Stories with 'women' tag

Pay Equity Day is A Call to Action

(📸: Flickr) Imagine a world where a calendar year for a working woman lasted 457 days while a calendar year for a working man remained at 365 days. Even if the woman and man were given the same pay, one could imagine the financial struggles that the woman would face if she were forced to […]

/ April 1, 2019


Miami women to watch

Mrs. Fabel Dodge Sloane at Hialeah Park in 1959 (Courtesy of HistoryMiami) Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami […]

/ March 28, 2019


This ‘madrina’ is creating a community for Miami’s women entrepreneurs

Gaby Guzman created Las Comadres in an effort to bring Miami women entreprneurs together in an engaging space.

/ March 18, 2019


This Miami-raised entrepreneur is looking to shake up the fashion industry with a feminist focus

Miami native, Melissa Lorenzo-Hervé, took a leap of faith to start her own business. Now she’s the CEO, creative director and co-founder of Pirouette.

/ March 13, 2019


Here’s what women are facing this legislative session

“Miami Workers Center, NLIRH FL Latina Advocacy Network, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Florida Planned Parenthood Alliance, Tallahassee FL NOW, ACLU of Florida, Women’s March Florida, We Are Florida and more brought activists together from across the state to fight for equal rights in celebration of International Women’s Day. 📷 Florida Immigrant Coalition March 8 is International […]

/ March 7, 2019


1st Tournament: South Florida League of Lady Arm Wrestlers

ARE YOU READY TO RUUUUMBLE!!!!?!?!? Join us on Saturday, December 8th at 11:30 PM for the first ever South Florida League of Lady Arm Wrestlers Tournament! All ticket proceeds benefit Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami. SoFLLAW — South Florida League of Lady Arm Wrestlers — is an association of superbad women arm wrestling each other to […]

/ November 13, 2018


Climate change will hit the poorest hardest. Meet three women changing that.

Meet three women of color making sure their neighborhoods are prepared for unprecedented rates of climate change.

/ March 12, 2017


Shocker: Miami-Dade women get paid less than men.

Even though they’re better educated.

/ January 4, 2017


Breaking the cycle of suffering at Lotus House

Miami-Dade County has more than 30,500 homeless people. Nearly 34% of them are women, and mothers with young children represent one of the fastest-growing groups. Learn how Lotus House is helping to give them a second chance.

/ December 15, 2015