Sowing, Summiting, Strutting: Good News for Girls

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Some are humble. Some live in the limelight. None play small. Women in Agriculture Thyme + land = success for Lebanese women. Picturing Women–a beautiful portrait series of female farmers in Europe. Women spearhead biodiversity project in Tajikistan.   Women in Sport 11-year old Brooke Raboutou shatters climbing record. Call me what you want, I’m not […]

Stepping Out Of Smallness

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In elementary school I was the second smallest kid in my class. The only person smaller was a pinched-face boy with the nickname “Mouse.” Even my identical twin had a 1-½ inch advantage on me from the day we were born. Our height discrepancy was the only way some knew how to tell us apart. […]

The Peacemakers, The Poets + The Pretty Ones: Good News for Girls

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26 Women To Watch In Tech in 2015.   The Peacemakers Women are a powerful force for peace. Here’s why. Syrian women know how to defeat ISIS. The power of Libya’s female arms dealers.   Artists Represent Andrea Mihalik of New Jersey met the craftswomen of Kiltamany, Kenya. None of them have been the same since. […]

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

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A new year can feel like a fresh start, a clean slate. We dust off those dreams that fell by the wayside and away we go! But maybe once we’ve named and claimed our sparkling visions for our future, we start to backpedal. Our fears and self-doubt pierce through like a pin to a balloon […]

Was Jesus Successful?

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“What are you most afraid of?” She aimed the question at me right in the midst of our conversation. I thought she was asking a rhetorical question—not really expecting an answer from me—but she kept quiet and her eyes rested on me. I was visiting Dorothea at her apartment on a Wednesday morning in the […]