When 30,000 runners await the start of this year’s Boston Marathon, almost half will be women. Half a century ago, women weren't allowed to participate.
Top female athletes are making their mark in sports that were once considered just for men. Meet some of the women who have what it takes to succeed in boxing, wrestling, and more.
Getting more women connected to the internet can help pull their families out of extreme poverty. A new USAID initiative is trying to find ways to do just that.
World War I marked the beginning of a new era for American women, securing them the right to vote and opening up jobs previously reserved for men.
The iconic poster of "Rosie the Riveter," a World War II factory worker, inspired a nation. The woman who inspired the poster has died at age 96.
The Williams sisters compete in the 2015 U.S. Open and build on tennis pro Arthur Ashe’s legacy by sponsoring tennis programs around the world.
Women-owned businesses with employees are hiring at increasing rates, recent data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit kicked off in Hyderabad with India's prime minister and Ivanka Trump both emphasizing the importance of empowering women.
Michelle Obama is joined by rapper Missy Elliott to sing karaoke and spread the message about girls' education and empowerment.