Youngest soloist to fly around the world!

Ms. Shaesta Waiz, an Afghani Refugee, completed a solo journey around the world and became the youngest woman to do so.  But that is not the coolest part. She did it to show that its possible for any woman. Through her journey, dreamssoar.org, she raised money for herself and for her cause to spread theContinue reading “Youngest soloist to fly around the world!”

Feminism and Wonder Woman – What you might not know

After Wonder Woman’s successful run at the box office, Director Angela Robinson is releasing another movie, “Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman” (set release date of 27 October), a film meant to discuss some of the back story of creator Professor Marston and his family. It promises to be kinky and sexy, and probably willContinue reading “Feminism and Wonder Woman – What you might not know”

3rd Annual Valor Run

On October 21, 2017, men and women veterans and their supporters will be participating in the 3rd annual Tribute Only Valor Run –  “Valor Run, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2014. Our mission is to unite communities through running events to honor the U.S. military women who have served our nation 9/11,Continue reading “3rd Annual Valor Run”

Zenobia and Mavia- Ancient Warrior Queens

Continuing our effort to break the gender role confirmation bias in modern society for the sacred cow belief that somehow women are not warriors (what we believe is a source of great cognitive dissonance for many young women) we bring you two Arabian queens who, motivated by female rulers before them, rose to rule theContinue reading “Zenobia and Mavia- Ancient Warrior Queens”

Advocating for our Love

At the Milieux Project, @Aviatrix97 and I believe in our true love, military aviation.  We are grateful for all our #sistersinservice and #femalepilots that share our passion. Capt Susan Finch is just that kind of woman.  Please watch the Air Force video highlighting her passion that we all share.  What an amazing young lady! TheContinue reading “Advocating for our Love”

Jehanne d’Arc: Follow Your Instincts

Assumed to be born in 1412, Joan of Arc is one of history’s most enigmatic personalities.  Pious warrior and visionary, Jehanne d’Arc or Jehanne Tarc, Jehanne Romée or possibly Jehanne de Vouthon, maintains a special place in history for France and Christians world wide for her courage, wisdom and dedication to the church and theContinue reading “Jehanne d’Arc: Follow Your Instincts”

Lyudmila Pavlichenko: Ukranian Sniper

This week’s badass woman of history is one of histories most deadliest snipers, Major Lyudmila Pavlichenko, aka Lady Death. After an attack on her beloved university in Kiev, Ukraine, Maj Pavlichenko approached recruiters with her civilian expert shooting certificates and asked to join the infantry. “She looked like a model, with well-manicured nails, fashionable clothes,Continue reading “Lyudmila Pavlichenko: Ukranian Sniper”

Valerie Andre: le General helicopter pilot

A little known piece of history is that one of the earliest proponents of modern day helicopter rescue and medical evacuation is credited to le General Valerie Andre, a French doctor and highly decorated helicopter pilot. le General Valerie Andre began her career in 1948, entering the service as a pilot, parachutist and army surgeon. Continue reading “Valerie Andre: le General helicopter pilot”

Khutulun: It’s normal to be a badass girl

One of the challenges of our modern western milieu is the implicit bias that, despite numerous examples otherwise, steers us into believing women are somehow not athletic or strong, competitive or political.  Laypersons make sweeping generalizations about women (uhhhh…. Google guy James Damore), and through confirmation bias, deceive themselves into thinking they are righteous orContinue reading “Khutulun: It’s normal to be a badass girl”