Did you know that only 6% of pilots and 14% of engineers are women? It’s true. Clearly there are still a lot of arbitrary assumptions surrounding which jobs are for whom. In partnership with Olay, we’re here to help tell a different story—one about women who are trailblazing, persevering, and truly thriving in historically male-dominated careers. Through our collection of inspiring stories below, we want to spotlight what empowerment looks like and encourage women to pursue their dreams. This is Empowerment, IRL.

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Here's What A Week In The Life Of A Female Pilot Actually Looks Like

By Erin Kelly
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Why More Women Need To Pick Up Power Tools, According To A Female Contractor

By Erin Kelly
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How One Woman Broke In To Wine's "Boys Club" And Became A Sommelier

By Erin Kelly
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Olay Is Celebrating Women In Male-Dominated Jobs And We're So Here For It

By Erin Kelly

How 'Blavity' Co-Founder Morgan DeBaun Became One Of The Most Important Women In Silicon Valley

By Kelsea Stahler

Girl Bosses Are Good For Companies In More Ways Than One, According To Peterson Institute & EY Study

By Julie Sprankles

How To Get Ahead In Your Career, According To People Who've Done It

By Iman Hariri-Kia

This Viral Thread Points Out Why We Need To Stop Policing Women Who Say “I Think” At Work

By Rebecca Fishbein

Why More Girls Don't Think They Can Be Leaders

By Kaitlin Stanford

Little Girl Rocks Her First Aerobatic Flight

By Beca Grimm

Check Out Arthel Neville's Empowering Accessories

By Alexa Tucker

Ayla Holdom Is The Only Female Helicopter Pilot On The UK Police Force, But She's Used To Breaking Barriers

By Ayla Holdom

'Rogue One's' Female Pilots Are So Needed

By Casey Cipriani

The First-Ever Female Enlisted Pilot Has Graduated From Air Force Training

By Sarah Friedmann

J. Law's All About Female Empowerment

By Kenya Foy

These Messages Of Female Empowerment Are Amazing

By Alyse Whitney

24 People Reveal The Best Career Advice They've Ever Gotten

By Suzannah Weiss

What It's Really Like To Be Your Own Boss

By Kristen Sollee

These Are The Most Important Leadership Skills

By Marissa Higgins

Female CEOs Are Winning The Corporate World

By Caitlin Mahon

7 Confidence Hacks To Leave You Feeling On Top Of The World

By Suzannah Weiss

Charlize Theron To Produce & Star In Spy Drama

By Jordana Lipsitz

59 Female CEOS Reveal Their First Jobs — and How They Actually Led Them To Success

By Sarah Fielding

15 Books To Read Before You Start Your New Job

By Kristian Wilson

11 Fashion Companies Run By Girl Bosses

By Alexa Tucker

Gillian Anderson is Killin' It

By Alicia Lutes