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Elaine Houston presents a new Today's Women segment every Thursday on NewsChannel 13 Live at 5:30. You can contact Elaine at ehouston@wnyt.com.

UAlbany Student Association president on mission to change race relations

UAlbany Student Association president on mission to change race relations


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Skidmore student bringing equity, inclusion and equality to forefront

Skidmore student bringing equity, inclusion and equality to forefront


Woman 'cooks up' unique path from corporate world to restaurant kitchen

Woman turns single jar into fledgling business

Dessert business proving sweet for Kinderhook woman

Niskayuna teen 'handwrites' big success story

It’s a surprise to many how cursive writing is now considered by some people as no longer relevant. Keyboards and technology are said to blame. While Anna Williams loves to text, this teen makes it her business to remind people that one of the best ways of communicating is with a letter written with a good pen.


Couple foregoes big wedding to help build labor clinic in faraway land

Most brides go for the big wedding with lots of bridesmaids, the expensive dress, the cake, pictures and more. However, an Albany woman decided to give up all of that to help people in a faraway land. She also invited her friends to do the same.


New York State trooper encourages others to join the force

Trooper Lisa MacLauchlin is in her element when she’s meeting people and sharing why she thinks joining the New York State Police is a great job.


Fashion designer vows Capital Region return

We often hear young people say they have to leave the area in order to live their dreams. A young woman is determined, despite these challenges, to come back to her hometown.


70-year-old grandma deadlifting like a pro

She was content to just go to the gym and lift a few weights to stay in shape. That’s until she met a trainer who suggested she try lifting something heavier.


Schenectady woman shares meaningful discovery through art

A Schenectady woman is crediting art with helping her discover who she is and now she’s hoping it will do the same for others.


Woman honors grandma by sharing tea tradition

A Delmar woman is honoring her grandmother by way of a family tradition. It’s a tradition she hopes to share with more than family.


Saratoga Springs woman flying high and serving her country

A local woman literally spends much of her time with her head in the clouds, traveling to some of the far reaches of the world. Now, she’s sharing those adventures in a book aimed at inspiring little girls.


Woman's mission is helping others eat healthily

ALBANY - Sharon Lastique is smiling on the inside. It happens whenever someone orders from her café, Healthy on Lark. She says it's an opportunity for people to choose to eat clean.


GE engineer has dreams of changing the world

They are often presented as victims, as submissive, passive, oppressed women. We are talking about Muslim women. However, an area woman puts all those stereotypes to shame.


Woman transforms true passion into fulfilling reality

For many people, what they do for a living is just a job to them. However, for one local woman, the typical job wasn’t working. It took her a while, but she finally found her passion.


Guyana native living American dream

Bridget Singh Liebson moved to the United States from Guyana in 1983. After achieving her American dream, she's getting ready to finally earn her GED at age 56 and is thinking about college.


Fierce advocate always ready to tackle life’s challenges

Sometimes, the education we seek comes from many forms. For one woman, the knowledge she gained came not only from her studies, but from unforeseen circumstances as well. However, she says she’s all the better for it.


Woman cuts through chainsaw boundaries with unique art

Anytime you think of someone using a chainsaw, you probably think of a man. However, one woman is cutting through that perception through her amazing and unique art.


Woman’s kindhearted approach helps Watervliet students

Geraldine Ferris is a petite woman, but for the past 20 years, she’s had an extremely big heart when it comes to helping students at Watervliet Elementary School get the best education.


Debate continues over points made in Ivanka Trump's new book

Debate continues over the new book written by Ivanka Trump. It’s called, "Women Who Work." With her stature and access to the White House, some say Trump has the opportunity to help change the workplace for women, but they say her book missed the mark.


UAlbany senior achieves internet fame with haircare videos

It’s a topic that continues to cause debate – the policing of black women’s hair. For years, many black women straightened their hair because they weren’t accepted with their natural hair. Now, there’s a movement to go natural and one woman is helping to lead the charge.


Menands group helps girls get prom dresses

Carol Darmetko said her prom was great. But the memory of what it took for her to get to her high school prom is still fresh in her mind.


Sage College student learns value of volunteering

When Katie Gnirrep graduates from Sage College next year, she'll walk out with more than a degree. She'll also have learned invaluable lessons that will last her a lifetime.


One-stop website brings culture, nightlife to black community

Recent reports say millennials are a group we should all be paying attention to because of their size and influence. They want to live in a place with not only good jobs and great public transportation, but they want a city that offers a culture and nightlife. They’re also quick to start something they feel a city is lacking.


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Another vacant building in Troy goes up in flames

Another vacant building in Troy goes up in flames

Haunted farm raises funds for teen suicide prevention.

Haunted farm raises funds for teen suicide prevention.

Boston man provides insights into cults

Boston man provides insights into cults

Women claiming they were branded by secret organization

Women claiming they were branded by secret organization

Child found safe after Amber Alert

Child found safe after Amber Alert

Former Rep. Gibson calls for reform at Albany book signing

Former Rep. Gibson calls for reform at Albany book signing

Annual 'Hatsgiving' campaign off to a good start

Annual 'Hatsgiving' campaign off to a good start

Delmar fundraiser benefits young Ewing's Sarcoma patient

Delmar fundraiser benefits young Ewing's Sarcoma patient

Hundreds walk in Saratoga Springs to strike out ALS

Hundreds walk in Saratoga Springs to strike out ALS

Albany event aids Veterans Miracle Center

Albany event aids Veterans Miracle Center

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