Watch VP Kamala Harris speak with NASA astronauts in space for Women's History Month
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris made a special call to the International Space Station (ISS) to celebrate Women's History Month and some of the ground-breaking work astronauts are doing in orbit. Video: VP Kamala Harris calls space station! Last month I spoke with Astronauts Dr. Shannon Walker and Dr. Kate Rubins aboard the International Space Station. pic.twitter.com/tQR5lK7JSYMarch 24, 2021 See more"Last month I spoke with Astronauts Dr. Shannon Walker and Dr. Kate Rubins aboard the International Space Station. In February she called the orbiting laboratory to congratulate NASA astronaut Victor Glover for becoming the first Black astronaut to fly a long-duration mission to the space station.space.com
Olympic runner Alysia Montaño on supporting mothers who are professional athletes
Olympic runner Alysia Montaño on supporting mothers who are professional athletes March is Women's History Month. Olympic runner and seven-time USA champion Alysia Montaño joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new nonprofit, called &Mother, supporting mothers in sports.cbsnews.com
Track and field star Dawn Harper-Nelson on motherhood, training for Olympics
Track and field star Dawn Harper-Nelson on motherhood, training for Olympics March is Women's History Month. Dawn Harper-Nelson is a two-time Olympic medalist in track and field, who's setting her sights on the Tokyo Olympics. She discusses her journey in motherhood and the hurdles she's faced from sponsors. She recently received a grant from &Mother, an organization supporting female athletes who are mothers, while she trains for the Olympic trials.cbsnews.com
Young women on track to become first female Eagle Scouts in the Roanoke Valley
SALEM, Va. – Two years ago, the Boy Scouts of America program, known as the Boy Scouts, became Scouts BSA and opened their more than century-old program to girls. Now, French, Filer and other young women who joined two years ago are working hard to make their mark again, this time as female Eagle Scouts. Filer, French, Danielle Davis, Ashley Patterson and Sophia Bone of Troop 51G are all on track to be the first female Eagle Scouts in the Roanoke Valley. There are several girls across the region and country who will also become Eagle Scouts. AdThere are 40 opportunities for elementary-age girls to join Cub Scouts in Southwest Virginia.
Relativity Space teams with HI-SEAS, NASA to celebrate International Women's Day
California-based aerospace startup Relativity Space will celebrate International Women's Day (March 8) and Women's History Month with a new video highlighting an all-woman analog astronaut crew. The new video, which Relativity Space released today, highlights the crew and mission of Sensoria M2 , the second all-woman mission at the HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) habitat, in October 2020. It followed the first such mission, Sensoria M1, which took place in January 2020. Live updates: Our mission to 'Mars' at the HI-SEAS habitatMore: HI-SEAS' 8-month mock Mars mission in picturesRelativity Space highlighted the Sensoria M2 mission at HI-SEAS for the 2021 International Women's Day. Relativity Space said in a statement, found in the image above.space.com
41 years ago, Sandra Day O’Connor blazed a historic trail for women in the legal profession
Sandra Day O’Connor not only had a degree from one of the most prestigious universities in the world -- Stanford University in California -- but also a law degree she earned from the same institution in just two years.
Barbie celebrates International Women's Day with new Eleanor Roosevelt doll
Mattel is celebrating Women's History Month with a fitting new addition to the Barbie family: An Eleanor Roosevelt doll. Ahead of International Women's Day on Monday, Barbie announced that Eleanor Roosevelt is the latest historical role model to join its "Inspiring Women" series, which helps fund women-led research on media representation. The longest-serving first lady, Roosevelt served in the White House during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's terms in office, from 1933 to 1945. "A champion of policies around civil and economic rights, Eleanor Roosevelt's passionate advocacy was unwavering, even when faced with resistance," Mattel said in a statement. Eleanor Roosevelt's new Barbie doll wears a floral print dress, pearl necklace and black hat.cbsnews.com
"Untamed" author Glennon Doyle and soccer star Abby Wambach on women's rights, empowerment
"Untamed" author Glennon Doyle and soccer star Abby Wambach on women's rights, empowerment March is Women's History Month. Only on "CBS This Morning," soccer star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach and her wife, New York Times best-selling author Glennon Doyle discuss equality and their work on behalf of women. Doyle's book, "Untamed" has sold more than two million copies worldwide.cbsnews.com
Radford University students call out fraternity men for not attending rape prevention program
RADFORD (WSLS 10) - Controversy erupted at Radford University after a sexual assault prevention program attracted a lopsided crowd. The student-led council over campus sororities, the Panhellenic Council, mandated every sorority sister to attend. Panhellenic Council president Kaitlyn Julien said she received hundreds of calls and text messages from outraged sorority members. "I definitely think it's just as important, if not more important, to the men," Craig said. The Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council all contributed money to bring the Men Can Stop Rape program to Radford University.