Category Archives: Brains & Brawns

March 06

Meet Livia Ledbetter, our 2017 Renaissance Woman Scholar!

We are proud to welcome #bosslady Livia Ledbetter into the Renaissance Woman fold! Livia is a sophomore sociology major at the University of Florida and the recipient of our 2017 scholarship. While we received some excellent applications, Livia’s stood out to us for a variety of reasons–not least among them her thoughtfulness and sensitivity to women’s issues. […]

February 05

Women’s March: 9 lessons learned

We jumped on the idea of the Women’s March almost as soon as it was created. We each had our own reasons for deciding to attend, but all of us were there to show our #Nasty side.

February 02


Aiste Miseviciute has quite the resume. She left her native Lithuania when she was just 18 years old to pursue modeling, and went on to work with such international powerhouses as Vogue and Givenchy. Aiste later moved on to study finance in Paris.  However, she has made an interesting transition into a new career (or […]

January 16

10 Ways to Alleviate the New Year Blues

You don’t need to be perfect in 2017. In fact, I think one of the smartest resolutions is to try and be a little bit happier if anything. In the spirit of feeling calm and in control, I’ve compiled this list of small things you can try to do in 2017 to be a little happier.

January 08

Ice Skaters, Catcallers, Ancestors, and Other Things We Listened to in 2016

January is all about newness—new year, new resolutions, new prospects, new endeavors. And yet, if you’re like me, January is also about looking back and taking stock of the past year. As a radio producer I listen to a lot of radio shows and podcasts for inspiration, enjoyment, and to stay current. But you don’t […]

January 01

‘Get your rest, eat your greens, smash the patriarchy’: Introducing our new editor

Anna Hamilton, a storyteller of many talents, joins the Renaissance Woman editorial team.

December 18

Now Accepting 2017 Renaissance Woman Scholarship Applications!

The Renaissance Woman Scholarship is open to any woman currently enrolled in college who shows interest in women’s issues and has a knack for writing.