#Representation

  • Article: South African Singer Lira Is Africa’s First Barbie Doll. Here's Why That's a Huge Deal.

    South African Singer Lira Is Africa’s First Barbie Doll. Here's Why That's a Huge Deal.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 14, 2019

    Representation is inspiration. Read more

  • Article: This 18-Year-Old Just Became the First Ever UK Jockey to Race Wearing a Hijab – and She Won

    This 18-Year-Old Just Became the First Ever UK Jockey to Race Wearing a Hijab – and She Won

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 2, 2019

    Khadijah Mellah won the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood, one of the world’s most famous racecourses. Read more

  • Article: 'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission

    'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission

    June 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hidden Figures Way honors three black female mathematicians who helped send the US to the moon. Read more

  • Article: Actress Ali Stroker Just Became the First Wheelchair User to Win a Tony Award

    Actress Ali Stroker Just Became the First Wheelchair User to Win a Tony Award

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 10, 2019

    Stroker dedicated her win to children living with disabilities who are often underrepresented. Read more

  • Article: Indian Beauty Pageant Criticized for Fair Skin Bias

    Indian Beauty Pageant Criticized for Fair Skin Bias

    May 31, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "If I don't fit these criteria or this skin tone, then I'm not beautiful." Read more

  • Article: India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament

    India Elects a Record-Breaking Number of Women to Parliament

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women will make up about 15% of the lower house of parliament — less than the global average. Read more

  • Article: NASA Abandons First All-Female Spacewalk Due to Lack of Suits for Women

    NASA Abandons First All-Female Spacewalk Due to Lack of Suits for Women

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|March 26, 2019

    Anne McClain and Christina Koch were scheduled to make the history making trip on Friday. Read more

  • Article: 10 Trailblazers Past and Present to Celebrate This Black History Month

    10 Trailblazers Past and Present to Celebrate This Black History Month

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 22, 2019

    From leaders of the Civil Rights Movement to today's history makers, you should know these names. Read more