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Steering girls toward STEM: Statistics and solutions

Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:14am EDT

Tags: math, science, STEM, career, college, Women, work, Rachel Nania

March on Washington, civil rights movement's unseen leaders

They were the often unseen and unheard leaders of the March on Washington and the civil rights movement.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 05:44am EDT

Tags: thomas warren, march on washington, civil rights movement, Women, Gwen Ifill

Diet or exercise? It depends on the goal

When it comes to getting healthy, what you're trying to accomplish will help you determine which is better, dieting or exercising.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 06:53am EDT

Tags: alan etter, weight loss, Women, diet, nutrition, depression, mood, exercise, dieting

More women than men live in the District

When it comes to residents, D.C. has a higher percentage of women than any state.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: Census, Women

Understanding men and women via the brain

In order to understand your mate, you must first understand his or her brain.

Sunday - 05/19/2013, 08:47am EDT

Tags: brain, Men, Women, Randi Martin, Mark Gungor

Pregnancy complicates working women's life

Rebecca Salsbury, 31, has less than one month to go before she becomes a mother. She plans to readjust her work-life balance when the time comes, but so far her pregnancy has meant little professional change at the private law firm in Baltimore where she's an associate.

Friday - 05/10/2013, 11:45am EDT

Tags: Capital News Service, Women, pregnancy, Children, careers, working women, Allison Goldstein

The best products for 'green' spring cleaning

It's the season for spring cleaning -- but what products will you use? Choosing eco-friendly products doesn't have to be a difficult task.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 04:18pm EDT

Tags: Joan Michelson, green, green cleaners, environmentally friendly, spring cleaning, Women


Slice of Life: Lisa Kathleen Graddy, putting first ladies and suffragists on display

In light of the 100th anniversary of the women's suffrage parade in D.C., WTOP Living took a tour of the American History museum's new suffrage exhibit led by the head curator Lisa Kathleen Graddy.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 09:52am EDT

Tags: slice of life, Lisa Kathleen Graddy, Smithsonian, American History museum, First Ladies, Alex Beall, Women

Girl Scouts celebrate movement, Women's History Month (VIDEO)

March 12 was National Girl Scouts Day, which commemorates the day in 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the organization's first 18 girl members in Savannah, Ga.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 01:45am EDT

Tags: Bob Madigan, Girl Scouts, Women

View from Venus: Talking with an original venus, Helen Reddy

Singer Helen Reddy will perform at Wolf Trap this week. She talks to WTOP's Randi Martin about her tour and iconic female anthem, "I am Woman."

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 10:58am EST

Tags: Wolf Trap, Helen Reddy, Grammys, oscars, Women, view from venus, Randi Martin

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