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Marathon: Little Women on Masterpiece

The Sunday Scaries won’t get you if you’re transported into the Civil War era. Right?
By Aimee Bealer

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Women and people of color are underrepresented in STEM, Pennsylvania universities share how they are making a difference

Dr. Sue Mukherjee, chief student success officer and chief information officer at Cheney University, Dr. Bilita Mattes, executive director of STEM-UP Network at Harrisburg University Science and Technology, and Oluwatomilola Taiwo, medical biotechnology student at Harrisburg University joined us on The Spark Tuesday to discuss the importance of diversity in STEM fields and how local universities are working to support that.

By Aniya Faulcon

Harrisburg artist designs ‘The Woman King’ movie poster and gains global attention

A Harrisburg native and Middletown area school district graduate, Dionn Renee, was chosen by Sony Pictures Entertainment to be the selected creator of The Woman King’s movie poster. 

By Aniya Faulcon

Women entrepreneurs are facing challenges, here’s how they can overcome them

Carolina Martinez, CEO of CAMEO, Adriana Eiriz, Vice President of Partnerships at Accion Opportunity Fund, and Jennie Groff, Member of Business for a Fair Minimum Wage joined us on Monday’s Smart Talk to provide some insight on the obstacles women entrepreneurs face and resources to help them succeed.

By Aniya Faulcon

Single women with children struggle with poverty, here’s what can help change their circumstances

Christina Duncan, Executive Director at Milagro House and Stacie Blake, CEO of the YWCA Lancaster joined us on Tuesday’s Smart Talk to discuss the factors that are keeping women in these circumstances, resolutions to get them out of those circumstances, and an upcoming Milagro House event that addresses these issues.

By Aniya Faulcon

Work on Reading women’s shelter begins

The project costs more than originally projected due to increased construction prices but local government is pitching in.

By Anthony Orozco

A physical activity study increases mental health of women experiencing homelessness

Tonya Miller, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Harrisburg University, who conducted the study, worked with Harrisburg University students and local shelters to educate homeless women on their physical activity and in turn, shift their mindset to achieve an overall sense of well-being.

By Aniya Faulcon

Three new women pilots graduate from EMU Lancaster

three women pilots graduated last week from Eastern Mennonite University’s Lancaster campus

By Scott LaMar/WITF