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What Makes A True Woman? Dissecting The Cross-Cultural Gender Norms In My Global Travels.

What Makes A True Woman? Dissecting The Cross-Cultural Gender Norms In My Global Travels.

By C.Nichole I was born in Texas, USA, a Western world country. Over the years, I’ve had my fair share of travel to what would be considered eastern world countries […]

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New Novel ‘Smashers Synched’ Serves Up The Heroines That Women Are Hungry For

New Novel ‘Smashers Synched’ Serves Up The Heroines That Women Are Hungry For

By Shaz Kahng “Sure, there’s a push to get more talented women of color onto boards and into the C-suite, but you know what? Those women just aren’t out there.” […]

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I Decided To Release My Second TV Series During The Pandemic, And Here’s What Happened…

I Decided To Release My Second TV Series During The Pandemic, And Here’s What Happened…

By Alex Spieth Dear Readers, It’s your fave indie filmmaker, Alex Spieth. When last we spoke, I was in the midst of season two of my first series ‘Blank My […]

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Dear Fellow Mom, You’re Doing A Great Job. Seriously!

Dear Fellow Mom, You’re Doing A Great Job. Seriously!

By Nina Restieri When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier. —Diane von Furstenberg  “I’m a shitty mom.” I texted those words to a friend after a […]

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The Age Of Working Smart: How To Leave Burnout In The Dust

The Age Of Working Smart: How To Leave Burnout In The Dust

By Jennifer O’Callaghan When I first moved to New York, a television company hired me as their production assistant. Arriving from Northern Canada, I was new to the industry, and […]

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Why Self-Talk Is A Vital Part Of Healing From An Eating Disorder

Why Self-Talk Is A Vital Part Of Healing From An Eating Disorder

By Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, MEd If you’re recovering from an eating disorder, radically improving your self-talk might be the missing piece of your healing process. You may think of […]

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Finding The Silver Lining After A Difficult & Traumatic 2020

Finding The Silver Lining After A Difficult & Traumatic 2020

By Carole Hale-Bishop It may be difficult to find the silver lining in 2020, but there are some invaluable takeaways I’ve learned.   People say, “you learn more from your […]

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Gone Black Girls: Finding the Forgotten, Telling Their Stories

Gone Black Girls: Finding the Forgotten, Telling Their Stories

By Pamela Harris When I was five years old, I woke up to an empty apartment. I ran to my parents’ room, ready to jump into bed with them — […]

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Set Up For Success In 2021: Five Tips From The World’s Top Female Entrepreneurs

Set Up For Success In 2021: Five Tips From The World’s Top Female Entrepreneurs

By Jennifer O’Callaghan Being an entrepreneur is a challenge at the best of times. Try throwing an ever changing pandemic, social isolation, and an uncertain economy into the mix. By […]

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5 Reasons Creativity Can Help Your Mental Health During Quarantine

5 Reasons Creativity Can Help Your Mental Health During Quarantine

By Jennifer O’Callaghan The sudden adjustment of the past year’s COVID-19 restrictions has triggered a variety of coping strategies in people. Some choose to curl up with a good book […]

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I Found My Voice As A Woman of Color In A Male Dominated Industry & Now Work To Empower Other Women In The Same Way

I Found My Voice As A Woman of Color In A Male Dominated Industry & Now Work To Empower Other Women In The Same Way

By Kaveeta Bhatia Have you ever wanted the ground to open up and swallow you? Have you ever wanted to click your fingers and disappear? Just to escape? This was […]

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Some Good 2020 News You May Have Missed: ALA Appointed Its First-Ever Black Woman Executive Director

Some Good 2020 News You May Have Missed: ALA Appointed Its First-Ever Black Woman Executive Director

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Amidst all the tragic news of 2020, there was a bright spot you might have missed: Tracie D. Hall became the first female African American executive […]

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After Years Of Battling An Eating Disorder & Others’ Expectations, Saying “YES” To Myself Set Me On The Path To Recovery & My Dreams

After Years Of Battling An Eating Disorder & Others’ Expectations, Saying “YES” To Myself Set Me On The Path To Recovery & My Dreams

By Francesca Alejandra I grew up trying to fulfill everyone’s expectations of me. I was always the smartest and best-behaved girl in the class. Growing up in my home country […]

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‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

A few months ago, when speaking about our industry, a fellow actor and dear friend of mine said to me, “if your truth isn’t accepted somewhere, why would you want […]

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Art, Love, Redemption Converge In Music Executive’s Poignant Novel Critiquing Masculinity And The Millennial Generation

Art, Love, Redemption Converge In Music Executive’s Poignant Novel Critiquing Masculinity And The Millennial Generation

By Tiffanie DeBartolo While doing press for my new novel “Sorrow,” I’ve consistently been asked one question: How difficult was it to write from the point of view of a […]