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Kristen Griest, First Woman To Finish Ranger Training, Is Now First-Ever Female Infantry Officer

Last summer, Kristen Griest was one of the first two women to graduate from the U.S. Army Ranger school. Now she has broken another barrier; she has become the first female Army infantry officer as well. 180 more words

News

Women raped routinely in North Korean army, defector alleges

A defector from the North Korean army has detailed the appalling conditions endured by women soldiers, including routinely being raped by superior officers.

Lee So-yeon served as a soldier in the North Korean army before defecting and becoming a Women’s Union representative in South Korea, where she recently addressed a conference about women’s rights. 253 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Why the First Two Female Rangers Changed the Army Forever

The staff of Fortune and a panel of experts recently assembled our 2016 list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. Here’s a short profile of two of them. 151 more words

Leadership

Women's Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Jeane Slone on WWII women pilots, Kathleen Riley on AAUW, and Lenita Marie Johnson on local black history theatre at the Santa Rosa Community Baptist Church, broadcast on 2/29/2016, has been uploaded to the web archives.

Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Jeane Slone on WWII women pilots, Kathleen Riley on AAUW, and Lenita Marie Johnson on local black history theatre at the Santa Rosa Community Baptist Church,  broadcast on 2/29/2016, has been uploaded to the web archives. 222 more words

Women's Spaces

The Meridian Hill Hotel- "Purity Palace" for Government Girls

John DeFerrari, author of the wonderful Streets of Washington blog, has published a terrific history of Washington, D.C.’s Meridian Hill Hotel. It was built specifically for World War II Government Girls, and John was kind enough to reference… 111 more words