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Iranian-American Musician Ashley Zarah On A Mission For Self-Love And Speaking Her Truth

Iranian-American Musician Ashley Zarah On A Mission For Self-Love And Speaking Her Truth

I’m a first-generation American raised by a family of Iranian-Jewish immigrants who fled from war and religious extremism in 1970s Iran. These are the incredible people who taught me about […]

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The #MeToo Effect: How The Tide Is Turning Against NDAs For Sexual Misconduct

The #MeToo Effect: How The Tide Is Turning Against NDAs For Sexual Misconduct

By Laurie Girand Over one hundred women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. Attorneys put six on the witness stand, two related to the charges, the other four testifying […]

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Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

By AG Recently, a friend and I were contemplating our age and whether we had any regrets in life; specifically, from a woman’s perspective. I scanned my memory banks and […]

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Novelist Christine Meade Ponders The Release Of Her First Book Along With The Birth Of Her First Child

Novelist Christine Meade Ponders The Release Of Her First Book Along With The Birth Of Her First Child

By Christine Meade I found out I am having a boy this spring—my first child. He was not planned for or expected, and yet it feels like he must have […]

Contributors, Working Women

Lessons In Leadership: Perspectives On Failure & Success From A Business Executive Who Has Seen Both

Lessons In Leadership: Perspectives On Failure & Success From A Business Executive Who Has Seen Both

Advice from Debbie Lentz, President of Global Supply Chain at RS Components and the Electrocomponents Group Remember the time you didn’t get the job? Or the day your presentation didn’t […]

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Fourplay Co-founders Julie Griggs and Danielle Dietzik

The Story Of Fourplay: The Double Dating App Where Friends Team Up To Match With Other Singles

By Danielle Dietzek and Julie Griggs – Fourplay founders It isn’t every day that two healthcare professionals decide to shake up the ailing online dating industry. But, when it comes […]

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Artist Juliet Gilden Showcasing Bold, Courageous Women In Her Paintings

Artist Juliet Gilden Showcasing Bold, Courageous Women In Her Paintings

By Juliet Gilden My mother consisted of an unlikely mix of traits. Her personality was filled with opposite aspects that combined to make one powerhouse of a woman. All at […]

Contributors, Family Life

Dear Anxious Parent, From Your Struggling Teen…

Dear Anxious Parent, From Your Struggling Teen…

By Julie and David Bulitt The two of us spend our lives working with people who are under stress. Work brings stress, money brings stress, families and children and relationships […]

Contributors, Sports

Why The Spotlight On Female Athletes Must Be More Than Just A Passing “Moment”

Why The Spotlight On Female Athletes Must Be More Than Just A Passing “Moment”

By Emma Zimmerman The December 2nd issue of Sports Illustrated featured Joe Burrow, the recipient of the 2019 Heisman Trophy for best college football player. Joe’s story was both well-written […]

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Novel ‘The Trumpet Lesson’ Explores How Societal Attitudes About Teen Pregnancy, Race, & Adoption Affect Personal Integrity

Novel ‘The Trumpet Lesson’ Explores How Societal Attitudes About Teen Pregnancy, Race, & Adoption Affect Personal Integrity

By Dianne Romain People often ask if I have personal experience that inspired me to write ‘The Trumpet Lesson’. In a sense, yes, but not because I, myself, relinquished a […]

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‘Tis The Season To Be Grateful: Why Gratitude is More Than Just A Buzzword

‘Tis The Season To Be Grateful: Why Gratitude is More Than Just A Buzzword

By Nicole Wood I can’t say that I’m one of the more expressive people you’ll meet. Compliments make me uncomfortable (giving and receiving). I have to consciously remind myself to […]

Contributors, Politics

Why The U.S. Should View Refugees As An Investment, Not A Burden

Why The U.S. Should View Refugees As An Investment, Not A Burden

By Magnolia Potter The United States is at a cultural crossroads when it comes to the perception of refugees and immigration as a whole. While those on the left generally […]

Celebrities, Contributors

You Don’t Need To Look Like A Celebrity Mom To Be A Good Mom

You Don’t Need To Look Like A Celebrity Mom To Be A Good Mom

By Rebecca Brown With the world of social media swiping us all away, it’s not a surprise to find out that we’re being influenced by celebrities and Instagram influencers more […]

Contributors, Entertainment

'Maleficent Mistress of Evil' poster | Disney

Why We Should Celebrate The Feminine Power Of Maleficent

By Paige Sheffield Let’s start with a fairly popular opinion: we need to see a larger number of strong women portrayed in the media. We’ve made a lot of progress […]

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Female democratic presidential candidates | CNN

Ladies – It’s Time To Take Up Space!

By Irvina Kanarek I was watching the Democratic debates and noticed how tall Cory Booker is compared to the other candidates. At 6’2’’ he stands out next to a 5’2’’ […]