in Welland, ON (Canada). The challenge is to cross 2500 miles in less than 4 days in a an unmodified, “normally aspirated, piston powered utility airplane”. Pilots TiffanyContinue reading “The 2019 Female Air Race Classic Starts this Tuesday!”

Changing tables in Men’s Rooms

With all the attention on female equality lately, we at Milieux realize we all don’t think about the men that support us in these societal changes. The recent news about supporting fathers by adding changing tables to public bathrooms is just in time for Father’s Day. The good news is that states like New York,Continue reading “Changing tables in Men’s Rooms”

D-Day Tribute to the WASPs

On this, the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Milieux Project would like to remember the women that composed the original FlyGirls: The Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilots who were critical to the Allied Air Operation over the largest amphibious assault in history. Established in 1942 and disbanded 2 and a half years later – these brave andContinue reading “D-Day Tribute to the WASPs”

“I flew upside down with my mom”

It’s exciting to read about mother pilots who are sharing their passion for flying with their children and how their stories are increasing. From Instagram to the local news- stories keep popping up about women flying with their children. Take for example the mother, Laura Stants, who flew her daughter to OshKosh in 2016. AsContinue reading ““I flew upside down with my mom””