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Women's History Month

Photo Credit: Getty Images For the entire month of March, WBLS is highlighting, “Women Making History”. This week we're recognizing Julia Collins , the first black woman to co-CEO and co-found a $1 Billion company, Zume Pizza . The Company launched in 2015 and is headquartered...
Photo Credit: Getty Images She Built NYC , an initiative that inspires women to advance their careers, is currently working on the representation of women when it comes to historical statutes in New York City. Deputy Mayor Alica Glen and NYC First Lady Chirlance McCray is...
Photo Credit: YouTube/ How Betti Wiggins, 'Head Lunch Lady', Helps Students Learn About Nutrtion|NBC News/ Screenshot As WBLS continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, we will focus on those women who are inspiring and making history. Today we recognize Betti Wiggins, a 70...
Photo credit - Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Teen Vogue/Getty Images For the entire month of March, WBLS is recognizing and celebrating women making history. Today we honor a 12-year-old girl was bullied for the color of her skin but found a way to overcome it. Los Angeles...
Photo Credit: Getty Images Loretta Elizabeth Lynch was appointed as the 83rd US Attorney General in 2015, being the first black women to hold this position, but before we celebrate this Woman Making History, let’s take it back to where she started in law. Lynch was born in...
Photo Credit: Getty Images Today on March 8th, both WBLS & WLIB are celebrating ‘International Women’s Day.’ We recognize 30-year old Jaha Dukureh , the first leader in the movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage globally. Jaha is the founder and...
Photo Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images As a current Harvard University freshman and an actress co-starring in two primetime family comedies, Yara Shahidi has one very packed schedule. The Minnesota-born Hollywood starlet and activist has spent her life on and off film...
Photo credit: shutterstock "It’s amazing how far you can go by simply being yourself."- Supa Cent. For the entire month of March, WBLS is highlighting "Women Making History."Today we're recognizing social media mogul, and businesswoman Supa Cent. New Orleans native, Supa Cent is...
Photo Credit: Getty Images Just in time for Women’s History Month , Barbie is currently celebrating their 60th anniversary with Mattel. To commerate the occasion, Barbie is honoring several woman they view as role models and “sheroes.” Some of the honorees include our favs,...