3 ways women can shape the future of tech

Getty Images By Julie Elberfeld, senior vice president of shared technology at Capital One We’ve all seen the headlines about women leaving the tech industry. They’re true, but they are also only part of the story.  Roughly 56% of women leave the technology industry by the mid-level point in their careers, according to a 2008 […]

Dementia – are men or women more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease?

Dementia is the name given a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. The most common types of dementia in the UK include Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by an abnormal build-up of proteins in or around brain cells, while vascular dementia is caused by a reduced blood […]

A Texas Border Patrol agent has been arrested on suspicion of killing 4 women and abducting a 5th

Getty Images/Scott Eisen A Border Patrol agent in Texas was arrested Saturday on suspicion of killing four women and abducting a fifth, who managed to escape. Juan David Ortiz fled from state troopers after the fifth woman escaped, and he was fount hiding in the parking lot of a hotel in Laredo, Texas. Investigators describe […]

ITV Loose Women: Stormy Daniels pulls out of show AGAIN as real reason revealed

Viewers were left confused during Loose Women today as Stormy Daniels was nowhere to be seen on the popular ITV programme. ITV had repeatedly advertised the US star’s appearance on the programme but, after half an hour, Andrea McLean finally revealed the truth. She explained: “Stormy Daniels was due to appear on today’s show. “However, […]

The Unheralded Women Behind the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Welcome to The Thread, OZY’s chart-topping weekly podcast. In Season 3, The Thread charts how a revolutionary idea — nonviolent resistance — changed the course of history. Subscribe now to follow The Thread on Apple or on OZY.com. Not all political or social revolutions start with the firing of shots, with a formal declaration, or […]

Naomi Osaka is reportedly set to sign Adidas’ biggest ever deal with a female athlete — and it could make her one of the highest-paid women in sports

AP Images Naomi Osaka could sign the biggest deal Adidas has ever agreed with a female athlete. The deal, believed to be worth $ 8.5 million, could be announced on Thursday. The new agreement comes hot on the heels of Osaka’s straight sets victory over Serena Williams, a match now notorious because of a global […]

Orthodox Jewish women are being shamed for long 'slutty' wigs

Rabbis in New York are shaming Orthodox Jewish women over wearing wigs deemed to be “too long” and therefore “slutty.” Jewish law requires married Orthodox women to wear wigs, called sheitels, to stop them from enticing men who aren’t their husbands. Religious traditionalists are now cracking down on modern lengths of fake hair, which they […]

Family reunion that led to the shock of four women fighting same cancer

Louise Wright (right) with her mother (left (Image: NC ) Decades later as her daughters Rosie 67, who was just eight when her mother died, Tizzy, 64, Jenny, 70, and Paddy, 71, met for a family reunion party along with retired pharmacist Rosie’s daughter Louise Wright, 40, they confessed their worries about the disease being […]

Balmain used virtual models instead of real women in its latest campaign ‘to present diversity’ — and a lot of people are furious

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Balmain is using a “Virtual Army” of digital models for its latest campaign. The campaign has garnered some negative reactions. Some commenters think the digital models are taking opportunities away from real working models, especially models of color. Others like the experimental element of the campaign. Major fashion brand Balmain is used […]