For Women’s History Month, FOX 26 is shining a spotlight on strong women across the Houston area working to uplift others in their respective career fields, like Lisa Endicott, whose vision is to empower women and make them self-sufficient.
$100,000 in grants are being offered to recruit more women into careers as auto mechanics and in STEM-related fields.
A group of local women put on their hard hats to help rebuild a South Park home while busting misconceptions in a non-traditional industry.
Houston has never had 10 female city council members before now. 10 of the 17 Houston City Council Members are women.
Houston has the first highway in the country named for iconic U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Jordan.
March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration of women’s achievements, and a continued call to action for equality.
The “#IfThenSheCan — The Exhibit” features 3D-printed statues depicting women who have excelled in the fields of science and technology.
The Fly Girls of WWII exhibit at the Lone Star Flight Museum tells the story of the first women to take flight for the US military. This experimental program during WWII trained women right here in Houston to be the very first Women Airforce Service Pilots, known as WASPs. 25,000 women from many different backgrounds applied; just over 1,800 were chosen. They served as civilians and thus did not receive military benefits. When women were allowed to be combat pilots in 1976, that was finally corrected. In 2010, The women received the congressional medal of honor for the integral part they played in the war. You can experience the inspirational stories of these courageous women at the Lone Star Flight Museum until July 10.
March is International Women’s History month and FOX 26 will be featuring some phenomenal women all month long who are making their own history. We set the month off with the current 2021 World Champion Barrel Racer Jordon Briggs.
This year’s theme is “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” paying tribute to women caregivers and frontline workers.
Powerhouse trailblazers will gather for a virtual women's empowerment event and you are invited.
Speaking to girls groups, at schools and other organizations a black female engineer is hoping to persuade other minorities to join the profession.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and soccer icon Mia Hamm are among the inductees for the 2021 class of the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
How are you honoring women's past accomplishments and supporting future female empowerment on this International Women's Day?
President Joe Biden is set to give remarks Monday to mark International Women’s Day alongside Vice President Kamala Harris.
The National Football League announced Friday Chaka would be joining its roster of game officials for the 2021 season. She’s the first Black woman to join the league’s officiating staff.
The first International Women’s Day was marked in 1909, but women were shaping the world long before then.